PCE Instruments

Hardness Tester

Order no.: PCE-2600N-ICA

The Portable Metal Hardness Tester PCE-2600N-ICA is used wherever a fast hardness test has to be carried out. It is possible to use the hardness tester PCE-2600N-ICA to determine the surface hardness of many metals. The hardness tester PCE-2600N-ICA is especially suitable for quality or product inspection.

- Measurement ranges: 170 ... 960 HLD, 17.9 ... 69.5 HRC, 19 ... 683 HB,
   80 ... 1042 HV, 30.6 ... 102.6 HS, 59.1 ... 88 HRA, 3.5 ... 101.7 HRB

- Measurement method: According to Leeb
- Measurement units: HLD, HRC, HB, HV, HS, HRA, HRB
- Impactor: DL
- Display: 128 x 64 OLED
- Includes ISO calibration certificate

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-2900
The hardness tester PCE-2900 has been developed for hardness measurements on metallic materials. The hardness tester PCE-2900 measures the material hardness in Vickers, Brinell, Rockwell, Leeb and Shore. The hardness tester PCE-2900 measures the hardness according to the Leeb rebound principle. 


- Measuring range: 170 ... 960 HLD
- Reproducibility: ± 6 HLD
- Impactor: Type D
- Hardness scales (HRC, HRB, HV, HB, HS)
- USB and WiFi for data transmission 
Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-2600

The hardness tester is used to quickly record the surface hardness. Hardness testers like the PCE-2600 are typically used in production and quality assurance. As a result of the fact that the hardness tester is a non-stationary hand-held measuring device which permits one-handed operation, it is thus possible to carry out surface measurements on various materials. 

- Measuring method: according to Leeb
- Hardness scales: HL, HB, HRB, HRC, HV, HS
- Type of impactor: DL
- Measurement ranges: 200 ... 890 HLD, 30 ... 651 HB, 19.8 ... 68.5 HRC,
   13.5 ... 99.5 HRB, 83 ... 976 HV, 26.4 ... 99.5 HS, 375 ... 1947 σb (N/mm²)

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-2900-ICA
The hardness tester PCE-2900 has been developed for hardness measurements on metallic materials. The hardness tester PCE-2900 measures the material hardness in Vickers, Brinell, Rockwell, Leeb and Shore. The hardness tester PCE-2900 measures the hardness according to the Leeb rebound principle. 

- Measuring range: 170 ... 960 HLD
- Reproducibility: ± 6 HLD
- Impactor: Type D
- Hardness scales (HRC, HRB, HV, HB, HS)
- USB and WiFi for data transmission 
- Incl. ISO Calibration Certificate
Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
Test Instruments manufacturer
Order no.: PCE-2600-ICA

The hardness tester is used to quickly record the surface hardness. Hardness testers like the PCE-2600 are typically used in production and quality assurance. As a result of the fact that the hardness tester is a non-stationary hand-held measuring device which permits one-handed operation, it is thus possible to carry out surface measurements on various materials. 

- Measuring method: according to Leeb
- Hardness scales: HL, HB, HRB, HRC, HV, HS
- Type of impactor: DL
- Measurement ranges: 200 ... 890 HLD, 30 ... 651 HB, 19.8 ... 68.5 HRC,
   13.5 ... 99.5 HRB, 83 ... 976 HV, 26.4 ... 99.5 HS, 375 ... 1947 σb (N/mm²)

- Incl. ISO calibration certificate

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-DD-A

The PCE-DD-A hardness tester is used to measure Shore A hardness in soft gums, rubber, elastomers and more. Calibration is not available for this item.

- Measurement area: 0 ... 100 Shore A
- Resolution: 0.5
- Accuracy: ± 1
- Depth of indentation: 0 ... 2.5 mm / .1 in
- Indenter: 35°

 

 

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Order no.: PCE-DD-D

PCE-DD-D is a Shore D durometer or hardness tester. This Shore D hardness tester uses an impact rod with a 30º conical point and 50 Newtons (N) of force to make a surface indentation on material samples with a minimum thickness of 6 mm or 0.24 in. Calibration is not available for this item.


- For Shore D hardness testing of hard rubber, hard resin, acrylic, glass,
  thermoplastic and more
- Measurement range: 0 ... 100 Shore D
- Accuracy: ± 2 Hardness - Grade


Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-DX-AS

Mechanical hardness tester for measuring hardness of soft elastomer with drag needle. The shore hardness tester is composed of a single component with a measuring head and a 360º dial. To improve the readability of peak value, the device comes with a drag needle, that ensures the maximum reading can be captured. Once it has been measured, it can be reset to zero. 

- Force of pressure: 0 to 12.5 N
- Penetrating body: 35º (according to Shore A)
- Measurement range: 10 ... 90 (pressure diminishes below 10 and above 90)
- Margin of error: ± 1
- Division of scale: 1


Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-HT-225A

PCE-HT-225A is a heavy-duty concrete hardness tester or concrete test hammer, also called a concrete rebound hammer or Swiss hammer, used to measure surface hardness and material compression strength. Suitable for use with concrete, rock and building materials, this rugged, manufacturer-calibrated rebound hammer is both easy to use and built to last.


- Test range: 10 ... 60 MPa or 100 ... 600 kg/cm² or 1450 ... 8702 psi
- Impact energy: 2.207 J or N-m / 0.225 kgf.m / 1.6278 ft-lb
- Impact stroke: 75 ± 0.3 mm / 2.95 ± 0.012 in
- Radius of spherical tip: 25 ± 1 mm / 0.99 ± 0.04 in
- kg/cm², psi, and MPa conversion tables 
- Optional test anvil to verify accuracy listed under accessories 

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-DDD 10

The PCE-DDD 10 shore hardness tester and durometer is an ergonomic device to check Shore D hardness in materials such as hard rubber and thermoplastic. It has been designed with a very high quality.  The durometer (as all test instruments) comes manufacturer calibrated and can additionally be lab certified to ISO standards.


- Handheld device
- For Shore D measurements
- Single and Serial Measurements
- Data transfer to PC

 

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-DDO 10

The PCE-DDO 10 hardness tester is an ergonomic device to check Shore O hardness in gum. It has been designed with a high quality. The PCE-DDO 10 hardness tester is mainly used for soft gums. If the material thickness is not enough, it should be tightened on the back with the same material in order to increase its thickness.


- Handheld device
- For Shore O measurements
- Single and Serial-Measurements
- Data transfer to PC

 

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-2500N

PCE-2500N is a portable handheld pen-sized digital material hardness tester, rebound hammer or durometer for use with metals. This high-accuracy hardness tester quickly and accurately measures the surface hardness of 10 common metal materials including steel, cast steel, alloy tool steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, cast aluminum alloy, brass, bronze and copper.


- Displays measurements in Rockwell A, B or C (HRA, HRB or HRC), Brinell (HB),
  Vickers (HV), Shore (HS) or Leeb (HLD)
- Measurement ranges: 170 ... 960 HLD, 17.9 ... 69.5 HRC, 3.5 ... 101.7 HRB, HB 19 ... 683 HB,
   80 ... 1042 HV, 30.6 ... 102.6 HS, 59.1 ... 88 HRA

- Accuracy: ± 0.5 HLD
- Type D impact device
- Measuring principle: Rebound method

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-HT-75

The PCE-HT-75 Concrete Hardness Tester is easy to use and is fundamentally used in the construction industry as well as other industrial sectors (testing for Wickel hardness of rolls in commodities). This Hardness Tester in the form of a hammer device for testing concrete is based on the Swiss principle of measurement.


- Spring stretch: 75 ± 0.3 mm / 3 ± .01 in
- Measuring range: 10 ... 70 N/mm²
- Energy: 0.735 J / 0.54 ft-lbs
- Low strength concrete testing
- Indication of measurement: 0 to 100 (without dimensions)
- Maximum thickness of concrete (of the material): 70 cm

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-DDD 10-ICA

The PCE-DDD 10 shore hardness tester is an ergonomic device to check Shore D hardness in materials such as hard rubber and thermoplastic. It has been designed with a very high quality.


- Handheld device
- For Shore D measurements
- Single and Serial measurements
- Data transfer to PC
- Incl. ISO Calibration Certificate

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-A-S

Mechanical hardness tester for measuring the hardness of soft rubber and plastic.


- Shore A measurement instrument with pulling needle
- Force: 12.5 N
- Penetrating body: 35°
- Diameter of dial: 57 mm / 2.2 in
- Total length: 123 mm / 4.8 in
- Indication range: 0 ... 100
- Measurement range: 10 ... 90
- Error: ± 0.5
- Follows ASTM D2240

 

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-950

PCE-950 is a handheld metal hardness tester used to determine the hardness of 10 different types of metal (i.e., cast steel, hammered steel, cold-rolled steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, aluminum alloy, brass, bronze and forged copper alloy) according to the Leeb rebound method. In addition to Leeb hardness units, the metal hardness tester displays hardness measurements in Rockwell C, Rockwell B, Rockwell A, Brinell, Vickers and Shore hardness units.

- Measurement ranges: 19.8 ... 68.5 HRC, 13.5 ... 101.7 HRB, 59.1 ... 85.8 HRA, 
   19 ... 655 HB, 80 ... 976 HV, 32.2 ... 115 HS 
- Hardness units: HL, HRC, HRB, HRA, HB, HV, HS
- Accuracy: ±6 HL at HL = 790
- Impact device: Type D (integrated)
- Maximum hardness: 976 HV
- For use with hammered steel, cold-rolled steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, aluminum alloy, brass, bronze and forged copper alloy metals

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-1000N

PCE-1000N is a portable handheld Barcol hardness tester used to measure the hardness of pure aluminum, soft aluminum, thick aluminum alloy and aluminum sheets, strips, rods, castings and forgings. The hardness of fiber-reinforced (FRP) plastics, glass-reinforced (GRP) plastics, hard plastics and soft metals (such as copper or lead) also can be tested using this battery-powered digital Barcol impressor hardness meter.


- Measurement parameters: Barcol (HBA), Brinell (HB), Vickers (HV), Webster
  (HW)
  Rockwell (HRB / HRE / HRF / HRH)
- Measuring range: 0 ... 100 HBA / 25 ... 150 HB
- Accuracy: 81 ... 88 HBA: ± 1 HBA / 42 ... 48 HBA: ± 2 HBA
- Repeatability: 81 ... 88 HBA: ± 1.5 HBA / 42 ... 48 HBA: ± 2.5 HBA
- Resolution: 0.1 HBA

 

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-2500N-ICA

PCE-2500N-ICA is a portable handheld pen-sized digital material hardness tester, rebound hammer or durometer for use with metals. This high-accuracy hardness tester quickly and accurately measures the surface hardness of 10 common metal materials including steel, cast steel, alloy tool steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, cast aluminum alloy, brass, bronze and copper.


- Displays measurements in Rockwell A, B or C (HRA, HRB or HRC), Brinell (HB),
  Vickers (HV), Shore (HS) or Leeb (HLD)
- Measurement ranges: 170 ... 960 HLD, 17.9 ... 69.5 HRC, 3.5 ... 101.7 HRB, HB 19 ... 683 HB,
   80 ... 1042 HV, 30.6 ... 102.6 HS, 59.1 ... 88 HRA

- Accuracy: ± 0.5 HLD
- Type D impact device
- Measuring principle: Rebound method
- Includes ISO calibration certificate

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-900

The Leeb Portable Metal Hardness Tester PCE-900 measures the hardness of nine different metals using the Leeb rebound method. This means that with the portable metal hardness tester a firing pin bounces on a metallic surface and the intensity of the rebound is used as an indicator of the material hardness. The Portable Metal Hardness Tester PCE-900 measures the metal hardness in 5 different hardness scales. 

 

- Measurement according to Leeb method
- Testing of HRC, HRB, HV, HB, HSD
- Vertical measuring direction
- LCD
- Incl. type D Leeb probe 
- Incl. ISO calibration certificate 

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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Order no.: PCE-2500

PCE-2500 is a portable, handheld, pen-sized, digital metal hardness tester, rebound hammer or durometer. This hardness tester quickly and accurately measures 10 common metal materials including steel / cast steel, alloy tool steel, stainless steel, lamellar iron, nodular iron, cast aluminum, brass, bronze, wrought copper and forging steel.


- Displays measurements in Rockwell A, B or C (HRA, HRB or HRC), Brinell (HB),
  Vickers (HV), Shore (HS), Leeb (HL) or Strength Value (σb (N/mm²)
- Accuracy: ±2 HL (or 0.3 % @ HL = 800)
- Internal type D rebound mechanism
- Measurement ranges: 170 ... 960 HL, 17 ... 70 HRC, 13 ... 109 HRB, 20 ... 665 HB, 
   80 ... 940 HV, 32 ... 99.5 HS, 30 ... 88 HRA, 255 ... 2639 σb (N/mm²)

- Memory size: 360,000 values
- LED display

 

Manufacturer: PCE Instruments
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