Portable hardness tester designed for hardness tests on particularly bulky items, materials in warehouse and pieces which cannot be tested on a bench Hardness Tester. Easy to use in every position also inverted, no cables, excellent accuracy and reproduceable results from measure of penetration depth under constant force.
Small penetration assure excellent result on thin surfaces as cromium coating, thin parts like shave blade profiles and pipes with a wall thickness of 0.08 mm. It does not spoil the surface because it produces micro-indentations. Infinite range of measure from very soft materials as aluminium to very hard like carbide tungsten: From HB=5 to HV1=1865
WORKING PRINCIPLE FOR ROCKWELL TEST (AFFRI PATENT)
With the METALTEST portable durometer it is possible to perform quick and precise Rockwell, Brinell and Vickers hardness measurements as well as determine ultimate strength anywhere, inside or outside your production department.
A diamond indenter ensures precise hardness readings on all surfaces. A variety of accessories to facilitate testing on small or oddly shaped items, on differently shaped samples or on finished items.
USER FRIENDLY, HANDY AND ACCURATE HARDNESS TESTS DIRECTLY IN PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT WITHOUT THE NEED OF TESTS IN LABORATORY.
Tester’s limited weight and the compact size make it an extremely efficient durometer to test any surface, any large or unwieldy item or any already assembled product. The narrow and elongated head is ideal to reach surfaces such as the inner parts of castings or of finished housings.
It is extremely easy to use: simply choose the desired hardness scale, put the test probe on the surface and apply a light pressure to start the entire test cycle. At the end of the test, the instrument lets out a sound signal and the result immediately appears on the wide graphic display. At this point the hardness tester is once again ready for a new measurement.
HAND CLAMP SUPPORT
Very useful instrument especially for hard-to-test items or for items with odd shapes (i.e. tests on spring wires). It is a hand clamp system that accomodates your METALTEST, which blocks the testing piece and allows steady measurements avoiding sample movements. Easy and safe with a testing capacity of 30 x 30 mm. It comes with an anvil and various accessories.
HANDCLAMP’S SAMPLE SUPPORTS AND ANVILS
The HARDTEST handclamp provides a clamping system with the ability to lock the sample to test. However, due to the particular shape of some samples, we recommend the use of specific optional supports in order to meet stability and positioning requirements for a standard hardness test. Please see examlpes below of main supports. Additional supports can be developed according to customer requirements.
ASTM E3246 - 21 / DIN 50157 / ASTM B-724 / ASTM E140
Indirect method on certified test blocks: ASTM E-10 / ASTM E-18 / ISO 6506 / ISO 6507 / ISO 6508
RS 232 C (USB on request)
Principle of operation
Dynamometric load cell
1 kgf (9.807 N)
5.6 kgf (54.92 N) Feasible tests
Rockwell HRA (20...92); HRB (26...100); HRC (0...80); HR15N (69...93); HR30T (16...83)
Brinell HB5 (5...205); HB30 (66...884)
Tensile Module R (226.. .2898); HZA (0...250)
Webster B 0 / 20 (On request)
Barcol 0 / 100 (On request)
Leeb unit (On request)
Min Thinckness measurable
Better than 1 %