Vickers Hardness

NOVA 130 & 240 series

The new NOVA 130 & 240 series, Vickers and Knoop hardness testing instruments offer a versatile and user friendly solution for a wide range of micro-hardness scale testing.

Features

Load selection:

  • 8 positions knop; selectable loads, 10gf up to 1kgf (NOVA 130)
  • 9 positions knop; selectable loads, 10gf up to 2kgf (NOVA 240)
    (no need to exchange weights)

Optics:

  • Analogue or Digital/Electronic eyepiece
  • Eyepiece with 15X magnification
  • Standard objectives 10X and 40X installed (NOVA 130)
  • Standard objectives 5X, 10X and 40X installed (NOVA 240)
  • Optional High Resolution CCD camera system can be integrated, directly or afterwards
  • High quality objectives providing maximum viewing comfort
  • Vertical LED Illuminator
  • Laser adjusted optical path
  • Dual Channel optical system
  • Measuring confirmation button on digital eyepiece

Turret:

  • Automatic, high speed, motorized multi position turret
  • ‘’Shortest path’’ program with anti-back lash positioning

Interface & connectivity

  • 6,5’’ Full colour high resolution touch screen, tablet type
  • Language selectable interaction dialog system
  • Graphic tester motion control interface
  • Easy operation, no expert skills required, short training time
  • Save and load test programs, tester settings
  • Limit settings, real time statistics
  • Shape correction settings for testing on round parts
  • Host and Device USB connectivity
  • Integrated high speed thermal printer

NOVA 330/360 Series

The new NOVA 330 & 360 series, Load Cell, Closed Loop, Vickers, Knoop & Brinell (optional) hardness testing instruments offer a versatile and user friendly solution for a wide range of Vickers, Knoop & Low Force Brinell hardness testing.

Features

Load selection:
Electronic Force Sensor technology (Load Cell) closed loop system, offers an unparalleled wide range of test forces and supersedes any traditional dead weight system in test load range and test load accuracy. Setting wrong test forces and over-shoot of test forces is something that now belongs to the past.

The test range, depending on the model, varies from 20gf up to 62,5kgf.
Unique & unparalleled specifications at this cost level.

Optics:

  • Analogue or Digital/Electronic eyepiece
  • Eyepiece with 15X magnification
  • Standard objectives 5X, 10X and 40X installed (NOVA 330)
  • Standard objectives 5X, 10X and 20X installed (NOVA 360)
  • Optional High Resolution CCD camera system can be integrated, directly or afterwards
  • High quality objectives providing maximum viewing comfort
  • Vertical LED Illuminator
  • Laser adjusted optical path
  • Dual Channel optical system
  • Measuring confirmation button on digital eyepiece

Turret:

  • Automatic, high speed, motorized multi position turret
  • ‘’Shortest path’’ program with anti-back lash positioning

Interface & connectivity:

  • 6,5’’ Full color high resolution touch screen, tablet type
  • Language selectable interaction dialog system
  • Graphic tester motion control interface
  • Easy operation, no expert skills required, short training time
  • Save and load test programs, tester settings
  • Limit settings, real time statistics
  • Shape correction settings for testing on round parts
  • Host and Device USB connectivity
  • Integrated high speed thermal printer

FALCON 400 series

The FALCON 400 series, Micro Vickers, Vickers, Knoop and Micro Brinell hardness testing machines are a new generation of instruments, improving conventional hardness testing methods and focused on eliminating user influence on the test results.


The unique force actuator system utilizes an electronically controlled closed loop system and advanced force sensor technology, with force feedback to achieve absolute accuracy, reliability and repeatability, on each of the forces used for a test. The test range is unparalleled for a tester in this class.

Features

  • Hardness scales (Micro-) Vickers, Knoop & Brinell
  • Load application Multi Load cell, force feedback, closed loop system
  • Load range 1gf up to 31.25kgf
  • Motorized turret Max. 6 positions; 2 indentor positions, 4 objectives positions
  • Optical system Electronic micrometer eyepiece or Analogue eyepiece
  • Objectives 5x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 60x
  • Overview camera Cam 2 (Optional) 5Mpx optical ZOOM camera, field of view 50 x 37mm / 200 x 160mm
  • Electronic system High performance embedded electronics system running Impressions LT firmware
  • Test loads 1gf, 2gf, 3gf, 4gf, 5gf, 6gf, 7gf, 8gf, 9gf, 10gf, 15gf, 20gf, 25gf, 50gf, 100gf, (depending model) 200gf, 300gf, 400gf, 1kgf, 2kgf, 2.5kgf, 3kgf, 4kgf, 5kgf, 6.25kgf, 10kgf, 15.625kgf, 20kgf, 25kgf, 30kgf, 31.25kgf
  • Vickers test range
    HV0.001, HV0.002, HV0.003, HV0.004, HV0.005, HV0.006, HV0.007, HV0.008, HV0.009, HV0.010, HV0.015, HV0.020, HV0.025, HV0.050, HV0.1, HV0.2, HV0.3, HV0.5, HV1, HV2, HV2.5, HV3, HV4, HV5, HV10, HV20, HV25, HV30,
  • Brinell test range
    HB1/1kgf, HB1/1.25kgf, HB1/2.5kgf, HB1/5kgf, HB1/10kgf, HB1/30kgf; HB2.5/6.25kgf, HB2.5/7.8125kgf, HB2.5/15.625kgf, HB2.5/31.25kgf, HB5/25kgf, HB5/31.25kgf,
  • Knoop
    HK0.001, HK0.003, HK0.005, HK0.01, HK0.015, HK0.02, HK0.025, HK0.05, HK0.1, HK0.2, HK0.3, HK0.5, HK1, HK2, HK5
  • KiC Fracture
    KC/1, KC/3, KC/5, KC/10, KC/15, KC/20, KC/25, KC/50, KC/100, KC/200, KC/300, KC/400
  • Indenters 1 factory certified Vickers indenter included
  • Test cycles are manual or fully automatic
  • Complies to or exceeds, ISO, ASTM, JIS (Nadcap) standards
  • Test force tolerance <0.5% for all forces
  • Display resolution 0.1 HV, HK, 0.5 HB
  • Hardness conversion Rockwell, Rockwell Superficial, Vickers, Brinell, Knoop, Leeb & Tensile
  • Statistics Total test, max, min, average, range, standard deviation, all in real time after each test
  • Data storage capacity Integrated memory system
  • Connectivity USB, converter to RS-232, 1x for optional integrated CCD camera
  • Dwell time setting Default 10 seconds, user defined
    1 to 199 seconds (1 sec increments)
  • Printer Optional
  • Manual stage dimensions Stage 100mm x 100mm,
  • Travel 25mm x 25mm,
  • Reading 0.01mm
  • Motorized stage dimensions See optional CNC X-Y stage dimensions in this catalogue
  • Operating temperature 10°C to 35°C, non-condensing
  • Humidity 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Machine dimensions 525mm x 323mm x 773mm
  • Machine weight 75kg
  • Power consumption 75W
  • Power supply 100VAC to 240VAC, 50/60Hz, single phase

FALCON 450 series

The FALCON 450 series, Vickers, (Micro Vickers) Knoop and Micro Brinell hardness testing machines are a new generation of instruments, improving conventional hardness testing methods and focused on eliminating user influence on the test results.


The unique force actuator system utilizes an electronically controlled closed loop system and advanced force sensor technology, with force feedback to achieve absolute accuracy, reliability and repeatability, on each of the forces used for a test. The test range is unparalleled for a tester in this class.

Features

  • Hardness scales (Micro-) Vickers, Knoop & Brinell
  • Load application Multi Load cell, force feedback, closed loop system
  • Load range 10gf up to 62.5kgf
  • Motorized turret Max. 6 positions; 2 indentor positions, 4 objectives positions
  • Optical system Electronic micrometer eyepiece or Analogue eyepiece
  • Objectives 5x, 10x, 20x, 40x, 60x
  • Overview camera Cam 2 (Optional) 5Mpx optical ZOOM camera, field of view 50 x 37mm / 200 x 160mm
  • Electronic system High performance embedded electronics system running Impressions LT firmware
  • Test loads 10gf, 15gf, 20gf, 25gf, 50gf, 100gf, 200gf, 300gf, 400gf, 1kgf, 2kgf, 2.5kgf, 3kgf,
  • (depending model) 4kgf, 5kgf, 6.25kgf, 10kgf, 15.625kgf, 20kgf, 25kgf, 30kgf, 31.25kgf, 50kgf, 62.5kgf
  • Vickers test range
    HV0.010, HV0.015, HV0.020, HV0.025, HV0.050, HV0.1, HV0.2, HV0.3, HV0.5, HV1, HV2, HV2.5, HV3, HV4, HV5, HV10, HV20, HV25, HV30, HV50
  • Brinell test range
    HB1/1kgf, HB1/1.25kgf, HB1/2.5kgf, HB1/5kgf, HB1/10kgf, HB1/30kgf; HB2.5/6.25kgf, HB2.5/7.8125kgf, HB2.5/15.625kgf, HB2.5/31.25kgf, HB2.5/62.5kgf, HB5/25kgf, HB5/31.25kgf, HB5/62.5kgf
  • Knoop
    HK0.01, HK0.015, HK0.02, HK0.025, HK0.05, HK0.1, HK0.2, HK0.3, HK0.5, HK1, HK2, HK5
  • KiC Fracture
    KC/1, KC/3, KC/5, KC/10, KC/15, KC/20, KC/25, KC/50, KC/100, KC/200, KC/300, KC/450
  • Indenters 1 factory certified Vickers indenter included
  • Test cycles Motorized, automatic procedure
  • Standards Complies to or exceeds, ISO, ASTM, JIS (Nadcap) standards
  • Test force tolerance <0.5% for all forces
  • Display resolution 0.1 HV, HK, 0.5 HB
  • Hardness conversion Rockwell, Rockwell Superficial, Vickers, Brinell, Knoop, Leeb & Tensile
  • Statistics Total test, max, min, average, range, standard deviation,
  • all in real time after each test
  • Data storage capacity Integrated memory system
  • Connectivity USB, converter to RS-232, 1 USB for optional integrated CCD camera
  • Dwell time setting Default 10 seconds, user defined
    1 to 199 seconds (1 sec increments)
  • Printer Optional
  • (Optional) Manual stage dimensions Stage 100mm x 100mm,Travel 25mm x 25mm, Reading 0.01mm
  • Motorized stage dimensions See optional CNC X-Y stage dimensions in this catalogue
  • Operating temperature 10°C to 35°C, non-condensing
  • Humidity 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Machine dimensions 525mm x 323mm x 773mm
  • Machine weight 80kg
  • Power consumption 75W
  • Power supply 100VAC to 240VAC, 50/60Hz, single phase

 

FALCON 500 series

The FALCON 500 series, Micro Vickers, Vickers and Micro Brinell hardness testing machines are a new generation of instruments, improving conventional hardness testing methods and focused on eliminating user influence on the test results.

Features

  • Fully automatic Micro/Macro Vickers, Knoop & Brinell system
  • Load cell, force feedback, closed loop system
  • Load range 1gf up to 62.5Kgf
  • Automatic test force setting
  • Vickers Scales:
    HV0.001, 0.002, 0.003, 0.004, 0.005, 0.006, 0.007, 0.008, 0.009, 0.010, 0.015, 0.020, 0.025, 0.050, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1, 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30, 40, 50
  • Knoop Scales:
    HK/0.001, 0.003, 0.005, 0.01, 0.015, 0.02, 0.025, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 30, 50
  • Brinell Scales:
    HB1/1Kgf, 1.25Kgf, 2.5Kgf, 5Kgf, 10Kgf, 30Kgf;
    HB2.5/6.25Kgf, 7.8125Kgf, 15.625Kgf, 31.25Kgf, 62.5Kgf
    HB5/25Kgf, 62.5Kgf
  • KIC fracture toughness
  • Test force tolerance
    <0,5% for test force 100gr to 62.5kg,
    <1% for test force below 100gr
  • 15” Industrial HD Touch screen, Embedded Powerful Fanless System Controller, 80GB SSD data storage drive, Windows 7 Embedded, RJ45 LAN, WLAN, USB, RS-232, HDMI & VGA
  • IMPRESSIONS™, full tester & configuration control, graphic indent simulation, test program setting for user defined test programs, large test results storage, 5 simultaneous conversions to other hardness scales, limit settings, advanced test report generator, CSV export, graphics display engine & many more functions
  • Meets or exceeds ISO, ASTM and JIS standards
  • Automatic Brightness, Contrast and Sharpness control
  • Auto Focus
  • Automatic indent measurement
  • CAM 2 Zoom Overview (Optional)
  • Calibrated stepless Indent ZOOM system
  • Auto save, program setup, data storage
  • Motorized Z-axis with dynamic Intelli control
  • 2 indenter positions, 4 objective positions
  • Quality optical system
  • 5Mpx HD camera
  • Collision detection and z-axis retraction system, avoids turret damage
  • Connection for motorized X-Y stages (standard)
  • Embedded 5 axis CNC controller (standard)

For more information, please watch the video: https://youtu.be/oP6al-zEM8Q

FALCON 5000 series

If merely the best and most versatile hardness testing machine has your interest…The Innovatest® FALCON 5000 is the most revolutionary, advanced and powerful Micro Vickers, Vickers hardness testing machine currently available.

Features

  • Micro/Macro Vickers & Knoop,
  • (Optional: Brinell, Rockwell, Superficial Rockwell, HVT, HBT, ISO 2039 1/2)
  • Load cell, force feedback, closed loop system
  • Load range 10gf up to 250Kgf
  • Vickers Scales:
    HV0.010, HV0.015, HV0.020, HV0.025, HV0.050, HV0.1, HV0.2, HV0.3, HV0.5, HV1, HV2, HV2.5, HV3, HV4, HV5, HV10, HV20, HV25, HV30, HV40, HV50, HV100, HV120
     * All test forces are also available for the HVT scales
  • KIC fracture toughness
  • Knoop Scales:
    HK/0.01, 0.02, 0.025, 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 30, 50
  • Brinell Scales:
    HB1/1kgf, HB1/2.5kgf, HB1/5kgf,
    HB1/10kgf, HB1/30kgf;
    HB2.5/6.25kgf, HB2.5/15.625kgf,
    HB2.5/31.25kgf, HB2.5/62.5kgf;
    HB5/25kgf, HB5/62.5kgf, HB5/125kgf
    HB5/250kgf;
    HB10/100kgf, HB10/250kgf;
    * All test forces are also available for the HBT scales
  • Rockwell & Superficial Rockwell
    Pre Load 3kgf & 10kgf
    Main Load 15kgf, 30kgf, 45kgf, 60kgf, 100kgf & 150kgf
  • ISO 2039 1/2 for plastics
  • Test force tolerance
    <0,5% for test force 100gr to 62.5kg,
    <1% for test force below 100gr
  • Meets or exceeds ISO, ASTM and JIS standards
  • 15” Industrial HD Touch screen,
  • IMPRESSIONS™, full tester, configuration and work flow control
  • Automatic Brightness, Contrast and Sharpness control
  • Auto Focus
  • Automatic indent measurement
  • CAM 2 Zoom Overview system
  • Descending test head with dynamic Intelli control
  • 2 indenter positions, 4 objective positions
  • Quality optical system, 5mp HD camera
  • Connection for motorized X-Y stages (standard)
  • Connectivity USB, RJ45 LAN, WLAN & HDMI
  • Embedded 5 axis CNC controller (standard)

For more information, please watch the video: https://youtu.be/ESbpCbOJ2wQ