Hardness Testing

With Duramin you are always certain of the highest possible degree of accuracy and repeatability. The new Duramin range represents the latest generation of highly successful hardness testers. With 30 years of experience within hardness testing Struers is committed to constant improvement by listening to our customers and understanding their evolving needs.

Duramin-4 – Manual Micro and Micro/Macro Hardness Tester

Entry-level Vickers hardness tester – optimal repeatability and easy operation

This entry-level range of microhardness testers primarily targets Vickers testing, but can also be used for Knoop and Brinell testing. The Duramin-4 testers are equipped with a combination of manual and automatic features to ensure easy operation. Duramin-4 is available in two load ranges; 10 gf – 2.0 kgf and 1.0 kgf – 62.5 kgf.

  • Suitable for Vickers, Knoop, and Brinell hardness testing
  • Available in two load ranges:
  • Automatic six-position turret
  • Manual XY-stage and Z-axis
  • Manual indent evaluation via an eyepiece

Duramin-40 – Semi-Automatic and Fully Automatic Micro/Macro Tester

Versatile hardness testing that ensures repeatability over a wide load range

Duramin-40 is the primary range of Struers micro/macrohardness testers. It is available with a manual and motorized XY-stage and with an overview camera. Duramin-40 comes with three load ranges; 10.0 gf – 10.0 kgf, 10.0 gf – 31.25 kgf, and 1.0 gf – 62.5 kgf. The tester includes an integrated PC with a separate monitor for touchscreen or mouse operation. Dual monitors are also an option. The test cycle is fully automatic, and a motorized six-position turret is standard. Add-on modules include Kc fracture measurements, mapping, and weld measurements.

  • Suitable for Vickers, Knoop, and Brinell hardness testing
  • Automatic six-position turret
  • Manual and motorized XY-stage
  • Motorized Z-axis
  • Anti-collision system
  • Automatic illumination
  • Overview camera option
  • Report editor
  • Embedded PC with mouse or touchscreen operation

Duramin-100 – Fully Automatic Micro/Macro/Universal Tester

A powerful solution, combining micro and universal testing in one efficient machine

Duramin-100 range combines both a micro and universal tester. The top model covers a wide load range from 10.0 gf to 250 kgf, and includes a motorized XY-stage, motorized test head, overview camera, laser guide, and eight-position turret. Duramin-100 is available in three load ranges and is suitable for Vickers, Brinell, and Rockwell hardness testing. Add-on modules include Kc fracture measurements, mapping, and weld measurements.

  • Suitable for Vickers, Knoop, Brinell, and Rockwell hardness testing
  • Comes in three load ranges: 10.0 gf – 62.5 kgf, 10.0 gf – 150 kgf, 10.0 gf – 250 kgf
  • Automatic eight-position turret
  • Motorized test head
  • Motorized XY-stage
  • Automatic illumination
  • Automatic height adjustment
  • Anti-collision system
  • Overview camera
  • Laser positioning system
  • Report editor
  • Embedded PC, operated by mouse or touchscreen
  • Other features include mapping, edge detection, welding measurement, fracture measurement, and Jominy testing.

Duramin-150 – Entry-Level Rockwell Tester

Robust, reliable, and automatic Rockwell hardness testing - immediate accuracy and a short cycle time

Duramin-150 is an economic, entry-level Rockwell tester. It is load cell-based, easy to operate, and is designed to last, which makes it ideal for production environments.

  • Load range between 3.0-150 kgf
  • Dedicated Rockwell tester
  • Robust load cell-based Rockwell tester
  • High efficiency
  • Fast and reliable results

 

Duramin-160 – High-End Rockwell Tester

Reliable and automatic – premium Rockwell hardness testing

Duramin-160 is a high precision Rockwell tester for immediate results. Suitable for various sample sizes It is operated from an integrated touchscreen and is optionally available with a motorized Z-axis.

  • Dedicated Rockwell tester
  • Load range between 1.0-250 kgf
  • High precision load cell-based Rockwell tester
  • Embedded PC, operated by a touchscreen
  • Measurement templates, statistics, and reporting functions
  • Optional motorized Z-axis

Duramin-170 – High Capacity Rockwell Tester

High capacity Rockwell hardness tester, for large samples or high volume testing

This is a high capacity Rockwell tester, with a motorized test head and an optional motorized XY-stage. Duramin-170 is particularly suitable for Rockwell testing of large or tall samples or for fully automatic Jominy testing.

  • Load range between 1.0-250 kgf
  • Dedicated Rockwell tester
  • Suitable for fully automatic Rockwell testing; Jominy testing and Rockwell testing of large samples, for example
  • Advanced Rockwell tester
  • Motorized test head
  • Motorized XY-stage
  • Anti-collision system
  • Embedded PC, operated by mouse or touchscreen

Duramin-600 – Semi-Automatic Universal Tester

Robust and automatic universal hardness testing

Duramin-600 is designed to survive the toughest production environment. It is a universal hardness tester, operated by a robust touchscreen, and comes available in three load ranges and with an optional motorized Z-table for larger samples.

  • Suitable for Vickers, Knoop, Brinell, and Rockwell hardness testing
  • Available in three load ranges: 1.0-250 kgf, 3.0-750 kgf, 5.0-3,000 kgf
  • Robust load cell-based universal tester
  • Automatic six-position turret
  • Ring-light with dark field illumination for the testing of soft metals
  • Optional motorized Z-axis for large samples
  • Embedded PC, operated by mouse or touchscreen

Duramin-650 – Semi-Automatic and Fully Automatic Universal Tester

Versatile universal hardness testing that ensures repeatability over a wide load range

Duramin-650 is the universal tester suited for laboratory use. Each model in the range has a motorized test head and turret, and is available either with a fixed anvil or with a motorized XY-stage and overview camera, primarily suitable for high volume testing. Duramin-650 is available in three load ranges.

  • Suitable for Vickers, Knoop, Brinell, and Rockwell hardness testing
  • Available in three load ranges: 1.0-250 kgf, 3.0-750 kgf, 5.0-3,000 kgf
  • Motorized test head
  • Motorized XY-stage
  • Automatic illumination
  • Anti-collision system
  • Overview camera
  • Laser positioning system
  • Embedded PC, operated by mouse or touchscreen

 

Duramin-3000 – Single Task Brinell Tester

Robust and dependable Brinell hardness testing

Duramin-3000 is a single task Brinell tester. It is a basic, low cost model, but tough enough to withstand the production environment. The machine is designed to handle different sample sizes and shapes. The indent evaluation is carried out with a handheld camera.

  • Dedicated Brinell tester
  • Wide load range 62.5-3,000 kgf
  • Robust load cell-based Brinell tester
  • Handheld zoom camera for automatic indent evaluation
  • Embedded PC, operated by mouse or touchscreen
  • Includes measurement templates, statistics, and reporting functions