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Hardness Testing (Vickers / Rockwell / Brinell)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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