Rockwell Hardness Testing Instruments

Professional Rockwell Hardness Testing machines in a choice of specification and type. Choose from our affordable mechanical machine or one of our professional digital options with built in microprocessor.

What is a Rockwell Hardness Tester?

A Rockwell hardness tester is a device used to measure the hardness of a material by indenting it with a small, pointed indenter and measuring the depth of the impression made. The Rockwell scale is used to determine the hardness of materials such as metals, plastics, and ceramics. The device works by applying a known force to the indenter, which is then allowed to penetrate into the material to a predetermined depth. The depth of penetration is then measured using a dial gauge, and the result is displayed on a scale range that represents the hardness of the material. Rockwell hardness testers are commonly used in manufacturing and engineering applications to ensure the quality of materials and products.

What is a Rockwell Hardness Tester used for?

A Rockwell Hardness Tester is used to measure the hardness of materials. It works by indenting a material with a small diamond or tungsten carbide ball and measuring the depth of the indentation. The Rockwell scale ranges from A to C, and the harder the material, the higher the number on the scale. This tester is commonly used in manufacturing, metallurgy, and engineering industries to ensure that the material being used is of the correct hardness for the intended application.