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Micro Vickers Hardness Tester Download
Test methods
  • Micro Vickers
  • Knoop
Test load
  • 0.01 - 2 kg
  • Manual
  • Semi-automatic
  • Fully automatic
  • ISO 6507
  • ASTM E384
  • ISO 4545

Diversity fulfilled

The ZHVµ micro Vickers hardness tester covers Vickers hardness tests and Knoop hardness tests according to ISO 6507, ISO 4545 and ASTM E384 in the test-load range of HV0.01 to HV2. For more sophisticated or for automated applications, a fully automated PC controlled version of the ZHVμ micro Vickers hardness tester with HD software is available.

Advantages & features

Advantages & features

Advantages and features
Advantages of the software controlled version

Advantages and features

  • Load levels with motorized load-change: 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 300, 500, 1000, 2000 (in gf).
  • Motorized turret for changing between indenter and lenses enables automatic test sequence.
  • Turret for four lenses and two indenters (Vickers and Knoop) eliminates risk of confusion.
  • Load application via dead-weights guarantees test-force repeatability and long-term stability.
  • Freely adjustable dwell times from 5 to 60 seconds.
  • Individual lighting setting for each lens.

Advantages of the software controlled version

Software-controlled versions for semi to fully automatic hardness testing systems offer the following additional advantages.

  • Operation and control of hardness tester via high-definition software.
  • 1.3-megapixel USB camera.
  • Fast, easy positioning of test points in overview image.
  • Automatic indentation measurement with lighting and shadow correction eliminates operator influence during determination of the hardness value.
  • Motorized X-Y table with 100 mm x 60 mm travel.
  • Automatic hardness traverse testing.

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