New Phase II PHT-6000 Series Non-Destructive hand held portable hardness tester combines UCI Ultrasonic and Leeb portable hardness testing in one state of the art device!
The PHT-6000 portable hardness testing device can be used to measure hardness on small, large, flat, round, thin or thick parts. This rugged unit is capable of testing softer metals such as copper and brass as well as hard metals and alloys while adhering to the strict ASTM A1038-10 guidelines for portable hardness testing using the UCI method. Checking coating hardness is also possible with this new portable hardness tester.
The test method is Non-Destructive which allows accurate testing on delicate or finely finished surfaces without physical or structural damage to the part, saving cost and resulting in less scrap.
This new portable UCI/Leeb hardness tester can easily convert and be calibrated to all the popular hardness scales such as, HRC, HRB, HRN, HRT, HB, and HV. Need to print your test results? USB output to a PC is built-in to this unit.
- Test steel with min thickness of .08” and unlimited max thickness (Other materials may have larger minimum thickness levels, depending on hardness)
- Blazing fast test results
- Rockwell, Brinell and Vickers hardness test conversions shown on display
- Large Memory w/USB Output
- Choice of manual UCI probes; 1kg, 2kg, 5kg & 10kg
- Optional Motorized Probes: .30kg, .80kg, & 1kgf
- Available Impact Devices(Leeb) D, DC, D+15, G & DL
|Hardness Range |
|HRC: 20.3- 70; HRB: 61-85.6 ; HV: 80-1599; HB: 76-618 |
Rockwell C (HRC); Rockwell B (HRB); Rockwell A (HRA); Brinell (HB); Vickers (HV); Leeb (HLD) and many more!
+/- 3.0% deviation of average from the reference value of the hardness test block with a minimum of 5 tests
LCD Color Screen w/Backlight, adjustable brightness
|Language Selection |
|English, German, Chinese, Spanish, etc. |
2000 groups of measured data ; 20 groups of calibration data
|Statistical Software |
|Supplied-can be saved in Word or Excel |
USB – cable supplied
|Power Supply |
Auto Power Off
|Rechargeable Lithium Battery: Voltage-4.2V, 4800mAh |
|Approx. 8 hours |
Approx. 6 hours (no backlight)
|Net Weight(base unit)|
|2lbs (w/probe) |
|7.0 x 3.1 x 1.1” (160x80x30mm)|
13.7 x 17.7 x 5.9” (350x450x150mm)
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