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PCE 950 Electronic Metal Hardness Tester

SKU PCE-950
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Original price $1,610.27
Original price $1,610.27 - Original price $1,610.27
Original price $1,610.27
Current price $1,449.24
$1,449.24 - $1,449.24
Current price $1,449.24

Highlights:

  • For use with cast steel, hammered steel, cold-rolled steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, aluminum alloy, brass, bronze and forged copper alloy metals


The PCE 950 Electronic Metal Hardness Tester is used to determine the hardness of 10 different types of metal (i.e., cast steel, hammered steel, cold-rolled steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, aluminum alloy, brass, bronze and forged copper alloy) according to the Leeb rebound method. In addition to Leeb hardness units (HL), the metal hardness tester displays hardness measurements in Rockwell C, Rockwell B, Rockwell A, Brinell, Vickers and Shore hardness units. In this dynamic hardness testing method, a small carbide ball hits the test surface. The quotient of rebound and impact velocity is directly related to the material hardness and can be converted into different hardness scales (i.e., HRC, HRB, HRA, HB, HV and HS).

Thanks to the measuring instrument's compact pocket-sized ergonomic design and integrated impact device, hardness tests can be performed quickly and easily in the field and on the manufacturing production floor. An internal memory offers storage for up to 600 readings, and the included PC-compatible software and USB cable allow for simple and efficient data transfer to a computer for documentation and analysis of hardness test results. Ideal for the incoming and outgoing inspection of metal parts and components, the PCE-950 hardness tester is an essential tool for machinists and manufacturing quality control and assurance professionals.

Features:

  • Hardness units: HL, HRC, HRB, HRA, HB, HV, HS
  • Measures all common hardness parameters
  • Accuracy: ±6 HL at HL = 790
  • Impact device: Type D (integrated), small carbide ball
  • Integrated impact device = no sensor cables
  • Maximum hardness: 976 HV
  • Data memory for saving up to 600 readings
  • PC-compatible software provided
  • Rechargeable battery with charger
  • Automatic shutdown and alarm functionality
  • Pocket-sized device for easy of storage and portability
  • For use with hammered steel, cold-rolled steel, stainless steel, cast iron, ductile iron, aluminum alloy, brass, bronze and forged copper alloy metals

 

Hardness measuring range by material:

  • Cast steel
    • HRC: 19.8 - 68.5
    • HRB: 59.6 - 99.6
    • HRA: 59.1 - 85.8
    • HB: 80 - 651
    • HV: 83 - 976
    • HS: 32.2 - 115
  • Hammered steel: HB: 143 - 650
  • Cold-rolled steel:
    • HRC: 20.4 - 67.1
    • HV: 80 - 898
  • Stainless steel
    • HRB: 45.5 - 101.7
    • HB: 85 - 655
    • HV: 85 - 802
  • Cast iron HB: 93 - 334
  • Ductile iron: HB: 131 - 387
  • Aluminum alloy:
    • HRB: 23.8 - 84.6
    • HB: 19 - 164
  • Brass:
    • HRB: 13.5 - 95.3
    • HB: 40 - 173
  • Bronze: HB: 60 - 290
  • Forged copper alloy: HB: 45 - 315

 

    Specifications:

    • Accuracy:
      • ± 6 HL at 730 - 790 HL
      • ± 10 HL at 490 - 570 HL
    • Repeatability:
      • 6 HL at 730 - 790 HL
        • 10 HL at 490 - 570 HL
      • Total measuring range 170 - 960 HL
      • Hardness scales
        • HL (HLD): Leeb (Type D impact device)
        • HB: Brinell
        • HRC: Rockwell C
        • HRB: Rockwell B
        • HRA: Rockwell A
        • HV: Vickers
        • HS: Shore
      • Impact device: Type D
      • Measuring direction: 360°
      • Display: 128 x 32 OLED
      • Data storage: Internal memory saves up to 600 readings
      • Power supply: Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery
      • Battery life: Approx. 50 hours
      • Data interface: Mini USB
      • Dimensions: Approx. 153 x 54 x 24 mm / 6.02 x 2.13 x 0.95 in
      • Weight: Approx. 250 g / < 1 lb

         

        What's included:

        • 1 x Handheld metal hardness tester PCE-950
        • 1 x Brush
        • 1 x Miniature adapter
        • 1 x USB cable
        • 1 x Power supply
        • 1 x Test block
        • 1 x User manual
        • 1 x Carrying case

         PCE-950 User Manual

         PCE-950 Data Sheet

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        Item Location & Shipping

        -Ships from the USA.

        -Most orders processed within 24 hours.

        -Average transit time is 3 business days.

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