Pen-style Hardness Meter


Pen-style Hardness Meter

Ideal for measuring the surface and coating hardness of installed machines and components, die molding surfaces and bearings. Instrument console stores up to 1250 test results in internal memory, for downloadng as Excel-formatted data for display and analysis

Best For:



  • Conforms to ASTM A 956
  • Compact, easy to use and reliable
  • Calculates and displays average values based on two to eight measurements
  • Wide measuring range, with display of hardness values in any of the following units: Leeb HL, Rockwell HRB and HRC, Vickers HV, Brinell HB and Shore HS
  • Impact device can be fired from any of five angles--including upside-down
  • Min/max/peak memory + data hold
  • RS-232 jack; for use with included LSFTKIT PC interface/data logging kit contaning RS-232 to USB adapter
  • Auto power off


  • Measurement accuracy: 0.5%
  • Display size and type: 112 64 pixel LCD
  • Memory capacity: 1250 readings
  • Auto power off trigger: 3 minutes of control-panel inactivity
  • Weight: 6.35 oz. (180g)
  • Auto power off trigger: 3 minutes of front-panel inactivity
  • Power Source: Two "AAA" batteries (not included)


  • Console
  • "D" type impact device
  • Standard hardness test block with nominal hardness value of 797HLD
  • Cleaning brush and support ring
  • PC interface/data logging software on mini-disc
  • RS-232 and USB cables
  • RS-232 to USB adapter
  • Custom hard plastic carrying case
  • Users manual
  • 2-year limited warranty


  • 4.25 x 2.44 x 0.98 in. (108 x 62 x 25mm)