Pen-Style Hardness Meter


Pen-Style Hardness Meter

The #EMHT40 can measure and log the surface and coating hardness values of installed machines and components, die molding surfaces and bearings. Its console stores up to 1250 test results in internal memory. The package includes hardware and software for downloadng these logs as Excel-formatted graphs and tables for display and analysis on a PC.


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  • 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
  • Auto power off
  • Specifications


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


    • Console
    • "D" type impact device
    • Standard hardness test block with a 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
    • 2-year limited warranty


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