Introducing the RH-150AUTO
H-150AUTO Portable Hardness Tester
The RH-150AUTO is a
modular, portable hardness
tester (Rockwell). It performs
true Rockwell tests, all in
a portable package!
Archive for Portable Hardness Tester

3 Essential Construction Tools

Anyone who works in the construction industry knows that the right tools can make all the difference. Without quality products, you could end up with an equally low-quality job that has to be redone, costing you valuable time and money. Instead of choosing the cheapest…

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What to Look for When Buying a Hardness Tester

Working with metals requires a lot of special tools to ensure that you get the highest quality results possible. As a contractor, you should plan to invest in a hardness tester that meets your expectations, and is able to provide you with the accurate information…

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How to Read a Rockwell Hardness Tester

When using a Rockwell Hardness tester, the hardness value can be read directly from the scale. The Rockwell value will show up as a number, followed by “HR”, and then a letter. We will use 50 HRB as our example. The number that appears is…

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Testing for Hardness

The hardness of a substance is generally measured using one of two scales that determine how easy it is to scratch or dent. The earliest scale for measuring hardness was developed in the early 1800s and required the use of common tools like copper pennies,…

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Ensure Safe Construction With Portable Hardness Testers

Contractors and structural engineers shoulder a great deal of responsibility. Not only are they expected to complete complex, large-scale projects on time and within budget, they can also be held liable if the structures they create are unsafe. There are many facets to producing buildings…

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Using Rockwell Hardness Testing for Quality Control

The hardness of a metal is not a fixed characteristic.  Machine parts made of the same metal, but from different batches or ages, can have different levels of hardness.  Rockwell hardness testing can provide important data to ensure metals are hard enough.  metal’s Rockwell tester…

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What to Look for in a Steel Hardness Tester

The strength of steel is related to its hardness.  The harder it is, the more it is able to withstand wear and tear when a load is brought to bear upon it.  Hardness also relates to how stiff a metal is.Machine parts must be able…

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For a Top Quality Portable Hardness Tester Go Rockwell

Although there are several methods you can use to check the hardness of a metal, the Rockwell method remains one of the most utilized and accurate tests.  The process of assessing parts has become easier with the development of a portable hardness tester Rockwell advocates…

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History of Rockwell Hardness Testers

The second decade of the 20th century was a fertile period of scientific discoveries, technological advances, and inventions of a vast array of products that we still use today. In 1911, GM engineers invented the first automobile electrical ignition system. 1913 brought the invention of…

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Measuring Hardness of Materials With a Portable Hardness Tester

Did you know that the hardness of materials is often measured using a portable hardness tester? The portable tester can easily be transported and used just about anywhere, including factories, homes, and buildings. The purpose of using one of these testers is to determine how…

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