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 Rockwell Hardness Tester

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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How Do You Benefit From the Rockwell Hardness Test?

If you work in any industry that manipulates plastic or metal, or with plasma coatings, then you are probably already comfortable with the findings delivered by the Rockwell hardness test. You may be familiar with the various ratings delivered by the test. Do you know,…

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How the Efforts of One Man Affected Many Industries

The use of metal to improve daily life has been going on for a very long time. In order to deliver safe and effective results, professionals often need to know how hard specific metals are. Not too long ago, the testing methods available to those…

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Benefits of Portable Hardness Testers

Many traditional hardness testers are large, immovable, and woefully inconvenient. In order to test an object, workers are forced to bring it directly to the machine. It is not hard to see why people usually prefer to use portable hardness testers. These devices are easy…

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