Shore Durometer HPSA

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Durometer according to Shore for determining the indentation hardness of soft rubber, elastomers, natural rubber, polyester, soft PVC, leather, etc.

Shore A hardness tester according DIN 53505, ISO 7619, ISO 868 and ASTM D 2240

Durometer with large seating for accurate measuring

Special Features

The spring loaded outer ring assures a constant measuring pressure and eliminates false readings due to difference between operators.
Flat bottom prevent tilting and improves the measuring accuracy.
Working face 18 mm Ø
Adjustable Min./Max. indicator marks to highlight the working range of the durometer HPSA
Optionally available: Calibration certificate with calibration report

Standard Features

Easy to use
High repeatability
Application range 10 – 90 Shore A units
Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 is included

Available Models

Model Shore Application
HPSA Shore A soft rubber, elastomers, natural rubber, soft PVC, leather, etc.
HPSA-R-M Shore A rubber coated rollers, rollers, and cots more
HPSB Shore B for harder material than Shore A more
HPSC Shore C medium hard rubber, elastomers and plastic more
HPSDO Shore DO plastic and medium hard to hard rubber materials more
HPSD Shore D plastic and medium hard to hard rubber materials more
HPSO Shore O soft elastomers, soft elastic materials, medium fast textiles more
HPSAO Shore AO foams, steering wheels and inner linings of motor vehicles more
Indentor: Cone 35°, Ø 1.25 mm
Depth of indentation: 0 – 2.5 mm
Typical applications: Soft rubber, elastomers, natural rubber, soft PVC, leather, etc.
Accuracy: ± 1 hardness unit
Application range: 10 – 90 Shore A
Standard: DIN 53505, ISO 7619, ISO 868, ASTM D 2240
Measuring spring force: 0.55 – 8.065 N
Test pressure*: Approx. 12.5 N
Display range: 0 – 100 Shore A units
Scale diameter: 54 mm
Working face: 18 mm Ø
Base plate: 45 mm Ø
Weight, net (gross): Approx. 300 g (500 g)
Dimensions: 50 x 58 x 114 mm (LxWxH)

Specifications subject to change without notice!

* Spring load of outer ring to create constant pressure


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