Gear Teeth Portable Hardness Tester

portable hardness testers pht-1740

Model No. PHT-1740

This dedicated portable hardness tester is designed to test gear teeth and other difficult to access applications. The 1740 is an economically priced portable hardness tester that is loaded with the same features found on the base 1700 version. The 1740 portable hardness tester is capable of measuring the surface hardness of a broad variety of metals on flat and round surfaces. This instrument comes complete with a dedicated DL impact device, calibrated test block and rugged carry case.

The PHT-1740 Portable Hardness Tester can perform tests that easily convert to the most popular hardness scales including Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers, Shore, etc.

Designed to test large hard parts:

Example: Tool steel should be close to 1” thick of solid material

portable hardness testers
  • Load the impact body
  • Place the impact body on your test piece
  • Push the button to begin testing and obtain reading
Standard Accessories:
  • Base instrument
  • Impact device DL
  • Calibrated test block
  • Custom carry case
  • Cleaning brush
  • Operation manual
Optional Accessories:
  • Impact devices: D, DC, D+15, DL, G, C
  • Support Ring Set
  • Mini-Printer
  • Easy to use keypad operation
  • Large LCD display with back light
  • Automatic conversions to: Brinell, Rockwell, Vicker and Shore
  • Automatic mean value
  • Data storage capacity
  • Accuracy: +/- 0.5% (referred to L=800,
  • Repeatability accuracy: +/- 4L units) L=Leeb
  • Measuring range: 200-960 HL
  • Materials: steel & cast steel, alloy tool steel, stainless steel, grey cast iron, spheroidal iron, cast aluminum, brass, bronze, wrought copper alloy.
  • Battery type: AAA alkaline (2)
  • Operating temperature: 5-104 degrees F
  • Dimensions: 108 x 62 x 25mm
  • Weight: 230 grams
portable hardness testers