Gear Teeth Portable Hardness Tester

portable hardness testers

Model No. PHT-1840

This dedicated portable hardness tester is designed to test gear teeth and other difficult to access applications. The 1840 is loaded with the same features found on the base 1800 version which includes memory, USB output and software for downloading to your PC. The 1840 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-1840 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; DC, D+15, DL, G, C
  • Special support rings
  • Mini Printer
  • Easy to use keypad operation
  • Auto identification of Impact Device
  • Large LCD display with back light
  • USB Ouput
  • Automatic conversions to: Brinell, Rockwell B & C, Vicker and Shore
  • Automatic mean value as well as Min & Max values
  • Battery Indicator
  • Memory capacity (100 groups)
  • 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: AA alkaline (4)
  • Operating temperature: 5-104 degrees F
  • Dimensions: 150 x 74 x 32mm
  • Weight: 245 grams
portable hardness testers