The hardness of a metal is its ability to resist indentation.
There are several hardness tests available in the market according to the type of test, the material of indenter, the type of sample, etc. Since the past few decades, there has been a surge in the market for the hardness testers.
These are easily available online and also offline markets. Brinell Hardness Tester, Rubber Hardness Tester, Micro Hardness Tester, Knoop Hardness Tester, Rockwell Hardness Tester, Leeb Rebound Hardness Tester, etc are some well-known hardness testing devices that can be easily gained access to.
Their price depends upon various criteria such as mode of working-automatic/semi-automatic, precision, portability, the material of indenter used, repeatability, the force used, etc.
Their prices may vary significantly from store to store. Let us know to see the pricing of few of hardness testers available in the market:
1. Brinell Hardness Testers- It is the oldest hardness testing method yet still prevalent.
- a. Lab Equipment Digital Brinell Hardness Tester/Durometer Price $4000
- b. HBS-3000CT Touch Screen Digital Display Brinell Hardness Tester Price 3900-4400$
- c. Omron Encoder Desktop Digital Brinell Hardness Tester Price / Brinell hardness testing machine 3500-4000$THB
- d. 3000MDX (H) Digital display Brinell hardness tester price for metal/nonmetal materials 7000$
2. Rockwell Hardness Tester
- a. MHRS-150-Z automatic Rockwell hardness tester USD9500
- b. HR-150A Manual Rockwell Metal Hardness Tester Durometer Price 500-700$
- c. High-Quality HR-45D Electric Rockwell Metal Hardness Tester Motorized Rockwell HR15T 900$
- d. Model HR-150A III Rockwell hardness tester price 2000$
3. Vickers Hardness Tester
- a. Micro Vickers hardness tester HVS-1000A 3000-4000$
- b. AICEYI HV-1000Z Digital Metal Automatic Turret Micro Vickers Hardness Tester Price 2800-3700$
- c. HV-1000 Metal Micro Vickers Hardness Tester Price/Hardometer Manual Micro Vickers Hardness Tester for test equipment 10000$
- d. HV-1000 micro desktop Vickers hardness tester price 2500-3000$
4. Leeb Rebound Hardness Tester
- a. YUSHI LM300 portable rebound Leeb hardness tester meter durometer used for metal 700$
- b. Digital pen-type universal metal durometer Leeb hardness tester2000-3000$
- c. High-quality cheap handhold pen-type portable digital durometer Leeb hardness tester 400$
- d. ACE Portable Digital Leeb Hardness Tester Metal Durometer 500-600$
5. Portable Hardness Tester
- a. Portable Digital Hardness Tester JH180 Factory Price 200-700$,
There are many more models available for each kind. These prices quoted above are indicative. The actual prices may vary according to the condition, availability, types of part used, manufacturer, supplier, number of pieces, stores, country, etc.