home contact us links trade show

Portable Hardness Tester

Model No. PHT-1700

Loaded with features, this economically priced 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 the universal D impact device, calibrated test block and rugged carry case.

Designed to test large hard parts:

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

Ultrasonic Portable Hardness Tester


  • 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 D ("DL" PHT-1740)
  • Calibrated test block
  • Custom carry case
  • Cleaning brush
  • Operation manual

  • Easy to use keypad operation
  • Large LCD display with back light
  • USB Ouput
  • Automatic conversions to: Brinell, Rockwell, Vicker and Share
  • 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


Hardness Tester Accessories Portable Hardness Testers
Hardness Tester Block Certification Minimum Thickness Chart for Rockwell Hardness Testing
Rebuilt Inventory with Full Warranty Rockwell Hardness Scale Indentor Load Chart
Hardness Tester Conversion Chart Hardness Setup:
  • 900-331
  • 900-340
  • 900-360
  • 900-370
  • Principle of Rockwell Hardness Testing NIST Links
    Roundness Correction Chart for Hardness Testing ASTM Links