Universal hardness tester TH-170

Quick and easy

The hardness testers of the TH-series are especially suitable for quick and easy hardness measurements.

They are applicable with almost all hardness measurements on ferrous and non- ferrous metals. Costumers of the product include the power industry, petrochemical industry, apparatus-, automotive- and mechanical-engineering, quality control, steelworks and many more.

Features and equipment

  • For fast, on site hardness testing
  • Integrated Impact device D
  • All hardness units: HL (Leeb), HB (Brinell), HRB (Rockwell B), HRC (Rockwell C), HV (Vickers), HS (Shore D)
  • Large measuring range: 170-960 HLD / 81-955 HV on steel
  • Storage capacity up to 270 readings divisible into 9 blocks
  • PC data transfer via USB to MS Hyper terminal for storing and printing
  • Adjustable display illumination
  • High accuracy: up to ± 6 HLD (± 0.5 %)
  • Automatic shutdown
  • Automatic impact direction detection
  • Deletion of data automatically or manually
  • Limit setting (min. And max . Adjustable with arrow indicate exceeded)
  • Software calibration with test block

Application

Fixtures, dies, molds, large parts, narrow spaces, axles, steering knuckles, frames, etc. Furthermore, the device is often used for material identification, and for fault checking in pressure vessels and steam turbines.

Areas of application

  • Production of metal and rubber components
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Research and development
  • Solid state physics
Hardness tester TH-170

Standard delivery range

  • TH-170 with impact device D
  • Test block (HLD)
  • Cleaning brush
  • Coupling paste
  • Small supporting ring 
  • Battery 2 x AAA 1.5 V
  • USB cable
  • Software 
  • Instructions Manual
  • Certificate
  • Carrying case

Optional accessory

  • Test blocks UKAS certified in any hardness parameter
  • Support rings for convex and concave surfaces

Specifications

Alle SaluTron® Messgeräte entsprechen nationalen (DIN) und internationalen (ISO, BS, ASTM) Normen und sie besitzen das CE-Zeichen.
Technische Änderungen vorbehalten.

Hardness scales HLD, HRC, HRB, HV, HB, HS
Measuring range / materials See table
Measuring direction 360°
Accuracy Within ± 6 HLD (± 0,5%)
Memory 270 average readings in 9 group files
Output USB 2.0
Standard Impact Device D integrated
Max. Workpiece Hardness 900 HLD
Min. Surface Roughness of Workpiece 1.6 µm (Ra)
Workpiece radius (convex/concave) Rmin = 50 mm (with support ring Rmin = 10 mm)
Min. Workpiece weight 2 ~ 5kg on stable support
0.05 ~ 2kg with compact coupling
Min. Workpiece thickness coupled 5 mm
Min. Thickness of hardened layers 0.8 mm
Indentation depth See page: Impact devices data
Power 2 x AAA 1.5 V batteries
Continuous working time 150 h (without backlight)
Operating temperature 0°C to 40°C
Overall dimensions 155 mm x 55 mm x 25 mm
Weight Approx. 166 gr

Test work pieces and hardness units

The ranges are stipulated by the application limits of the relevant static procedure.

Test work pieces Hardness units
HLD HRB HRC HB HV HS
Steel and cast steel 300 - 900 38 - 100 20 - 68 81 - 654 81 - 955 32 - 100
Cold work tool steel 300 - 840 - 20 - 67 - 80 - 898 -
Stainless steel 300 - 800 46 - 101 - 85 - 655 85 - 802 -
Grey cast iron 360 - 650 - - 93 - 334 - -
Nodular cast iron 400 - 660 - - 131 - 387 - -
Cast aluminium alloys 170 - 570 23 - 84 - 19 - 164 - -
Brass 200 - 550 13 - 95 - 40 - 173 - -
Bronze 300 - 700 - - 60 - 290 - -
Copper 200 - 690 - - 45 - 315 - -

Accessories for hardness tester series TH

Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

Support rings for convex and concave surfaces
Härteprüfgerät TH-170 - AuflageringeFor perfect positioning on spherical surfaces < 30 mm.
No. Drawing Application
1 Härteprüfgerät TH-170 - Stützring Measurements on outer cylindrical surfaces with an radius of 10-15 mm (konvex)
2 Measurements on outer cylindrical surfaces with an radius of 14,5-30 mm (konvex)
3 Messungen an zylindrischen Außenflächen mit einem Radius von 25-50 mm (konvex)
4 Härteprüfgerät TH-170 - Stützring Measurements on outer cylindrical surfaces with an radius of 11-13 mm (konkav)
5 Measurements on outer cylindrical surfaces with an radius of 12,5-17 mm (konkav)
6 Measurements on outer cylindrical surfaces with an radius of 16,5-30 mm (konkav)
7 Härteprüfgerät TH-170 - Stützring Measurements on outer cylindrical surfaces, radius adjustable 10-∞

Testblock D, UKAS certified
Härteprüfgerät TH-170 - TestblockTestblock HLD / Rockwell / Vickers / Brinell UKAS certified.

Coupling paste
Used to connect light pieces on heavier substrates (e.g. testblock) to be able to measure pieces which are lighter then required.