RS PRO Durometer

Technical Reference
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Status: Not Applicable
COO (Country of Origin): DE
Product Details

Durometer

A mechanical Durometer for measurement of the hardness value of elastomeric materials.

Shore A (range 1-100)
"Maximum reading" pointer fitted to dial
Indicator test piece supplied
Manufactured to DIN53505 and ASTM D2240

Supplied with

a protective storage case

Parallels, Surface Finish & Hardness

Surface Finish

Any machined component has a surface geometry which consists of three basic elements:

Form or Curvature - Whether the surface has irregular bumps or dimensional changes
Waviness - Whether the surface has regular repetitive ripples or patterns (e.g. milling patterns)
Roughness - The shapes or irregularities that are smaller than, and form part of the waviness pattern (e.g. material micro-structure)

Waviness and roughness are traditionally the most difficult elements to measure when comparing surface finish, however, they have a radical effect on the performance of the finished component. Variations will cause aesthetic appearance changes, component wear variations, oil retention variation etc. Many manufacturers therefore specify a range of roughness values which their components should be manufactured to, often expressed as: Ra, Rq (RMS), RzDIN, Ry, Sm,mm.

Specifications
Attribute Value
Tester Type Durometer
12 In stock for FREE next working day delivery
Price Each
£ 242.88
(exc. VAT)
£ 291.46
(inc. VAT)
Units
Per unit
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£242.88
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