The newly developed single indenter Vickers-Knoop hardness tester Wilson Hardness Tukon 3100 from ITW Test & Measurement has been designed to maximise efficiency, accuracy and usability. Its advanced microscope quality optics, patent pending safety collision control, high speed stage, and the versatile, user-friendly software package advance the field of fully automated routine and R&D hardness testing in compliance with all related ASTM and ISO standards.
Available in three sizes, core features of the new testing system include a motorised test head, automated x-y stage and an advanced image analysis system. The Tukon 3100 is robust and suitable for use in both laboratory and clean production environments, in industrial quality control as well as in the development of products and materials. Its proprietary collision protection system for the indenter and the objectives helps to avoid accidental operator damage. Maximum specimen heights are 125 mm, 170 mm or 210 mm, depending on the selected option. Test loads range from 50 g to 10 kg, supporting a wide range of applications.
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