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Journal of Failure Analysis and Prevention

, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp 253–254 | Cite as

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Load-Cell Based Hardness Testers Offer Fully Automated Test Cycle

Struers now offers DuraVision, a new line of load-cell-based universal and macro hardness testers for Brinell, Vickers, Knoop, and/or Rockwell testing. The instruments cover the entire load range of regular hardness testing, from 1 to 3000 kgf. The line consists of models with a fixed test head and manual height adjustment of the test anvil (DuraVision-20/-30), as well as models with a motorized test head and a fixed test anvil (DuraVision-200/-300).

DuraVision features automatic illumination adjustment for easy set-up, with a ring light system for optimal Brinell testing of softer metals. It is available with a swiveling body or a six-position automatic turret, facilitating exchange of up to six indenters and/or five objective lenses. The automatic turret can be used in the entire load range, that is, from 1 to 3000 kgf. In both configurations, the integrated 2- or 7-step optical zoom further increases the flexibility...

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