Barcol Hardness Tester

The Barcol impressor is  a portable, sturdy and easy to use instrument for testing the hardness of plastics, fibre reinforced plastics as well as other soft materials, like aluminum, copper, brass and their alloys.
The instrument is suitable for use with finished parts as well as their materials, and can be used everywhere where the hand of the operator can get.
Supply includes case, key and two spare indenters.

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  • Easy to use, no experience needed
  • Versatile: can be used in any position, on any location
  • Lightweight
  • Simple conversion to HB, HR, HV and HW by means of a table.


ASTM B648 • ASTM D2583 • NFP 38-501