H1800 Portable Hardness Tester


The H1800 Portable Hardness Tester is a uniquely designed instrument which integrates the hardness impact probe, microprocessor and data display into a single, compact unit.

The H1800  Portable Hardness Tester utilizes state-of-the-art micro-electronic technology. This uniquely-designed  instrument comes with a pocket-sized carrying case and incorporates a hardness impact probe, microprocessor and data display in a single, compact unit.

PTc’s H1800 portable hardness tester conforms to ASTM A956 and provides exceptional reliability for a wide measuring range, and is capable of automatically converting and displaying measurements into Brinell, Rockwell, Leebs, Vickers and Shore hardness values.


  • Integrated unit
  • Data display with statistics
  • Back-light display for use in dark areas.
  • Large data storage capacity
  • USB interface for both recharging and data transfer to your PC or printer


• Measuring accuracy: +/- 0.5%
• Impact device: Model D
• Hardness measurement values include HRC, HRB, HRA, HB, HV, HS and HLD
• Automatic calculation of average and mean test values
• Storage capacity: 1250
• USB 2.0 interface
• Impact direction: any angle
• Impact energy: 8 ft-lbs (11Nmm)
• Test tip: Tungsten Carbide
• Dimensions: 158 x 41 x 26 mm
• Weight: 120g
• Operating temperature: 0°C – 50°C

Standard Package

• Processor integrated with impact device D
• Calibration certificate
• Standard test block
• Software
• USB cord
• Battery charger
• Support ring
• Cleaning brush
• Carrying case

Materials & Measuring Range HL: 174 – 960)

HRC                HRB             HB                            HV            HS

    Steel & cast steel 19-68 38-100 80-683 80-1027 32-102
    Cold work tool steel 20-67 80-900
    Stainless steel 20-62 46-102 85-655 85-800
    Grey cast iron 93-334
    Nodular cast iron 130-390
    Cast aluminum alloys 20-160
    Copper/Zinc alloys (brass) 13-95 40-173
 Cu Al/ Cu Sn alloys (bronze) 60-290
    Wrought copper alloys 45-315




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