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Asker® Type F
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Asker® Instruments
The Asker® Durometer Type F is an exclusive design for testing soft cellular materials. The large diameter presser foot and cylindrical indentor configuration allow measurement by direct application to the test specimen. The Type FP is available for yet softer and less dense cellular materials.

Standards Compliance: F: Asker F
FP: Asker FP
Indicator: Scale: 0 - 100
Dial: 265º
Resolution: 1 point
Presser Foot: F: 80 mm Diameter
FP: 50 x 37 mm Oval
Indentor: Extension: 2.54 mm
F: 25.2 mm Cylinder
FP: 15 mm Cylinder
Spring Force: F: 455 gf
FP: 200 gf
Weight: F: 500 g
FP: 300 g
Dimensions: F: 80 x 80 x 81 mm
FP: 50 x 37 x 81 mm
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Asker® Type C
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Asker® Instruments
The Asker® Durometer Type C is ideally suited for the hardness measurement of soft rubber, sponge, foamed elastomers, wound threads, rolled films, potter's clay (kaolin) and similarly soft materials. The Type C2 is available for even softer materials.

Standards Compliance: Asker C: SRIS 0101
Asker C2: Asker C2
Indicator: Scale: 0-100
Dial: 265º
Resolution: 1 point
Presser Foot: C: 40 x 18 mm Rectangle
C1L: 16 mm Diameter
C2: 40 x 18 mm Rectangle
C2L: 16 mm Diameter
Indentor: Extension: 2.54 mm
C: 5.08 mm Sphere
C2: 5.08 mm Sphere
Spring Force: C: 855 gf
C2: 455 gf
Weight: C: 200 g
C2: 200 g
Dimensions: C: 57 x 30 x 76 mm
C2: 57 x 30 x 76 mm
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Asker® Type CS
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Asker® Instruments
The Asker® Durometer Type CS features a larger indentor and higher force mainspring than the Type C. It is perfectly suited for the hardness measurement of polystyrene foam and similarly dense foam materials.

Standards Compliance: Asker CS
Indicator: Scale: 0-100
Dial: 265º
Resolution: 1 point
Presser Foot: 50 mm Diameter
Indentor: Extension: 2.54 mm
10 mm Cylinder
Spring Force: 4500 gf
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 50 x 50 x 76 mm
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Asker® Types: Descriptions of Models
Information Please refer to the Asker® Durometer Selection Guide comprehensive information on the model variations and to select the durometer to best suit your specific application.
Asker® Model Description
Model F: Standard Design
Model FX: Maximum Indicating Hand
Model FP: Standard Design
Model FPX: Maximum Indicating Hand
Model C: Standard Design
Model CX: Maximum Indicating Hand
Model CL (C1L): Extended Presser Foot
Model CLX (C1LX): Max Hand & Extended Foot
Model C2: Standard Design
Model C2X: Maximum Indicating Hand
Model C2L: Extended Presser Foot
Model C2LX: Max Hand & Extended Foot
Model CS: Standard Design
Model CSX: Maximum Indicating Hand
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Index Terms: Asker Durometers, Asker Durometer, Asker F, Asker FP, Asker C, Asker C2, Asker CS, Shore hardness, pocket durometer, Shore scale, hardness, rubber hardness, plastic, plastic hardness, indentation hardness, ebonite, ebonite hardness, rubber hardness testing, rubber testing, hardness testing, durometer hardness, testing, ASTM D2240, D2240, ASTM D1957, ISO 868, ISO 7619, ISO 8517, ISO 7267, ISO 21509, ISO 18517, JIS K6253, JIS K6251, JIS K6252, JIS K 6253, JIS K6254, JIS K6255, JIS K6256, JIS K6257, JIS K6258, JIS K6259, JIS K6260, JIS K7215, DIN 53505, DIN 53 505, CNS, K6898, BS 903, BS 2782, BS ISO 21509, BS EN ISO 868, GB/T 10807, Asker, Asker C, SRIS 0101, MIL-STD-45622A, MIL-I-45208A, MIL-STD-120, 83.060, 83.080, hysteresis, creep, Young's Modulus.
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