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PTC® Ergonomically Designed Durometers: Description
PTC® 400 Series 'Ergo' Durometer PTC® Instruments
The PTC® Ergo Style Durometers are manufactured to meet or exceed current ASTM D2240 specifications and designed to measure the indentation hardness of rubber, elastomers, and other rubber like substances such as neoprene, silicone, vinyl, nitrile, and butyl. They can also be used for soft plastics, felt, leather, and similar materials.
These durometers can be used either with a test stand or as hand—held testers. All models can be used with PTC® Test Stands or with the Constant Load Weight for hand—held tests. Please refer to the ‘PTC® Durometer Stand’ sections for appropriate applications.
The PTC® Ergo Style Durometers come complete with carrying case and test block. The Ergo Style Durometers feature a removable mounting knob for more comfortable hand—held use and come standard with an ancillary hand (maximum reading hand) for indicating peak readings.
PTC® Ergonomically Designed Durometers: Features
  1. Rugged Die Cast Aluminum Frame;
  2. Stainless Steel Coil Mainspring;
  3. Maximum Reading Hand Standard;
  4. Glass Dial Face;
  5. Storage Case;
  6. Test Block Included;
  7. Ergonomic design and removable mounting knob for E—Z use!
Information Some Models may be converted to ‘Constant Load’ hand—held types with the addition of an optional attachable mass.
PTC® Ergonomically Designed Durometers: Specifications
Types: A, B, C, D, DO, O & OO 1
Presser Foot: 25.4 x 25.4 mm (1.0 x 1.0 inch)
Pointer Sweep: 240º
Scale: 0 — 100, 1 Point Graduations
Accuracy: ± 1 Point
Dimensions (H x W x D): 102 x 57 x 44 mm (4.0 x 2.25 x 1.75 inch)
Finish: Beige Mottled Powder Coat
Weight: 170 g (6 oz.)
Standards: ASTM D2240, ISO 7619 & ISO 868
1 The Type OO is not equipped with max hand.
PTC® Ergonomically Designed Durometers: Pricing & Model Information
ASTM Type Model
Type A 408
Type B 408B
Type C 409C
Type D 409
Type DO 413
Type O 410
Type OO 1 411
List Price: Please Submit a RFQ
Certificate of calibration is included.

Index Terms: PTC Durometer, PTC Durometers, 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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