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Rex® Model RDC—1 Durometer Calibrator: Description
Rex® Model RDC—1 Rex® Gauge Company
The Rex Model RDC—1 Durometer Calibrator is a ‘must have’ instrument for those who are serious about the certainty of durometer calibration.
This Durometer Calibrator is designed to provide a most accurate means by which to check the calibration status of durometers. A definite must for assuring and controlling quality standards!
The use of the RDC—1 for this purpose can greatly improve the accuracy and precision of your test determinations. In this application it can be used by virtually any technician to conduct the periodic ‘accuracy status’ of nearly every durometer type or style note 1.
The RDC—1 is complete with beam arm and counter (tare) masses for calibrating durometer types A, B, C, D, DO, E, O and R, as well as adapters for the accurate and precise calibration of durometers of manufacturers other than Rex. The RDC—1 is a high precision instrument and exceeds the requirements mandated by ASTM D2240 note 2. Please Submit a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for the Rex Durometer Calibrator Model RDC-1.
The beam arm and counter masses are hard chrome plated to resist wear to the detents and knife edge block. The counter masses have hardened detent pins for greater wear resistance. The base contains an ‘eyeball’ level to allow for leveling and plumbing using the adjustable base stanchions. The instrument shaft and durometer mounting assembly are precision engineered to assure perpendicular application of the durometer indentor to the measurement platform.
The Rex® RDC—3 Durometer Calibrator is now available for calibrating durometer types OO, OOO, OOO-S and M. Please Submit a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for the Rex Durometer Calibrator Model RDC-3.
note 1 The calibration of durometers, as with any precision instrument, requires training and specialized tools. CCSi can provide training for your technicians, or provide durometer calibration and certification at a very reasonable cost.
note 2 The RDC—1 Durometer Calibrator also requires periodic calibration. CCSi provides this service in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations, ASTM D2240, NAVAIR 17—20MF—18 and ASTM E74.

Index Terms: Rex Durometer, Rex Durometers, Shore hardness, pocket durometer, Shore scale, durometer calibrator, calibrator, durometer calibration, durometer accuracy, durometer precision, 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, JIS K6253, JIS K6251, JIS K6252, JIS K 6253, JIS K6254, JIS K6255, JIS K6256, JIS K6257, JIS K6258, JIS K6259, JIS K6260, DIN 53505, DIN 53 505, CNS, K6898, BS 903, BS 2782, BS ISO 21509, BS EN ISO 868, GB/T 10807, Asker, Asker C, SRIS0101, MIL-STD-45622A, MIL-I-45208A, MIL-STD-120, ASTM E74, NAVAIR 17-20MF-18, 83.060, 83.080.01, hysteresis, creep, Young's Modulus.
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