Product Description

The PTC® e2000 Analog 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.

The durometer’s 1¼ inch diameter base is ergonomically designed and provides a presser foot area suitable for testing most specimens.

The instrument uses a dial gauge with a full 360º scale and bold, easy to read numbers. The dial scale can easily be read to ½ point accuracy. A standard maximum reading hand holds the peak reading until reset.

The dial has a ‘red zone’ to indicate unreliable readings. Readings in this area should not be reported for either Type A or D. The durometer should be used in a near vertical position, but will hold tolerance up to 90º.

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PTC® e2000 Analog Style Durometers: Features Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.
  • Meets or Exceeds ASTM D2240, ISO 7619, & ISO 868;
  • 1¼ inch Diameter Presser Foot;
  • 360º Dial with ‘Red Zones’;
  • Light Weight … easy—to—use;
  • Maximum Reading Hand Standard;
  • Stainless Steel Coil Mainspring;
  • Glass Dial Face;
  • Storage Case;
  • Test Block Included.

Some Models may be converted to ‘Constant Load’ hand—held types with the addition of an optional attachable mass.

PTC® e2000 Analog Style Durometers: Specifications Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.
Types:A, B, C, D, DO & O
Presser Foot:31.75 mm Ø (1.75 inch Ø)
Pointer Sweep:360º
Scale:0 — 100, 1 Point Graduations
Accuracy:± 1 Point
Finish:Type A & OO: Black Anodized | Type B: Purple Anodized | Type C: Blue Anodized | Type D & DO: Red Anodized
Standards:ASTM D2240, ISO 7619 & ISO 868

PTC® e2000 Analog Style Durometers: Model Information Fill 118 Copy 1 Created with Sketch.
ASTM TypeModel
Type A501A
Type B501B
Type C502C
Type D502D
Type DO502DO
Type O501O
Certificate of calibration is included.

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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.