Making sure the indenter point is perpendicular to the surface being tested, the instrument is placed onto the sample and a light pressure is exerted against the instrument driving the spring-loaded indenter point into the material and the hardness reading is instantly indicated on the dial. No waiting, pre-loading or separate measurements are required.
There are three models in the range:
To ensure the Barcol Hardness Tester is in calibration, a range of Standard Test Discs is available. Please select the appropriate Test Disc from the list of Accessories to supplement the disc supplied.
All results are recorded in Barcol Units (BU).
|K0003101M001a||Elcometer 3101/1 Barcol Hardness Tester Type 934/1 at 25-150 Brinell Hardness|
|K0003101M002b||Elcometer 3101/2 Barcol Hardness Tester Type 935 at 50-100 Rockwell|
|K0003101M003c||Elcometer 3101/3 Barcol Hardness Tester Type 936|
|Dimensions||152 x 106 x 50mm (6 x 4 x 2”)|
|Packing List||Elcometer 3101, adjusting spanner, 2 x indenting points, appropriate standard test disc and operating instructions|
AS 3894.4, ASTM B 648, ASTM D 2583, NF P38-501
Standards in grey have been superseded but are still recognised in some industries.
a Supplied with Standard Test Disc 934-1; 43 - 48 BU, Standard Test Disc 934-1; 87 - 89 BU
b Supplied with Standard Test Disc 935; 87 - 89 BU
c Supplied with Standard Test Disc 936; 43 - 48 BU
|KT003101P001||Spare Indenter point for Elcometer 3101/1 and Elcometer 3101/2|
|KT003101P006||Spare Indenter point for Elcometer 3101/3|
|KT003101P202||Standard Test Disc 934-1; 87 - 89 BU|
|KT003101P002||Certified Test Disc 934-1; 87 - 89 BU (Pack of 5)|
|KT003101P203||Standard Test Disc 934-1; 43 - 48 BU|
|KT003101P003||Certified Test Disc 934-1; 43 - 48 BU (Pack of 5)|
|KT003101P204||Standard Test Disc 935; 87 - 89 BU|
|KT003101P004||Certified Test Disc 935; 87 - 89 BU (Pack of 5)|
|KT003101P205||Standard Test Disc 936; 43 - 48 BU|
|KT003101P005||Certified Test Disc 936; 43 - 48 BU (Pack of 5)|