Leading innovators in advanced hardness testers

Innovatest Hardness Testers - Leading Innovaters in Advanced Hardness Testing Equipment

Innovatest at CONTROL - impression

INNOVATEST has participated at the CONTROL International Trade Fair for Quality Assurance from 7 to 10 May in Stuttgart, Germany, with a stand of 121 sqm...

New Hardness Conversion Posters

The typical questions; conversion between hardness scales. What value in Vickers is what value in Brinell? You can find all the answers in our new hardness conversion posters...

New product catalogue

We are proud to present our new product catalogue! A complete overview of the latest additions to the INNOVATEST range of bench and floor type hardness testers...

Hardness test methods

Brinell

The Brinell hardness test method (as defined in ASTM E10 and ISO 6506) is mostly used for heavy casted materials such as cast iron, aluminun or steel. Although Brinell loads can be found ranging from 1kgf to 3000kgf, most ...

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Rockwell

The Rockwell hardness test method, as defined in ISO 6508 & ASTM E-18, is the most commonly used method around the world to determine a material’s hardness and is suitable for almost all metals and to some degree for plastics...

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Vickers

The Vickers hardness test method, also referred to as a microhardness test method (ASTM E-384, E92 and ISO 6507), consists of indenting the test material with a diamond indenter. This indenter has the form of a pyramid...

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Knoop

The Knoop resulting indentation is not symmetrical as Vickers indentions and will be subject to more variations of the resulting hardness values when testing to Knoop scales, especially below 200gf. Knoop hardness is normally not being...

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Hardness testers

INNOVATEST manual or automatic hardness testing machines, often referred to as; hardness testers, can be applied for a wide range of samples and applications. Leading innovative mechanics, software and hardware technology provide advanced solutions for quality assurance, test laboratories or robotic in-line solutions. Hardness testers for test methods Vickers, Rockwell, Brinell and Knoop according to ISO and ASTM standards, when required fully accredited and certified for use in ISO 17025 laboratories.

IMPRESSIONS™ hardness testing software and workflow control provides nearly endless functionality. Advanced algorithms for indent scanning making use of the latest state-of-the-art AI (Artificial Intelligence) techniques. Accessories for hardness testers such as hardness test blocks and indenters with traceable certification. INNOVATEST hardness testing experts & our world-wide distributors welcome all your enquiries and if you have specific custom demands our engineers will look efficiently for the best possible standard or fit for purpose solution.

Our manufacturing head office in the Netherlands is our center of excellence while our sales & service branches in Germany, Poland, USA, Japan and China together with our world wide distributors offer excellent service and an unbeatable warranty system. Fully automated hardness testers / testing machines or simple solutions for use in the workshop. At Innovatest you are talking to experts, all over the world.

BENEFITS OF INNOVATEST HARDNESS TESTERS

  • Modern state-of-of-the-art technology hardness testers & testing machines
  • World-wide sales & service network
  • World-wide showrooms
  • The best warranty for hardness testers available on the market today
  • More then 100 different models, always a fit for your need