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Leeb Hardness Tester NOVOTEST T-D3

The most popular method in the world for testing the hardness of metals using a portable hardness tester is the Leeb method (ASTM A956). The so-called dynamic method for determining hardness is widespread due to its ease of use. The user does not need to have special skills and or knowledge in the field of hardness measurement, to carry out the measurement, it is necessary to charge up the impact body of the device’s probe, install the probe on the tested surface, press the release button of the probe and the hardness value will be displayed on the device screen.

This method is recommended for large products, weighing from 5 kg and a thickness of 10 mm and more, however, observing certain requirements for fixing the product, it is possible to measure also small parts.

The main advantages of the Leeb Hardness Tester NOVOTEST T-D3:

SCALES AND MATERIALS

The device comes with preliminary calibrations for various scales and materials, which makes the device universal.

SCALES: HRC, HRB, HB, HV, HL, MPa.

MATERIALS: steel, alloy steel, cast iron, stainless steel, aluminum, bronze, brass, copper.

It also can be calibrated for any scale and materials (USER scale).

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LOW REQUIREMENT FOR SURFACE QUALITY AND STRUCTURE OF MATERIALS

The Leeb Hardness Tester NOVOTEST T-D3 can be used for products with a poorly prepared surface (roughness 3.2 Ra and more), as well as for materials with a coarse-grained structure, such as cast iron and others.

VARIOUS PROBES TYPES

The Leeb Hardness Tester NOVOTEST T-D3 can be used with various types of probes depending on the task and scope.

ASTM-A956_Leeb type probes
  • Large full color graphic display with bright backlighting
  • Various measurement modes: statistic, graph, histogram, smart, signal
  • Calibration of any scale in any range
  • Convenience and ease of measurement
  • Optimized number of buttons
  • 88 combinations of materials and hardness scales (calibrations)
  • Photofixation of tested objects
  • Extended temperature range (frost, down to – 40°C)
  • Internal memory and communication with PC
  • New, intuitive menu with tips on the buttons
  • Optional wireless mini printer
  • Water resistant case
  • Rubber protected bumper
Leeb probe types
  • D
  • DC
  • DL
  • C
  • D+15
  • E
  • G
Measuring range for steel
  • HRC:20~70
  • HB:90~650
  • HV:230~940
  • Tensile strength, MPa: 370~1740
  • User calibrations for any range (for example: HV100-1600)
Measuring accuracy
  • HRC: 2HRC
  • HB: 10HB
  • HV: 15HV
Standards
  • ASTM A 956
  • ASTM E 140
  • ASTM A 370
  • ISO 16859
  • DIN 50156
  • GB/T 17394
  • JB/T 9378
  • ISO 18265
Indenter Hardened ball (Leeb)
Measuring direction Any direction 360°
Data storage Limited only by the memory card up to 32Gb
Communication Upload data to PC and export as a spreadsheet (USB cable and software included )
Hardness scale
  • Leeb probe – HRC, HRB, HB, HV, HL, MPa
  • Additional custom scales for calibration
Materials
  • Dynamic (Leeb) pre-calibrated for steel, alloy steel, cast iron, stainless steel, aluminum, bronze, brass, copper
  • Additional custom materials for calibration
Data display
  • Angle (Leeb)
  • Single test result
  • Max, Min, Average of tests
  • Number of tests
  • Deviation
  • Var. coeff.
  • Histogram
  • Signal and Smart Mode (Filter of incorrect measurements)
Indication Color LCD display (320×240)
Operating environment
  • Temperature:-20°C~40°C
  • Humidity: 30%~80%R.H.
Power supply DC 4,5V (3 pcs batteries AA)
Instrument dimensions 160x75x30mm
Net weight Approx. 0.3kg (Without probe)
Battery life Approx. 10 hours.
  • Additional probes of various types of Leeb probes (D, DC, DL, C, D+15, E, G). Also, after the purchase if will be needed, user can order the additional ultrasonic (UCI) probe U1 with activation code and will get combined hardness tester with two probes (Leeb+UCI)
  • Different colors of rubber bumper protected case
  • Wireless printer
  • Batteries
  • Chargers
  • Hardness tests blocks
  • Portable grinding machine
  • Case for hardness tester
  • Set of support rings for D, DC type Leeb probes
  • Impact bodies for Leeb probes
  • Hardness tester
  • Leeb probe (D type)
  • 3 pcs AA batteries
  • Charger
  • USB cable
  • Operating manual
  • Software for PC
  • Case
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Leeb Hardness Tester NOVOTEST T-D3. Video review  

 

Leeb Hardness Tester NOVOTEST T-D3. Leeb probe application

 

Operation with portable wireless printer for Hardness Tester NOVOTEST T-D3 (T-UD3)