Portable Hardness Tester – PHT-3500


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Portable Hardness Tester specializing in testing large hard metal parts.


Portable Hardness Tester

Model No. PHT-3500

State of the art, digital tester is designed to test the hardness of large hard metal parts. Loaded with useful functions and a built in mini-printer the PHT-3500 is clearly the industry leader for fast accurate hardness testing with advanced USB output and thermal printing capabilities.
The PHT-3500 can perform tests that easily convert to the most popular hardness scales, including Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers, Shore, etc.
Designed to test large hard parts: Example: Tool steel should be close to 1” thick of solid material
Operation: • Load the impact body • Place the impact body on your test piece • Push the button to begin testing and obtain reading
Standard Accessories: • Base instrument • Impact device D • Calibrated test block • Custom carry case • Cleaning brush • Operation manual
Optional accessories: • Impact devices; DC, D+15, DL, G, C • Special support rings • Mini Printer
Functions: • Easy to use keypad operation • Auto identification of Impact Device • Large LCD display with back light • USB Ouput • Automatic conversions to: Brinell, Rockwell B & C, Vicker and Shore • Automatic mean value as well as Min & Max values • Battery Indicator • Memory capacity (100 groups)
Specifications: • Accuracy: +/- 0.5% (referred to L=800, • Repeatability accuracy: +/- 4L units) L=Leeb • Measuring range: 200-960 HL • Materials: steel & cast steel, alloy tool steel, stainless steel, grey cast iron, • spheroidal iron, cast aluminum, brass, bronze, wrought copper alloy. • Battery type: AA alkaline (4) • Operating temperature: 5-104 degrees F • Dimensions: 150 x 74 x 32mm • Weight: 245 grams
Options: •NIST/ASTM certified hardness test blocks are available.
Impact Device D Universal standard device: Use for the majority of hardness testing assignments
Impact Device DL (not shown) Needle front section .109” diameter x 1.96” length Measurements in extremely confined spaces Impact Device G Enlarged test tip: For use on solid heavy components such as; rough castings and forgings. Brinell only.
Impact Device DC Extremely short impact device Used for very confined spaces such as holes, cylinders, internal measurements
Impact Device D+15 Slim front section with coil set back. Hardness measurements in grooves, recessed surface.
Impact Device C Reduced impact energy For testing case hardened or thin walled components

Additional information

Weight 16 lbs
Dimensions 18 × 14 × 10 in