Shimadzu Vickers Microhardness Tester Type M

Vickers Hardness Testor


The Microhardness Tester is primarily used for fine wires, thin plates, super-hardened surfaces, thin films, implanted materials, and the precise hardness of other materials.

It is equipped with a Computer Assisted Measurement System(C.A.M.S) and imaging capabilities.

The Vickers Microhardness Tester uses a square based diamond pyramid whose opposite sides meet at the apex at an angle of 136 degrees. The Vickers number is known as HV and is calculated using the following formula:

HV(applied load)= 1.854 (F/D2)

(F = applied load in Kgm-force)

(D2= area of indentation in mm)