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How to Prolong the Service Life of Your Portable Hardness Testers

As they say, failing to prepare is preparing to fail. This is especially true when it comes to getting the best results and increasing the service life of portable hardness testers. With these simple precautionary steps, you can improve the performance as well as prolong the service life of your...


What you should know about the accuracy and repeatability of portable hardness testing probes

After reading this 5-minute-long article you will understand the difference between accuracy and precision of Ultrasonic Contact Impedance (UCI), why they are essential and how to make the best choice when choosing your...


The 3 Most Reliable Portable Hardness Testing Methods

When it comes to portable hardness testing, one thing is for sure - there is no silver bullet to fit all applications. See which are the top three portable hardness testing methods and how to find the right solution for each...

Application Note

Oil and Gas Rock Core: Quick Rock Structure Characterization

Evaluating the rock structure is a crucial process before drilling. Oil and gas companies pull sample rock cores from the planned drill site to perform a thorough geophysical evaluation of the rock structure. This application note covers quick and reliable hardness testing measurements of the...

Application Note

Hardness Testing for Heavy-load Components on Buildings and Bridges

Load-carrying components like anchor heads and bearing trumplates are of key importance for Post-Tension (PT) systems for buildings and bridges. Before being sent to the customers and installed on site, the hardness of those components should be checked to ensure enough strength. See how to...