Phase II February 2020 Newsletter/Shore Durometers/Durometers/Shore A Durometers/Shore D Durometers

Categories: 2020


Model No. PHT-910 Shore A Durometer Kit – $549

Both sets Include Gage, Stand and Test Block Kit

Model No. PHT-915 Shore D Durometer Kit – $599


Shore A scale is for testing the following materials:

Rubber: Soft vulcanized (ie tire), natural nitrile

Elastomeretric materials (rubber & rubber like): GR-S, GR-1, neopene, thiokol, flexible polyacrylic esters neoprene, thiokol, flexible polyacrilic esters.

Other: Wax, felt, leather etc. (materials that normally yield under fingernail pressure, such as the heel on your shoe).

Shore D scale is for testing the following materials:

Rubber: Hard

Plastics: Harder grades such as rigid thermoplastics, plexiglass, thermoploystrene, vinyl, sheet, cellulode acetate, thermosetting

Laminates (ie fornica)

Other: Paper filled calendar rolls, calendar bowls, etc. (materials that would not normally indent under fingernail pressure, such as a pocket comb or bowling ball).

These gauges do not conform to ASTM D2260 and cannot be ASTM certified!!



  • Measuring range: 0-100 HSA/HSD
  • Deviation: <1%H
  • Resolution: 0.5H
  • Digital read out
  • Auto Hold feature
  • HSA<+/-1 grade
  • Uses 1-SR44 Button Cell Battery
  • Custom rugged carry case

Designed to test the hardness of Rubbers and Plastics

These sleek hand held hardness testers are crafted and engineered to perform at the highest level of accuracy. An ergonomic lightweight design assists in taking precise and consistent hardness measurements.