Shore/IRHD Durometer

Shore/IRHD Durometer

Material hardness is one of the most common properties when testing Plastics or Rubbers. Testing for the resistance to indentation follows the Shore / IRHD principles and utilizes a durometer for the testing procedure. This test determines the depth of the indentation on any given material according to ASTM D2240 and ISO 868. There are a wide variety of scales available for testing different materials in the Plastics and Rubber industry. The methods can be distinguished primarily by the dimensions of the indenter and the applicable total testing force. The NextGen's Shore/IRHD equipment range from analogue handheld systems up to fully automated Shore / IRHD testers. This allows our users to select the most appropriate instrument to measure the complete Shore/IRHD range including Shore: A, D, B, C, D0, 0, 00 and 000. Micro scales (M scale) are also available for tests on thinner and narrower testing specimens.

Sub-categories

Fully Automatic Shore/IRHD Hardness Tester

Fully Automatic Shore/IRHD Hardness Tester

NextGen is proud to present our German line of automatic shore / IRHD hardness testing systems for ease-of-use and exceptional accuracy.

Portable Analogue Durometer Hardness Testers

Portable Analogue Durometer Hardness Testers

Designed to meet or exceed American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) D2240 specifications for testing Type A hardness, the Type A Durometer is perfect for testing a wide range of materials including rubber, soft plastics, leather, felt, silicone, vinyl, and more.

Portable Digital Durometer Hardness Testers

Portable Digital Durometer Hardness Testers

e2000 Series - Portable Digital Durometer systems are ergonomic shore durometers designed for ease-of-use and accuracy.

Hydraulic Durometer Test Stands

Hydraulic Durometer Test Stands

For stability, this heavy duty stand has a strong base and a Stainless Steel Precision Ground Support Shaft for accurate alignment (1 inch in diameter).

Products

NG-306L Type A Portable Durometer Classic Style

NG-306L Type A Portable Durometer Classic Style

The Type A Durometer- Model 306L is developed to measure ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) D2240 Type A hardness. These are materials like: elastomers, rubber as well as other rubber-like materials such as silicone, butyl, vinyl, and neoprene. Also within this range includes felt leather, soft plastics and similar materials. The NextGen Material Testing's Model 306L meets or surpasses the specifications of the current ASTM D2240. It is possible to get the correct reading irrespective of the position.

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NG-306L.5 Type A Portable Durometer System with Half Point Accuracy

NG-306L.5 Type A Portable Durometer System with Half Point Accuracy

The Model 306L.5 Type A Durometer is developed to measure ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) D2240 Type A hardness. These are materials like: elastomers, rubber as well as other rubber-like materials such as silicone, butyl, vinyl, and neoprene. Also within this range includes felt leather, soft plastics and similar materials. The NextGen Material Testing's Model 306L meets or surpasses the specifications of the current ASTM D2240. It is possible to get the correct reading irrespective of the position.

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NG-307L Type D Portable Durometer Classic Style

NG-307L Type D Portable Durometer Classic Style

NextGen Material Testing's Model 307L ASTM Type D Durometer is ideal for gauging and determining the hardness of plastics, hard rubber, soft metals, epoxies, and other like materials. This particular portable analogue durometer meets and surpasses the D2240 specification listed by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).

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NG-e2000A Portable Digital Shore Durometer Type A

NG-e2000A Portable Digital Shore Durometer Type A

The features of the Digital Durometer include a large and directly readable LCD display, electronic max hand, USB data ports that aids its compatibility with computers; it also features a locking system to prevent unintentional deletion of tolerances, low battery warning feature and automatic shutoff system.

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NG-e2000D Portable Digital Shore Durometer Type D

NG-e2000D Portable Digital Shore Durometer Type D

D Scale Durometers Measure the solidity of plexiglass, pipeline coatings, epoxy, cellulose acetate, vinyl, and other materials of such nature.

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NG-800 Series - Portable Digital Durometer System

NG-800 Series - Portable Digital Durometer System

The NG-800 series is more precise in allowing for a digital readout of your Shore reading. Available in different configurations, the digital units can be purchase with a standard, deep hole or long leg to cover all of your applications. The NG-800 series is available in a variety of Shore scales.

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NG-615 - Manual Durometer Stand

NG-615 - Manual Durometer Stand

The NG-615 allows you to turn your portable analog or digital durometer into a more precise manually operated bench top unit. With the simple use of a lever, you can apply the precise load required for your Shore scale.

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NS-610 - Automatic Motorized Durometer Stand for Portable Units

NS-610 - Automatic Motorized Durometer Stand for Portable Units

Removing all aspects of human error, use our NS-610 system to turn your portable analog or digital Shore durometer into an Automatic Motorized Durometer stand. With the press of a single button, perform your Shore hardness evaluations while maintaining the option of a portable instrument.

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Automatic Shore / IRHD hardness testing system

Automatic Shore / IRHD hardness testing system

NextGen is proud to present our German line of automatic shore / IRHD hardness testing systems for ease-of-use and exceptional accuracy.

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NG-7000A Hydraulic Stand for Portable Analogue and Digital Shore A Durometer System

NG-7000A Hydraulic Stand for Portable Analogue and Digital Shore A Durometer System

The 7000A and 7000D durometer operating stands were developed to fit all the styles of the NextGen Material Testing® durometer. The Ergo Style and the Classic Style mount right on the stand. A little mounting knob is included for the Pencil and e2000™ Style Durometers.

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NG-7000D Hydraulic Stand for Portable Analogue and Digital Shore D Durometer System

NG-7000D Hydraulic Stand for Portable Analogue and Digital Shore D Durometer System

The 7000A and 7000D durometer operating stands were developed to fit all the styles of the NextGen Material Testing durometer. The Ergo Style and the Classic Style mount right on the stand. A little mounting knob is included for the Pencil and e2000™ Style Durometers. NextGen Material Testing came up with the first mechanical operating stand with the ability to deliver a load enough to overweigh the spring force of the durometer seamlessly without shock in about 1 second after contact. A good number of other mechanical stands make use of an increasing load with time and this result in inaccurate and inconsistent readings. Given that plastics and rubbers creep after a while, it is important that the load is applied on time.

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HPE II - Advanced Portable Shore Durometer System

HPE II - Advanced Portable Shore Durometer System

HPE II is a portable Shore durometer system offering an automatic testing solution when combined with the Automatic Test Stand. The unit offers a rare combination of precision, versatility and user-friendliness and is recognized globally as the leader in portable testing solutions.

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FAQ


When it comes to accuracy, NextGen prides itself in delivery the right solution for your quality testing needs with both the analogue and digital shore durometer hardness testing options. NG-300 Series Shore Durometers combined with the NG-7000 Hydraulic Stand options are an excellent and cost-effective combo for your laboratory needs. Alternatively you may wish to go with a digital option such as NG-800 Series combined with the NS-610 Automated Motorized Durometer stand for the ultimate accuracy. Submit your request today for more details.

We absolutely offer automatic Shore measuring system for all of your Shore testing requirements! Our automatic Shore measuring systems are developed with our German partners. The Digit Test automatic shore measuring systems are robust, versatile shore hardness testers ready to exceed your expectations. These shore measuring systems offer highest accuracy and ease of operation for maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Each unit comes certified in accordance to the latest industry standards for Shore durometer testing. Learn more about our automatic shore measuring systems by requesting a quote today!

We have Durometer solutions for every Shore scale that you need. They include A, D, B, C, D0, 0, 00 and 000 and Micro scales (M scale). In order to find the shore durometer hardness testing system to accommodate your particular shore hardness scale, request quote today and our technical consultants will be happy to serve you.
The unique value that NextGen offers for all types of Shore Durometer Systems and all other quality control equipment is within a few philosophies of success. All analogue, classic and digital Shore Durometers, Shore A and Shore D Systems , Hydraulic Stands, Automatic Stands, Fully Automatic units are built with user-friendliness, accuracy of measurement and robust ergonomic design for long-term use. You can could on your accurate shore durometer system for years to come and enjoy it every step of the way.
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NextGen offers a full scope of your Shore Hardness Testing needs for plastics and rubber industries. From manual shore scales to digital shore scales, from manual hydraulic stands to fully automatic shore hardness tester needs, we have you covered. Learn more about our full line up of Shore Durometer Systems. Call or submit your request today to get the shore hardness testing equipment for your quality control needs!
NextGen's Shore Durometer Hardness Testers can accommodate shore A, D, C, DO, B, A, O, E and OO type scales