Hardness Testing Equipment
Coating hardness is the resistance of a coating to a mechanical force such as pressure, rubbing, or scratching. There are many hardness measurement devices available depending upon the end use application.
Hardness testing equipment can range for an economical scratch tester to a stationary indentation hardness device.
BYK-Gardner offers several portable hardness testers for in the field applications as well as laboratory bench models. Selecting the correct instrument depends on the coating’s end-use application and level of precision needed in your test results.