Hardness Knoop & Vickers Testers

Berg offers Knoop hardness testers and Vickers hardness testers from Wilson.

The Vickers method is used for micro hardness testing on thin sections of test material, on small parts, and in similar situations where the Rockwell and Brinell methods would not be appropriate. The indenter is a small, pyramid-shaped diamond with a square base. Loads are quite light, ranging from a few grams to a few kilograms. Note, however, that macro Vickers testing uses loads at and above 30kg.

The operator must prepare the test samples carefully to ensure they are small enough to fit into the tester, are smooth enough to provide a clear measurement, and can be presented to the indenter at a right angle. ASTM E-384 outlines the procedures for Vickers testing.

The Knoop method appears superficially similar to the Vickers method, but one key difference separates them, steering the Knoop method into more specialized applications: the pyramid-shaped diamond indenter is more elongated than the Vickers indenter, having a rectangular base rather than a square one. While the Vickers method is preferred for general micro hardness testing, the Knoop method finds application in testing near the edge of the work piece, testing multiple indentations in close proximity on the same work piece, and indentation of very thin materials. The Knoop method is outlined in ASTM E-384.

Please browse our products to find which product is best for you.  If you have any questions about our hardness testers, please give us a call at 1-847-577-3980 or email us at info@bergeng.com.  Our staff is here to help.

 
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Wilson VH3100 Knoop/Vickers Automated Hardness Tester

Wilson VH3100 Knoop/Vickers Automated Hardness Tester

Description: With a unique load application range (50gf - 10kgf) this tester meets any Knoop/Vickers testing requirements.

 

Product Code: VH3100

Wilson VH1150 Macro-Vickers Hardness Tester

Wilson VH1150 Macro-Vickers Hardness Tester

Description: Offers unique load range of 300gf-50kgf while providing an easier automatic testing process.

 

Product Code: VH1150

Wilson VH1102-VH1202 Knoop-Vickers Micro Hardness Testers

Wilson VH1102-VH1202 Knoop-Vickers Micro Hardness Testers

Description: The VH1102 & VH1202 provide precision accuracy with measurements with a load range of 0.01 - 2.0 kgf.

 

Product Code: VH1102-1202

Wilson UH4000 Series Universal Hardness Tester

Wilson UH4000 Series Universal Hardness Tester

Description: Designed for heavy production environments, this tester uses loads from 0.5-750 kgf using Vickers, Knoop, Rockwell & Brinell.
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Product Code: UH4000-SERIES

Wilson DiaMet Manual Legacy Package

Wilson DiaMet Manual Legacy Package

Description: This package includes the DiaMet workstation and the digital camera. For Wilson 400 series, MicroMet 5100 series.
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Product Code: W1001P30

Starting at $7,740.00
Wilson DiaMet Basic Legacy Package

Wilson DiaMet Basic Legacy Package

Description: Includes the DiaMet workstation, digital camera and interface cables. For Wilson Tukon 1102/1202, MicroMet 6000 series.
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Product Code: W1001P31

Starting at $8,772.00
Wilson UH4250 Series Universal Hardness Tester with Standard 24 Inch Monitor

Wilson UH4250 Series Universal Hardness Tester with Standard 24 Inch Monitor

Description: Designed for heavy production environments with test loads from 0.5-250 kgf with standard 24" monitor.
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Product Code: W4250

Wilson UH4750 Series Universal Hardness Tester with Standard 24 Inch Monitor

Wilson UH4750 Series Universal Hardness Tester with Standard 24 Inch Monitor

Description: Designed for heavy production environments, uses test loads from 3-750 kgf. Comes with standard 24" monitor.
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Product Code: W4750

Wilson UH4250 Series Universal Hardness Tester with 15 Inch Touchscreen

Wilson UH4250 Series Universal Hardness Tester with 15 Inch Touchscreen

Description: Designed for heavy production environments with test loads from 0.5-250 kgf with 15" touchscreen monitor.
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Product Code: W4251

Wilson UH4750 Series Universal Hardness Tester with 15 Inch Touchscreen Monitor

Wilson UH4750 Series Universal Hardness Tester with 15 Inch Touchscreen Monitor

Description: Designed for heavy production environments, uses test loads from 3-750 kgf. Comes with 15" touchscreen monitor.
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Product Code: W4751

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