Recently TIME Group Inc. officially released its new generation digital shore hardness tester TIME®5430. It has the same appearance with TIME®5420 shore a hardness tester but totally different inner design. TIME®5430 durometer adopts LVDT displacement sensor and OLED screen, added with USB interface, analysis software and many practical fucntions. The testing is more accurate and repeatitable. TIME®5430 shore hardness tester is widely used to measure the hardness of rubber, plastic, printer roller and other elastomers.
Method of Shore Hardness Measurement
Durometer measures the depth of an indentation in the material created by a given force on a steel indenter when the presser foot contacts the surface of the tested material. The deeper the depth, the less the shore hardness.