Shimadzu HMV-G Series Features

Posted on November 21, 2016
  • Supports Vickers, Knoop, Brinell, and Triangular Pyramid Indentation Tests: A Vickers indenter is supplied as standard and a second optional Knoop, Brinell, or 115° triangular pyramid indenter can be added.
  • G-Shaped Design with Increased Workspace: All HMV-G models feature a G-shaped design for increased workspace and improved operability. The G-shaped frame is also designed to disperse test loads uniformly and the back of the frame is open, enabling long and narrow samples to be tested.
  • Straightforward Testing with the HMV-G20 Series: The HMV-G20 series includes a simple test mode for quick testing, where only the test force and indentation duration time need to be set, an easy-to-use LCD touch panel, which displays test condition settings and plots statistical graphs, and direct USB transfers, where data is automatically saved onto a USB memory stick in CSV format.
  • HMV-G21 Series Offers Versatility and Automatic High-Speed Readings: With a built-in CCD camera, these compact testers feature automatic and highly reproducible indentation readings in a fraction of a second, easily navigable software, and routine inspection graphs to track changes in hardness over production cycles.
  • Fully Automated Pattern Testing in a Fraction of the Time with the HMV-G-FA Series: In addition to features of the HMV-G21 series, the HMV-G-FA series incorporates automatic indentation and measurement of test patterns, mapping the total image of a specimen for quick movement to indentation sites, a specimen edge recognition function for setting up edge or area testing, preloaded, customizable test patterns, and programmable depth of hardening measurement according to ISO 3754 and JIS G0559.

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