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Pencil Hardness Tester

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 Pencil Hardness Tester

Pencil Tester complies with the requirements of ASTM D3363 and ISO15184 standard, through leaving a 

superficial trace on the dry coating film with a certain pencil hardness, the surface will be variably damaged

by the hardest pencil to evaluate pass/fail or hardness. Recommend to apply on the smooth film surface.

Use variety of different hardness pencils, the angle between pencil and the coated surface is 45 deg, scratch

on the coated surface under a certain of force, the scratch resistance hardness of the coating is the pencil

hardness which just scratched the coating.

Hardness Class

•  Hardness Increase

                                                                                              Harder

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6B - 5B - 4B - 3B - 2B - B - Hb - F - H - 2H - 3H - 4H - 5H - 6H

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Softer

•  Standard pencil : A set of Mitsubishi pencil ( 14 pcs from 6B to 6H )

•  Other brand pencils are available upon request ( Option )

• Technical Specification

•  Pressure of Pencil Tip : 1000 / 750 / 500g

•  The angle between pencil and film surface is 45 deg.

•  Three points are touched on the tested surface ( roller, pencil tip  )

•  Scratch Speed : 1 mm / sec

•  Order Information

1301 / 500     Pencil Hardness Tester ( 500g )

1301 / 750     Pencil Hardness Tester ( 750 g )

1301 / 1000   Pencil Hardness Tester ( 1000g)