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408/409 Shore A and D Durometers

Article No. 11713

Shore A Durometer

  • Shore A Durometer
  • Measures rubber, elastomers, neoprene, silicone, vinyl, printing rollers, etc.

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$950.00 excl. taxes & shipping cost


  • The unique ergonomic styling of this durometer makes it the first choice for making handheld hardness measurements.
  • A removable knob allows the instrument to fit comfortably in your palm.
  • An 8-32 threaded hole also enables the unit to fit in most durometer stands. 
  • The dial scale can easily be read to 1/2 point readings.
  • A standard Max-hold hand remains at the peak reading until reset
  • Ergonomic styling for handheld use
  • Calibration test report included
  • Accuracy of ±1 point
  • Max reading pointer standard
  • Easy to read 0 to 100 point dial
  • NIST traceable certification available
  • The included test block is made from aircraft grade aluminum and has a steel leaf spring to give a hardness reading within ±1of its value.This test block gives much more reliable readings than rubber blocks and its readings are unaffected by normal ambient temperature and humidity.

Technical Attributes

  • Data
    Range (Shore Type A & D):0 to 100 points
    Accuracy:± 1 point
    Weight:6 oz. (170 g)
    Shipping Weight:3 lb. (1.4kg)
    Height:4 in. (10.2 cm)
    Width:2-1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
    Depth:1-3/4 in. (4.4 cm)
    Base:1 in x 1 in (2.54 cm x 2.54 cm)


Meets or Exceed Current ASTM D2240 Specifications for Type A & D


  1. Choose the appropriate Shore hardness scale to measure the hardness of your test sample.
  2. Place your test sample on a flat, horizontal, and hard surface that is at least ¼-inch thick.
  3. Hold your durometer with both hands and place it on your test sample.

Delivery Content

Complete with test block, carrying case and a Report of Test.

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