The Buchholz Indentation Test BH2000 is the standard test for measuring the hardness of coatings. The calibrated slip-on weight with special cutter is positioned on the test specimen for a set period of time. The length of the indentation on the coating is an indication of the hardness of the surface. Mandatory test in Qualicoat, QIB and GSB accredited laboratories.
Robust in design and precision-machined
Easy to clean, always clean the instrument after use with a soft dry cloth
Meets standards: EN ISO NF 2815-2003, BS 3900 E9, ECCA T12 - 1985, NF T 30-052
Annual calibration is recommended.
Conforms to ASTM D2240, DIN 53505, ISO 868 and ISO 7619
The test shall be carried out at a temperature of 23±2°C (73±1.2°F) and a relative humidity of 50±5%.
The set consists of a calibrated slip-on weight with a special cutter, an illuminated microscope, a level gage, a digital dual timer, two markers with template and three AAA batteries.