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PosiTector SHD Shore Hardness Durometer

Conforms to ASTM D2240, ISO 868/7267/7619 and DIN 53505

Positector SHD Shore Hardness Durometer


Simple easy-to-read digital display with user-adjustable measurement time with onscreen countdown to conform to national and international standards and a RESET feature that instantly restores factory settings.



New Body Feature
  • Ergonomic design with durable rubberized grip for comfortable, all-day inspection
  • Larger 2.8" impact resistant color touchscreen with redesigned keypad for quick menu navigation
  • Touchscreen keyboard for quickly renaming batches, adding notes, and more (Advanced only)
  • On-gage help explains menu items at the touch of a button
  • Instant-on feature powers up the gage in a fraction of a second if recently powered down
  • Weatherproof, dustproof, and water-resistant -IP65-rated enclosure and shock-absorbing rubber holster are ideal for the toughest environmental conditions including an unexpected rainstorm
  • Up to 30% longer battery life
  • Updated, stylized user interface retains the same familiar menu structure for easy one-handed menu navigation with or without gloves 
  • Universal 1/4"-20 mounting point for securing gage to optional belt clip and other accessories
  • Backwards compatibilty with every Positector probe made since 2012
  • Auto rotating display flip lock when gage is rotated unintentionally
  • Stores up to 100 screen captures in memory
  • Continually displays/updates average, standard deviation, min/max, and number of readings while measuring
  • Live graphing of measurement data (advanced models only)
  • Long form certificate of calibration containing actual measurments included
  • Solvent, acid, oil, water and dust resistant - weatherproof
  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster with belt clip
  • Two year warranty on body AND probe
  • Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to NIST included
  • Auto Ignore mode disregards readings below 20 and above 90 per international standards
  • Hi-RES mode increases displayed resolution to 0.1
  • Includes test block to verify operation
  • Conforms to national and international standards including ISO and ASTM
  • PosiTector body accepts all PosiTector SHD, 6000, 200, SPG, RTR, DPM and UTG probes easily converting from a shore hardness durometer to a coating thickness gage, surface profile gage, dew point meter or wall thickness gage
  • Selectable display languages
  • High contrast, reversible color LCD with backlit display
  • Flip display enables right-side-up viewing
  • Uses alkaline or rechargeable batteries (built in charger)
  • Continually displays/updates average, standard deviation, min/max hardness and number of readings while measuring
  • Screen Capture - save screen images for record keeping and review
  • HiLo alarm audibly and visibly alerts when measurements exceed user-specified limits
  • USB port for fast, simple connection to a PC and to supply continuous power
  • PosiSoft USB Drive - stored readings and graphs can be accessed using universal PC/Mac web browsers or file explorers. No software required.
  • Software updates via the internet keep your gage current
  • Includes PosiSoft suite of software for viewing and reporting data
Positector SHD

PosiTector with Test Block
Probe Interchangeability

Complete Probe Interchangeability

Technical Data

Technical Data
Probes: Shore A Shore D
Typical Applications: Soft to hard materials such as soft rubber, elastomers, neoprene, silicone, etc. Medium to extra hard materials such as hard rubber, epoxies, hard plastics, PVC, acrylic, etc.
Range: 0 - 100
Accuracy: + 1
Resolution: 0.1
Body Size: 137 x 61 x 28 mm (5.4" X 2.4" X 1.1")
Weight 185 g (6.5 oz.) without batteries

Gauge Selection

Standard Models - Includes ALL features plus...
  • Storage of 250 readings - stored readings can be viewed or downloaded
Advanced Models - Includes ALL features plus...
  • Storage of 100,000 readings in up to 1,000 batches and sub-batches
  • Auto Sub-Batch - automatically create sub-batches after the required number of readings are taken
  • Live graphing of measurement data
  • Batch/Reading annotation - add notes and change batch names with onscreen QWERTY keyboard
  • WiFi technology wirelessly synchronizes with PosiSoft.net and downloads software updates
  • Data transfer via USB to a PC or via Bluthetooth Wireless Technology to a mobile device, PC or printer
  • Store thickness, profile, environmental, wall thickness and hardness measurements in individual batches


  • Test Blocks for Shore A or Shore D. Ideal for checking the operation of durometers

  • Durometer Test Stands facilitate consistent probe placement.

  • Two models available - Shore A or Shore D

  • The PosiTector SHD Shore Hardness Durometer can be used as a handheld instrument or placed in a test stand to reduce operator influence.
Test Stand for PosiTector SHD

PosiTector App

  • Mobile app connects PosiTector Advanced instruments to your iOS or Android smart device

  • Auto-pairing Bluetooth BLE connection

  • Easily create custom reports from your measurement data in seconds

  • Export readings to PosiSoft Desktop or synchronize readings with PosiSoft.net for further reporting and archival options
Test Stand


Prices subject to change    Prices listed in US dollars for domestic shipments within US, Canada, & Mexico only    Export orders require quotations - click here for a quote     For more info call us 1-800-762-2478 or 954-946-9454.
Item Number Item Prices

Test Block (for Shore A - 50 Hardness, for Shore D - 46 Hardness), Protective Rubber Holster With Belt Clip, Wrist Strap, 3 aaa Alkaline Batteries, Instructions, Nylon Carrying Case With Shoulder Strap, Long Form Certificate Of Calibration Traceable To Nist, Protective Lens Shield, Usb Cable, Posisoft Software and Two (2) Year Warranty
HA-656010 PosiTector SHD Standard gage with Shore A probe $820.00
HA-656012 PosiTector SHD Standard gage with Shore D probe 820.00
HA-656016 PosiTector SHD Adanced gage with Shore A probe 1,240.00
HA-656018 PosiTector SHD Adanced gage with Shore D probe 1,240.00
HA-656021 PosiTector SHD probe only - Shore A 520.00
HA-656023 PosiTector SHD probe only - Shore D 520.00
HA-656051 Durometer Test Stand for Shore A 1,195.00
HA-656053 Durometer Test Stand for Shore D 1,195.00
HA-656061 Test Block for Shore A 30 Hardness 25.00
HA-656063 Test Block for Shore A 50 Hardness 25.00
HA-656065 Test Block for Shore A 75 Hardness 25.00
HA-656071 Test Block for Shore D 25 Hardness 25.00
HA-656073 Test Block for Shore D 46 Hardness 25.00
HA-656075 Test Block for Shore D 75 Hardness 25.00


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