Metkon Automatic Vickers/Knoop Macro Hardness Tester DUROLINE V1

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MSE Supplies offers an Automatic Vickers/Knoop Macro Hardness Tester DUROLINE V1 from Metkon Instrument Inc. DUROLINE V1 is an ideal instrument for quality assurance, quality control, research and metallurgical departments to monitor the hardness during fabrication and after heat treatment or welding as well as for the performance analysis on metal parts and new alloys. Typical applications are determining the Vickers macro-hardness of steel alloys and metal components, small precision parts, thin material or wire, coatings and performing case depth determinations (CHD, EHT, NHT) on cross sections.

Country of Origin: Made in Turkey

Manufacturer: Metkon Instruments Inc.

Main Features:

  • Versatile Macro load range for HV/HK scales from 300gf up to 30kgf
  • Closed-Loop Controlled load application by load cell technology
  • Auto Measurement with Zoom Window for more accurate measurement
  • Flexible Windows 10 based hardness test & measurement program
    METKON N-Sure
  • Database generating test results and reports
  • 22” Full HD Capacitive 10-point Multi-Touch desktop monitor
  • Integrated high-res camera 5.0 MP with USB 3.0 interface with zoom capability
  • Integrated LED light source with controller
  • Integrated Windows operated mini-pc, Intel, SSD specs
  • Interface network USB (x4), Displayport (x2), LAN (x1) and Wireless LAN
  • Very robust opto-mechanical system
  • New generation electronics and motors in full system integration ensuring reliable performance
  • Service friendly, remote accessibility
  • Meets latest ISO, ASTM and JIS standards
  • Large sample accommodation area
  • Emergency stop

Standard delivery includes: 

  • Hardness Tester equipped with macro-spindle
  • Desktop Monitor on solid stand
  • METKON N-Sure software incl. Auto-Measurement module 
  • ISO/DaKKs Certified Vickers diamond indenter
  • Objective 10x, Objective 20x
  • Flat anvil dia. 80mm
  • 4 adjustable tester feet
  • Water level indicator
  • Indenter protection nose
  • Dust Cover
  • Power Cable
  • Monitor Interface Cable 
  • Factory Test Certificate with ISO/ASTM verifications, solid accessories box
For more details of the DUROLINE V1 Automatic Macro Vickers/Knoop Hardness Tester, click here.

    Technical Specifications

    Model V1
    Vickers HV as per ISO 6507, ASTM E384, E92 HV0.3-HV0.5-HV1-HV2-HV3-HV5-HV10-HV20-HV30 
    Knoop HK as per ISO 4545, ASTM E384, E92 HK0.3-HK0.5-HK1-HK3 
    Hardness conversions to other scales As per ISO 18265
    Test Loads, (gf) 2.942-4.904-9.807-19.631-29.420-49.033-98.067-196.033-294.200
    Test Loads, (N) 0.09807-0.2452-0.4904-0.9807-1.961-2.942-4.904-9.807
    Test Load Accuracy

    All loads within +/- 1.0%. As per ISO standard (and ASTM E-384, ASTM E-92-17, JIS B7725, JIS B7734)

    Test Load Dwell Time,(s) From 5 - 99 s with 1 s increments. As per ISO standard (and ASTM E-384, JIS B7725, JIS B7734)
    Test Load Application Speed, (mm/s) For all loads not more than 0.200. As per ISO standard (and ASTM E-384, JIS B7725, JIS B7734)
    Load Force Application Motorized force application with closed loop load cell control. Automatic load, dwell and unload
    Load Selection By Duroline Visio test settings
    Turret Configuration Motorized 3-mount turret: 1 indenter, 2 objectives Position Auto-indication
    Indenter Including 1 Vickers Diamond Indenter (ISO/DaKKs certified, Made in Germany)
    Objectives Standard objectives 10X, 20X, optional 5X, 40X (Made in Germany). Image capture by integrated CCD-camera (no eyepiece)
    Sample Image Capture By Integrated CCD Camera, 5.0 MP, USB 3.0 (Made in Germany)
    Indent Measurement Resolution, (µm) 0.02
    Illumination Source Built-in LED Light Source
    Automatic Brightness Control Standard for highest contrast and sharpness
    Z-axis (Spindle Vertical Movement) Manual
    Controller Built-in Windows operated mini-PC, communicates the hardness tester electronics by CANBUS Protocol
    Interface Network Interface network USB (x4), Displayport (x2), LAN (x1) and Wireless LAN
    Auxilliary Optional Keyboard, Mouse (wireless)
    Monitor External 22” Full HD Capacitive 10-point Multi-Touch Desktop Monitor, IPS Panel, Antistatic Shield, Tiltable, Integrated Power Adaptor
    Operating System Windows 10
    User Interface Software METKON N-Sure
    Test Settings Scale, Load Dwell Time, Start, Turret positioning, Hardness Conversion, Illumination, Screen preference settings, Alerts for errors
    Measurement Settings Surface Image capture, Indentation capture, Manual measurement and Auto-measurement, Single indents, Manual pattern, Preset pattern, CHD, EHT, NHT, GO/NG judgement, Statistics, Conversion, Cylindrical correction, Language, Database, Test Reports with image analysis data, Data export, User management, Service and Calibration Settings
    Operational Environmental Conditions Ambient Operating Temperature Range:  23°C +/- 5°C
    Ambient Humidity Range:  RH 40% to 70% relative humidity, non-condensing
    Dimensions, WxDxH, (mm) 240x560x710
    Specimen Accommodation, (mm) Vertical 310, Horizontal (throat depth) 180
    Weight, (kg) 75
    Power Supply 100-240 V, 1-phase, 50/60 Hz, auto setting


    • Operational Accessories for Vickers/Knoop Hardness Testing
    • Object Lenses for Vickers/Knoop Hardness Testing
    • Indenters for Vickers/Knoop Hardness Testing
    • Specimen Holders for Vickers/Knoop Hardness Testing
    • Verification Tools for Vickers/Knoop Hardness Testing
    • Software Modules for Vickers/Knoop Hardness Testing

          For accessories and consumables, please contact us so we can help you choose appropriate products for your needs.

          About Metkon: Since 1993, METKON as a young and dynamic company, has delivered more than 20,000 instruments globally. Metkon provides innovative Sample Preparation, Testing Instruments and Consumables for Materials and Microstructure Analysis. It offers expertise and know-how to our customers worldwide to enable them to reach the "True and Excellent Sample". 

          MSE Supplies is an authorized distributor for Metkon Instrument Inc.

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