Ames Portable Hardness Testers

Standard Portable Rockwell Testers

Limited Edition model 1 Portable

Electro Arc is celebrating its 75th Anniversary this year, to celebrate we are offering this limited edition model 1 portable

Ames Accessories

Ames Bench Stand

Rockwell Hardness Tester Bench Stands     part number AT-1142

Test Blocks

Hard Steel Test Block

Rockwell Hardness Test Block Supplier For accurate results, depend on Ames Certified Test Blocks Serialized and traceable to national standards.


1″ Ames Extension

Extensions for use with Ames Portable Hardness Testers   part number T-4234


1/2 Ball” Penetrator

For each scale, you need the correct penetrator. They are interchangeable. Ball Penetrators    1/16" - for B, F, G, and

Standard Portable Rockwell Testers

Ames Portable Hardness Tester Model

Rockwell Hardness Tester Supplier Includes: High impact case Diamond Penetrator – Serialized and Traceable 1/16 Ball Penetrator – Serialized and

By comparison, your hardness testing options will always include Ames Hardness Testers because of their portability.  This is because you can use Ames testers on any metal anywhere!  Check out the video below to see how easily you can perform an Ames test.  Use your Ames tester in machine shops, freight yards, and laboratories! Every Ames tester returns results within +/-1 making them unquestionably a trusted tool in aerospace for their repeatable accuracy.  

5 Steps to Perform an Ames Rockwell Hardness Test:

Ames portable hardness testers make testing the hardness of your stock easier than ever.  With the handy carrying case, you can perform hardness tests in the field. Another popular use for Ames testers are on incoming shipment trucks to verify metal hardness right away  Hardness tests in the Rockwell scale can be performed on a variety of materials.  

Perform regular Accuracy checks

Accuracy checks are a crucial part of maintaining your Ames Hardness Tester's accuracy

Don't forget to check your calibration sticker

Annual Ames Portable Hardness Tester calibration is strongly recommended

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