MIC 10-DL Hardness Tester
GE Inspection Technologies

MIC 10-DL Hardness Tester

Pine Item #54260

The MIC 10 portable hardness tester weighs less than 11 ounces and operates on 2 standard 'AA' batteries to provide easy transporting and on-site testing. Operation based on the UCI Principle allows testing in any direction.

A selection of interchangeable probes are available having loads from 0.3 to 10.0 kg to vary the indentation size from one that can not be visually detected to a larger indentation required for testing coarse grain materials.


20 to 1740 HV range

Automatic conversion to HV, HB, HRC, HRB units

N/mm² (only with the 10 kgf handheld probe)

Display of single value or average from a test series

MIC 10DL Data logger version (optional)

RS-232C bidirectional interface

Internal memory for up to 1800 measurements

Memory card for up to 590 measurements

Probe kit required but not included*

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Standardized according to ASTM A 1038 and DIN 50159

Quantity must be 1 or more
Equipment available for both rental and purchase
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Technical Specifications

Method of MeasurementVickers penetration with indentation evaluation by the UCI method under load (diamond angle 136°)
Range20 - 1740 HV
ConversionHV HB HRC HRB N/mm (only with the 10 kgf handheld probe) according to DIN 50150 ASTM E 140
Resolution1 HB; 1 HV; 5 N/mm: Selectable 0.1 0.5 and 1 for HRC and HRB scales
Display4 digit LCD with switchable backlight
Power Supply2 x 1.5V AA batteries
Battery LifeAlkaline - up to 15 hours; NiCd - up to 15 hours; NiMH - up to 20 hours
InterfaceRS232C bi-directional for printer or computer
MemoryInternal memory for up to 1800 measurements memory card for up to 590 measurements.
DimensionsUS: 6.3 x 2.8 x 1.8 in. Metric: 160 x 70 x 45 mm
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