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Bench top stands for portable Shore hardness tester

All the precision and safety you need in one instrument

Use your portable hardness tester, either analogue or electronic, with one of our bench top stands. You will enjoy maximum repeatability and accuracy in your Shore hardness tests.

All this thanks to the correct orthogonality between the indenter and the sample being tested, the uniformity in the application of the force and the control system ensuring appropriate positioning of the stand on the workbench.

All our bench top stands are in compliance with international standards, including ISO 48-4 e ASTM D2240, ISO 868 and ISO 21509.

Just one bench top stand for all Shore hardness scales: Our system with addition and removal of calibrated masses allows you to use the same stand for all the Shore hardness tests, from the 5 kg for the D method, to 400 g for the OOO method.


Manual bench top stand DX 136

Simple and suitable for all needs: this is DX 136, our manual bench top stand compatible with your analogue or electronic Shore portable hardness tester.

Designed to eliminate human influence when performing tests always ensuring all the comfort you need. The Shore hardness tester is in fact easily mountable and removable from the bench support, which can be used simply by pressing the lever.

  • Place it in your laboratory, production department, technical office, or warehouse:its compact size and sturdy construction make it suitable for any environment. A true "no frills" stand that is easy to transport and can be used wherever needed. Due to its completely mechanical operation, it does not require power supply.
  • Simply press a lever:by applying the force prescribed by the reference standard, the hardness tester makes contact with the test
  • Suitable for samples of any size and complex geometries: thanks to the possibility of increasing the stroke, DX 136 can test even the largest samples. And thanks to the interchangeable base with a dedicated accessory kit, you are able to test objects with small dimensions and complex geometries.

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Motorised bench top stand DX835

Our most demanding customers want maximum precision, speed and automation in their Shore hardness testing. And our DX 835 was conceived just for that.

Not only does it eliminates human influence when performing tests, but it can also ensure high repeatability of results thanks to the electronic control of the descend speed.

  • Maximum repeatabilityof test results:DX 835 can electronically control the descent speed of the measuring probe, with programmable values from 0.5 mm/s to 16 mm/s. This ensures a better precision and high repeatability of test results.
  • The motorised system does the work for you:just place the sample being tested in position and press a button. This will save you valuable time that you can spend on other productive activities.
  • Suitable for testing any type of geometry:DX 835 is designed to help you perform Shore hardness tests on all types of samples. Even on the most complex objects such as O-rings: the plate is compatible with accessories specially developed to secure tiny objects in position.

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We don’t only manufacture our hardness testers, we also take care of them for you.

We will help you to find a solution for any after-sale issues that you might have. Simply call us on our customer service dedicated line.

AXIOTEK premises are in a highly strategic position that allows us to easily reach most of the industrial areas in northern Italy. And we will bring to you all the expertise that you need to make sure that your hardness tester never stands still.


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+39 0332 1892847


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