Shore Hardness Durometer Testing

A sample is placed under the presser foot and a known weight is applied to an indentor. After a period of time the scale off the indentor is read.

The Shore Hardness Durometer measures a material’s hardness as a resistance to indentation.

Test Methods
ASTM D2240

Application
The Shore Hardness Durometer is used to measure the relative hardness of a material. It is a performance test and is often used on final products to meet defined performance requirements.

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