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Durometer Test Fixture
This digital system is a repeatable and accurate tool capable of performing multiple measurements of durometer (material hardness) on thin material samples.

  • System design to record durometer M measurements to computer-based acquisition system
  • Hardware available to test 1/16 to 1/4 in. diameter o-rings
  • System conforms to ASTM D 2240 test requirements
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Above: Photograph of Durometer Test Fixture.

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Last Updated: April 21, 2009