PosiTector BHI


The PosiTector BHI measures the hardness of soft metals. These include such metals as aluminium, aluminium alloys, copper, brass. It can also be used on other materials such as harder plastics, and fibre-reinforced plastic.

Compatible with – Standard and Advanced body.

Conforms to ASTM B648/D2583, DIN EN 59 and AS/NZS 3572.22



For further information see our Inspection and Testing Equipment brochure



  • Easy-to-read digital display.
  • Comparable to 934-1 Barcol Hardness Tester.
  • User-adjustable measurement time with onscreen countdown.
  • Includes spare, field replaceable indentor with replacement tool.
  • Lightweight, portable device can be used in any orientation.
  • RESET feature instantly restores factory settings.


  • Solvent, acid, oil, water and dust resistant – weatherproof.
  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster with belt clip.
  • Hard-shell carrying case included.
  • Two year warranty on gauge body AND probe.


  • Long Form Certificate of Calibration included
  • Hi-RES mode increases displayed resolution for use on applications that require greater precision.
  • Includes hard and soft aluminium alloy test disks and levelling plate to verify gauge operation.
  • Conforms to national and international standards including ASTM.


  • PosiTector body accepts all PosiTector BHISHD6000200DPMIRTRTRSPGSST, and UTG probes easily converting from a hardness tester to a coating thickness gage, dew point meter, infrared thermometer, surface profile gauge, soluble salt tester, or ultrasonic wall thickness gauge.
  • 1 and 2 point calibration options with Cal Reset to restore factory settings.
  • Selectable display languages.
  • High Contrast backlit display for bright or dark environments.
  • Mils/Microns switchable.
  • Selectable display languages.
  • Flip display enables right-side-up viewing.
  • Uses alkaline or rechargeable batteries (built-in charger).


  • Continually displays/updates average, standard deviation, min/max hardness and number of readings while measuring.
  • HiLo alarm audibly and visibly alerts when measurements exceed user-specified limits
  • Sealed USB port for fast, simple connection to a PC and to supply continuous power. USB cable included.
  • Software Updates via web keep your gauge current.
  • Screen Capture – record and save image into USB flash memory for record keeping and review.
  • Software Solutions for viewing, analysing & reporting data
  • Every stored measurement is date and time stamped


PosiTector BHI

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