The Positector SHD measures the hardness of non-metallic materials. Features include user adjustable measurement time with on-screen countdown to conform to international standards, internal memory, on-screen statistics and an electronic ‘maximum’ reading indicator. Available in two hardness ranges – Type A and Type D.

Compatible with – Standard and Advanced body.

Handheld electronic instrument measures the indentation hardness of non-metallic materials. Two durometer models are available for different hardness ranges – Shore A and Shore D.

Conforms to ASTM D2240, ISO 868/7267/7619 and DIN 53505
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  • Easy-to-read digital display.
  • User-adjustable measurement time with onscreen countdown to conform to national and international standards.
  • Enhanced one-handed menu navigation.
  • RESET feature instantly restores factory settings.


  • Solvent, acid, oil, water and dust resistant – weatherproof.
  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster with belt clip.
  • Hardened steel indentor.
  • Two year warranty on gauge body AND probe.


  • Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to NIST included (Long Form).
  • Auto Ignore mode disregards hardness readings below 20 and above 90 per international standards.
  • Hi-RES mode increases displayed resolution to 0.1.
  • Includes test block to verify operation.
  • Conforms to ASTM D2240, ISO 868/7267/7619 and DIN 53505.


  • High Contrast backlit display for bright or dark environments.
  • 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 SHD Shore Hardness Durometer


PosiTector SHD

PosiTector SHD Shore Hardness Durometer

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