The PosiTector BHI measures the hardness of soft metals such as aluminium, aluminium alloys, copper, brass, and other materials such as harder plastics, and fiber-reinforced plastic.

Compatible with – Standard and Advanced body.

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



  • 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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