Macro IRHD Hardness Tester With Rubber Test blocks

One-touch, fully automatic operation Accurate & consistent results

H14 Macro IRHD Hardness Tester With Rubber Test blocks (H10) / PC interface

Easy access to sample area | Operator dependency reduced | Range of sample tables | Four models offered


The Wallace Cogenix Dead Load Hardness tester, Model H14, is a digital, fully automatic bench mounted instrument which is designed to conform to international standards for testing rubber and elastomers. Simply press the start button and the H14 will function automatically allowing accurate and repeatable results to be recorded.

Four models of the H14 are offered:
H14/1, the basic model
H14/2, printer model
H14/3, data input terminal and printer model,
H14/PC, with Windows compatible software.


Features for all models

The H14 Dead Load Hardness Tester is available in four different models. The design, the result of considerable consultation with customers, is robust and constructed from aluminium castings which with anti- vibration feet results in exceptional stability.

A major feature of the design is the ease of access in the sample area. A range of Quick Change Tables has been designed to locate different sample cross sections or to locate special jigs and fixtures.

After pressing the start button the Dead Load Hardness Tester operates completely automatically including primary and secondary load application. The result is held on the display at the conclusion of each test.

All versions conform to many National and International Standards.



See the table below for a run-down of this product’s specifications.


214mm (w) x 255 (d) x 300 (h)


7.5kg including power supply


Better than 0.2 IHRD


2.5mm diameter ball

Standard Test Time:

Primary Load 5 sec; Secondary load 30 sec


BS 903: PCAA26
ISO 48
DIN 53519

Software Requirements:

IBM compatible 486 or better. Minimum 4MB RAM. Windows 3.1 or higher. VGA or comaptible graphics card at 600 x 800 resolution. 3MB of hard disk space is required for the program to install and run properly. (Software will not run on Microsoft operation systems after Windows 98 Second Edition.)

Data Terminal Dimensions:

290 mm (w) x 150 (l) x 140(d)



Printer Dimensions:

105 mm (w) x 195 (d) x 90(h)


625g including power supply


Test Block H10

Rubber Hardness Test Blocks are available in 5 scales – IRHD (Macro), IRHD (Micro), shore A, D and M. they are manufactured from high quality rubber formulated to resist the ageing effects on hardness of temperature and time. The test blocks are for use as a check to ensure instruments are functioning properly and read correctly. They are not intended as standards with specific hardness values. Test blocks should be returned to Wallace every 12 months for re-calibaration.

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