Shore M Scale Hardness Tester With Test Blocks

H17M Shore M Scale Hardness Tester With Test Blocks


  • Features One touch results
  • Value frozen until reset
  • Easy access to sample table
  • Four models offered
  • Range of sample tables available


Three models of the H17M are offered:
H17M/1, the basic stand-alone instrument
H17M/2, with printer
H17M/3, with printer and data input terminal

Features for all models

The H17M Shore M Scale Hardness Tester is available in three 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 Shore M Scale Hardness Tester operates completely automatically. The result is held on the display at the conclusion of each test.


Shore M Scale Hardness Tester – Variants


♦ H17M/ Shore M Scale Hardness Tester, Basic Model
  • Fully Automatic Operation
  • Digital Display with programmable resolution to 0.1 or 0.5 unit
  • Built in Diagnostics
  • Visual Indication of lndentor / Foot contact


H17M/2 Printer Model
  • Compact Printer with high speed print capability
  • 24 Character column print output
  • Sample identification with automatically increasing suffix
  • Date and Time Recording
  • Traceability of aborted tests
  • Alternative language settings


♦ H17M/3 Data Input Terminal and Printer Mode
  • Data input terminal and display
  • High speed printer
  • Data entry
  • Calibration check
  • Operator identification

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

Indentor angle:

35 o ± ¼ o Truncated cone


BS 903: Part A57; ISO 7619; ASTM D2240; DIN 53505; JIS 6301

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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