Vickers Hardness tester



Unparalleled configuration freedom

The FALCON 500 offers a leading technology base for manual, automatic or fully automated testing of Micro and Macro Vickers, Knoop or Brinell assignments.

With a wide choices of test force configurations, answering any possible imagination, the FALCON 500 can be completed with fully integrated hardware options to assure a match with the particular testing tasks of your industry. Coming from a leading edge of mechanical design, the load cell, closed loop system of the base unit can be completed with manual or digital micrometers or for more testing comfort, with motorized CNC stages.

The unique motorized ball bearing Z-axis provides accurate height movement and high speed autofocus. The user interface, provides manual & automatic measurement and a wide selection of standard and optional testing applications, supporting a high resolution (HD) camera and a second (optional) full work stage overview camera.


Scales: Micro Vickers, Vickers, Knoop, Brinell

Test Forces: 1gf – 62.5kgf (multi load cell, closed loop)

Camera: 5 Megapixels, Full HD camera system, with zoom & auto-focus

Overview Camera: Optional Full HD optical zoom stage overview camera

Objectives: 2.5X, 5X, 10X, 20X, 50X, 100X

6 Position Turret: 2 indenters, 4 objectives, with collision detection system

Illumination: Power LED

Control: Fully integrated i7 Controller, Windows 10 operated, 15” industrial touchscreen, IMPRESSIONS™ advanced workflow software, includes automatic measurement, stage control & pattern configurator, keyboard & mouse

Z-Axis: CNC motorized, ball bearing slide, with fast up down and digital scroll wheel for fine adjustment

XY-Stage: Manual, 100 X 100mm, travel 25 X 25mm or CNC motorized, several options

Workpiece Acc.: 200mm (H) X 170mm (D)

Output: USB, LAN, Bluetooth

Software: Large choice of software options, features, plug ins and add-ons, Q-DAS certified