Universal Hardness tester



Truly Universal

The NEMESIS 9100 Series Universal Hardness testing systems provide exceptional performance and are designed with enhancements that deliver unparalleled accuracy and reliability, improved ergonomics and an overall enhanced and pleasant experience for the operator.

The IMPRESSIONS™ tester control and work flow software, forms an integral component of the testing system. Decreasing set up time and increasing testing efficiency through the use of programmable test patterns and specific designed software applications, developed upon the request of demanding users.

NEMESIS 9100 hardness testing instruments are routinely used for testing metals and plastics, in the aerospace and automotive industry, laboratories for sample evaluation, or to conduct common but versatile testing tasks.


Scales: Rockwell, Superficial Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers, Knoop

Test Forces: 200gf – 3000kgf (multi load cell, closed loop)

Camera: 18 Megapixels, Full HD camera system, with zoom and auto-focus

Overview Camera: Full HD optical zoom stage overview camera

Objectives: 0.7X, 2.5X, 5X, 10X, 20X

8 Position Turret: 3 indenters, 3 objectives, Class 2 laser for positioning and integrated overview camera

Illumination: Power LED

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

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

XY-Stage: Manual, motorized stages or/and anvils or work tables at choice

Joystick: X-Y-Z control over integrated joystick

Workpiece Acc.: 300mm (H) X 225mm (D)

Output: USB, LAN, Bluetooth

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