Universal hardness tester

NEMESIS 5100 Series

General information

The NEMESIS 5100 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.

The Graphical User interface (GUI), contains industry preferred applications, and offers easy to
learn, advanced workflow control. A simple test can be set up and conducted in about 3 seconds…
IMPRESSIONS layout & functions will match not only your particular application requirements, but
also meet the needs and preferences of your operators. A user level management system maximizes
their comfort and efficiency.

The unique in the industry, 15’’ portrait mode, capacitive touch screen, gives room to all possible
applications. Dual screen: For demanding users, a second vertical 15’’ or 24’’ landscape screen can be
connected. For educational purposes, schools, universities, a full HD projector can be connected to
the HDMI supported outlet. With this many options in Hardware and Software configuration, yearly
updates and on demand upgrades, IMPRESSIONS™ is truly the leading software in the industry.


  • Multi Load Cell, Closed Loop force application system, error <0,25%
  • ​Descending test head, with fixed work piece position
  • ​8-position turret with standard built-in laser positioning system
  • 3 indenter positions, 3 LWD objectives installed (included)
  • 18 Mega pixels, 4K+, full color, integrated camera system
  • Quick change anvil post
  • CNC motorized XY-stages, variable stage dimensions and travel ways
  • Full XY-stage overview camera, optical zoom system, with variable field of view
  • TTL power LED, Dual source power LED bank, stage illumination
  • Z-axis with ball bearing spindle
  • Integrated high performance system controller, i7 processor, 120GB mSSD storage
  • Industrial 15” touch screen, option for second screen 15’’ to 55’’ or projector
  • Top-class replaceable body parts, shock proof ABS covers