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Bowers Metrology has launched a range of regular and superficial Rockwell hardness testers designed for use in areas such as inspection departments and on the shop floor.

The company claims that its manual W-600BDL and motorised W-600MBDL and W-600MBDL/S testers offer excellent accuracy, reliability and durability at an affordable price.

The testers — designed to accommodate large test specimens — provide users with fast, accurate and repeatable hardness readings that conform to EN-ISO 6508 and ASTM-E18.

The range is able to provide direct readings of Rockwell HRA, B, C, D, E, F, G, K, L, M, P, R and S scales, as well as conversions to Brinell and Vickers scales.

Click above to download the brochure and the data sheet.

Key features

  • Generous working envelope
  • Go/no-go limit settings
  • 99 memory positions
  • Internal storage for 50 test program settings
  • Full statistical functions
  • Selectable control of load duration
  • Simple load force selection
  • Oil brake with variable damping by an adjustable knob
  • Simple menu and high-visibility digital display

The Bowers Metrology Group specialises in delivering a full and comprehensive range of precision measuring systemss to some of the most competitive and demanding shop-floor environments. Over the years, Bowers has proven its success with rapid, sustained growth and now prides itself on being the world’s leading bore gauge manufacturer in terms of both production volume and breadth of product range. 

Already working in some of the most challenging industries such as oil and gas, defence, aerospace and automotive, the Bowers Metrology Group delivers cost-effective solutions to the most testing measurement problems, further strengthening its reputation for the superior quality, accuracy and usability of its precision measuring equipment. Striving for excellence in both the comprehensive range of products supplied and the many services offered to its customers, the Group’s aim is to build on this hard-won reputation and continue to exceed customers’ expectations.

As a member of the Bowers Metrology Group, Bowers UK supplies UK industry with an unrivalled choice of high-quality precision measuring equipment, bespoke system design and laboratory-based UKAS calibration services. Its pre-eminent position in the metrology market allows Bowers UK to provide its customers with a truly complete metrology service. What’s more, customers also benefit from the ‘one stop shop’ nature of the company's centralised sales, service, training and customer support for the complete range of Bowers, Moore & Wright, Baty International and CV Instruments products.

The all-inclusive nature of the Bowers Metrology Group can also be demonstrated by the wide range of superior hardness testers, surface finish and other material testing instruments supplied by CV Instruments.  

Bowers’ vision for the future is clear: to develop its position as a total metrology solutions provider, offering its customers a full range of products and services that are borne from its continued investment in both people and technology. 

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