Reliable and automatic – premium Rockwell hardness testing

Duramin-160 – High-End Rockwell Tester

  • Dedicated Rockwell tester
  • Load range: 1-250 kgf
  • High precision load cell-based Rockwell tester
  • Embedded PC, operated by a touchscreen
  • Measurement templates, statistics, and reporting functions
  • Optional motorized Z-axis

Duramin-160 is a high precision Rockwell tester for immediate results. Suitable for various sample sizes It is operated from an integrated touchscreen and is optionally available with a motorized Z-axis.


Advanced technology

Operator independence and premium load cell technology ensure constantly reliable and precise measurement, giving the accuracy and repeatability needed to earn the confidence and satisfaction of the customers.

Sample size flexibility

In addition to hardness testing on regular standard samples, the Duramin-160 is ideal for testing irregular or large samples, as many different anvils and clamping devices are available for the range.

Quick and error-free

Load cell technology means that the desired test method can easily be selected without having to exchange loads manually. This minimizes potential operator errors and saves time.


  • Duramin 160 Test anvil illumination

    Test anvil illumination

    LED illuminates the test area, providing a clear view of the sample.

    Test anvil illumination
  • Duramin 160 Reporting made easy

    Reporting made easy

    A built-in report generator means that reports and measurement data can easily be generated and exported.

    Reporting made easy
  • Duramin 160 Optional motorised spindle

    Optional motorized spindle

    Duramin-160 is available with an optional motorized spindle. This makes it ideal for use with high sample volumes as there is no need to manually adjust the test anvil.

    Optional motorized spindle
  • Duramin 160 On Screen statistics

    On-screen statistics

    Duramin-160 displays basic statistics in the main screen, which can be included in the test report.

    On-screen statistics
  • Duramin 160 Colour coded G NG function

    Color-coded acceptance limits

    Hardness values are displayed in a green or red color, depending on whether they are inside or outside the specified hardness limit.

    Color-coded acceptance limits
  • Duramin 160 Easy data exportation

    Easy data exportation

    Measurement data can be exported in various formats and saved on a USB stick or to a network.

    Easy data exportation
  • Duramin 160 Versatile clamping

    Versatile clamping

    Numerous holders and clamping devices are available.

    Versatile clamping
  • Duramin 160 Load cell based

    Load cell-based

    Duramin-160 is based on load cell technology which ensures the accurate and repeatable application of test loads. Load undershoot or overshoot is eliminated.

    Load cell-based


Model Types


Duramin 160
Load cell-based Rockwell hardness tester with a seven-inch touchscreen display and LED illumination of the test point area Suitable for all Rockwell methods, ball indentation hardness, HBT and HVT Test load range (main loads): 1.0 – 250 kgf (9.8 – 2,450 N) With a removable test anvil of Ø80 mm Maximum sample height is 300 mm, with a throat depth of 200 mm
Variants 1.0 kgf – 250 kgf
Manual Z-axis Duramin-160
Motorized Z-axis Duramin-160 Z

Duramin-160 Z

Duramin 160 Versatile clamping
Load cell-based Rockwell hardness tester with a seven-inch touchscreen display and LED illumination of the test point area Suitable for all Rockwell methods, ball indentation hardness, HBT and HVT Test load range (main loads): 1.0 – 250 kgf (9.8 – 2,450 N) With removable test anvil of Ø80 mm and a motorized Z-axis Maximum sample height of 300 mm, with a throat depth of 200 mm

Struers’ equipment is in conformity with the provisions of the applicable international directives and their appurtenant standards. Struers’ products are subject to constant product development. Therefore, we reserve the right to introduce changes to our products without notice.

Technical Data (Duramin 160)

Struers Technical Data Sheets are designed to help you make the best choice of equipment for your particular purpose. You can find important information such as capacity and performance specifications, dimensions, weight, electrical data, noise levels, ambient conditions, and safety. In many cases you can also obtain an overview of accessories offering higher capacity and performance.

Duramin 160 Technical Sheet
Technical Data Sheet

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