HT 3000 Chamber

Automated rubber hardness tester featuring a temperature and humidity control chamber



DIN EN ISO 868 | DIN 53505 | ASTM D 2240 | NFT 51-174 | BS903 Part. A 26

The HT 3000 Chamber is the rubber industry’s smartest automated R&D hardness tester. Featuring a temperature and humidity control chamber, multiple samples can be tested within the environmental conditions in the fastest, most efficient way possible.

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HT 3000 Chamber

Automated rubber hardness tester featuring a temperature and humidity control chamber

The HT 3000 Chamber is the rubber industry’s smartest automated R&D hardness tester. Featuring a temperature and humidity control chamber, multiple samples can be tested within the environmental conditions in the fastest, most efficient way possible.

Key Features

  • Rotary Tray with up 20 sample-position
  • Precisely controlled indentation
  • Integrated tolerance limits
  • Control Software
  • 240 Liter Measuring Chamber ranging from -40C or -70 to +180C
  • Humidity or dehumidification options
  • Controlled spatial airflow
  • Energy Efficient triple stage compressor with closed refrigeration system

Technical Specifications

Standards

DIN EN ISO 868 | DIN 53505 | ASTM D 2240 | NFT 51-174 | BS903 Part. A 26

Measurement & Technical
Type

Shore A

Samples

Cured rubber discs

Thickness

4mm
6mm

Spring Force (cN)

806.50

Contact Pressure /
Pressure Weight

12.5 N

Indenter

35°

Data Interface

Ethernet (10/100 MBit), USB (int.), CF card (int.), RS232 (optional)

Distance (mm)

2.5

Range

0 - 100

Shore A Hardness Testing Unit
Power Supply

External

Protection Class

IP 50

Reading Accuracy

± 0.5 SHORE

Resolution

0.1 SHORE

Reading Accuracy

± 0.5 SHORE

Pickup Device
Lifting of hardness tester

motorized

Load

10N – optional 12.5 N

Indentation Speed

3,5mm / sec

Low Temperature Chamber
Temperature range

-40…180 °C

Temperature variation
depending on setpoint

0.4…2 +/- °K

Temperature fluctuation
depending on setpoint

0.1…0.5 +/- °K

Average heating-up rate
according to factory standard

4.6 K/min

Cooling down time
from 180 °C to -40 °C

93 minutes

Max. heat compensation at 25 °C

500W

Interior Volume

53

Internal Dimensions W x H x D

400 x 400 x 300

Weight

230kg

Ultra Low Temperature Chamber (optional)
Temperature range

-70…180 °C

Temperature variation
depending on setpoint

0.2…1.8 +/- °K

Temperature fluctuation
depending on setpoint

0.1…0.6 +/- °K

Average heating-up rate
according to factory standard

5.3 K/min

Cooling down time
from 180 °C to -40 °C

9 minutes

Max. heat compensation at 25 °C

1800W

Interior volume

115

Internal Dimensions W x H x D

600 x 480 x 400

Weight

385kg

Sample Holding Device Embedded in Chamber
Number of Samples

20

Rotation

Automatic

No of test positions per sample

Up to 5

Sample dimensions

Circular buttons
Diameter 34mm x 6mm thickness

Modes

Automatic testing with rotary tray, the rotary tray can easily be uncoupled and a platform (included) can be installed for product testing (e.g. tire segments).
Manual access port from right side included.

Software Features
Connectivity

RS232 and Ethernet

Operating System

Win 7, 8 or 10

Computer

optional

Operations Modes

Single, series, times, ramp
With test spooling

HT 3000 Chamber Opened Chamber Chamber interior with rotary tray Chamber Interior

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