GE Inspection Technologies MIC 10 Hardness Testers
Portable for on-site ultrasonic contact impedance (UCI) method hardness testing, formerly the Krautkramer MIC 10
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- 20 to 1740 HV range
- Automatic conversion to HV, HB, HRC, HRB units
- N/mm² (only with the 10 kgf handheld probe)
- Display of single value or average from a test series
- MIC 10DL Data logger version (optional)
- RS-232C bidirectional interface
- Internal memory for up to 1800 measurements
- Memory card for up to 590 measurements
- Probe kit required but not included*
- Find options in the accessories tab
- Standardized according to ASTM A 1038 and DIN 50159
What's in the Box
- Operating manual
- Operating card
- Plastic carrying case
- 2 AA alkaline batteries
GE Inspection Technologies MIC 10 Hardness Testers (formerly Krautkramer MIC 10) operate according to the ultrasonic contact impedance method. The UCI method enables quick and easy measurement: position probe and read off the value. This operational ease is achieved because the Vickers diamond indent in the material's surface is electronically measured and instantly displayed as a hardness value without using the cumbersome optical evaluation of a microscope normally associated with Vickers hardness testing.
The small, handy MIC 10 makes life easy for you: a hardness tester that you can take anywhere - on scaffolds for testing large containers and pipes, or for testing components at any location. The small narrow probes even enable you to make measurements on positions difficult to access, such as tooth flanks or roots of gears.
You can measure in any direction, e.g. in the horizontal or overhead positions. The instrument carrier and prop-up stand permits two hand operation, for correct probe positioning and guidance.
By pressing a key, you can display your reading as a single value or as the active arithmetical average value of a hardness measurement set. Editing of erroneous single values, without having to interrupt the measurement set, is just as simple. Adjustable alarm thresholds show you critical measurement values both visually and with audible alarms. The calibration parameters for measurements on low and non-alloyed steel are pre-programmed into the MIC10; however, the instrument can be easily and quickly re-calibrated to other materials.
Instrument operation can be customized for specific testing requirements: unnecessary functions can be inhibited, e.g. various hardness scales or the recalibration capability. This reduces key presses and simplifies operation.
**Probe kit required but not included
Application Notes and White Papers
These additional components are required for the operation of your product. We strongly advise you to purchase these components unless you already own them or own a suitable alternative.
Please consider these optional accessories.
This product can be used in the following applications:
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