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Equotip 540

Equotip 540 Portable Hardness Tester

Equotip 540

State-of-the-art portable hardness tester with rugged touchscreen designed to provide an exceptional user experience and best possible measuring results. It is the essential tool for regular basic usage without extensive reporting needs. Compared to Equotip 550, the Equotip 540 comes with reduced software and reporting features and with the basic accessories only (no test block, surface roughness comparator plate and coupling paste). The Equotip 540 is available as a Leeb or UCI tester:

  • Equotip 540 Leeb D for on-site testing of heavy, large or installed parts
  • Equotip 540 UCI HV1-10 for fine-grained materials with any shape and heat-treated surfaces

Overview

Your Benefits
Your Benefits
Optimized for regular basic usage without extensive reporting needs

Optimized for regular basic usage without extensive reporting needs

Comes with the high accuracy known for all Equotip products

Comes with the high accuracy known for all Equotip products

For harsh environments

For harsh environments

Native Scale
Native Scale

Leeb: HLD / UCI: HV(UCI)

Measuring Range
Measuring Range

Leeb: 150 - 950 HL / UCI: 20 - 2000 HV

Measuring Accuracy
Measuring Accuracy

Leeb: ± 4 HL (0.5% at 800 HL) / UCI: ± 2% (150 - 950 HV)

Available Scales
Available Scales

Leeb: HB, HV, HRA, HRB, HRC, HS, MPA / UCI: HB, HV, HRA, HRB, HRC, HR15N, HR15T, MPA

Available Probes
Available Probes

Leeb: D / UCI: Universal probe with adjustable test load between HV1 and HV10

Combination With Other Methods
Combination With Other Methods

No combination possible

Average Roughness Ra (µm / µinch)
Average Roughness Ra (µm / µinch)

Leeb: 2/80 / UCI: 12.5/500

Minimum Mass (kg / lbs)
Minimum Mass (kg / lbs)

Leeb: 0.05/0.2 / UCI: 0.3/0.66

Minimum Thickness (mm / inch)
Minimum Thickness (mm / inch)

Leeb: 3/0.12 / UCI: 5/0.2

Applications

Features

Instrument Firmware
Instrument Firmware
  • State-of-the-art hardness testing interface
  • Default PDF report
  • Quick shift for UCI
  • Disabled features compared to Equotip 550: Data export to PC via Equotip Link, automatic impact correction for Leeb, custom conversions (wizard and settings), verifications (wizard and explorer), wizards, customized reports, password protection (upgrade to Equotip 550 possible at anytime)
PC Software
PC Software

EquotipLink (for software updates only)

Display
Display

7” color rugged touchscreen unit (800 x 480 pixels) with dual core processor

Memory
Memory

Internal 8 GB flash memory (> 1’000’000 measurements)

Connections
Connections

USB host

Standardization

Standards
Standards
  • ASTM A 956
  • ASTM E 140
  • ASTM A 370
  • ISO 16859
  • DIN 50156
  • GB/T 17394
  • JB/T 9378
  • DIN 50159
  • ASTM A 1038
Guidelines
Guidelines
  • ASME CRTD-91
  • DGZfP Guideline MC 1
  • VDI / VDE Guideline 2616 Paper 1
  • Nordtest Technical Reports 424-1, 424-2, 424-3

Accessories

Measurement Accessories
Measurement Accessories
  • Set of Support Rings (12pcs) for Equotip Leeb Impact Device D/DC/C/E/S (353 03 000)
  • Equotip UCI Special Foot (356 00 720)
  • Battery complete (327 01 033)
  • Quick Charger (external) (327 01 053)
Verification Tools
Verification Tools
  • Equotip Test Block D/DC, ~775 HLD / ~56 HRC (357 13 100)
  • Equotip UCI Test Block ~850HV, ISO 6507-3 HV5 Calibration (357 54 100)
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