Ultrasonic Portable Hardness Tester



Ultrasonic Portable Hardness Tester




Non-Destructive Hardness Testing!

The PHASE II ultrasonic portable hardness testers are capable of measuring the surface hardness of a broad variety of metals on flat, round, thin or large surfaces. Unlike the standard Dynamic hardness testers, these “state-of-the-art” portable hardness testers incorporate “Ultrasonic UCI” technology, which enables the hardness testing of very thin and small workpieces, which otherwise could not be tested accurately using a portable device. Non-destructive in it’s function, these hardness testers allow for the testing of highly sensitive or finished parts that previously could not be tested in an operational setting. The non-destructive (ndt) feature of these hardness testers allow the operator to accurately test parts without causing physical or structural damage that would normally lead to disposal or refinish of operators part. That translates into less scrap parts/ lower mfg costs due to necessary inspections.

PHASE II offers two models of ultrasonic hardness testers that are capable of measuring the surface hardness of a broad variety of metals on flat, round, thin or large surfaces. Accurate measurements of steel, cast steel, alloy steel, aluminum, brass, bronze and copper are easily attained with this compact instrument.

The MET-U1A/U1A50/U1A100/U1A110 portable hardness testers meet ASTM A1038-10 specifications.

UCI Portable Hardness Testing Method:
Model No’s. MET-U1A, MET-U1A50, MET-U1A100 and MET-U1A110

Ultrasonic Contact Impedance is a hardness testing method based on the measurement of the frequency shift of a resonating rod caused by the essentially elastic nature of the finite area of contact between the indenter and the test piece during the penetration. Described as a hardness testing practice using a calibrated instrument by pressing a resonating rod with a Vickers style Diamond indentor with a fixed force against the surface of the part to be tested.

Pre-Programmed Scales/Material: Others combinations can be added upon request



Measurement Range

Rockwell C


20-67 HRC

Rockwell B


59-99 HRB



75-650 HB



75-1000 HV
MET-U1A, MET-U1A50, MET-U1A100 and MET-U1A110 Hardness Tester

Standard Accessories:

Base Instrument
15N (1.5kgf) Hand-Held Probe (MET-U1A)
50N (5kgf) Hand-Held Probe (MET-U1A50)
100N (10kgf) Hand-Held Probe (MET-U1A100)
15N (1.5kgf) Hand-Held Stubby Probe (MET-U1A110)
Calibrated Test Blocks (2pc)
Custom Carry Case
Battery Charger
Operation Manual

Easy To Read Menu Operation
Large LCD Display w/ Back Light
USB Interface
Automatic Reading to All scales including Brinell, Rockwell, Superficial Rockwell & Vickers
Automatic Mean Value
Data Archive Capacity

Tolerance +/- 3.0% deviation of average from the reference value of the test block with a minimum of 5 tests
Minimum Thickness of sample(MET-U1A) .040” (1mm)
Materials: steel & cast steel, alloy tool steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, bronze, wrought copper alloy.
Battery type: 4-AA NiMH Re-Chargeable
Operating temperature: 5-104 degrees F
Dimensions: 180 x 80 x 43mm (HxWxD)
Weight: 720g (1.10lbs) w/probe

NIST/ASTM certified hardness test blocks are available.


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