This state of the art, digital tester is designed to test the hardness of large hard metal parts. Loaded with useful functions only found on high priced models the PHT-1850 is clearly setting a new industry standard by being the most accurate, economically priced hardness tester on the market today. Fast test speeds coupled with memory and output, this unit is a hands down winner whether you are out in the field or in the QC shop. The Phase II PHT-1850 can perform tests that easily convert to the most popular hardness scales, including Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers, Shore, etc. Meets ASTM A956 specifications.