Phase II PHT-1700 Portable Hardness Tester (#PHT-1700)


Loaded with features, this economically priced hardness tester is capable of measuring the surface hardness of a broad variety of metals on flat and round surfaces. This instrument comes complete with the universal D impact device, calibrated test block and rugged carry case.

Designed to test large hard parts-
Example: Tool steel should be close to 1 thick of solid material.

5 Year Warranty – NIST Certified.


Phase II PHT-1700 Portable Hardness Tester Features:

  • Easy to use keypad operation
  • Large LCD display with back light
  • Automatic conversions to: Brinell, Rockwell, Vicker and Share
  • Automatic mean value
  • Data storage capacity

Items Included:

• Base instrument
• Impact device D (“DL” PHT-1740)
• Calibrated test block
• Custom carry case
• Cleaning brush
• Operation manual


Phase II PHT-1700 Portable Hardness Tester Technical Specifications:

  • Accuracy: +/- 0.5% (referred to L=800,
  • Repeatability accuracy: +/- 4L units) L=Leeb
  • Measuring range: 200-960 HL
  • Materials: steel & cast steel, alloy tool steel, stainless steel, grey cast iron, spheroidal iron, cast aluminum, brass, bronze, wrought copper alloy.
  • Battery type: AAA alkaline (2)
  • Operating temperature: 5-104 degrees F
  • Dimensions: 108 x 62 x 25mm
  • Weight: 230 grams
  • NIST/ASTM certified hardness test blocks are available.

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