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alphaDUR mini II UCI Hardness Tester



The BAQ alphaDUR mini 2 streamlines hardness testing for parts, welds, and coatings in hard-to-reach places, with enhanced precision and usability.

Introducing the alphaDUR mini II: Precision Hardness Testing

aphaDUR mini II is the latest innovation in portable hardness testing from BAQ. Building upon the reliable foundation of the alphaDUR mini, the alphaDUR mini II brings advanced capabilities and superior usability to professionals in manufacturing, inspection, and quality control.

Key Upgrades:

  • Display: Transitioned from a 2.4″ color LCD to a 3.5″ TFT-LCD color display, improving clarity and user experience with a resolution upgrade from 320×240 to 640×480 pixels.
  • Memory: A significant increase in memory capabilities, now featuring 2 GB RAM and 8 GB eMMC-Flash-Memory, supports over 1,000,000 measurements, allowing for extensive data logging.
  • Data Transfer & Interfaces: Enhanced with Bluetooth 5.0 BLE for wireless data transfer, alongside a modern USB Type C interface for charging and data exchange, ensuring seamless connectivity.
  • Battery & Operating Time: Upgraded to a 6800 mAh Li-ion battery, extending the operating time to approximately 10 hours, supporting longer usage periods without the need for recharging.
  • Dimensions & Weight: Slightly larger and heavier, the new dimensions are 154 x 84 x 23 mm, and the weight is 430 g, accommodating the enhanced features while maintaining portability.
  • Further Features: New functionalities include a status LED, error log file, key lock, graphic display of measured values, and a Verification Mode, offering a more comprehensive and user-friendly experience.

Designed for Versatility:

The alphaDUR mini II continues to support a wide range of hardness scales and materials, including metals, glass, ceramics, and plastics, ensuring its applicability across various industries. Its capability to perform precise measurements at any angle and location, even on complex shapes and surfaces, remains unmatched. Experience the next generation of portable hardness testing with the alphaDUR mini II.

alphaDUR mini II Specifications:

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alphaDUR mini II Specifications
Display 3.5“-TFT-LCD Color, 640 x 480 Pixel
Memory 2 GB RAM, 8 GB eMMC-Flash-Memory (> 1,000,000 measurements)
Data Transfer Direct Protocol printout with mini thermal printer PC-software, USB flash device, Bluetooth
Interfaces 1x USB Type C (charging and data transfer), 1x probe connector, Bluetooth 5.0 BLE
Battery Built-in Li-ion battery, 6800 mAh
Operating Time Approx. 10 h
Dimensions 154 x 84 x 23 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 430 g
Additional Features Status LED, Key lock, Graphic display of the measured values, Verification Mode
Measuring Method UCI Hardness Testing conform to DIN 50159 and ASTM A 1038-05
Test Load Depending on the UCI probe: 3, 10, 20, 30, 49 or 98 N (HV0.3 – HV10)
Testing Materials Preferably metals, material calibrations can be saved in the device. Measurements on glass, ceramic, and plastic are possible if comparison measurements for calibration are done. Minimum thickness for steep application is 5mm (depending on sample geometry)
Hardness Scales Vickers (HV),Brinell (HB), Rockwell (HRC, HRB, HRA, HRD, HRE, HRF), Super Rockwell (HR45N), Knoop (HK), tensile strength (MPa). Conversion according to DIN EN ISO 18265 and ASTM E140
Uncertainty of Measurement <2% to the value of the hardness test block



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