PosiTector SHD

PosiTector SHD Shore Hardness Durometes measure the hardness of non-metallic materials. Features include user adjustable measurement time with onscreen countdown to conform to international standards, internal memory, onscreen statistics and an electronic "maximum"  reading indicator. Two models availabe - Type A and Type D.






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  • Easy-to-read digital display
  • User-adjustable measurement time with on-screen countdown to conform to national and international standards
  • Larger 2.8" impact resistant color touchscreen with redesigned keypad for quick menu navigation
  • On-gage help explains menu items at the touch of a button
  • RESET feature instantly restores factory settings
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  •  Weatherproof, dustproof, and water-resistant—IP65-rated enclosure
  •  Ergonomic design with durable rubberized grip
  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster for added impact resistance
  • Hardened steel indentor
  • Two year warranty on gage body AND probe




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  • Certificate of Calibration showing traceability to NIST included
  • Auto Ignore mode disregards hardness readings below 20 and above 90 per international standards
  • Hi-RES mode increases displayed resolution for precision applications
  • Includes test block to verify operation
  • Conforms to ASTM D2240, ISO 868/7267/7619 and DIN 53505
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  • PosiTector body accepts all PosiTector SHD, BHI, 6000, 200, DPM, IRT, RTR, SPG, SST, and UTG probes easily converting from a hardness tester to a coating thickness gage, dew point meter, surface profile gage, soluble salt tester, or ultrasonic wall thickness gage
  • Selectable display languages
  • NEW Auto rotating display with Flip Lock
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  • Statistics mode continually displays/updates average, standard deviation, min/max, and number of readings while measuring
  • NEW Screen Capture—save 100 screen images for record keeping and review
  • NEW Instant-on feature quickly powers up the gage if recently powered down
  • HiLo alarm audibly and visibly alerts when measurements exceed user-specified limits
  • USB Port for fast, simple connection to a PC and to supply continuous power. USB cable included.
  • PosiSoft USB Drive—stored readings and graphs can be accessed using universal PC/Mac web browsers or file explorers. No software required.
  • Every stored measurement is date and time stamped
  • Includes PosiSoft suite of software for viewing and reporting data
  • Software Updates via web keep your gage current



Measurement Range
0 – 100
± 1
Body Size*
127 x 66 x 25.4 mm (5" x 2.6" x 1")
137 g (4.9 oz.) without batteries

* Size and weight are for the PosiTector gage body only and do not include the probe

All gages come complete with test block, protective rubber holster, wrist strap, 3 AAA alkaline batteries, instructions, nylon carrying case with shoulder strap, Long Form Certificate of Calibration traceable to NIST, protective lens shield, USB cable, PosiSoft Software, two (2) year warranty.

Standard Models

Includes ALL features as shown above plus...
  • NEW Storage of 1,000 readings per probe—stored readings can be viewed or downloaded

Advanced Models

Includes ALL features as shown above plus...
  • NEW Storage of 250,000 readings from multiple probes in up to 1,000 batches and sub-batches
  • Auto Sub-Batch—automatically create sub-batches after the required number of readings are taken
  • Live graphing of measurement data
  • NEW Touchscreen keyboard for quickly renaming batches, adding notes, and more
  • WiFi technology wirelessly synchronizes with PosiSoft.net and downloads software updates
  • Bluetooth 4.0 Technology for data transfer to a mobile device running the PosiTector App or optional portable printer. BLE API available for integration into third-party software.
  • Integrate with third-party software, drones, ROVs, PLCs, and robotic devices using several industry-standard communication protocols
  • Store thickness, profile, environmental, wall thickness, and hardness measurements in individual batches