Wilson® BH3000 Brinell Hardness Tester

BH3000 Brinell Hardness Tester

Closed-Loop Load Cell Technology

The Wilson BH3000 Brinell Hardness Tester stands as a robust Brinell hardness tester, boasting a wide range from 62.5 kgf to 3000 kgf. Crafted with rugged construction for resilience in challenging environments, this reliable hardness tester blends high rigidity and closed-loop load cell technology to ensure precise and secure load applications. Noteworthy features include a clamping device for part security, an intuitive user interface for easy setup and operation, a built-in keypad calculator for accurate HB hardness values, and an LCD screen, collectively enhancing the user experience.

Wilson BH3000 Benefits

Rigid Workhorse
  • Built with robust construction to endure demanding environments
  • Clamping device to support secure parts with exchangeable anvils
  • Accurate and efficient load cell technology
  • Simple, LCD screen with clear results and statistics
  • Integrated hardness calculator for values and conversions
Complete Flexibility
  • Wide load range of 62.5 kgf to 3000kg
  • Optional optics for external measuring
  • Extensive selection of specimen support with various anvils for any application


Wilson BH3000 Brinell Ordering
Part Number Description Request a Quote
WH3000BH Hardness Scales: HB | Main Load: 62.5 - 3000kgf (612.92 - 29419.95N) Request a Quote


Hardness Scales HB
Display Hardness HB value (after entering diagonal length into keypad calculator); Mean diagonal length; Test force; Dwell time; Ball diameter; Conversion; Limits
Hardness Resolution 0.1 unit if HB < 100; else 1.0 unit
Standards Compliant ISO 6506, ASTM E10, JIS
Test Load Type Load Cell Closed-Loop Control System
Test Cycle Automatic
Brinell Scales HBW 10/3000, HBW 10/1500, HBW 10/1000, HBW 10/500, HBW 10/250, HBW 10/100, HBW 5/750, HBW5/250, HBW 2.5/187.5, HBW 2.5/62.5
Indenters (optional) Brinell Balls: 2.5, 5, 10mm
Load Duration 2 - 99 sec
Specimen Accommodation Vertical space 11in (280mm)
Horizontal space (from center-line) 5in (130 mm)
External surfaces roughly grinded, Ra < 21.6 μm
Cylindrical Surfaces Down to 0.1in (3mm) diameter
Power 100 - 240VAC, 60/50Hz
Optics (optional) External measuring microscope; mechanical 20x, 40x or 60x, digital King Scan IV PC based measurement system

Consumables and Accessories

Available in a wide range that set the standard for industry
Browse our selection of ISO & ASTM Certified Indenters
Find sample support that’s right for your application
Optional optic selection for mechanical and automatic based measurements

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