The CV Intrument CV-HB120 is designed to make physical impressions that are used to accurately determine the hardness of metal. The tester is capable of a full 3000 kgf test force via its hydraulic load system. Offering completely autonomous operation – no power cables, etc. the cost-effective, lightweight tester can be used in virtually any position. Increasing the flexibility of the CV-HB120 tester are a wide range of practical accessories, such as a chain adapter for use on cylindrical specimens, a ball adapter for use on softer materials, a Brinell microscope, etc.