Combined Micro and Macro Vickers Testers from Indentec

Indentec manufactures 2 different models capable of testing micro vickers, macro vickers, knoop and brinell, each of which is available in 3 different configuration options.

We also offer specialised micro Vickers testers and macro Vickers testers.


ZHV30-M Vickers Hardness Tester
  • Test force of 200 gf to 30 kgf (ZHV30) or 1 kgf to 50 kgf (ZHV50)
  • Automatic turret
  • Motorised test cycle
  • Motorised load change
  • Up to 4 objective lenses
  • Optional Precision vice
  • Optional X-Y stage, either manual or motorised
  • RS232 & USB Output
  • Converting to other scales
  • Hard wearing membrane keypad


  • ISO 6507-2
  • ASTM E384

Full traceability is assured as Indentec is an ISO 17025 UKAS accredited hardness calibration laboratory.


Prices are available on request.

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One of our Vickers testers (ZHV30-S) is included in our Special Package Offer which provides a discounted price to customers interested in purchasing a range of hardness testing machines together.

Configuration Options

Scales Software / Leadscrew
None / Manual
ZHμ.HD-S / Manual
ZHμ.HD-A / Automatic
200 gf - 30 kgf ZHV30-M ZHV30-S Offer Icon ZHV30-A
1 kgf - 50 kgf ZHV50-M ZHV50-S ZHV50-A

To learn more about our ZHμ.HD software package, please click here.

If you are unsure which level of automation will best suit your needs, please use our Automation Savings Calculator to analyse the financial viability of each configuration.

ZHμ.HD Systems

ZHV30-S Hardness Tester

ZHV30-S with ZHμ.HD

ZHV30-A Hardness Tester

ZHV30-A with ZHμ.HD

Feature ZHμ.HD-S ZHμ.HD-A
PC Yes Yes
1.3 mega pixel camera Yes Yes
HD software with auto indentation measurement Yes Yes
Manual effective case depth determination Yes -
Automatic effective case depth determination - Yes
Sample scanning and stitching capability - Yes
Auto focus capability - Yes
3 axis controller and joystick for motorised stage - Yes
X2.5 objective lens - Yes