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PosiTector SHD

The PosiTector SHD Shore Hardness Durometer is a hand held electronic gauge that measures the indentation hardness of non-metallic materials. Two models are available for different hardness ranges - Shore A and Shore D.

  • User-adjustable measurement time with onscreen countdown to conform to national and international standards
  • Auto Ignore mode disregards hardness readings below 20 and above 90 per international standards
  • Solvent, acid, oil, water, and dust resistant – weatherproof
  • PosiTector interchangeable platform – attach any PosiTector probe to a single gauge body
  • USB, WiFi, and Bluetooth connectivity to PosiSoft PC, Mac, and Smartphone software


  • Easy-to-read digital display

  • User-adjustable measurement time with on-screen countdown to conform to national and international standards

  • NEW Larger 2.8″ impact resistant color touchscreen with redesigned keypad for quick menu navigation

  • NEW On-gauge help explains menu items at the touch of a button

  • RESET feature instantly restores factory settings


  • NEW Weatherproof, dustproof, and water-resistant—IP65-rated enclosure

  • NEW Ergonomic design with durable rubberised grip

  • Shock-absorbing, protective rubber holster for added impact resistance

  • Hardened steel indentor

  • 2 year warranty on gauge body AND probe


  • 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



  • 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 gauge 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 gauge current

Advanced Models

Includes ALL features as shown above plus…

  • Storage of 100,000 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
  • Batch/Reading annotation—add notes and change batch names with onscreen QWERTY keyboard
  • Store thickness, profile, environmental, wall thickness and hardness measurements in individual batches
  • 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.


PosiTector SHD Specificationss

Find out more about the Shore Hardness Durometer and all the features that come with it


Find useful instruction manuals and quick guides for the PosiTector SHD


You will discover some really helpful frequently asked questions here and may find the answer to your query

PosiSoft Software

Learn about the DeFelsko PosiSoft software to assist with your shore hardness durometer


All the useful accessories to accompany your PosiTector SHD can be found here.