ZwickRoell expands hardness testing products portfolio 26 August 2021

Following the recent acquisition of Austrian company EMCO-TEST Prüfmaschinen GmbH, ZwickRoell Limited now offers a comprehensive portfolio of products from which to select the optimum solution to satisfy testing applications.

With over 65 years experience, EMCO-TEST has built a reputation for innovative hardness testing products, designed and manufactured at its modern headquarters in Kuchl, Austria. The company specialises in traditional hardness testing and has a comprehensive product range that perfectly complements the ZwickRoell range of products.

Expanding its portfolio of hardness testing solutions with the addition of these products, enables ZwickRoell to offer the perfect solution for its customer’s hardness testing needs. With this product integration, ZwickRoell can provide everything from a single source, backed up with the highest level of after sales support.

Today’s state of the art hardness testing machines can be used in a wide range of applications. They are based on technologies that use innovative mechatronic components for high precision testing, particularly in quality assurance, production line testing and in the laboratory.

ZwickRoell offers decades of experience, sound technical expertise and products that ensure reliable test results, paired with a strong and comprehensive sales and service network, all under one roof. The ZwickRoell hardness testing team, with more than 100 employees, offers an attractive and comprehensive product portfolio, which includes a full range of hardness testing equipment for use on metals, plastics, and rubber, to facilitate tests in accordance with internationally recognised standards. ZwickRoell’s hardness testing solutions range from manual standard applications to fully automatic testing systems.

In addition, Zwick also offers traceable UKAS certification of ZwickRoell hardness testers, hardness reference blocks and indenters.

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