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What is durometer?

Durometer is an industry hardness rating measuring the hardness of non-metallic materials, such as rubber and plastic. Several types of durometers are designed to measure a particular range of materials. A durometer measures the penetration of the gauge's indentor under the specific conditions of a given standard. The higher the rating, the harder the material. The hardness of the material will affect its durability, shock absorption, and ability to grip within an application.

Title: What is durometer?
Description: Durometer is an industry standard that measures the hardness of non-metallic materials.
Published: 12/28/2004
Last Edited: 1/16/2023
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