Sun-Tec Detroit PHL Series Brinell Hardness Tester

Sun-Tec Detroit PHL Series Brinell Hardness Tester

The Ideal Hardness Tester for Large, Heavy or Awkward Castings, Forgings or Pipes

The Perfect Solution for Oversized Material Testing

The PHL Series Brinell Hardness Tester is ideal for testing of large, heavy or awkward castings, forgings or pipes. The powered piston stroke adjusts to the height of the part, making testing of large parts much more convenient. Made of welded steel construction, this machine is extremely stable and the perfect solution for oversized material testing.



  • No need to adjust work piece height
  • Easy-read analog load indicator gauge
  • Hydraulic power supplied (with 3/4 HP electric motor) and controlled in a single assembly
  • One piece, heavy-duty welded cast-iron frame
  • Factory calibrated to customer’s load requirements (500 Kg up to 3000 Kgf)
  • Power 115 VAC/60Hz
  • Conforms to tolerances per ASTM & ISO 17025 Standards
  • Optional Dwell Time controller, 24" x 36" worktable and foot stand


Technical Specifications / Accessories

PHL Specifications

  PHL-2 PHL-3
Loads 500 to 3,000 kgf (please specify when ordering)
Piston Stroke 18" (457 mm) 24" (610 mm)
Maximum Specimen Depth 9" (229 mm) 12" (305 mm)
Maximum Specimen Height 18" (457 mm) 34" (864 mm)
Dimensions 24" x 29" x 58"
(610 x 737 x 1473 mm)
36" x 45" x 81"
(914 x 1143 x 2057 mm)
Work Table 17" x 24" (432 x 610 mm) 17" x 24" (432 x 610 mm)
Accuracy Conforms to ASTM-E-10 Conforms to ASTM-E-10
Weight 1,200 lbs. (544 kg.) 2,600 lbs. (1179 kg.)
Power Supply Single Phase 115 VAC Single Phase 115 VAC
Available Accessories

  • Brinell Hardness Standard
  • 10mm Ball Indenter
  • Flat Anvil
  • Conversion Chart
  • Instruction Manual

  • Optional - PLC Dwell Time Control Unit, 24" x 36" Worktable and foot stand

Product Literature

Description Part # Saved Price Select Option Add to
Sun-Tec Detroit PHL-2 Brinell Hardness Tester HT-DB-PHL-2 Request Pricing
Sun-Tec Detroit PHL-3, 18" Stroke Brinell Hardness Tester HT-DB-PHL-3-18 Request Pricing
Sun-Tec Detroit PHL-3L, 24" Stroke Brinell Hardness Tester HT-DB-PHL-3L-24 Request Pricing