Westpak is certified to conduct product/package integrity testing to help guarantee successful delivery of products worldwide by any means of transportation.

Westpak is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025-2005, one of the most rigorous standards available for a mechanical testing laboratory.

Westpak is certified to the requirements of ISO 9001-2008 for quality management, and to ISO 14001-2004 for environmental management and sustainability efforts.

Hardness Testing

Rockwell Hardness Tester

Material selection and evaluation are a key part of product development and on-going quality improvement. Correct material selection is critical in meeting product performance goals.

Your access to Westpak’s experienced engineering team and resources provides you with a quick and economical solution for hardness evaluations.

Typical Procedures/Protocols

Rockwell Hardness

Westpak evaluates the hardness of parts or materials using state-of-the-art, calibrated industrial test equipment. The Rockwell Hardness test scales HRC, HRB, and HRA are commonly used for evaluating metals.

Shore Durometer

Shore testing is typically used for evaluating materials that are softer in nature; examples are plastics and rubber. Westpak routinely tests using the Shore A and Shore D scales while offering other scales as well.

Rockwell Hardness Tester

Westpak Capabilities

Westpak continually upgrades and expands its equipment line-up.

(1) Wilson/Rockwell 574R Hardness Tester