Automatic hardness tester for Rockwell, Superficial Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers and Shore test methods in compliance with ASTM and ISO hardness standards. Dakomaster 300 is a top level bench hardness tester with a wide touchscreen allowing easy test planning and a clear view of results. Statistics and diagrams are automatically generated and can be stored with test session in the large archive. User friendly interface with conversion tables and round correction values for tests on convex cylindrical surfaces or various diameters. This hardness tester is fully motorized for fully automatic test cycles, with a long motorized head stroke and a large base. Load forces are applied through load cells and electronically controlled in Closed Loop (Pat. Affri). Hardness testing on all metals: iron, steel, tempered steel, cast iron, brass, aluminum, copper and metal alloys. Heat treatment, hardening, nitriding, cementation and hardfacing. Hard and soft plastics.