The Shore Hardness is defined as the resistance to penetration by an indentor of specified shape under a defined load.
Shore Hardness tester are available in various models for testing Vulcanized Rubber, Plastic, Ebonite, Fibre and all other soft and Hard Elastomers as per latest American Std ASTM-D 2240 and German Std DIN 53505.
Shore A are suited for use on soft elastomers the hardness of which is between 10 and 90 Shore A.
Shore D are suited for use on harder elastomer (hardness >80 Shore A) and on plastics the hardness of which is between 30 and 90 Shore
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