The DXT series digital hardness testers provide enhanced ease of operation, data handling capability and increased performance features. Operation features include a well-illuminated LED bar graph for setting the preliminary test force and a large LED display for results. Total test force is automatically implemented after the preliminary test force is set. Data can be directly transferred to an Excel spreadsheet on a PC. The testers are available in three models with a variety of indenters and accessories to accommodate specific testing requirements.