CV-600 Analog Series



Basic regular Rockwell type tester (600A/MA) and Superficial Rockwell type tester (600MA/S) offering accuracy, reliability and durability at an extremely affordable price.


  • Rugged construction, will stand up to the harshest environments
  • Direct reading of Rockwell scales HRC, B, A, F or Superficial: HRT, HRN
  • Accuracy conforms to EN-ISO 6508 and ASTM E-18
  • Easy load force selection by robust dial knob
  • Oil brake with variable damping by adjustable knob (CV-600A)
  • Large capacity to accommodate large test specimen
  • Electronic control of load duration (dwell time) (CV-600MA & CV-600MA/S)
  • Motorised testing procedure (CV-600MA & CV-600MA/S)
  • Standard delivery including accessories ready for testing all scales

Standard delivery

  • Main unit
  • Diamond Rockwell indentor
  • Rockwell ball indentor 1/16"
  • Spare lamps 6V - 12W (2 pcs)
  • Hardness test block ±90HR15N
  • Hardness test block ±75HR30N
  • Hardness test block ±75HR30T
  • Flat anvil ø 60 mm
  • Flat anvil ø 150 mm
  • V-anvil ø 40 mm
  • Power cable
  • Fuse 0.5A (2 pcs)
  • Adjustable feet (4 pcs)
  • Spindle protection cover
  • Solid accessories case
  • CV Instruments certificate
  • Installation & user manual

Optional accessories

  • Certified test blocks
  • Certified indentors & balls

Rockwell scales Standard

A, B, C, F (CV-600A/CV-600MA)



Hardness resolution

1 of a Rockwell unit

Test loads Rockwell

10kgf preload / 60, 100, 150kgf main load

Superficial Rockwell

3kgf preload / 15, 30, 45kgf main load


Dial indicator

Test force application

By force lever (CV-600A)

Motorised load system (CV-600MA & CV-600MA/S)

Test cycle


Manual (CV-600A);

Motorised (preload applied manually) (CV-600MA & CV-600MA/S)

Load duration


Manually, following display indication (CV-600A),

Automatic (CV-600MA & CV-600MA/S)

Dwell time

2-99 sec (1 sec. step) (600MA/S)

Data output



Conforms to EN-ISO 6508 and ASTM E-18

Specimen accommodation


Vertical space 170mm (6.7")

Horizontal space (from center-line) 165mm (6.5")

Specimen access

External surfaces

Power supply

Non (600A), 220V 50Hz (600MA & 600MA/S)

Machine dimensions

150mm x 485mm x 700mm (WxDxH)

Machine weight

Approx. 85kg

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