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Hardness Tester Market by Product (Analog Hardness Tester, Digital Hardness Tester), by Application (Automotive, Manufacturing, Construction & Building, Petrochemicals & Chemicals, Aerospace & Defense) and by Region, Trend, Forecast, Competitive Analysis, and Growth Opportunity 2019-2024

Published: Nov, 2019 | Pages: 117 | Publisher: Gen Consulting Company
Industry: Machinery | Report Format: Electronic (PDF)


The global Hardness Tester Market estimated to grow at a higher CAGR of 4.1% during the period 2019-2024. Hardness is a physical characteristics of a material. It is not an essential physical possessions. Hardness tester is an apparatus that point out the rigidity of a material, typically by gauging the consequence on its surface of a local penetration by way of a standardized pointed or else round shaped indenter of hard steel, carbide or diamond. 

The definition of the hardness is the power of resistance of dissimilar categories of material to perpetual alteration for example abrasion, indentation, wear and scratch. Furthermore, hardness is normally measured such as the resistance to penetration. Therefore, the capacity of the hardness of the material has dissimilar meaning in respective end use business. The maximum general procedures are Brinell, Vickers, and Rockwell hardness tests for dissimilar categories of metals and alloys. Brinell hardness tester are utilized for defining the Brinell hardness of nonferrous metals, un-quenched steel, soft bearing alloys and cast-iron, all over the world. 


Such as nearly every single industry is moving in the direction of automation. Automation has altered and improved the entire supply chain and value chain of the manufacturing business. The demand for automatic hardness testers is an important motivator of the market for the testers. This inclination is observed, mainly in steel and additional metalwork businesses, where abridged hard work together with an appropriate value of hardness is necessary. The growing demand for the automation is projected to add considerably in the direction of the development of the global market. Furthermore, niche openings, for example macro or else nano level testing, and the demand from old markets for the testers, for example aerospace, aerospace and automotive, are estimated to increase the global market for hardness testers for the duration of the forecast. 


The important restriction of the market for hardness testers, is to test at micro and nano level. Such as, these testers perform an important part in the industry of paints & coating to check the depth of paint or film. This necessitates an inordinate technical proficiency and financial investment. Furthermore, the usage of paints is extensive between the businesses extending from an electronics to automotive, aerospace and additional manufacturing.


The global Hardness Tester market can be classified by Application, Type of Test Method, Testing Material and Region. By Application, it can be classified as Defense & Aerospace, Building & Construction, Automotive, Chemicals & Petrochemicals, Manufacturing. By Type of Test Method, it can be classified as Digital Hardness Tester, Analog Hardness Tester, Bench top Hardness Testers, Portable Hardness Testers. By Type of Testing Material, it can be classified as Metal Alloys, Steel, Plastic, Iron, Aluminum, and Rubber.

Regional Lookout 

By Region the global market of Hardness Tester can be classified as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa. Asia Pacific detained the biggest share of the global market, by means of revenue, during the past year. This could happen possible mostly b because the Asia Pacific is one of the most important center for dissimilar OEM manufacturers and budding economy. This is the most important motivating power for the increasing development of the business of these testers. 

Conversely, North America is likely to turn into the maximum encouraging market by means of a subsequent premier share of the market which is tracked by other states. Additionally, the increasing practice of these products between diverse research and testing laboratories is recognized to be one of the important motivating issue backing to the development of the global market for these testers. The demand for these testers in Europe is likely to be high because the region is the most important market for the automobiles.  In Latin American market for hardness testers is expected to grow by slow speed for the duration of the forecast. 


Some of the important companies for Hardness Tester Market are: INNOVATEST Europe BV, Illinois Tool Works Inc., AMETEK Inc., Zwick Roell Group, LECO Instruments (M) Sdn. Bhd., Hoytom S.L., FUTURE-TECH CORP., L. S. Starrett Company, Mitutoyo Corporation, and Chennai Metco Pvt. Ltd. 

Additional notable companies are:  Tinius Olsen, New Age Testing Instruments, EMCO-TEST Prufmaschinen GmbH, Wolpert Wilson Instruments, Qness GmbH, Foundrax, ERNST Harteprufer SA, INNOVATEST Europe BV, Wilson Mechanical Instrument Co. Inc., Shimadzu Corporation, and MTS Systems Corporation.

Hardness is a characteristic of a material, not a fundamental physical property. Hardness tester is a device that indicates the hardness of a material, usually by measuring the effect on its surface of a localized penetration by a standardized rounded or pointed indenter of diamond, carbide, or hard steel. The analysts forecast the global hardness tester market to exhibit a CAGR of 4.1% during the period 2019-2024. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global hardness tester for 2019-2024. To calculate the market size, the report considers the hardness tester sales volume and revenue.

The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: regional markets, product, and application.

Geographically, the global hardness tester market is segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa and South America. This report forecasts revenue growth at a global, regional & country level, and provides an analysis of the market trends in each of the sub-segments from 2019 to 2024.
- North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico, etc.)
- Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, etc.)
- Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia, Spain, etc.)
- Middle East & Africa (Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt, Nigeria, UAE, Israel, South Africa, etc.)
- South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, Peru, etc.)

On the basis of product, the global hardness tester market is segmented into:
- Analog Hardness Tester
- Digital Hardness Tester

Based on application, the hardness tester market is segmented into:
- Automotive
- Manufacturing
- Construction & Building
- Petrochemicals & Chemicals
- Aerospace & Defense

The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market. Some of the leading players in the global hardness tester market are:
- Chennai Metco Pvt. Ltd.
- LECO Instruments (M) Sdn. Bhd.
- Mitutoyo Corporation
- Zwick Roell Group
- L. S. Starrett Company
- Illinois Tool Works Inc.
- Hoytom S.L.
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Objective of the study:
- To analyze and forecast the market size of global hardness tester market.
- To classify and forecast global hardness tester market based on region, product, and application.
- To identify drivers and challenges for global hardness tester market.
- To examine competitive developments such as expansions, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global hardness tester market.
- To conduct pricing analysis for global hardness tester market.
- To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global hardness tester market.

The report is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities. Key target audience are:
- Manufacturers of hardness tester
- Raw material suppliers
- Market research and consulting firms
- Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
- Organizations, forums and alliances related to hardness tester

The information contained in this report is based upon both primary and secondary sources. Primary research included interviews with hardness tester suppliers and industry experts. Secondary research included an exhaustive search of relevant publications like company annual reports, financial reports, and proprietary databases.
 Table of Contents

1. Summary

2. List of Abbreviations

3. Scope of the Report

4. Market Research Methodology

5. Introduction
5.1 Overview
5.2 Value Chain

6. Market Landscape
6.1 Market Size and Forecast

7. Market Segmentation by Product
7.1 Global Hardness Tester Market by Product 2014-2024
7.2 Global Analog Hardness Tester Market
7.3 Global Digital Hardness Tester Market

8. Market Segmentation by Application
8.1 Global Hardness Tester Market by Application 2014-2024
8.2 Global Hardness Tester Market by Automotive Segment
8.3 Global Hardness Tester Market by Manufacturing Segment
8.4 Global Hardness Tester Market by Construction & Building Segment
8.5 Global Hardness Tester Market by Petrochemicals & Chemicals Segment
8.6 Global Hardness Tester Market by Aerospace & Defense Segment

9. Drivers & Challenges
9.1 Market Growth Drivers
9.2 Market Challenges
9.3 Market Trends

10. Hardness Tester Market in North America
10.1 Market Size and Forecast
10.2 Market Segmentation by Application
10.3 Market Segmentation by Country

11. Hardness Tester Market in Europe
11.1 Market Size and Forecast
11.2 Market Segmentation by Application
11.3 Market Segmentation by Country

12. Hardness Tester Market in Asia-Pacific
12.1 Market Size and Forecast
12.2 Market Segmentation by Application
12.3 Market Segmentation by Country

13. Hardness Tester Market in MEA
13.1 Market Size and Forecast
13.2 Market Segmentation by Application
13.3 Market Segmentation by Country

14. Hardness Tester Market in South America
14.1 Market Size and Forecast
14.2 Market Segmentation by Application
14.3 Market Segmentation by Country

15. Key Vendor Analysis
15.1 Chennai Metco Pvt. Ltd.
15.2 LECO Instruments (M) Sdn. Bhd.
15.3 Mitutoyo Corporation
15.4 Zwick Roell Group
15.5 L. S. Starrett Company
15.6 AMETEK Inc.
15.8 Illinois Tool Works Inc.
15.9 Hoytom S.L.
15.10 INNOVATEST Europe BV

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