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Quality assurance is the responsibility of all employees. Promotion of quality awareness at all levels is a continuous management task. Our target is "zero defects" or "100% correct". Whenever errors do occur, remedial action is more important than justification.

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Get the new EMCO-TEST app

This free app provides quick & simple:

  • Hardness conversion
  • Diagonal conversion
  • Maximum error of hardness testing machine
  • Rockwell and Vickers corrections
  • Hardness Know-How

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The EMCO-TEST app includes helpful tools regardless of your hardness testing machine!

Hardness conversion With this tool you can quickly and easily revalue between Rockwell, Vickers, Brinell, Knoop and depth test methods. 

Diagonal conversion Determine the mean diagonal diameter to your hardness value or have your mean diagonal diameter displayed as a hardness value.

Maximum error of hardness testing machine Determine quickly and easily the maximum error of the entered hardness of the test block.

Rockwell and Vickers corrections Get your correction value for Rockwell or correction factor for Vickers when you are testing on curved surfaces.

Hardness Know-How Find everything about the basic principles of hardness testing (Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers, Knoop as well as other test methods such as carbon, plastic and Leeb testing).

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Here you can download Informations about EMCO-TEST Prüfmaschinen GmbH.

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As an all-round service provider for all aspects of hardness testing, our innovations set new  standards. This innovative power is based on our many years of experience and the needs of our customers.

  • Innovative product range
  • Product management
  • Data processing and network integration
  • In-house mechanical development
  • Software-Entwicklung im Haus


EMCO-TEST’s headquarters lies the district of Salzburg. This location is attractive, not just for the high quality of life for employees, but because it provides ideal conditions for sustainability and environmental consciousness.

  • Dependable family business
  • In-house manufacturing “Made in Austria”
  • Management system with EN ISO 9001 certification
  • Open data interface xCHANGE


We see ourselves as a partner to our customers with the goal of creating value and long-term benefits through our activities.

  • 60 years of experience
  • Multi-level support concept
  • Application consulting & local application centres
  • Consulting in 10 languages
  • Service-Hotline

We would like to talk to you about hardness testing!

Free webinars

We would like to talk to you about hardness testing!

In 4 free webinars we will inform you about interesting topics around hardness testing. The webinars will take place on the designated dates at 8 am and 3 pm CET and will last about 45 minutes.

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Dates & Topics


Simple & Fast – fully-automated CHD-measurement

  • Simple CHD test with automatic test point spacing
  • CHD test with customized test point pattern
  • Template function: Multiple CHD tests, automatic fine positioning
  • Stress appropriate CHD tests on a gear (with ecos gearMASTER)


28.03.2023 - 8.00 (CET)
28.03.2023 - 15.00 (CET)


ecos Lineplus – A tool for every weld

  • Whether fillet or butt welds, root or closure layers, with ecos Lineplus you are well equipped for all cases
  • Distribute test points in the live image or use a grid
  • Distribute test points with ecos Lineplus

18.04.2023 - 8.00 (CET)
18.04.2023 - 15.00 (CET)


DuraVision semi-automatic – one hardness tester, great diversity

  • Overview of the load range and test methods (Vicker, Knoop, Brinell, Rockwell) of the DuraVision
  • DuraVision with „hand wheel“ and „motorized test unit“ and their main application field
  • Insight into the wide range of accessories (prisms, anvils, ...)

16.05.2023 - 8.00 CET)
16.05.2023 - 15.00 (CET)


DuraVision fully-automatic – serial testing of identical parts

  • Working on the DuraVision machine with the template function
  • Use „Drag‘n‘Drop“ to place templates on multiple samples
  • „User-defined specimen holder“ - design your sample holder to get predefined positions
  • xChange interface for the import/export of samples templates and results

06.06.2023 - 8.00 (CET)
06.06.2023 - 15.00 (CET)