The TQC Sheen Pencil Hardness Test according Wolff Wilborn provides in a simple method to test the scratch hardness of coatings. In this test, pencils in a range of 6B to 8H hardness-grade are used. The pencil is moved scratching over the surface under a 45° angle with a constant pressure. Then an optical assessment is carried out to see which pencil hardness damages the surface. Delivered with a set of 20 Koh-i-noor pencils and a pencil sharpener.
The models differ in load on the pencil tip (in grams). This differs per standard. See also ‘Order Information’.
Standards: BS 3900, ECCA-T4-1, ISO 15184, JIS K-5600, ASTM D3363
Most commonly used.
Complies with: ISO 15184, ASTM D3363, JIS K-5600, ECCA-T4-1, BS 3900-E19, SNV 37113, SIS 184187, NEN 5350, MIL C 27 227, EN 13523-4
There is no standard applicable however the film industry and the LCD industry have their own standard (regulation) to inspect with the load of 500g based on the text of JIS-K5600
Special version with two weights
Complies with: ISO 15184, ASTM D3363, JIS K-5400, JIS K-5600, ECCA-T4-1, BS 3900-E19, SNV 37113, SIS 184187, NEN 5350, MIL C 27 227, EN 13523-4