This company has announced two new portable hardness testing devices, the models 3810 and 3811. Both models have a compact design, and feature advanced functions, high accuracy and repeatability. They can test all metals, with results shown in Vickers, Brinell, Rockwell and shore values. The units also eliminate the need for probe to system reconfiguration. Other features include date archiving, battery operation and a large LCD screen.

L.S. Starrett Co., 121 Crescent St., Athol, MA 01331-1915; 978/249-3551; fax 978/249-8495.