Durometer is the measurement of hardness in polymers, elastomers, and rubber. The Durometer measures hardness by the penetration of an indentor into the rubber sample. According to the Shore scale, hardness may be defined as a material’s resistance to permanent indention
Measures rubber and gels that are very soft
Measures the hardness of flexible mold rubber that range from very soft and flexible, to medium and somewhat flexible.
Measures the hardness of hard rubber, semi-rigid plastics and hard plastics.