The electromotive scratch hardness tester SCRATCH HARDNESS TESTER 430 P-Smart is an all-purpose tester for the scratching and cutting jobs of all kinds on paint coats and plastic surfaces. Individual cuts, parallel cuts and (after rotating the sample 90°) also cross-hatch cuts can all be made onto test plates of different thicknesses. The scratch hardness tester 430 P-Smart is specially designed for adhesion tests (using the cross-hatch method, according to all common standards) and for special plastic tests according to Opel (scratch resistance and writing effect). There are many adjustment options on the basic unit as well as a wide range of testing tools available for this and further tests. The scratch hardness tester 430 P-Smart results in a significant reduction in workload when you are carrying out series tests. The test results are reproducible and meaningful. By fault, the device is equipped with a protective cover. Model 430 P-Smart is operated via touch panel (automatic menu navigation). The innovative optimized control concept of the instruments allows the operation per smartphone or tablet via App (free download).