The Starr DSD series is a digital Durometer used to test the Shore hardness (or Duro) of most types of rubber and elastomers, soft plastics and some composite materials. 

They are simple to operate and the compact, lightweight casing fits perfectly in your hand for fast, accurate testing.  

A durometer works by measuring the resistance to an indentation that is made with a specific load pressure and indenter according to test standards such as ASTM D 2240.  

An essential tool for quality assurance, a durometer is used to measure consistency in a product and that it meets internal specification requirements.

Common applications are for quality control purposes and include testing the hardness of car tyres, shoe soles, confectionery, rubber bushes, gaskets, o-rings and cheeses to name a few. 

The unit can be used with one hand operation and shows live statistics on its screen. Including the current hardness result, test number, average values and standard deviation.  



  • Live statistics - average, standard deviation and test number
  • Instant printing of results to wireless mini printer (*optional extra)
  • Easy saving of test data to large internal memory (500 readings)
  • Ultra compact, lightweight and ergonomic for easy use
  • Mountable in test stand for controlled load application and dwell time (optional extra)
  • Rechargeable internal battery
Check out our Durometer buying guide for more information on choosing the correct Durometer scale for you testing needs. 
For further assistance or enquiry on specialist Shore hardness scales, please contact us.




Shore A or Shore D


≤ ±1




128*64 dot matrix LCD (backlit)


500 readings


150mm x 50mm x 29mm


175 grams



SKU DSD-Series
Model # EH1SA
Shipping Weight 1.0000kg
Shipping Width 0.290m
Shipping Height 0.110m
Shipping Length 0.160m
Shipping Cubic 0.005104000m3

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