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Buehler Celebrates Wilson Hardness 100-Year Anniversary
February 7, 2020
Buehler, an ITW Company, celebrates the 100-year anniversary of its Wilson hardness brand which was originally known as the Wilson Mechanical Instrument Company. Here Stanley Rockwell and founder Charles H. Wilson introduced the Rockwell hardness tester, an industry standard. Later, Wilson became the home of the legendary Tukon line of micro-indentation testers – renowned for Knoop and Vickers testing. These early inventions revolutionized industry and paved the way for Wilson today, with innovations that improve usability and allow for full connectivity and automation like the DiaMet software and the powerful and versatile Universal hardness tester.
Buehler is proud to commemorate and celebrate the legacy of the Wilson name. Buehler’s affiliation with Wilson began in 2012 when the Wilson brand of hardness testers encompassing Reicherter, Wilson, and Wolpert products became part of Buehler’s offering.
According to Buehler General Manager, Julien Noel, “We are proud to continue the 100-year legacy of innovation and excellence in Wilson Hardness. By having our engineering, manufacturing, and service in-house, Buehler’s Wilson products have become the preferred choice for demanding labs that need to consistently meet quality standards. In the coming year, Buehler will continue to focus on exceeding customer expectations with a new and improved Rockwell tester, and an extended range of hardness reference blocks according to ISO, ASTM and JIS standards.”