This hardness tester by Buehler a state-of-the-art automated testing machine that allows Vickers and Knoop indentation testing. The indentation load range is between 0.05 and 10kgf. This equipment has ISO and ASTM certified Vickers indenter. For measurements, navigation, and imaging, the system is equipped with 10x and 50x long working distance objectives. A motorized stage 180x180mm stage (travel 110x140mm) is used for the automation process and navigation across the samples. Furthermore, a 5 MP bright field overview camera is attached for sample navigation, scanning etc.