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#1 gotboostedvr6

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 09:17 PM

My Shore 00 durometer failed on me and I'd like to replace it. What scale do you use and why? What scale do slot racers typically use?


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Durometer is one of several measures of the hardness of a material. ... Hardness defined as a material's resistance to indentation.

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Posted 21 January 2018 - 09:42 PM

Here is a previous thread on the subject....

http://slotblog.net/...e-a-vs-shore-o/


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Posted 21 January 2018 - 10:10 PM

Looking for more information then that thread provided.

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Posted 22 January 2018 - 05:18 AM

All you need is there. The figures are meaningful just to compare with the same durometer and probably the same person to do the measure. The figures also vary wildly due to rim size/rubber thickness. But most durometers I've seen are Shore A - like mine.


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Posted 22 January 2018 - 12:12 PM

My Shore 00 durometer failed on me and I'd like to replace it. What scale do you use and why? What scale do slot racers typically use?


For the new racers or unfamiliar:

Durometer is one of several measures of the hardness of a material. ... Hardness defined as a material's resistance to indentation.

 

Is this what you're looking for? The different scale ranges?

 

Durometer Scale


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