Durometers comes in two types Analog and Digital. While analog durometer is provided with a peak retaining hand for error-free reading, digital durometer is provided with data hold function and permits the operator to make an error-free reading on the clear LCD function.

Durometers are suitable for testing natural rubber,neoprene, polyesters, P.V.C., leather, thiokol, nitril, rubber, wax, vinyl, cellulose acetates, glass, polystyrol, and other materials.