Force Gages

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Strain Gauge Meters power up to 12 load cells.

March 2, 2015

Designed for weight, millivolt, and force measurement applications, Model PD6100 and explosion proof Model PD8-6100 feature 1-button zeroing of display, auto-zero adjustment to prevent drift, and panel-mounted or rugged, field-mounted enclosure. Tare/Reset Tare function enables meters to compensate for anomalies, such as sludge buildup at bottom of empty tank. Accepting mV input signals up to 300 mV (unipolar) and ±250 mV (bipolar), both meters are rated for max current of 350 mA at 10 V. Read More

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Video Extensometer performs non-contact strain measurement.

December 22, 2014

Able to adapt to normal fluctuations of environmental conditions in lab and compatible with testing machines that uses ±10 V analog input, AVE 2 measures both modulus and strain to failure for diverse materials. Fully integrated device, which utilizes real-time 490 Hz data rate while achieving 1 micron accuracy, reduces errors from thermal and lighting variations common in most labs and can be used for strain measurement with Digital Image Correlation (DIC).
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Force Measuring Device targets machine tool clamping systems.

May 28, 2014

Designed to measure pull-in force of machine tool clamping systems, F-senso Device can detect changes in force before they affect machining quality. Product is engineered for use with clamping systems for smaller tool shanks, including HSK A 25, A 32, and A 40 as well as steep taper SK [CAT/BT 30. Fitted with adapters for HSK or steep taper shanks, F-senso is pulled into spindle taper of machine tool and provides exact measure of pull-in force, covering range of 0–3,370 lb. Read More

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Large Display Strain Gauge optimizes measurement accuracy.

November 26, 2013

Available in NEMA4X/IP64 sealed enclosure with 2¼ or 4 in. display, Large Display Strain Gauge accepts most load cell and strain gauge inputs. Unit communicates real-time weight information to database or management system for accurate monitoring, storage, and reporting. With alarming setpoints and digital display that is readable from up to 180 ft away, operators are automatically alerted and can see when weight limits are being approached or exceeded. Read More

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Force Gage serves can lidding, bottle capping applications.

November 7, 2013

Without requiring filling machines to be shut down, Top-Load Gage enables real-time gaging of can and bottling capping seal forces with computerized accuracy, control, and data recording at full line speed. Capping system corrections and adjustments can be made on-the-fly, and user-configurable gage can also be used to capture axial force during transit. Data is stored in flash memory with capacity of up to 20,000 samples at collection speeds of up to 500 readings/sec. Read More

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Digital Force/Torque Indicator offers sophisticated functions.

August 16, 2013

Offering functions for tension, compression, and torque measurement requirements, Model 7i interfaces with Plug & Test™ remote sensors. All calibration and configuration data is saved within sensors' smart connectors, allowing interchangeability. Respectively, max capacities for force and torque sensors are 10,000 lbF and 5,000 lbFin. Sampling rate is 14,000 Hz, memory stores up to 5,000 readings, and user-defined unit of measurement can be configured for special applications. Read More

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Medical Handgrip Dynamometer features digital display.

July 17, 2013

Constructed with lightweight molded body, microFET utilizes precision electronic load cells to eliminate possibility of oil leakage that can occur with hydraulic units. Bluetooth technology allows for wireless use with clinical or data collection research software to optimize accuracy and accessibility. Read More

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General Peeling Jig measures lid strength.

July 16, 2013

Designed to measure force required to peel lid off sealed container, Model TA-GPJ can be adjusted to remove lid at 0, 45, or 90°. General Peeling Jig is suited for variety of applications, including foods and beverages, dairy products, and pharmaceuticals. Stand-alone CT3 Tester, operating in both compression and tension modes, uses TexturePro CT software to automate test procedures and generate valuable analytical data. Read More

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Tailstock Force Gauge displays force from 200-6,000 lb.

June 3, 2013

In conjunction with tailstock's hydraulic cylinder pressure reading, Force Gauge accurately calibrates lathe or grinder to deliver precise load for repeatable, scrap-free production. Liquid-filled, anti-vibration analog gauge features dual indicators: black needle shows actual force at any point in test procedure, while red needle becomes permanently set at highest reading recorded during period. Providing 1.5% FS accuracy, gauge can be ordered as complete kit or by specifying components. Read More

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Pre-Wired Strain Gages require no soldering at measuring point.

April 24, 2013

Fully encapsulated for protection from environment, KFH Series features 50 mm PTFE cable before transitioning to AWG 28 leads to prevent leads from adhering during installation. Linear gages are available with 0.3–20 mm grids, while XY gages and 0°/45°/90° planar rosettes have 0.6–6 mm grids. Featuring rugged polyimide carrier, series is suited for R/D and automotive industries where stress analysis of suspension components is necessary. Read More

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Wireless Grip Force Meter helps improve chuck performance.

March 26, 2013

By measuring holding force of clamped jaws and RPM, wireless digital grip force gauge helps improve and monitor performance of chucks. Turning-center force sensor is available in 72 mm version capable of measuring 2- and 3- jaw chucks or 125 mm version that can measure 2-, 3-, and 4 jaw chucks. Sensor can be used to measure chuck when it is static or dynamic, increasing opportunities for accurate readings and preventative maintenance checks. Read More

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Pull-Off Testers store complete record of test.

February 14, 2013

Designed to facilitate operation, DY-2 pull-off testers have integrated, feedback-controlled motor and provide fully automated test at constant load rate. Load rate and all test results required by application are recorded to ensure standards compliance, and mode of failure can be recorded along with test result. Suited for field testing applications, portable testers offer automatic calculation of bond strength as well as DY-Link software for complete reporting of load rate. Read More

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Digital Force Gauges feature ±0.1% accuracy.

January 16, 2013

With range of capacities from 0.12–500 lbf, Series 7 addresses tension and compression applications in medical device, pharmaceutical, packaging, consumer products, automotive, and aerospace industries. Gauges provide high-speed continuous data capture and storage, with memory for up to 5,000 readings, at acquisition rate up to 14,000 Hz. Additional features include programmable footswitch command string, break detection, and 1st / 2nd peak detection. Read More

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Digital Force Gauges offer capacities from 2-100 lb.

November 27, 2012

Designed for basic tension and compression force testing, Series 2 provides accuracy better than ±0.5% of full scale with overload protection to 150% of capacity and sampling rate of 500 Hz. Gauges are equipped with backlit graphic display and intuitive menu structure for quick access to features and parameters. Powered by 9 V battery or optional AC adapter, gauges have overall dimensions of 2.5 x 3.9 x 1.5 in. Design allows for handheld use or mounting to test stand or fixture. Read More

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Handheld Force Gauge includes diverse measurement information.

November 13, 2012

Suited for ergonomists, engineers, and other industry professionals, ergoFET push pull force gauge includes measurement information that improves data collection for ergonomic and engineering assessments. Supplementing standard output measurements, included information covers average force of test and sustained force. Instrument can measure force up to 300 lb from multiple directions at once, features LCD windows with brightness control, and can hold up to 30 tests. Read More

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Ultrasonic Monitoring Device meets bolting professionals' needs.

August 13, 2012

Equipped with display featuring 2.4 x 1.8 in. viewable area, BoltScope Pro can measure bolt load, elongation, stress, and percentage of strain at nanosecond intervals with ±0.00001 in. resolution. Loaded and unloaded bolt readings can be compared instantly, and as many as 8,000 readings can be stored in multiple groups for detailed comparisons. Also, battery-powered unit can be configured for linear regression or vector readings to assist load measurement optimization. Read More

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Programmable Universal Force Tester offers PC control.

June 22, 2012

Accommodating diverse applications in medical device, packaging, automotive, and other industries, ESM301 test stand v2 offers 300 lbf capacity, overload protection, and PC control. Latter lets user control stand via custom program or legacy Nexygen(TM) TCD software. Modular mechanical design allows frame to be separated from controller for custom mounting applications, and feature configuration platform enables selection of individual functions. Read More

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Wire Terminal Pull Tester accommodates up to 0.25 in. samples.

March 2, 2012

Applying up to 200 lbf, Model WT3-200 measures pull-off force of wire and tube terminations. Backlit graphic LCD displays real-time force, peak force, and programmable pass/fail limits. Data can be transferred to PC or other data collector via USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, or analog outputs. Able to store 1,000 readings and calculate statistics, tester includes break detection feature that can be configured to automatically output data, store data, and zero display upon sample break. Read More

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Pick-and-Place Machine measures placing force.

February 1, 2012

Available as option on FLX2011 Series machines, placing force measurement system consists of chuck where actual placement takes place. Chuck allows for processing of substrates such as PCBs with max size of 200 x 200 x 3 mm. By means of software plug-in, actual placement force from 0-5 N ±0.5 N can be predefined. Spring characteristic is calibrated for each nozzle and data is stored in database. Read More

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Strain Gauge features rugged, all-welded design.

June 13, 2011

ForceMeter strain gauge is designed to sense force of fluid in flow stream. It has 2-line display for showing flow rate and total measurements, and also features no-friction moving parts and all-welded construction. Suitable for water, compressed air, and super-heat saturated steam applications, unit is HART-compliant and FM approved for use in hazardous locations. Read More