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Advanced Digital Force Gauges from IDM

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article image Series 5 Advanced Digital Force Gauge

The Series 5 advanced digital force gauges available from IDM Instruments Pty Ltd are designed for tension and compression force testing applications across diverse industries.  

Series 5 advanced digital force gauges from IDM are available in a capacity range of 0.12 lb to 500 lb (0.5 N to 2500 N).  

Featuring an industry-leading peak sampling rate of 7,000 Hz, the digital force gauges produce accurate results even for quick-action tests.  

Series 5 advanced digital force gauges are designed for user-friendly operation with a large, backlit graphics LCD displaying large legible characters, while the simple menu navigation allows for quick access to the gauge’s many features and configurable parameters.  

Data can be transferred to a PC via USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo (Digimatic) or analogue outputs.  

Key features of Series 5 advanced digital force gauges: 

  • Tension and compression force testing applications
  • On-board data memory of up to 1000 readings
  • Programmable set points with alarms and outputs
  • Capacity range of 0.12 lb to 500 lb
  • Overload protected to 150% of capacity
  • Analogue load bar on the display shows graphical representation of applied force
  • Averaging mode addresses the need to record the average force over time, useful in applications such as peel testing
  • External trigger mode makes switch activation testing simple and accurate
  • Ergonomic, reversible aluminium design allows for handheld use or test stand mounting for more sophisticated testing requirements
  • Directly compatible with Mark-10 test stands, grips and software
  • High-speed 7,000 Hz peak sampling rate
  • Accuracy is ±0.1% of full scale ±1 digit, and resolution is 1/5000
  • USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo and analogue outputs
  • Large backlit graphic display
  • 5 selectable units of measurement
  • Configurable audio alarms and key tones
  • Password protection configurable for individual keys and calibration

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