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The force gauge is used to measure compression and tension forces(push and pull). Measurement units are Newtons, Kilograms and Pounds with capacities up to 1,000,000 Newtons. There are mechanical and digital versions available and most types will capture peak forces. Optional software provides graphical presentation of results and data transfer. All gauges are supplied with standard accessories, a 2 year warranty, and can be hand held or used with a test stand.
Our Range of Force Gauges
A high quality, robust digital force instrument. It can be used handheld or fixed to a manual or motorised test stand for excellent testing performance. Accuracy 0.25% of full scale. Supplied with calibration certificate and standard accessories.
The Mecmesin AFG is the most versatile & fully-featured digital force gauge on the market. Used hand-held or fixed to a manual or motorised test stand for testing under controlled speed conditions. The AFG is accurate to 0.1% of full scale.
The Sauter FA series are mechanical type force gauges with an analogue dial display in Newton and kg. These push pull force testers have an accuracy of 1% of full scale and feature peak hold mode. Storage case, accessories and 2 year warranty included.
The Sauter FK series are digital type force gauges with a dual display in Newton and kg. There are 7 variants ranging from 10 Newton to 1000 Newton. Accuracy 0.5% of full scale. Peak hold mode. Storage case, accessories and 2 year warranty included.
Advanced digital push pull force tester with internal sensor. Accuracy 0.5% of full scale. Peak hold, statistics mode (averaging), programmable high / low setpoints. Storage case and accessories included. Optional DAkkS calibration certificate.
Advanced digital push pull force tester with remote external sensor. Accuracy 0.5% of full scale. Peak hold, statistics mode (averaging), programmable high / low setpoints. Storage case and accessories included. Optional calibration certificate.
The Sauter TVM-N motorised test stand with long guide columns for use with Sauter force gauges with capacities up to 30 kN. Digital operation panel with speed control. The robust design enables secure attachment of various types of fixtures and clamps.
The Sauter TVO-S motorised test stand for use with Sauter force gauges with capacities up to 2 kN. Now with step motor. Tests can be performed in tension and compression.The robust design enables secure attachment of various types of fixtures and clamps.
FORCE GAUGE APPLICATION GUIDE : Force gauges are used across many industries, in laboratories, manufacturing and educational institutions for product testing and quality control applications. When force is used to activate or move something, the amount of force applied must be within defined limits. Force gauges employ a load cell and the force being sensed deforms a strain gauge. The measurement is transferred to a digital display or mechanical dial display. Force is described as any influence that causes an object to undergo a change in its movement, direction, or geometrical construction. Units of measurement can be in Newtons, Kilograms or pounds. NEWTON - The SI unit of force. It is equal to the force that would give a mass of one kilogram an acceleration of one metre per second per second. KILOGRAM FORCE (kgf)- The kilogram-force is equal to a mass of one kg multiplied by the standard acceleration due to gravity on Earth, which is defined as 9.80665 metre per second per second. 1 kilogram-force is equal to 9.80665 Newton.