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Force gauges provide a quick and reliable way to obtain a measure of force in tension and compression. DMV UK offer a comprehensive range of mechanical and digital force gauges with selectable units and peak force capture with capacities from 2 N to 100,000 N. All gauges are supplied with standard accessories, a 2 year warranty, and can be used for force testing in hand held or test stand applications.
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.
Advanced digital push pull force tester with external 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 internal sensor. Accuracy 0.5% of full scale. Peak hold, statistics mode (averaging), programmable high / low setpoints. Storage case and accessories included. Optional calibration certificate.
FORCE GAUGE APPLICATION GUIDE
Force gauges are used across all kinds of industries, in laboratories, manufacturing and educational institutions for product testing and quality control applications. There are many instances where force is used to activate something and the amount of force applied must be within defined limits. Force gauges typically employ a load cell and the force being sensed deforms a strain gauge. The resultant force measurement is transferred to a digital display or, in the case of a mechanical force gauge, a dial indicator type display.
In physics, a force is any influence that causes an object to undergo a certain change, either concerning its movement, direction, or geometrical construction. It is measured with the SI unit of Newtons. In other words, a force is that which can cause an object with mass to change its velocity, that is, to accelerate, or which can cause a flexible object to deform.
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 1 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.