AFG Manual Handling Kit
Ergonomic effort tester

MHE-Advanced
Advanced Manual Handling Kit

The Advanced Manual Handling Kits measure push, pull and twisting efforts in order to evaluate the ergonomic impact of any type of manual handling forces or torques. 1000 N and 2500  versions are available.

The complete kit includes a gripping cradle and the essential accessories to connect the AFG gauge to the object being handled in order to measure the loading accurately. It can also recognise data from optional sensors to measure more specific physiological activities.

Advanced Digital Force gauge with manual handling kit accessories
MHE-Basic
Basic Manual Handling Kit

The Basic Manual Handling Kit measures push and pull efforts to enable the ergonomic evaluation manual handling forces up to 2500 N.

The complete kit includes a gripping cradle and the essential accessories to connect the BFG gauge to the object being handled in order to measure the loading accurately.

Basic Digital Force gauge with manual handling kit
Advanced Digital Force gauge with manual handling kit accessories

The Advanced Manual Handling Kit measures push, pull and twisting efforts in order to evaluate the ergonomic impact of any type of manual handling forces or torques. 

The complete kit includes a gripping cradle and the essential accessories to connect the AFG gauge to the object being handled in order to measure the loading accurately. It can also recognise data from optional sensors to measure more specific physiological activities.

 

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Overview

From the office to the factory floor and from health assessment facilities to surveyor practices, everyone is affected by manual handling to a greater or lesser extent, with the potential to create serious ergonomic hazards impacting those involved. Mecmesin manual handling kits offer versatility and precision measurement for a wide range of applications, eliminating the subjective nature of testing by providing clear, objective, accurate results.

Benefits of task evaluation

  • Maximise occupational health and safety
  • Improve productivity
  • Reduce costs incurred through injuries to personnel
  • Comply with relevant regulations

Standard Accessories

Mecmesin Manual Handling Kits are supplied with a transit case containing:

  • Dual handle gripping cradle
  • Chain-link assembly
  • Rubber-faced 50 mm compression plate
  • Test hook
  • Batteries and mains adaptor/charger

Optional extras

  • Single handed pistol grip
  • Padded radiused probe
  • trolley-pushing fixture
  • Emperor Lite software

External sensors compatible with AFG Kits:

  • Pinch sensor
  • Hand gripper

Door, gates and barrier safety solutions

The MHE kits many also be combined with custom-designed fixtures to test to EN 12217, EN 1154, EN 179 door and building hardware standards.

Key specs

Features

  • Clear digital display
  • Rugged metal housing
  • Output data via RS232

Advanced Gauge

  • Read data from external sensors
  • Audible and visual pass/fail indication
  • View 1st peak and ultimate peak
  • Reversible display
  • Memory for 100 readings

Load capacity and accuracy

  • 2500 N or 1000 N load capacity
  • 0.1% of full-scale (AFG)
  • 0.25% of full-scale (BFG)

Features and benefits

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  • Accessibility, DDA and ADA disability act auditing
  • Functional and Physical Work Capacity evaluation
  • Rehabilitation assessment
  • Job Task evaluation
  • Isometric muscle strength assessment
  • Ergonomic risk analysis
 

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