Our digital force gauge range at a glance

Common features

Environment

Quality Control
Research & Development
Production

Live readings

Peak capture

Data output

Software VectorPro Lite (optional)

 

Advanced (AFG)

Product image of Advanced Force Gauge (AFG) handheld force measurement instrument by Mecmesin

Capacity

0 - 2500 N

Accuracy

+/- 0.1 % of full scale

Pass/fail indicator

Yes

Construction

Rugged aluminium

External sensors

Yes

Basic (BFG)

Product image of Basic Force Gauge (BFG) handheld force measurement instrument by Mecmesin

Capacity

0 - 2500 N

Accuracy

+/- 0.25 % of full scale

Pass/fail indicator

No

Construction

Rugged aluminium

External sensors

No

Compact (CFG)

Product image of Compact Force Gauge (CFG+) handheld force measurement instrument by Mecmesin

Capacity

0 - 500 N

Accuracy

+/- 0.5 % of full scale

Pass/fail indicator

No

Construction

ABS plastic

External sensors

No

Entry-level push and pull gauges, for measuring from very low forces up to 440 N. No batteries required mean these gauges are safe for use in hazardous environments.

Lever and handwheel-operated manual force stands, ideal for basic force testing applications on a limited budget.

Measure tensile and compressive strength of components, assemblies and products with our outstandingly accurate and very affordable range of digital force gauges.

AFGDigital force gauge

Advanced
AFG

The Advanced Force Gauge (AFG) is the most versatile, fully-featured digital instrument from Mecmesin.

Accurate to an outstanding ±0.1% f.s. with models from 2.5 to 2500 N, it is ideal for mounting to a test stand or use as a hand-held device.

Full of useful features to help you solve almost any tension and compression measurement problem.

Product image of Advanced Force Gauge (AFG) handheld force measurement instrument by Mecmesin
Basic
BFG

The Basic Force Gauge (BFG) is the core digital instrument for tension and compression measurement from Mecmesin, covering load ranges from 10 to 2500 N.

A portable, affordable and easy-to-use force measurement solution with ‘live’ load display and ultimate peak hold capture.

Product image of Basic Force Gauge (BFG) handheld force measurement instrument by Mecmesin
Compact
CFG+

The Compact Force Gauge (CFG+) is the entry-level, low-cost digital force gauge from Mecmesin.

It is suitable for elementary tension and compression tests ranging from 50 to 500 N.

This lightweight, pocket-sized digital alternative to mechanical force gauges is ideal for non-critical applications that require peak measurements.

Product image of Compact Force Gauge (CFG+) handheld force measurement instrument by Mecmesin

The Advanced Force Gauge (AFG) is the most versatile, fully-featured digital instrument from Mecmesin.

Accurate to an outstanding ± 0.1% f.s. with models from 2.5 to 2500 N, it is ideal for mounting to a test stand or use as a hand-held device.

Full of useful features to help you solve almost any tension and compression measurement problem.

AFTIAdvanced force and torque indicator

A versatile force and torque display unit, with interchangeable 'smart' sensors, that provides high accuracy and flexibility.

The AFTI can be used as a handheld device for mobile applications or it can be used as the measurement device for integration into your own test rig.

Mechanical force gauge

Analog
Simple analogue

A simple solution for basic push and pull tests applied by hand.

Robust mechanical force gauges designed for general tension and compression tests up to 440 N.

Easy-to-use with an analogue dial and needle pointer, to indicate the force applied.

Product image of mechanical analogue force gauge for tension and compression testing by Mecmesin
Low-cost
Low-cost analogue

Compact and lightweight, handheld gauges are an entry-level solution for push and pull testing in the field.

Low-cost analogue force gauges are best suited for occasional simple measurement of tension and compression, up to 30 kgf (60 lbf).

Product image of low-cost analogue force gauge by Mecmesin
Gram Gauge
Gram Gauge

Affordable and easy-to-use, mechanical gram gauges offer a quick and easy solution for measuring very low forces between 1 and 1000 grams-force.

Each gram gauge has a needle with slave pointer for simple peak-hold function, making them suitable for very basic tension and compression tests.

Product image of analogue gram gauge force testing gauge by Mecmesin

A simple solution for basic push and pull tests applied by hand.

Robust mechanical force gauges designed for general tension and compression tests up to 440 N.

Easy-to-use with an analogue dial and needle pointer, to indicate the force applied.

MDD Precision HandwheelManual test stand

Precision (Wheel)
MDD Precision Handwheel

The MDD is a precision, manually-operated test stand featuring a leadscrew and reinforced crosshead, whose movement is controlled by a handwheel.

Portable and can be bench-mounted for use in a vertical or horizontal position. Fit a digital height scale to measure crosshead movement.

Combine with any Mecmesin digital force gauge to measure tension and compression up to 1000 N.

Mecmesin MDD manual test stand with AFG and height scale product photo
Precision (Lever)
LCP/S Precision Lever

The LCP/S is a precision, manually-operated test stand featuring a rack-and-pinion with reinforced crosshead, whose movement is controlled by a lever.

Compact, portable and can be bench-mounted for use in a vertical position. Fit a digital height scale to measure crosshead movement.

Combine with any Mecmesin digital force gauge to measure tension and compression up to 500 N.

Mecmesin LCP/S manual lever test stand with AFG product photo
Basic (Wheel)
ValuTest-D Handwheel

The ValuTest-D is a simple, manually-operated test stand featuring a basic leadscrew and moving crosshead controlled by a handwheel.

Bench-mounted for use in a vertical position. Not recommended for applications requiring precise measurement of crosshead movement.

Combine with any Mecmesin digital force gauge to measure tension and compression up to 1000 N.

Mecmesin ValueTest-D manual wheel test stand with CFG product photo
Basic (Lever)
ValueTest-L Lever

The ValuTest-L is a simple, manually-operated test stand featuring a basic rack-and-pinion with reinforced crosshead, whose movement is controlled by a lever.

Can be bench-mounted for use in a vertical position. Not recommended for applications requiring precise measurement of crosshead movement.

Combine with any Mecmesin digital force gauge to measure tension and compression up to 500 N.

Mecmesin ValueTest-L manual wheel test stand with CFG product photo

Manually-operated test stands are compact, portable, and can be bench-mounted for ergonomic use.

Combine with any Mecmesin digital force gauge to measure tension and compression up to 1000 N.

Force gauge sold separately.

AFG Manual Handling KitErgonomic 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

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.

MyometerMuscle strength tester

The Mecmesin Myometer is a highly accurate instrument suited to a wide range of muscle strength evaluations and ergonomic testing.

Developed in partnership with medical professionals, this dedicated instrument is able to perform more consistent fixed-point isometric muscle strength tests. The included accessories plus automatic calculation and display of the Constant Score values provide a complete solution for quick and reliable patient assessment.

Shotcrete PenetrometerSprayed concrete initial compressive strength tester

The Shotcrete Penetrometer is a complete portable system for testing the compressive strength of the initial curing stage of young sprayed concrete to BS EN 14488-2 (Method A).

It provides accurate readings of the forces required to penetrate sprayed (shotcrete) or poured concrete. These resistive force readings are then used to convert to a compressive strength value. This accuracy—beyond the requirements of the standard—and portability make it ideal for on-site testing.

Page Pull TesterPerfect binding adhesive strength tester

The Mecmesin 'Pira' Page Pull Tester is used in over 100 binderies across the world.

It provides a robust, economical and reproducible method of measuring the page pull strength of perfect-bound books.

By enabling an efficient binding endurance test, the Page Pull Tester is a proven reliable quality control and assessment tool, identifying many binding adhesion problems as they occur.