Mechanical force gauges provide a basic and low-cost alternative to digital gauges for simple force measurement applications.
Tension, or compression, is indicated by a needle on a dial with a peak-hold function to lock the needle in place for taking maximum load readings.
The SL range of mechanical force gauges features five models, from 8 N to 440 N. Each has an accuracy of ±2% of full scale, with the dial graduated in both Newtons (N) and pounds (lbf).
With no need for batteries, mechanical force gauges are intrinsically safe for 'no spark' environments.
A compact design makes it easy to store when not in use.
All models are supplied in a portable carry case with a full set of accessories that includes:
- chisel point
- compression plate
- cone point
- extension rod
- inverse chisel point
- test hook
Each gauge comes with its own traceable calibration certificate.
The FD and DT range of low-cost mechanical force gauges measure tension and compression with a peak hold function for simple, non-critical force tests.
There is a choice of six push-pull (FD gauges) or six push-only (DT gauges), ranging from 1000 g to 30 kgf depending on your testing requirements.
Each gauge is rated to an accuracy of ±2% of full scale.
Used as a handheld instrument with no need for a battery, these mechanical gauges are small and easily carried for use in a variety of simple applications and outdoor environments.
All low-cost analogue gauges are supplied with a compression plate and extension rod. The FD (push-pull) gauges also include a test hook for tension applications.
Each gauge is supplied with its own certificate of conformity.
Mechanical gram gauges are low-cost instruments design to apply tension and compression via a leaf spring connected to a moving lever.
The needle moves across a scale graduated in gf whilst pushing a slave pointer, which remains in position at the end of the test to indicate the maximum force.
The DGD range of gram gauges features seven models, covering forces from 10 gf up to 1000 gf.
Compact and lightweight, gram gauges are highly portable and are an ideal solution for any environment where simple low force measurement is required.
Rated to an accuracy of ±2% of full scale (±2.5% for DGD-9 version).
Need more accuracy?
For improved precision and superior functionality, why not take a look at our Digital Force Gauges.
'Simple' Analogue Force Gauge - Datasheet
'Low-cost' Analogue Force Gauge - Datasheet
Gram Gauge - Datasheet