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SHIMPO FGE Series Digital Force Gauges

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SHIMPO FGE Series Digital Force Gauges

Combines a rugged, ergonomic and compact design with exceptional accuracy to provide a solid force testing instrument. The 1000Hz sample rate provides faster sampling producing better resolution and more accurate results.

Combines a rugged, ergonomic and compact design with exceptional accuracy to provide a solid force testing instrument. The 1000Hz sample rate provides faster sampling producing better resolution and more accurate results.

SHIMPO FGE-100XY Digital Force Gauge 100lb/50.00kg/500.0N
FGE-100XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
1 in Stock
SHIMPO FGE-200XY Digital Force Gauge 200 lb/100 kg/1000 N
FGE-200XY $733.50 USD
Was: $815.00
Availability:
1 in Stock
SHIMPO FGE-20XY Digital Force Gauge 20lb/10.00kg/100.0N
FGE-20XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
4 Days
SHIMPO FGE-0.5XY Digital Force Gauge 8oz/0.5lb/200.0g/2.000N
FGE-0.5XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
2 Days
SHIMPO FGE-10XY Digital Force Gauge 10lb/5.000kg/50.00N
FGE-10XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
3 to 4 Weeks
SHIMPO FGE-1XY Digital Force Gauge 16oz/1lb/500.0g/5.000N
FGE-1XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
2 to 3 Weeks
SHIMPO FGE-2XY Digital Force Gauge 32oz/2lb/1000g/10.00N
FGE-2XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
5 Days
SHIMPO FGE-50XY Digital Force Gauge 50lb/20.00kg/200.0N
FGE-50XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
1 to 2 Weeks
SHIMPO FGE-5XY Digital Force Gauge 5lb/2.000kg/20.00N
FGE-5XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
1 Week

SHIMPO FGE Series Offers

Features

  • Ideal for strict tolerances with its high accuracy ±0.2% F.S.
  • Measure and record compression and tension tests, permits true "push-pull" testing
  • Simple one button adjustment changes units of measure, while pressing the peak button quickly produces the high-est recorded value during the test
  • 180° reversible display and dual printed keypad allows usage as a portable gauge or mounted upside down on a test stand
  • Variable display response rate aids viewing readings
  • 1 million operation load cell with superior overload protection provides a long-life, damage free product
  • Rugged, ergonomic die cast aluminum construction allows usage on production floor
  • Dual power capable with rechargeable battery or AC line voltage

Applications

  • Wallboard
  • Wire pull
  • Wire crimps
  • Trigger pull
  • Brake pedal
  • Aerospace ceramic
  • Springs
  • Food ripeness
  • Corrugated paper strength
  • Blister pack
  • Medical component
  • Muscle strength
  • Ergonomic testing
  • Adhesives
  • Syringe plunger
  • Needle sharpness and many more

Application Story: Performing a push test in a pressurized environment

Resultant Door Force from Stairwell Pressurization

As multi-story buildings grow in height and complexity, there is a continued need to provide safe working environments for the occupants in these massive complexes. Building codes require the design of stairwells that provide access to escape routes in case an emergency evacuation is necessary.

In order to keep smoke from entering the stairwells and impede a safe evacuation path, controlled pressurized air is generated by the air handling units of the HVAC/R system and pumped into the stairwell shafts. If not properly controlled and balanced, the HVAC/R system can provide too much air pressure in the shafts creating excessive force and resistance on each level's entry doors. This excessive level of pressurized force can make it difficult for many occupants to open the door to gain access to the safety route stairwell.

To find this balance between the necessary air pressurization in relation to the ideal door force that enables easy occupant access, a top-tier HVAC/R building solutions integrator needed to test their system's settings on a new installation. Utilizing a Shimpo FGE-10XY 10lb (4.5 kg) digital force gauge with included flat compression fitting, a technician with gauge in-hand performed a simple push test on several floor's entry points. The force gauge displayed the maximum amount of force required to open the interior doors to the stairwell. After a few iterations and adjustments on the HVAC/R air supply, the technicians obtained the door force levels they required that were within the accepted local government building codes. They passed this information along to the general contractor that all systems were properly commissioned for occupants to start moving into the facilities.

SHIMPO FGE Series Specifications

Accuracy ±0.2% F.S.
Overload Capacity 200% of F.S.
Data Sampling Rate 1000 Hz
Display 4-digit LCD, 0.5" (12 mm) high. Reversible by push-button. Minus sign for tension.
Display Update Rate 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Power Supply Rechargeable Ni-Cad battery or AC adapter/charger
Dimensions/Weight 5.8 x 3 x 1.5" (147 x 75 x 38 mm)/1 lb (450g)

What's included with the SHIMPO FGE Series

  • Digital Force Gauge
  • 8 attachments (hook, chisel, flat tip, notched tip, hanger, cone tip, thread adapter, extension rod)
  • AC adapter/charger
  • Carrying Case

Customer Reviews for the SHIMPO FGE Series

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SHIMPO FGE Series Offers

Features

  • Ideal for strict tolerances with its high accuracy ±0.2% F.S.
  • Measure and record compression and tension tests, permits true "push-pull" testing
  • Simple one button adjustment changes units of measure, while pressing the peak button quickly produces the high-est recorded value during the test
  • 180° reversible display and dual printed keypad allows usage as a portable gauge or mounted upside down on a test stand
  • Variable display response rate aids viewing readings
  • 1 million operation load cell with superior overload protection provides a long-life, damage free product
  • Rugged, ergonomic die cast aluminum construction allows usage on production floor
  • Dual power capable with rechargeable battery or AC line voltage

Applications

  • Wallboard
  • Wire pull
  • Wire crimps
  • Trigger pull
  • Brake pedal
  • Aerospace ceramic
  • Springs
  • Food ripeness
  • Corrugated paper strength
  • Blister pack
  • Medical component
  • Muscle strength
  • Ergonomic testing
  • Adhesives
  • Syringe plunger
  • Needle sharpness and many more

Application Story: Performing a push test in a pressurized environment

Resultant Door Force from Stairwell Pressurization

As multi-story buildings grow in height and complexity, there is a continued need to provide safe working environments for the occupants in these massive complexes. Building codes require the design of stairwells that provide access to escape routes in case an emergency evacuation is necessary.

In order to keep smoke from entering the stairwells and impede a safe evacuation path, controlled pressurized air is generated by the air handling units of the HVAC/R system and pumped into the stairwell shafts. If not properly controlled and balanced, the HVAC/R system can provide too much air pressure in the shafts creating excessive force and resistance on each level's entry doors. This excessive level of pressurized force can make it difficult for many occupants to open the door to gain access to the safety route stairwell.

To find this balance between the necessary air pressurization in relation to the ideal door force that enables easy occupant access, a top-tier HVAC/R building solutions integrator needed to test their system's settings on a new installation. Utilizing a Shimpo FGE-10XY 10lb (4.5 kg) digital force gauge with included flat compression fitting, a technician with gauge in-hand performed a simple push test on several floor's entry points. The force gauge displayed the maximum amount of force required to open the interior doors to the stairwell. After a few iterations and adjustments on the HVAC/R air supply, the technicians obtained the door force levels they required that were within the accepted local government building codes. They passed this information along to the general contractor that all systems were properly commissioned for occupants to start moving into the facilities.

SHIMPO FGE Series Specifications

Accuracy ±0.2% F.S.
Overload Capacity 200% of F.S.
Data Sampling Rate 1000 Hz
Display 4-digit LCD, 0.5" (12 mm) high. Reversible by push-button. Minus sign for tension.
Display Update Rate 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Power Supply Rechargeable Ni-Cad battery or AC adapter/charger
Dimensions/Weight 5.8 x 3 x 1.5" (147 x 75 x 38 mm)/1 lb (450g)

What's included with the SHIMPO FGE Series

  • Digital Force Gauge
  • 8 attachments (hook, chisel, flat tip, notched tip, hanger, cone tip, thread adapter, extension rod)
  • AC adapter/charger
  • Carrying Case

Ask a question about SHIMPO FGE Series Digital Force Gauges

Customer Reviews for the SHIMPO FGE Series

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SHIMPO FGE-100XY Digital Force Gauge 100lb/50.00kg/500.0N
FGE-100XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
1 in Stock
SHIMPO FGE-200XY Digital Force Gauge 200 lb/100 kg/1000 N
FGE-200XY $733.50 USD
Was: $815.00
Availability:
1 in Stock
SHIMPO FGE-20XY Digital Force Gauge 20lb/10.00kg/100.0N
FGE-20XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
4 Days
SHIMPO FGE-0.5XY Digital Force Gauge 8oz/0.5lb/200.0g/2.000N
FGE-0.5XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
2 Days
SHIMPO FGE-10XY Digital Force Gauge 10lb/5.000kg/50.00N
FGE-10XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
3 to 4 Weeks
SHIMPO FGE-1XY Digital Force Gauge 16oz/1lb/500.0g/5.000N
FGE-1XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
2 to 3 Weeks
SHIMPO FGE-2XY Digital Force Gauge 32oz/2lb/1000g/10.00N
FGE-2XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
5 Days
SHIMPO FGE-50XY Digital Force Gauge 50lb/20.00kg/200.0N
FGE-50XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
1 to 2 Weeks
SHIMPO FGE-5XY Digital Force Gauge 5lb/2.000kg/20.00N
FGE-5XY $558.00 USD
Was: $620.00
Availability:
1 Week