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Shimpo Javelin FGV Force Gauge FGV-500HX for Push/Pull or Compression/Tension Testing

item#: SMP055

Shimpo FGV-500HX Digital Force Gauge delivers the same performance as Shimpo's FGV-X line of force gauges in a heavy-duty case. This allows them to withstand larger capacities, ranging from 200-500 pounds. This Shimpo force gauge is extremely accurate, making it ideal for even the strictest tolerances. The same sensing shaft measures both compression and tension forces for all-in-one convenience. Scroll down for more features and specifications.

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Shimpo FGV-500HHX Digital Force Gauge has both RS232C and analog outputs for flexible data collection. Peak measurement is captured with one push of a button. The rugged die-cast aluminum housing gives this Shimpo gauge the durability to withstand hostile work environments, and their heavy duty load sensors are designed for over one million operations.

Features - Shimpo FGV-500HX Digital Force Gauge

  • Reversible display
  • Outstanding accuracy (±0.2% F.S.)
  • RS232C and analog outputs
  • Variable units of measure (lbs, kgs or N)
  • Heavy-duty load sensor
  • Rugged die-cast aluminum housing
  • Two heavy-duty “knurled” steel handles

Accessories Included:

  • AC adapter/charger
  • Carrying case
  • Two handles
  • Inch adapter
  • Six attachments (flat head, hook, chisel, notched head, cone head, extension rod)
  • RS232 CABLE

Shimpo FGV-500HX Digital Force Gauge Specifications

Resolution 0.1 lb/0.1 Kg/1 N
Accuracy ±0.2% F.S.
Display Four digit LCD, .47" high (12 mm) with various indicators including tension and low battery indication (reversible)
Average/Peak Mode Selectable
Display Update 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Sampling Rate 1000 times per second
Power Rechargeable Ni-Cad batteries (included) or AC adapter/charger (included)
Auto Power Shut-Off Yes (not active if adapter/charger is in use)
Temperature Range 32° - 104°F (0° - 40°C)
Dimension/Weight 8.43" L x 3.23" W x 2.15" H (214 mm x 82 mm x 54.5 mm) / 2 lb (900 g)
Approvals CE Approved

Customer Reviews

Shimpo Javelin FGV Force Gauge FGV-500HX for Push/Pull or Compression/Tension Testing
5 Stars based on 2 Review(s)
5 Stars

January 25, 2012
item functioned as intended.

happy guy
5 Stars

Thank you
June 3, 2009
customer service at the human solution pointed me towards this gauge when i asked for something that i could use with software while pulling up to 500 lbs. this gauge is working perfectly and i like the software. I recommend that you call and talk to John if you need help in finding a gauge.

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