Shimpo FG-3000 Digital Force Gauge

±0.3% F.S. accuracy and 1000 Hz sample rate

The Shimpo FG-3000 Digital Force Gauge combines a unique compact design with an easy-to-use tension and compression force sensor to bring you intuitive, easy testing for all of your jobs.

The large, backlit LCD display comes with the option a reversible display mode, allowing for easy viewing of live readings, while a programmable limit system provides a visual and audible pass/fail indication for compression and tension testing. The system is able to log up to 500 readings for on-the-fly viewing, printing, or export to Shimpo's free data logging software if you need. Shimpo FG-3000 Digital Force Gauges are an ideal choice for users in need of a small, affordable digital force gauge system.

A comparator option also allows for the FG-3000 to be integrated into a quality control system, making it perfect for use in repetitive testing environments like production lines. Use ergonomic testing tools that aid in all of your jobs with the Shimpo FG-3000 Digital Force Gauge.


  • ±0.3% F.S. accuracy and 1000 Hz sample rate
  • Track, peak, and preset limit modes display live readings, peak readings, and programmable high/low limit readings with visual and audible pass/fail indications
  • 500 data point memory allows for instant data acquisition, viewable on a backlit LCD screen or free data logging software
  • Field calibration feature eliminates the need for laboratory calibration
  • Comparator output function integrates easily into pass/fail test systems
  • 180° reversible display with tension/compression icons and vertical keypad allows for you to use with a test stand or for portable applications
  • Rugged die-cast aluminum construction provides a durable yet ergonomically-friendly frame for use in exacting environments


Memory 500 data points
Accuracy ±0.3% F.S.
Display 160 x 128 dot matrix LCD with backlight
Measurement methods Peak, Track, Preset
Sampling rate 1000 Hz
Dimensions 5.5" L x 2.8" W x 1.4" H (140 mm x 71 mm x 35.5 mm)
Weight 0.9 lb (0.4 kg)
Warranty 1 year


Choose from the digital force gauge models listed below based on your capacity needs.

Model Capacity (lbs) Capacity (kg)
FG-3003 2.2 lbs 1 kg
FG-3005 11 lbs 5 kg
FG-3006 22 lbs 10 kg
FG-3008 110 lbs 50 kg
FG-3009 220 lbs 100 kg

Shimpo FG-Handle

This force gauge is available with an optional handle. We recommend using this, especially when testing forces over 30 lbs.

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