SHIMPO FGS-1000H Test Stand

SHIMPO FGS-1000H Test Stand

Shimpo introduces its NEW 1000 lbs (2500N, 500KG) capacity manual test stand.

Designed for convenient testing in both TENSION and COMPRESSION, the FGS-1000H is easy to set-up and operate.

With its ability to mount the Shimpo JAVELIN, FGV-1000HX (1000 lbs, 2500N, 500KG) capacity digital force gauge, this system is a great fit for most force testing applications.

A highly accurate turn-wheel gives a precise 0.1″ travel per revolution. In addition, it’s rigged and rugged construction provides repeatable and reliable testing, time after time. The FGS-1000H features fully adjustable height ranges, customizable lengths (for different sample sizes) and the option to add a length/height meter.

With counter sunk (force gauge) mounting holes, a self aligning, pre-tapped sliding sample base plate, the FGS-1000H provides a welcome alternative to utilizing existing force gauges, grips attachments and accessories.

FGS-1000H users can also use all existing ranges of Shimpo FGE/FGV-X and the new Dart 2.0 FGV-0.5 up to FGV-200XY (0.5 lbs to 200 lbs)!
In addition, it will also fit other manufacturers force gauges.

  • Adjustable range to 13″
  • 6″ diameter sample platform provides wide sample stage
  • 6″ stroke for large samples
  • .1″ travel per hand wheel revolution to maintain precise control under full load
  • Base adapter block to hold accessories
  • Flexible Force gauge mounting

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SHIMPO FGS-50S

SHIMPO FGS-50S

Shimpo’s manual test stands offer the ability of obtaining accurate, consistent results without the high cost of a motorized system. Our lever operated stands are ideal for rapid testing applications and the hand wheel stands are excellent for applications when more precise control is needed.

Nearly all manufacturers’ gauges are compatible with Shimpo’s test stands for incredible versatility. Because these stands are designed for precision, balance, and durability, they are perfectly suited for measuring a limitless range of materials.

  • Compatibility with nearly all manufacturers’ gauges
  • Versatile bottom mounting plate
  • Adjustable clearances
  • Consistent linear motion
  • Precision gear movements
  • Modular design
  • Compact design
  • 1 Year Warranty

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SHIMPO FGS-100L

SHIMPO FGS-100L

Shimpo’s manual test stands offer the ability of obtaining accurate, consistent results without the high cost of a motorized system. Our lever operated stands are ideal for rapid testing applications and the hand wheel stands are excellent for applications when more precise control is needed.

Nearly all manufacturers’ gauges are compatible with Shimpo’s test stands for incredible versatility. Because these stands are designed for precision, balance, and durability, they are perfectly suited for measuring a limitless range of materials.

  • Compatibility with nearly all manufacturers’ gauges
  • Versatile bottom mounting plate
  • Adjustable clearances
  • Consistent linear motion
  • Precision gear movements
  • Modular design
  • Compact design
  • 1 Year Warranty

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SHIMPO FGS-100H

SHIMPO FGS-100H

Shimpo’s manual test stands offer the ability of obtaining accurate, consistent results without the high cost of a motorized system. Our lever operated stands are ideal for rapid testing applications and the hand wheel stands are excellent for applications when more precise control is needed.

Nearly all manufacturers’ gauges are compatible with Shimpo’s test stands for incredible versatility. Because these stands are designed for precision, balance, and durability, they are perfectly suited for measuring a limitless range of materials. One year warranty.

  • Compatibility with nearly all manufacturers’ gauges
  • Versatile bottom mounting plate
  • Adjustable clearances
  • Consistent linear motion
  • Precision gear movements
  • Modular design
  • Compact design
  • 1 Year Warranty


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CHATILLON® MT500 Mechanical Test Stand

CHATILLON® MT500 Mechanical Test Stand

The CHATILLON® MT500 Series mechanical test stand is an easy-to-use solution for force measurement applications up to 500 lbf (2.5kN) capacities. The test stand may be equipped with a quick-action lever or precision handwheel for controlling crosshead speed and travel. The MT500 test stand can be bench mounted, wall mounted or positioned horizontally. Vertical clearances are available from 750mm (29.5 inch) up to 1500mm (60 inch). Standard stroke is 6 inches (150mm), although longer strokes can be accommodated as a special order.

The MT500 Series features an innovative design that maximizes working space and simplifies operation and maintenance. The single column design with 150mm (6 in) throat is ideal for large specimens. The removable platen is designed to accommodate metric and imperial threaded fixtures. Special gauge adapter make gauge alignment automatic. Options include a digital travel indicator, capable of displaying travel up to 0.01mm (0.0005 inch) and column ruler which is graduated in millimeters and inches.

The MT500 Series includes hook, compression plate, adapters and gauge mounting hardware.

  • Tensile, Compression, Peel,Flexural Testing
  • Optional Column Heights
    - 500mm Standard
    - 1000mm Extended
    - 1500mm Ultra
  • 6-inch Stroke
    - Longer Strokes Available as Special Order
  • Compact, Lightweight, Benchtop Design
    - Table & Wall Mount Options
  • Compact, Lightweight, Benchtop Design
    - Table & Wall Mount Options
  • Simple Operation
    - Lever Actuation
    - Handwheel Actuation
  • Mounts to Chatillon DF Series Force Gauges
  • 2 Year Warranty


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CHATILLON® MT150 Series Mechanical Test Stand

AMETEK supplies a variety of cables for interfacing with Chatillon® force gauges, force testers, printers and personal computers.

Digital force gauges have a Hirose 12 connector. LTCM Series force testers have a 9-pin D-style connector.

Cable pinouts are available in the downloads section under Dimension drawings.

  • Tensile, Compression, Peel & Flexural Testing
  • Optional Column Heights
    - 500mm Standard
    - 1000mm Extended
    - 1500mm Ultra
  • 6-inch Stroke
    - Longer Strokes Available as Special Order
  • Compact, Lightweight, Benchtop Design
    - Table & Wall Mount Options
  • Compact, Lightweight, Benchtop Design
    - Table & Wall Mount Options
  • Simple Operation
    - Lever Actuation
    - Handwheel Actuation
  • Mounts to Chatillon DF Series Force Gauges
  • 2 Year Warranty


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