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Digital Force Gauges

Digital Force Gauges


The FGV-XY Digital Force Gauge delivers industry-leading value with an extensive list of features including USB output, reversible display and a rugged metal housing. Each gauge is supplied as a complete kit with several screw-on adapters providing a complete force testing instrument for use in a wide variety of industries. Includes built-in memory for 1000 values, easily downloaded via the USB data output to a PC using the software.




  • 1000 Hz Sample Rate captures true peak values even those occurring over very short time intervals
  • Selectable Auto-Shut Off prolongs battery life, while allowing constant use when powered via supplied AC-adapter
  • Accuracy of ±0.2% providing superb repeatability
  • Small Size Ergonomic design provides comfort for hand held testing
  • USB, RS-232 & Analog Outputs-- all included! 3 different outputs for data transfer provides maximum flexibility
  • Automatic Calculation & Display of Statistics provides immediate results and analysis of your force testing
  • 9 separate capacities from 0.5 Lb to 200 Lb select the best range without forfeiting accuracy
  • 3 Memory Modes optimize data storage for any application transferring data to PC/Laptop when convenient
  • 200% Overload Capacity minimizes the likelihood of costly repairs
  • Built In User-Set Hi-Lo Alarm Limits perform quick and easy 'Go-No Go' testing with visual LCD indicator when "out of tolerance"
  • Rugged Die Cast Aluminum Housing & Rugged Construction provides exceptional durability even in the toughest field applications
  • Reversible Display optimized for use as both a handheld gauge or mount upside down on a test stand
  • Includes traceable calibration certificate
  • Free Data logging/graphing software provided, sample rate up to 100 readings/sec* Requires RS232 Cable for use with Windows 10, inquire for details
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • The FGV-XY provides is suitable for use in numerous industries & applications including incoming quality inspection, finished goods testing, R&D as well as on wire pull testing, 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.

Digital Force Gauge Kit


Technical Data

Technical Data
Capacity: 100 lb
50.00 Kg
500.0 N
Resolution: 0.1 lb
0.01 Kg
0.1 N
Accuracy: ±0.2% F.S.
Display: 4-Digit LCD, 0.5" (12 mm) high, Units 0.29" (7 mm). Reversible by the push of a button. Minus sign for tension
Display Update: 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Sampling Rate: 1000 Hz
Overload: 200% of F.S. (200 lb.: 150% F.S.)
Power: Rechargeable Ni-MH battery or universal AC adapter/charger (100-240VAC, 50-60Hz)
Output: Analog: ±1 V dc (through a 12 bit D/A converter) RS232C: Baud rate (19200, 9600, 4800, 2400 bps selectable), commands control USB: Allows communication between FGV-XY and Windows® PC Software with Toriemon USB via USB cable (included) Overload Comparator: Open-collector output (Max 30 V dc/5 mA)
Auto Power Shut-Off: Yes (not active if adapter/charge is in use)
Battery Charge: 12 hours (when fully charged)
Recharge Time: Approximately 18 hours when fully discharged
Temperature Range: 32 - 104°F (0 - 40°C)
Dimensions: 5.8 x 3 x 1.5” (147 x 75 x 38 mm)
Product Weight: Approx. 1 lb (450 g); FGV-200XY Approx. 1.1 lb (500 g)
Package Weight: Approx. 2.4 lb ( 1.09 kg) for 0.5 lb and 1 lb ranges; 2.6 lb (1.12 kg) for 2 to 100 lb ranges; 2.75 lb (1.25 kg) for 200 lb range
Certification: CE, RoHS
Warranty: 2-Year



Prices subject to change    Prices listed in US dollars for domestic shipments within US, Canada, & Mexico only    Export orders require quotations - click here for a quote     For more info call us 1-800-762-2478 or 954-946-9454.
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AC adapter/charger, carrying case, hook, chisel, flat head, notched head, hanger, cone head, thread Adapter, extension rod, USB cable. (Note: software available at www.shimpoinst.com for free download)

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