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Shimpo FGE-X Series Handheld Force Gauges
Shimpo FGE-X Series Handhel Force Gauge

The FGE-X series, with its fast 1000 Hz update rate, is able to capture the highest force peaks. With variable display update rate and superior accuracy, these gauges feature unique 180 degree flip displays, permitting the user to read the display right-side up. Additional enhancements are; dual direction keypad, variable baud rate for SPC applications, selectable force direction indication, and selectable power on/off settings.

Ergonomically designed to fit in the palm of your hand, the rugged, all metal construction of the FGE-X permits accurate measurement and display of compression and tension forces up to 100 lb.



List Price: $620.00

Our Price: $529.48

You Save: $90.52

Features Benefits

1000 Hz update rate

Ability to capture the highest compression/tension force
Highly accurate (+/- 0.2% f.s.) Ideal of for strict tolerances
Peak measurement Captured with a single push button
Reversible keypad Easy to read upside down or right side up when stand mounted
Variable display rate Slow display update rate for operator ease
Overload capacity: 200% F.S. High overload protection leads to fewer repairs
Heavy duty load sensor Designed for over 1 million operations
Variable baud rate, RS-232C and analog outputs (FGV-X models) Ideal for SPC data collection and gauge control
Variable units of measure (Oz., lbs., Kg, N) One button selection
Rugged die-cast aluminum construction Exceptional durability, production floor capable
Measures and records compression and tension tests True “push-pull” tests are permitted
Dual power capable Rechargeable battery or AC line voltage
Selectable, automatic on/off ability Prolongs battery life , provides 24/7 testing with no off time when powered by AC
Low battery indicator Provides warning to complete tests when on battery power
Two year warranty Provides peace of mind, (Optional: NIST certs with data)
FGE-X Model FGE-0.5X FGE-1X FGE-2X FGE-5X FGE-10X FGE-20X FGE-50X FGE-100X
Capacity 0.5 lb
2 N
200 g
8 oz
1 lb
5 N
500 g
16 oz
2 lb
10 N
1,000 g
32 oz
5 lb
20 N
2 kg
10 lb
50 N
5 kg
20 lb
100 N
10 kg
50 lb
200 N
20 kg
100 lb
500 N
50 kg
Resolution 0.001 lb
0.001 N
0.01 oz
0.1 g
0.001 lb
0.01 N
0.01 oz
1 g
0.001 lb
0.01 N
0.001 kg
0.01 lb
0.01 N
0.001 kg
0.01 lb
0.1 N
0.01 kg
0.1 lb
0.1 N
0.01 kg
Accuracy ± 0.2% F.S.
Display 4-Digit LCD, 12mm high. Reversible by the push of a button. Minus sign for tension.
Display Update 0.5, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Sampling Rate 1000 times per second
Overload 200% of Full Scale
Power Rechargeable Ni-Cad battery or AC adapter / charger
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" L x 2.9" W x 1.5" H (147 mm x 75 mm x 38 mm)
Weight 1 lb (450 g)
Standard Accessories AC adapter/charger, carrying case, hook, chisel, flat head, notched head, hanger, cone head, extension rod, inch adapter.
Approvals CE approved
Ordering Information
Part Number Description List Price Our Price
Shimpo FGE-X Series Handheld Force gauges
201-0000-0124-00 Shimpo FGE-0.5X - 0.5 lb Handheld Force Gauge $620.00 $529.48
201-0000-0125-00 Shimpo FGE-1X - 1 lb Handheld Force Gauge $620.00 $529.48
201-0000-0126-00 Shimpo FGE-2X - 2 lb Handheld Force Gauge $620.00 $529.48
201-0000-0127-00 Shimpo FGE-5X - 5 lb Handheld Force Gauge $620.00 $529.48
201-0000-0128-00 Shimpo FGE-10X - 10 lb Handheld Force Gauge $620.00 $529.48
201-0000-0129-00 Shimpo FGE-20X - 20 lb Handheld Force Gauge $620.00 $529.48
201-0000-0130-00 Shimpo FGE-50X - 50 lb Handheld Force Gauge $620.00 $529.48
201-0000-0131-00 Shimpo FGE-100X - 100 lb Handheld Force Gauge $620.00 $529.48
Factory Options
100-1000-0020-00 NIST Traceable Certificate of Calibration for 0.5 to 100 lb (includes data points) $125.00

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