FGE-XY Digital Gauge

FGE-XYDigital Force Gauges with 180° reversible display & dual labeled keypad for both push, pull applications

The Series FGE-XY Digital Force Gauges combine a rugged, ergonomic and compact design with exceptional accuracy to provide a solid force testing instrument. These instruments are utilized in a variety of applications such as, incoming quality inspection, finished goods testing, R&D or almost any portable or force stand testing requirement.

Simple one button adjustment alters units, while pressing the peak button quickly produces the highest recorded value during the test. The 180° reversible display combined with the adjustable force direction and dual labeled keypad enable the FGE-XY to excel in both compression and tension applications in any direction. Models are available from 0.5 lbs to 200 lb ranges providing a large offering for various testing requirements.

Typical applications include wallboard, wire pull, 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.

Features

  • 1000 Hz Sample Rate provides faster sampling producing better resolution and more accurate results
  • Ideal for strict tolerances with its high accuracy +/-0.2% F.S.
  • Measure and record compression and tension tests- permits true “push-pull” testing
  • Real time or Peak Hold mode easily selectable with a single button push
  • 180° Reversible display and dual printed keypad allows usage as a portable gauge or mounted upside down on a test stand
  • 1 million operation load cell with superior overload protection provides a long-life, damage free product
  • Rugged, ergonomic die cast aluminum construction allows usage on production floor
  • Variable display response rate aids viewing readings
  • Flexible user preference with one button selection of engineering units
  • Dual power capable with rechargeable battery or AC line voltage
  • CE Mark & RoHS Approval

Specifications

Models FGE-0.5XY FGE-1XY FGE-2XY FGE-5XY FGE-10XY
Capacity 8 oz
0.5 lb
200.0 g
2.000 N
16 oz
1 lb
500.0 g
5.000 N
32 oz
2 lb
1,000 g
10.00 N
5 lb
2.000 Kg
20.00 N
10 lb
5.000 Kg
50.00 N
Resolution 0.01 oz
0.001 lb
0.1 g
0.001 N
0.01 oz
0.001 lb
0.1 g
0.001 N
0.01 oz
0.001 lb
1 g
0.01 N
0.001 lb
0.001 Kg
0.01 N
0.01 lb
0.001 Kg
0.01 N
Accuracy ±0.2% F.S. @ 73°F (23°C)
Display 4-Digit LCD, 0.5″ (12 mm) high, Units 0.29″ (7 mm). Reversible. Minus sign for tension
Display Update 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Sampling Rate 1000 Hz
Overload Capacity 200% of F.S. (200 lb.: 150% F.S.)
Power Rechargeable Ni-MH battery or universal AC adapter/charger (100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz)
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 Limits 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); FGE-200XY Approx. 1.1 lb (500 g)
Package Weight Approx. 2.25 lb ( 1.02 kg) for 0.5 lb and 1 lb ranges; 2.4 lb (1.09 kg) for 2 to 100 lb ranges; 2.75 lb (1.25 kg) for 200 lb range
Certification CE, RoHS
Included Accessories AC adapter/charger, carrying case, hook, chisel, flat head, notched head, hanger, cone head, metric to inch thread adapter, extension rod

 

Models FGE-20XY FGE-50XY FGE-100XY FGE-200XY
Capacity 20 lb
10.00 Kg
100.0 N
50 lb
20.00 Kg
200.0 N
100 lb
50.00 Kg
500.0 N
200 lb
100 Kg
1000N
Resolution 0.01 lb
0.01 Kg
0.1 N
0.01 lb
0.01 Kg
0.1 N
0.1 lb
0.01 Kg
0.1 N
0.1 lb
0.1 Kg
1N
Accuracy ±0.2% F.S. @ 73°F (23°C)
Display 4-Digit LCD, 0.5″ (12 mm) high, Units 0.29″ (7 mm). Reversible. Minus sign for tension
Display Update 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Sampling Rate 1000 Hz
Overload Capacity 200% of F.S. (200 lb.: 150% F.S.)
Power Rechargeable Ni-MH battery or universal AC adapter/charger (100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz)
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 Limits 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); FGE-200XY Approx. 1.1 lb (500 g)
Package Weight Approx. 2.25 lb ( 1.02 kg) for 0.5 lb and 1 lb ranges; 2.4 lb (1.09 kg) for 2 to 100 lb ranges; 2.75 lb (1.25 kg) for 200 lb range
Certification CE, RoHS
Included Accessories AC adapter/charger, carrying case, hook, chisel, flat head, notched head, hanger, cone head, metric to inch thread adapter, extension rod

Ordering Details

FGE-0.5XY 0.5 lb capacity digital force gauge
FGE-1XY 1 lb capacity digital force gauge
FGE-2XY 2 lb capacity digital force gauge
FGE-5XY 5 lb capacity digital force gauge
FGE-10XY 10 lb capacity digital force gauge
FGE-20XY 20 lb capacity digital force gauge
FGE-50XY 50 lb capacity digital force gauge
FGE-100XY 100 lb capacity digital force gauge
FGE-200XY 200 lb capacity digital force gauge
NIST-FG NIST traceable certificate of calibration for ranges from 0.5 to 100 lbs
NIST-FG-HX NIST traceable certificate of calibration for ranges from 200 to 1000 lbs
FGE-PT100 100 lb capacity FGE-XY in ergonomic testing kit. Kit includes all of the standard FGE-XY accessories but comes with larger, heavy duty case and adds padded ERGO accessories, handle, and NIST traceable certificate
FGE-PT200 200 lb capacity FGE-XY in ergonomic testing kit. Kit includes all of the standard FGE-XY accessories but comes with larger, heavy duty case and adds padded ERGO accessories, handle, and NIST traceable certificate

Accessories

FG-M4ADP Standard adapter set with M4 threads for ranges 0.5 lb and 1 lb. Includes: chisel, cone, flat head, notched head, hook, extension rod
FG-M4CL Chisel adapter with M4 thread for ranges 0.5 lb and 1 lb.
FG-M4CN Cone head adapter with M4 thread for ranges 0.5 lb and 1 lb.
FG-M4FL Flat head adapter with M4 thread for ranges 0.5 lb and 1 lb.
FG-M4GV Notched head adapter with M4 thread for ranges 0.5 lb and 1 lb.
FG-M4HK Hook adapter with M4 thread for ranges 0.5 lb and 1 lb.
FG-M4RD Extension rod adapter with M4 thread for ranges 0.5 lb and 1 lb.
FG-M6ADP Standard adapter set with M6 threads for ranges 2 lb to 200 lb. Includes: chisel, cone, flat head, notched head, hook, extension rod
FG-M6CL Chisel adapter with M6 thread for ranges 2 lb to 200 lb.
FG-M6CN Cone head adapter with M6 thread for ranges 2 lb to 200 lb.
FG-M6FL Flat head adapter with M6 thread for ranges 2 lb to 200 lb.
FG-M6GV Notched head adapter with M6 thread for ranges 2 lb to 200 lb.
FG-M6HK Hook adapter with M6 thread for ranges 2 lb to 200 lb.
FG-M6RD Extension rod adapter with M6 thread for ranges 2 lb to 200 lb.
FG-09V120UC Universal charger adapter for 120/240V AC
ERGO-KIT Padded accessory kit for ergonomic testing
FG-HANDLE Handle adapter for larger loads

Photos

Literature Download:

FGE-XY Data Sheet | FGE-XY Manual