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High capacity digital force gauges with 180° reversible display & dual labeled keypad for both push, pull applications. The Series FGV-HX Digital Force Gauges offer an enhanced heavy-duty housing allowing them to be utilized in high capacity tension and compression applications. 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.

Models are available in 200 or 500. ranges providing necessary performance for high capacity testing. The 180° reversible display combined with the adjustable force direction and dual labeled keypad enable these units to excel in both compression and tension applications in any direction.

The FGV-HX’s add the free TORIEMON software allowing further data analysis on a PC. In addition, the RS-232C and analog outputs provide maximum communication flexibility.

FGV-500HX 500 lb capacity digital force gauge, RS-232 data output


  • 1000 Hz Sample Rate provides faster sampling producing better resolution and more accurate results
  • High accuracy +/-0.2% F.S., ideal for strict tolerances
  • Measure and record compression and tension tests – Permits true “push-pull” testing
  • 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
  • High-capacity rugged, ergonomic die cast aluminum construction allows usage on production floor
  • Variable display response rate aids viewing readings
  • Quick retrieval of peak measurement with a single push button in test stand
  • Flexible user preference with one button selection of engineering units
  • Field calibration through keypad eliminates down time
  • Dual power capable with rechargeable battery or AC line voltage
  • CE Mark


Model FGV-HX
Capacity -200HX: 200 lb, 100 kg, 1000 N; -500HX: 500 lb, 250 kg, 2500 N; -1000HX: 1000 lb, 453.6 kg, 4448 N
Resolution 0.1 lb/0.1 kg/1 N
Accuracy ±0.2% F.S.
Display Four digit LCD, .47” high (12 mm) with various indicators including tension and low battery indication (reversible) Minus sign for tension
Average/Peak Mode Selectable
Display Update 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Sampling Rate 1000 Hz
Overload Capacity 150% of F.S.
Power Rechargeable Ni-Cad batteries (included) or AC adapter/charger (included)
Auto Power Shut-Off Yes (not active if adapter/charge is in use)
Battery Charge 12 hours (when fully charged)
Temperature Range 32° – 104° F (0° – 40° C)
Dimensions 8.43” x 3.23” x 2.15” (214 x 82 x 54.5 mm)
Product Weight Approx. 2 lb (900 kg) for 500 lb range; 2.65 lb (1.20 kg) for 1000 lb range
Package Weight Approx. 7.45 lb (3.38 kg) for 500 lb range; 8.25 lb (3.74 kg) for 1000 lb range
Certification CE
Included Accessories AC adapter/charger, carrying case, 2 handles, metric thread to inch adapter and attachments (flat head, hook, chisel, notched head, cone head, extension rod), RS-232 cable. RS-232 cable is included with FGV-HX series only.



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FGV-HX DART 2.0 Shimpo Digital Force Gauge

  • Brand: Shimpo Instruments
  • Product Code: FGV-HX DART 2.0
  • Condition: New
  • Warranty: 1 Year Manufacturer’s Warranty
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