What is a force test stand?

Force test stands (force tester) help move the mounted force gauge up and down (left and right) during the testing. There are manual (operate the lever or handle to move) and motorized (press the button to move) test stands. They can be used for high repeatability test due to the constant testing direction.

How does a force gauge work?

Force gauges typically work by deforming either a digital load cell or a strain gauge in the digital load cell the force inflicted is converted into an electrical signal which will then be able to be recognized as a force upon the load cell.

What is the force on the force gauge?

Force gauge is a small measuring instrument to measure force, known as “push pull gauge” or “push pull scale.” As the names suggest, force gauge measures push force (compression) and pull force (tension).

What is a Chatillon force gauge?

Chatillon are force measurement instruments suited for measurement on applications up to 5kN. Chatillon offers force gauges, torque gauges and test stands for force measurement on a wide range of materials such as plastic, rubber, textiles, wood and electronic components.

How is force meter measured?

You can achieve this by covering the scale of calibrated spring balances with ‘write on’ sticky strips.

  1. Hold the forcemeter vertically.
  2. Pull on the spring with a force of 1 newton.
  3. Hang another mass from the forcemeter.
  4. Repeat this up to 10 newtons.
  5. Take the masses off the forcemeter and hang the unknown mass from it.

Why force unit is newton?

The newton (symbol: N) is the SI unit of force. It is named after Sir Isaac Newton because of his work on classical mechanics. A newton is how much force is required to make a mass of one kilogram accelerate at a rate of one metre per second squared. 1 N is the force of Earth’s gravity on a mass of about 102 g.

What does Gage stand for?

Gage R&R, which stands for gage repeatability and reproducibility, is a statistical tool that measures the amount of variation in the measurement system arising from the measurement device and the people taking the measurement. See Gage R&R tools.

What is pull force test?

The pull-off test, also called stud pull test is a near-to-surface method in which an adhesive connection is made between a stud and the carrier (or object to be tested) by using a glue, possibly an epoxy or polyester resin, that is stronger than the bond that needs to be tested.

What is force gauge?

Force gauge. A force gauge (also force gage) is a small measuring instrument used across all industries to measure the force during a push or pull test. Applications exist in research and development, laboratory, quality, production and field environment. There are two kinds of force gauges today: mechanical and digital force gauges.

What is a digital force gauge?

Digital gauge. A digital force gauge is basically a handheld instrument that contains a load cell, electronic part, software and a display. A load cell is an electronic device that is used to convert a force into an electrical signal. Through a mechanical arrangement, the force being sensed deforms a strain gauge.