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Force Gauge DST

7 Measuring range available
from 0 - 2 N up to 0 - 1000 N

Digital force gauge for determination of compression and tension forces, usable for numerous applications in a lot of sectors of industry

Force measuring unit with USB and RS-232 output signal

Low cost basic model for compression and tension forces

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Special Features


2 operation modes:
real time – display the actual tension or compression force
peak force – to measure the peak force during a test

Force gauge DST with high sampling rate of 1000 times/sec to measure the peak force

Display update 8 times/sec

Output signal:
– USB
– RS-232

Force gauge DST with user switchable units: N, gf (kgf) and ozf (lbf)

Programmable high/low set-points for go/no-go testing:
Display: good (OK), underrun/exceeding (OK is not displayed)

»Zero Set« to zero the gauge in all operating positions

Mechanical stopper to prevent sensor-breakdown

With the optional software Force Logger Plus up to 4 sensors can be connected simultaneously for data processing to a PC

Manufacturers calibration report is included

Display can be reversed for inverted use; e. g. on vertical test stand

Standard Features


Force measuring device for exact measuring with an accuracy of ±0.2 % full scale ±1 digit

Overload protection:
200 % full scale

For hand-held use or mounting on test stand (mounting thread 4 x M4 in back)

Easy to operate

Force gauge DST with easy to read LCD display

Ergonomically-designed, rugged die-cast aluminium housing

Operates on rechargeable battery (NiMH) and/or AC adapter

Full set of accessories included

Available Models

ModelCapacity
in N
Resolution
in N
Measuring Range
in gf; kgf
Measuring Range
in ozf; lbf
DST-2N0 – 2 N0.001 N0 – 200.0 gf0 – 8.819 ozf
DST-5N0 – 5 N0.001 N0 – 500.0 gf0 – 17.64 ozf
DST-20N0 – 20 N0.01 N0 – 2.000 kgf0 – 4.409 lbf
DST-50N0 – 50 N0.01 N0 – 5.000 kgf0 – 11.02 lbf
DST-200N0 – 200 N0.1 N0 – 20.00 kgf0 – 44.09 lbf
DST-500N0 – 500 N0.1 N0 – 50.00 kgf0 – 110.2 lbf
DST-1000N0 – 1000 N1 N0 – 100.0 kgf0 – 220.5 lbf

verschiedene Klemmen für Kraftmesser und PrüfständeDepending on the application we have a wide range of clamping tools and clamps for force gauge DST in our program.

Find further information at clamps and testing devices

Prüfstände HV-500N und EMX-1000NWe have a wide range of test stands, to assure consistent, identical measuring conditions with force gauge DST.

Find further information at test stands

Specifications

Measuring principle:Bidirectional force sensor with strain gauge
Accuracy:±0.2 % Full Scale ±1 digit
Measuring units:N, gf (kgf), lbf (ozf)
Display:LCD, 4 digits
Overload capacity:200 % full scale,
Alarm signal at 90 % full scale,
Alarm signal and flashing display at 110 % full scale
Display update rate:8 times/sec.
Plug gauge:M6 male thread
Measuring frequency:1000 times/sec
Zero adjustment:10 % full scale
A/D converter:16 bit
Output signal:USB (8, 1, N, 256000)
RS-232 (8, 1, N, 19200)
Temperature range:0 – 40 °C
Air humidity:20 – 80 % RH
Low battery indicator:Display flashes
Power supply:Rechargeable NiMH batteries (approx. 30 h continuous use without background light, approx. 14 h with background light,
approx. 4.5 h charging time). Charging occurs with AC adapter or by connection via USB cable to a PC or a mobile battery.
Mounting threads
for test stand:
4 x M4, Depth 8 mm
Housing material:Die-cast aluminium
Dimensions:181 x 72 x 32 mm (LxWxH)
Weight, net (gross):Approx. 460 g (approx. 1300 g)

Specifications subject to change without notice!

Standard Accessories

  1. Force Logger

    Software Force LoggerUSB cable approx. 1.5 m long, CD-ROM with USB-driver and software ” Force Logger” for data transfer data evaluation on PC.


  2. AC Adapter

    Netzteil für Kraftmesser DS2AC adapter for 100 – 240 V AC
    Order number: ADU-230


  3. Inspection Certificate

    Hersteller PrüfprotokollDelivery includes a manufacturers inspection certificate free of charge.


Standard Attachment

  1. Small Hook

    small hookAluminium, M6, measuring range up to 100 N
    Order number: A-1
    Steel, M6, measuring range from 200 N to 500 N
    Order number: S-1
    Steel, M6, measuring range 1000 N
    Order number: SR-1


  2. Flat Tip

    Flat TipAluminium, M6, Ø 13 mm, measuring range up to 100 N
    Order number: A-2
    Steel, M6, Ø 16 mm, measuring range from 200 N to 1000 N
    Order number: S-2


  3. Conical Tip

    Conical TipAluminium, M6, 85°, measuring range up to 100 N
    Order number: A-3
    Steel, M6, 85°, measuring range from 200 to 1000 N
    Order number: S-3


  4. Chisel Tip

    Chisel TipAluminium, M6, 85°, measuring range up to 100 N
    Order number: A-4
    Steel, M6, 85°, measuring range from 200 N to 1000 N
    Order number: S-4


  5. Notched Tip

    Notched TipAluminium, M6, 90°, measuring range up to 100 N
    Order number: A-5
    Steel, M6, 90°, measuring range from 200 N to 1000 N
    Order number: S-5


  6. Extension Shaft

    Extension ShaftAluminium, M6, 80 mm, measuring range up to 100 N
    Order number: A-6
    Steel, M6, 100 mm, measuring range from 200 N to 1000 N
    Order number: S-6


Accessories (optional)

  1. Z-LINK4

    Software ZLink4

    Software for Data acquisition by USB output:
    – force-time graphs
    – determine time period for recording
    – display the actual reading
    – sampling rate 50 readings per second
    – storage of all measured values as CSV,
    Requirements: Microsoft Win 7/8/8.1/10
    Order number: SW-12


  2. Force Logger Plus

    Force Logger Plus

    Software for Data acquisition by USB output:
    – data acquisition of 4 force gauges simultaneousely
    – force gauge function setting
    – data storage as CSV file
    Requirements: Microsoft Win 7/8/8.1/10
    Order number: SW-13


  3. Handle

    Haltegriff FOH-1For easy use the force gauge DST can be equipped with a handle. Therefore especially higher forces can be measured more easily.
    Order number: FOH-1


  4. Hand Grip Belt

    Hand grip belt HGB-1 for force gaugesFor easy use the force gauge DST can be equipped with a hand grip belt. For max. forces of 200 N.
    Order number: HGB-1


  5. Clamping Tools

    Depending on the application we have a lot of clamping tools and clamps for force gauge DST in our program.

    Find further information at clamps and testing devices


  6. Large Hook

    grosser HakenAluminium, M6, measuring range up to 100 N
    Order number: A-7
    Steel, M6, measuring range from 100 N to 1000 N
    Order number: S-7


  7. Y-Hook

    GabelhakenAluminium, M6, measuring range up to 100 N
    Order number: A-8
    Steel, M6, measuring range from 100 N to 1000 N
    Order number: S-8


  8. Accumulator

    Accumulator for force gauge DST and force gauge DSVNickel metal hydride accumulator, 2-pole connector
    4.8 V, 800 mAh
    Order number: 40016I


  9. Calibration Certificate

    KalibrierberichtCalibration certificate with calibration report is optional available.


Connecting Cables (optional)

  1. RS-232 Connecting Cable

    RS 232 Verbindungskabel CB-203Connecting cable for RS-232 interface for connecting the force gauge to a PC: Sub D9 female, 3 m long
    Order number: CB-203


Dimensions

Dimensions of force gauge DST for download.
Delivery Includes

Scope of delivery force gauge DSTForce gauge DST with carrying case, standard accessories, AC adapter, USB cable, 1 DC-ROM with USB-driver and software “Force Logger”, manufacturers calibration report, operating instruction in German or English as requested

If you want to get a quote or want to place an order, please contact us!


+49 (0)8638 9410-0

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