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BG Digital Force Gauge

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The BG has been replaced by the new and improved Series-5. Please click here to view the new model

The BG Series Digital Force Gauge is an advanced force measurement solution, with sophisticated measurement capabilities, data outputs, computer control capabilities, and a long list of features and configurable settings.

The BG can stop motorized test stand travel at user-selectable set points, and can also prevent force overload (when used with the ESM motorized test stand). Go / no go testing can also be accomplished with an optional plug-in hi / lo limits indicator.

The BG Series force gauges have reversible housings that allow the user to use the gauge with the load cell shaft pointing up or down, without the inconvenience of upside-down buttons and display. The housing for Series BG and Series EG gauges is reversible by separating the two halves and reassembling them with just one connector - an extra bit of engineering that will make your testing setups quicker and more efficient.

Optional Equipment

Hi / lo limits indicator
Set limit conditions for a test - the indicator will display red lights for high and low limits, and a green light to indicate passing.

Overload protection module
Protects the force gauge against overloads during motorized tests, adjustable from 20 - 110% of gauge's full capacity. For use with ESM motorized test stands.

Set point cable
Stops test stand travel at programmable high and low set points for tension and compression forces. For use with ESM motorized test stand.

Output cable
Send test data to a PC, statistical printer, or other data collector for further analysis.

Features

  • RS-232, Mitutoyo and analog outputs
  • GCL-Gauge Control Language for full computer control
  • Automatic timed output on RS-232
  • Dual set points with outputs
  • Averaging mode for average readings over time
  • External trigger for contact or switch testing and data capture
  • General purpose I/O for external device control
  • Programmable analog and digital filters
  • Selectable units of measurement
  • Programmable default configuration
  • Peak memory for tensile and compressive forces
  • Push-button calibration
  • Battery or AC operation
  • Programmable automatic shutoff
  • Reversible aluminum housing for handheld use or test stand mounting
  • Same housing size for all capacities
  • Includes NIST-Traceable Calibration Certificate
  • 3 Year Warranty

Force Ranges

ModelCapacityResolution
BG-0120.12 lb
50 g
0.5 N
0.00005 lb
0.02 g
0.0002 N
BG-0250.25 lb
100 g
1 N
0.0001 lb
0.05 g
0.0005 N
BG-050.5 lb
250 g
2.5 N
0.0002 lb
0.1 g
0.001 N
BG-22 lb
1 Kg
10 N
0.001 lb
0.0005 Kg
0.005 N
BG-55 lb
2.5 Kg
25 N
0.002 lb
0.001 Kg
0.01 N
BG-1010 lb
5 Kg
50 N
0.005 lb
0.002 Kg
0.02 N
BG-2020 lb
10 Kg
100 N
0.01 lb
0.005 Kg
0.05 N
BG-5050 lb
25 Kg
250 N
0.02 lb
0.01 Kg
0.1 N
BG-100100 lb
50 Kg
500 N
0.05 lb
0.02 Kg
0.2 N
BG-200200 lb
100 Kg
1000 N
0.1 lb
0.05 Kg
0.5 N
BG-500500 lb
250 Kg
2500 N
0.2 lb
0.1 Kg
1 N

Dimensions

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Complete Kit

BG force gauges are supplied in a cushioned carrying case with AC adapter, rechargeable battery, chisel, cone, v-groove, hook, flat, extension rod, user's manual, and NIST-traceable certificate of calibration.

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Specifications

Accuracy± 0.2% of full scale ±1 digit
Sampling rate65 readings/sec
Overload Protection150% FS
Analog Output±1 VDC
Battery life8-10 hours per charge
Weight0.9 lbs (0.4 kg)
Warranty3 years
Operating Temperature40°F - 100°F (5°C - 45°C)

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Item Description Price
Accessories
Double handle grip for Series 4/5/7 Force Gauges
$120.00
09-1047
Cable, Mitutoyo SPC
$75.00
09-1048
Cable, RS-232 25-Pin
$75.00
09-1048A
Cable, RS-232 9-Pin
$75.00
Set Point Cable
$145.00
Hi / lo limits indicator
$90.00
Overload protection module
$195.00
MESUR gauge Load & Travel Analysis Software
$495.00
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