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FGE-HX - FGV-HX High Capacity Digital Force Gauge

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FGE-200HX has been replaced by the FGE-200XY, Click here for new model
FGE-500HX has been replaced by the FGE-500HXY, Click here for new model
FGV-500HX has been replaced by the FGV-500HXY, Click here for new model

3 Ranges up to 1000lbs
Measures Push / Pull Force

The microprocessor-controlled, digital FGE-HX and FGV-HX offer the same user-friendly features of our popular FGE/FGV series, but in an extremely heavy-duty case, allowing the gauges to handle larger capacities from 0 to 1000 pounds.

Two knurled steel handles are provided for hand operation and a hanger is included which enables each gauge to be used as a scale.


  • Accuracy ±0.2%
  • Measures both compression and tension forces
  • Overload Protection 150% of full scale
  • Heavy-duty load sensor
  • Removable hanger
  • User-selected units of Pounds, Kilograms or Newtons
  • Display can be reversed for inverted use
  • Display "real-time" or "peak" force
  • Includes Traceable Calibration Certificate
  • 1 Year Warranty

Force Ranges

FGE-200HX200 lb
100 Kg
1000 N
0.1 lb
0.1 Kg
1 N
500 lb
250 Kg
2500 N
0.1 lb
0.1 Kg
1 N
FGV-1000HX1000 lb
500 Kg
5000 N
0.1 lb
0.1 Kg
1 N


Special Attachments

Complete Kit

The FGE-HX / FGV-HX is supplied as a complete kit including force gauge, AC adapter/charger, 2 handles, inch adapter and attachments (flat head, hook, chisel, notched head, cone head, extension rod) RS232 CABLE (FGV-HX Only) in a foam fitted plastic carrying case.


Accuracy±0.2% full scale
Resolution0.1 lb, 0.1 Kg, 1 N
Display4-Digit LCD, 12mm high. Reversible by the push of a button. Minus sign for tension
Display Update0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Sampling Rate1000 times per second
Overload Protection150% of full scale
PowerRechargeable Ni-Cad battery or AC through adapter/charger
Auto Power Shut-OffYes (not active if adapter/charge is in use)
Battery Life12 hours (when fully charged)
Recharge TimeApproximately 18 hours when fully discharged
Dimensions8.43" L x 3.23" W x 2.15" H (214 mm x 82 mm x 54.5 mm)
Weight2 lb (900 g)
ApprovalsCE approved
RS232C & Analog Output -1 to +1 VDC (through a 12 bit D/A converter)
Overload Output
One NPN OC transistor for tension, one NPN OC transistor for compression
Warranty2 Years

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Item Description Price
REPLACED BY FGE-200XY Click here for new model
REPLACED BY FGE-500HXY Click here for new model
REPLACED BY FGV-500HXY Click here for new model
NIST Traceable Calibration Certificate for FG 200 / 500 / 1000 lb capacity force gauges
Spare / Replacement Power Adapter for most Shimpo gauges
Spare / Replacement Internal Rechargeable NiMH Battery - FVE-BAT - BFGG0200511
Analog output cable for FGV
RS232 9 Pin Serial output cable for FGV Digital Force Gauge
RS232 to USB Adapter
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