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Rugged Digital Force Gauges

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The Shimpo FGE-XY Series of Digital Force Gauges combine a rugged, ergonomic and compact design with exceptional accuracy (±0.2% F.S.) to provide a solid force testing instrument. 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.

Simple one button adjustment alters units, while pressing the peak button quickly produces the highest recorded value during the test. The 180° reversible display combined with the adjustable force direction and dual labeled keypad enable the FGE-XY to excel in both compression and tension applications in any direction. Models are available from 0.5 lbs to 200 lb ranges providing a large offering for various testing requirements. 


  • 1000 Hz Sample Rate provides faster sampling producing better resolution and more accurate results
  • Ideal for strict tolerances with its high accuracy +/-0.2% F.S.
  • Measure and record compression and tension tests- permits true “push-pull” testing
  • Real time or Peak Hold mode easily selectable with a single button push
  • 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
  • Rugged, ergonomic die cast aluminum construction allows usage on production floor
  • Variable display response rate aids viewing readings
  • Flexible user preference with one button selection of engineering units
  • Dual power capable with rechargeable battery or AC line voltage
  • CE Mark & RoHS Approval


Accuracy ±0.2% F.S. @ 73°F (23°C)
Display 4-Digit LCD, 0.5″ (12 mm) high, Units 0.29″ (7 mm). Reversible. Minus sign for tension
Display Update 0.05, 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 1 sec
Sampling Rate 1000 Hz
Overload Capacity 200% of F.S. (200 lb.: 150% F.S.)
Power Rechargeable Ni-MH battery or universal AC adapter/charger (100 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz)
Auto Power Shut-Off Yes (not active if adapter/charge is in use)
Battery Charge 12 hours (when fully charged)
Recharge Time Approximately 18 hours (when fully discharged)
Temperature Limits 32 – 104°F (0 – 40°C)
Dimensions 5.8 x 3 x 1.5″ (147 x 75 x 38 mm)
Product Weight Approx. 1 lb (450 g); FGE-200XY Approx. 1.1 lb (500 g)
Package Weight Approx. 2.25 lb ( 1.02 kg) for 0.5 lb and 1 lb ranges; 2.4 lb (1.09 kg) for 2 to 100 lb ranges; 2.75 lb (1.25 kg) for 200 lb range
Certification CE, RoHS
Included Accessories AC adapter/charger, carrying case, hook, chisel, flat head, notched head, hanger, cone head, metric to inch thread adapter, extension rod

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