Ametek / Chatillon

Chatillon is a trademark of AMETEK Test & Calibration Instruments. John Chatillon & Sons Company was formed in 1835 in New York, and the year 2010 marked the 175th anniversary of Chatillon products and innovations in force measurement and weighing. The Chatillon brand covers force gauges, torque gauges and test stands.

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Putting Halloween to the TestPutting Halloween to the Test with AmetekOctober 30, 2018

Nicol Scales & Measurement is putting Halloween to the test with Ametek. Make sure that your materials testing equipment is up to the latest international standards with us, and have a Happy Halloween!  

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ametek#1 Ametek Distributor by Volume in 2017July 17, 2018

NSM is proud to announce that we were the #1 Ametek (Chatillon and Lloyd Instruments) Distributor by Volume in the United States in 2017. Thanks to all of our sales people and support staff for your hard work; we couldn’t have done it without any of you! Please let us know how we can help […]

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EasterPutting Easter to the TestMarch 27, 2018

Here’s hoping your Easter holds up to International Standards! Happy Easter from Nicol Scales & Measurement!

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Chatillon ForceTest Force Measuring SoftwareChatillon’s New ForceTest Software Simplifies Force TestingFebruary 21, 2018

Chatillon’s new ForceTest Software simplifies force testing by interfacing directly to a digital force gauge enabling tests and graphs to be automatically performed using a personal computer. The results and live graph can be monitored directly on the screen while the test is running. Featuring a colorful and intuitive user interface, this force measurement software ensures that tensile […]

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Chatillon CS CS2 Digital Force TestersChatillon’s CS2 Digital Force Testers Optimize Production Testing ApplicationsFebruary 6, 2018

The CS2 digital force testers from Chatillon are revolutionary systems optimized for production testing applications, including medical devices, plastics, packaging, textiles, rubber and electronics. The CS2 Series are high quality digital force testing machines optimized for production and laboratory testing of applications up to 5 kN (1100 lbf). These force testing machines are an excellent choice for simple testing within plastic, rubber, packaging, pharma, […]

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Nicol Logo hurricane harvey solutionsNSM Recognized for 2016 PerformanceMarch 7, 2017

Nicol Scales and Measurement is proud to have been recognized by a number of our key manufacturers for our performance in 2016. Fairbanks: · #3 US Distributor by volume · Sold most “Industrial Products” in North America · Sold most instruments (indicators) in North America · Sold most Omnicells (load cell mounts) in North America […]

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#1 Ametek Distributor#1 Ametek Distributor in North America in 2015April 1, 2016

Nicol Scales & Measurement is proud to be recognized by Ametek (Chatillon and Lloyd Instruments) as their #1 Distributor in North America in 2015.

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#1 Ametek DistributorNicol Scales recognized by AmetekJune 10, 2015

Ametek recently recognized Nicol Scales & Measurement as a Top 5 Distributor for the Chatillon force measurement and Lloyd Instruments materials testing product lines in 2014.

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New Chatillon CS225See the NEW Chatillon CS225April 15, 2013

Force Measurement just got a lot easier.  See the newest automated force tester from Chatillon, optimized for production, quality control and R&D testing.  The industrial, IP65 rated touch-screen controller makes testing and data acquisition simple, with no software required.  See a video of the New Chatillon CS225 in action HERE.

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force testingSolutions for Force Testing up to 5kNJanuary 12, 2017

Force testing up to 5kN represents the largest single market segment for testing products and materials. As more and more industries design products to be smaller and smaller while increasing performances, the need for force testers of 5kN capacity or less is on the rise. The single column tabletop tester fulfills the needs. Read more…

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pet foodPet Food TestingDecember 15, 2016

Texture analyzers are routinely used for determining the hardness and consistency of various pet food products.

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ricePasta, Rice and Noodles TestingDecember 15, 2016

The TA1 texture analyzer and NEXYGENPlus food texture applications software can assess product quality on a wide range of food items including dairy products, bakery, confectionery, gels and more.

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packaging testingPackaging TestingDecember 15, 2016

By combining the TA1 texture analyzer with our grips and fixtures for packaging testing you can perform tests such as tension, carton erection, friction, puncture and top loading.

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fish testingMeat, Poultry and Fish TestingDecember 15, 2016

Toughness of cooked meat, firmness, cutting strength and rapid slice shear force are just a few of the test types you can perform when combining the TA1 texture analyzer with our food grips and fixtures for meat, poultry and fish.

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Texture Analysis gelsGels TestingDecember 15, 2016

Gels are widely used in the food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.

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vegetables testingFruit and Vegetables TestingDecember 15, 2016

Firmness of whole fruits/vegetables and extrusion properties of soft fruits, peas, beans, corn and processed fruit/vegetables are just a few of the test types you can perform when combining the TA1 texture analyzer with our food grips and fixtures for fruit and vegetables.

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Quality Control Testing dairyDairy TestingDecember 15, 2016

Consistency, gel strength, spreadability, tensile strength, extensibility, viscosity, creep, relaxation, cutting resistance, firmness and hardness of cheese, yoghurt, butter, sauces and ice cream are just a few of the test types you can perform by combining the TA1 texture analyzer with our food grips, fixtures, jigs and probes for dairy.

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cosmeticsCosmetics TestingDecember 15, 2016

Lipstick bending and cutting force, penetration test, consistency and eye pencil breaking are just a few of the test types you can perform when combining the TA1 texture analyzer with our grips and fixtures for cosmetics testing.

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snacks testingConfectionary and Snacks TestingDecember 15, 2016

Firmness, hardness, gumminess, fracturability, stickiness, springiness, flexural strength and tensile strength are just a few of the test types you can perform with our food grips and fixtures for confectionary and snacks.

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cereal testingCereal TestingDecember 15, 2016

Firmness, hardness, crispiness, chewiness, flexural strength and shear are just a few of the test types that you can perform with our food grips and fixtures for cereals.

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bakery industryBakery Industry TestingDecember 15, 2016

Ametek Test & Calibration Instruments has long supplied the baking industry with advanced testing solutions to ensure end-product quality on the consumer shelf. The TA1 is the latest texture analyzer to offer affordable, high performance testing whether in Quality Control or product development.

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squeeze force testerIndian Manufacturer Tests Force on Plastic Bottles with Chatillon Squeeze Force TesterNovember 2, 2016

In evaluating a medication, ease of use is nearly as an important a factor as its effectiveness. Along with determining the correct dosage, medication developers need to determine whether or not its packaging will break or leak under normal usage and if too much finger strength is required by either the patient or care giver in administering it. […]

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