Shimpo MF Series

Incredibly durable and user-friendly, the economical MF mechanical force gauges are excellent for push/pull force testing in manufacturing, material testing, maintenance and inspection applications. The peak force mode features an easy push-button reset; this is especially helpful for doing repetitive testing in an assembly line or in quality control. The large dial indicator allows viewing of force changes as they occur. This large dial reduces the chance for parallax errors when taking readings.

The MF was ergonomically designed for handheld use, but may also be used with the optional handle-great for loads over 15 pounds (6.8 kg). Due to its mechanical design, response time is immediate. Calibration is achieved by a set of precisely matched springs which are overload protected to 165 pounds (75 kg)! MF gauges feature a die-cast aluminum housing which mounts easily to all SHIMPO INSTRUMENTS test stands for even greater control of repetitive testing. All standard Series MF gauges include a protective carrying case plus attachment adapters. A complete kit is available that includes adapters, padded ERGO accessories, handle, large rugged case and NIST traceable certificate. This kit is perfect for the professional Physical Therapist or Ergonomist that performs Isokinetic testing or job task analysis.



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  • Outstanding ±0.2% F.S. accuracy makes the MF’s Ideal even for the strictest applications
  • Precision gauge movement provides a quick response for instantaneous analysis
  • Measures Tension and Compression Forces – Only one gauge required for insertion withdrawal tests
  • Real Time Mode or Peak Mode enables flexibility to view live readings or maximum values recorded
  • Smooth mechanical operation with precise action produces repetitive, proper readings
  • Exceptionally rugged die-cast aluminum housing enables usage in harshest conditions
  • Overload protected to 165 pounds (74.84 kg) protects gauge from accidental damage
  • Peak Mode Reset is an ideal for repetitive peak testing applications
  • English and metric models available satisfies many testing parameters
  • Compact, ergonomic design is perfect for handheld use
  • Rear threaded inserts makes it easy to mount to test stands
Specifications
Accuracy±0.2% F.S.
DisplayAnalog dial, 2" (50mm) diameter
Operating ModesReal time or Peak-Hold
Overload Protection165lb (75kg)
Standard Accessoriesflat head, hook, chisel, notched head, cone head, extension rod, large hook and large V-hook all supplied in a foam fitted carrying case
Weight1.6 lbs (0.73 kg), net 4 lbs (1.81 kg), gross
Warranty2 Years
ModelCapacityResolution 
MF-22 lbs0.01
MF-55 lbs0.025
MF-1010 lbs0.05
MF-2020 lbs0.20
MF-3030 lbs0.20
MF-5050 lbs0.25
MF-100100 lbs0.50
MF-1KG1 kg0.005
MF-2KG2 kg0.01
MF-3KG3 kg0.02
MF-5KG5 kg0.025
MF-10KG10 kg0.05
MF-20KG20 kg0.10
MF-30KG30 kg0.20
MF-50KG50 kg0.25