Customers in industries such as medical and healthcare, manufacturing and chemical, and pharmaceutical find great value in material test stands for their ability to accurately replicate tests and produce analytical data which can be used for analysis. The data mining capabilities of force testers and material test stands make them very appealing for lab settings where precision testing conditions are vital.
orce gauges measure force during a push or pull test. Force gauges from leading brands such as Ametek offer multiple units of measurement including gf, lbf, and N. Force gauges are often accompanied by fixturing such as test stands and occasionally come with remote indicators. Measurement data from force gauges is often communicated via USB or serial RS232.