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Crane Overload Prevention

Dillon DynaSwitch Systems for Safe Crane Overload Prevention

November 21, 2018

There are many situations where a force control switch is necessary to control forces and prevent overloads. Some examples include use with cranes, hoists, and elevators. Dillon DynaSwitch systems are designed to be used to shut off power when an overload condition exists, and they can be set to control buzzers, lights, and other warning…

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Handheld Cap Testing for Torque

Digital Cap Torque Gauge Testing for Consumer Product Industry

November 21, 2018

When it comes to consumer products, it is critical to ensure that bottle caps are tight enough to protect what’s inside, while providing that they are not so tight that they cannot be easily opened. Ergonomic concerns regarding overly tight caps and other related issues directly led to the development of handheld cap testing for…

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Flexible Testing Applications for Sample Testing

Flexible Testing Applications: Multiple Ranges of Measurement

October 29, 2018

When it comes to sample testing, sometimes there is a need for a torque force gauge that is designed to allow for multiple ranges of measurements in a single unit. Not only can this type of remote non-dedicated torque force gauge help to save time by making it easy to interchange load cells to maximize…

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Bending and Flexural Fixtures for Sample Testing

Bending and Flexural Fixtures: Why the Grips You Use Matter

October 29, 2018

When it comes to materials testing for industry, the grips and fixtures that you choose can make a big difference in the quality control of your product. When testing a sample, having the proper grip is essential in the determination of test repeatability. The key is to hold the sample firmly to avoid slippage while…

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Cable Tensioning Industry - Tension Meter Testing

Tension Meter Testing Solutions for Cable Tensioning Industry

September 25, 2018

Many different industries rely on heavy cable wires and ropes for everyday operation. The average person relies on quality cable wires much more than they realize. Heavy cable wires are used in elevators and zip lines, ski lifts and overhead wires for electrical and telephone services. Safety must be maintained for these crucial services, which…

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Medical Dynamometer Mark-10

Using the Mark-10 Medical Dynamometer for Ergonomics Testing

September 25, 2018

In a world where people sit at desks for several hours each day hunched over a computer or work at jobs where repetitive motion disorders can cut their careers short, ergonomics has become an essential tool. The proper ergonomic design of equipment, a piece of furniture, or any item that a person uses, is crucial…

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COF Testing System - Coefficient of Friction Testing System

ASTM D1894: Using a COF Testing System for Friction Testing

August 22, 2018

The testing standard that was designed to measure the friction of plastic film and sheeting is known as ASTM D1894; however, it can also be used for other testing applications. The method involves the measurement of the initial and moving friction of one material that is dragged across another. This type of testing is also…

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torque multi-test calibration system

CDI Torque Multi-Test Calibration System Advantages & Benefits

August 22, 2018

Making a choice to do the in-house calibration for torque and force measurement is an investment in your company’s future. There are many advantages associated with performing in-house calibration, but it is essential to have the right equipment. You will also need to know how often the equipment manufacturer recommends calibration the instrument, whether it…

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Mark-10 spring testers

Mark-10 Spring Testers: Types of Spring Testing for Industry

July 31, 2018

When you start looking around at options for new equipment sales at CSC Force Measurement, you will notice a category titled “Spring Testers,” which encompasses products that include Mark-10 spring testers. There are many options available, depending on the unique needs of the client. Material testers are used across many different industries from advanced technology…

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Torque Testing System Chatillon

Versatile and Custom Testing: Chatillon Torque Testing System

July 31, 2018

Many of our clients come to us looking for solutions that will be flexible, versatile, and easy to customize to meet their needs. Chatillon makes a top quality line of products that can be used for force and torque testing, as well as other applications. The DFS II-R-ND Chatillon Force/Torque Gauge is a great choice…

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data collection and analysis software

Benefits of Professional Data Collection and Analysis Software

June 25, 2018

Force and torque measuring are nothing if you can’t collect data and analyze test results. The Mark-10 MESUR Software series is one of the most powerful options available in data collection and analysis software. It is designed to work with the most widely used Mark-10 motorized test stand options, digital force gauges, torque gauges, travel…

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Gripping Fixtures and Attachments for Peel Testing Applications

Mark-10 Gripping Fixtures and Attachments for Testing Systems

June 25, 2018

In order to obtain the correct data for pull testing applications and other types of testing, Mark-10 force gauges, torque gauges, sensors, and test stands require the use of gripping fixtures and attachments. There are a variety of options available, depending on the purpose of the product being tested. Grips and attachments are mounted to…

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