force measurement test standsEvery member of our team at CSC Force Measurement, Inc. is dedicated to providing our customers with top quality products and services. We offer a full line of force gauges, testing machines, fixtures, grips, and software, as well as other necessary accessories to ensure that they have everything they need to test with accuracy in the lab, on the production line, or in the field. We have more than 50 years of proven performance in providing consultation advice, customer support, and services relating to digital force gauges, mechanical force gauges, push/pull force gauges, torque products, force measurement test stands, and other essential equipment. We work with a wide range of clients across nearly every industry that exists, providing a variety of services designed to meet their needs and exceed expectations.

How Force Measurement Test Stands Are Used

We offer top brand name solutions for force measurement test stands that are used for a multitude of applications. The test stands that we offer are designed to provide durable, repeatable, accurate, and dependable results, working as the frame that is used for applying a load to a wide range of samples. The test stands that we sell can also be used to measure the distance traveled, offer extensometer inputs, and work with computer-based controls. Choose from motorized and manual options, depending on your needs. Motorized test stands can deliver a significant advantage over manual test stands, improving testing results across the board. If you are seeking more consistent measurements for multiple tests performed, and require an increased efficiency, consider using an advanced force measurement test stand.

Three of the top brands in the business include Chatillon, Lloyd Instruments, and Mark-10. Many clients come to us with a preference in mind regarding the force measurement test stands and equipment that they want to use. However, if you aren’t sure which brand or type of stands will work best for your needs, our team can help. We work directly with clients to identify their requirements and match them with solutions designed to help them achieve their goals and maximize efficiency. So whether a Chatillon Force Tester, Lloyd Instruments Universal Test Machine, or a Mark-10 Motorized Test Stand is right for you, CSC Force Measurement, Inc. can get you the equipment you need and ensure that you have all of the fixtures, grips, and accessories necessary to get the job done right.

Chatillon Force Tester Options

Some of the equipment that we carry in the Chatillon Force Tester test stand brand include the TCM, CS2-1100 and CS2-225 Series test stands, and manual options that include the MT150 and MT500 Series. The TCM Series stands represent the New Generation of motorized force testers from Chatillon, and come in two models – the TCM100 for low-capacity testing up to 100 lbF (500 N) and the TCM350, which is suitable for testing up to 350 lbF (1500 N). Well adapted for production environments, the TCM series is low in cost, motorized, ergonomic, and easy to use. When combined with our Chatillon DF Series digital force gauges, the user can perform a wide range of tensile, compression, peel, and flexural testing tasks quickly and easily.

The Chatillon Force Tester CS2-1100 offers a capacity of up to 1124 lbF (5 kN) and conforms to ISO or ASTM testing procedures with a speed of accuracy that is better than one percent. The CS2-225 Series has a capacity of up to 225 lbF (1 kN) and is designed to be flexible and affordable. The user can choose from up to ten unique results to display, including compression, flexural, sheer, spring, tensile, and advanced multi-stage testing operation. The CS2-225 also conforms to ISO and ASTM testing procedures, and can offer a speed of accuracy of better than one percent. Both models are used with a 2-in-1 laptop console that makes it easy to setup a test, select test runs, and export data reports in just a few touches of the screen. A flexible mounting feature makes the CS2-225 available for a variety of mounting options with various eye-end adapters and threaded fixtures for added customization.

Lloyd Instruments Universal Test Machine

While we do carry several options of force measurement test stands in the Lloyd Instruments brand, the Universal Test Machine is by far the most versatile, comprehensive option available. Capacities range from 1124 lbF (5 kN), 2248 lbF (10 kN), 6744 lbF (30 kN), 11240 lbF (50 kN), and 22480 lbF (100 kN), depending on your needs. Touted as the most cost-effective LD series, the Lloyd Instruments Universal Test Machine is excellent for testing a wide range of materials, including rubber, wood, plastic, packaging, metals, and automotive parts. These machines can be mounted above a floor-standing compression cage for large sample testing or complete assembly testing during production. These very powerful testing machines combine high-performance, ease-of-use, and superior flexibility for both routine quality control and complex multi-stage production testing.

Mark-10 Motorized Test Stand

While Mark-10 offers a variety of manual test stand models, including the TSA 750/TSAH750, TSB100, TSC 1000/TSCH 1000H, ES05, ES10, ES20, and ES30, all of which are available through CSC Force Measurement, Inc., their motorized test stand series is very popular with our customers. The ESM 750 and 1500 Series of Mark-10 Motorized Test Stand equipment, ESM303/303-H, and TSTM-DC Torque Test Stand equipment some of the best-selling test stand equipment available. The ESM303 Series is a highly configurable single-column force tester for tension and compression measurement up to 300 lbF or 1.5 kN. It can be used in either laboratory or production environments, depending on the needs of the client. Save up to 50 profiles to accommodate a range of test methods and combine with MESUR Gauge Plus software to collect and analyze force and travel data effectively and efficiently.

Contact CSC Force Measurement, Inc.

If you would like to learn more about the equipment and products available through CSC Force Measurement, Inc., give us a call at 1-800-866-FORCE (3672). Our team can answer any questions you might have about force measurement test stands, including the Chatillon Force Tester, Mark-10 Motorized Test Stand, and Lloyd Instruments Universal Test Machine Series. Call today for pricing and support on these or any of the other force measurement equipment that we sell, as well as information our professional calibration and repair services.