Mark-10 Coefficient of Friction Gauge M5-2-COF

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Description

The M5-2-COF coefficient of friction (COF) gauge is an integral part of a COF testing system, typically including a motorized test stand and COF fixture. With a capacity of 2 lbF [10 N], the gauge can be used to measure friction for a wide range of materials, ideal for conformance to ASTM D1894 and other relevant standards. Static and kinetic coefficients are displayed on the backlit LCD, and are calculated from a user-programmable sled weight.

Data can be transferred to a PC or data collectors via USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo (Digimatic), or analog outputs. On-board memory for up to 1,000 readings is included, as are statistical calculations with output to a PC. Integrated set points with indicators and outputs are ideal for pass-fail testing and for triggering external devices such as an alarm, relay, or test stand. Configurable password protects against unauthorized changes to settings.

The M5-2-COF may also be used for a number of common tension and compression testing applications. The gauge is based on Mark-10’s Series 5 advanced digital force gauges, and includes the series’ full set of functions and settings.

The M5-2-COF includes MESUR™ Lite data acquisition software. MESUR™ Lite tabulates continuous or single point data. Data saved in the gauge’s memory can also be downloaded in bulk. One-click export to Excel easily allows for further data manipulation.

 

Features

  • Calculates static and kinetic coefficients of friction
  • Configurable sled weight (100 – 1000 g)
  • USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, and analog outputs
  • 1,000-point data memory with statistics and outputs
  • Programmable set points, with indicators and outputs
  • Live load bar graph with set point markers
  • Configurable audio alarms and key tones
  • Password protection, configurable for individual keys and calibration
  • Fixture + Gauge Kit is available (P/N: COF-K1)

Specifications

  • Capacity x Resolution
    • 5 x 0.001 COF* (Depends on the sled weight. For a 200 g weight, the COF capacity is 5. COF resolution is fixed at 0.001.)
    • 2 x 0.0005 lbF
    • 32 x 0.01 ozF
    • 1 x 0.0002 kgF,
    • 1000 x 0.2 gF,
    • 10 x 0.002 N
  • Accuracy
    • ±0.1% of full scale
  • Sampling Rate
    • 7,000 Hz
  • Power
    • AC or rechargeable battery. Multi-step low battery indicator is displayed and gauge shuts off automatically when power is to low.
  • Battery Life
    • Backlight on: up to 7 hours of continuous use
    • Backlight off: up to 24 hours of continuous use
  • Outputs
    • USB / RS-232: Configurable up to 115,200 baud. Includes Gauge Control Language 2 for full computer control.
    • Analog: ± 1 VDC, ± 0.25% of full scale at capacity,
    • General purpose: Three open drain outputs, one input.
    • Set points: Three open drain lines.
  • Safe Overload
    • 150% of full scale (display shows “OVER” at 110% and above).
  • Weight
    • 1 lb
  • Shipping Weight
    • 3 lb
  • Included Items
    • Carrying case with hook, chisel, cone, V-groove, flat, extension rod, universal voltage AC adapter, battery, quick-start guide, USB cable, resource CD (USB driver, MESUR™Lite software, MESUR™gauge and MESUR™gauge Plus 90-day trial, and user’s guide), and NIST-traceable certificate of calibration with data. (CSC can include and ISO17025 calibration cert)
  • Warranty
    • 3 years

 

Optional Equipment

  • COF Fixture (G1086)
    • Features a large work table, 200 g sled, sample clamp, cable, and pulley. Available with the M5-2-COF gauge as a kit
  • ESM303 Motorized test stand
    • Features programmable speed, travel limits, and a long list of available functions and features such as travel measurement, PC control, cycling, and more.
  • MESUR gauge Plus software
    • Tabulates and plots load vs. time or load vs. travel. Also calculates statistics, exports to Excel, and more.

 

Additional Items to Consider

 

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Mark-10 Coefficient of Friction Gauge M5-2-COF

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