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DFS3 Series Force Gauges

Chatillon Starting at $2,036.00
Model: DFS3-250G

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The DFS3 force gauges are advanced, high functionality digital force gauges designed for basic and complex applications. These digital force gauges are often used to collect breaking force and peel strength data on test materials, while it allows you to perform statistical analysis on the data directly on the screen.

DFS3 Series offers test setup functionality, auto-save test results, and automatic export of these for further analysis. Additionally, the force gauges offer a variety of standard gauge functions, including normal and peak readings, high/low limits, set points, load averaging, % and sharp break detection and pass/fail results.

All DFS3 Series force gauges are supplied with the advanced ForceTest 3.0 software to further expand the gauges’ functionality.

  • Accuracy: +/- 0.1% of full scale
  • Safe Overload: 150% of full scale
  • Sampling Rate: 10,000 Hz
  • Units: ozf, gf, lbf, kgf and N
  • Outputs: USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, Analog
  • Normal and peak readings
  • Break detection
  • Load limits, pass/fail Limits
  • Load Averaging, Load Comparison, Break Detection
  • Password Protection
  • Analog, Digital and Mitutoyo Outputs
  • Display & Output Filtering
  • Overload History
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Measured Result with Units:
    • Peak Tension and Compression
    • Break Tension and Compression
    • Load Average/Time
  • Operating Mode
  • Pass-Fail Result
  • High and Low Load Results
  • Saved Results
  • Statistical Calculations:
    • Average with MIN and MAX Results
    • Cv with Average and Standard Deviation
    • Standard Deviation
    • Graphical representation of saved results
Included Items
  • Carrying case
  • Attachments: Chisel, cone, v-groove, hook, flat, extension rod,
  • AC adapter
  • USB cable
  • FORCETEST software 
  • NIST-traceable certificate of calibration with data
Series DFS3 Model Force Ranges [Capacity x Resolution]


Model lbf ozf kgf gf N
DFS3-250G 0.5 x 0.0001 8 x 0.002 1 x 0.0001 250 x 0.05 2.5 x 0.0005
DFS3-002 2 x 0.0002 32 x 0.005 1 x 0.0001 1000 x 0.1 10 x 0.001
DFS3-010 10 x 0.001 160 x 0.02 5 x 0.0005 5000 x 0.5 50 x 0.005
DFS3-025 25 x 0.0021 400 x 0.05 10 x 0.001 10000 x 1 100 x 0.01
DFS3-050 50 x 0.005 800 x 0.1 25 x 0.002 25000 x 2 250 x 0.02
DFS3-100 100 x 0.01 1600 x 0.2 50 x 0.005 50000 x 5 500 x 0.05
DFS3-200 200 x 0.02 - 100 x 0.01 - 1000 x 0.1
DFS3-500 500 x 0.05 - 250 x 0.02 - 2500 x 0.2
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