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Series 2 (M2)
Digital Force Gauge


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Series 2 digital force gauges are designed for basic tension and compression force testing applications up to 500 lbF (2,500 N). Peak tension and compression readings are reliably captured via the gauges' ±0.5% accuracy and 500 Hz sampling rate. A backlit graphic LCD displays the current, peak tension, or peak compression reading.

The gauges are overload protected to 200% of capacity. An ergonomic, reversible aluminum housing allows for hand held use or fixture mounting, rugged enough for applications in both production and laboratory environments. Series 2 gauges are directly compatible with Mark-10 test stands and grips.


  • Calculates peak tension and compression values
  • 3 selectable units of measurement
  • Ultra-compact, ergonomic housing
  • Configurable default measurement unit and mode
  • 500 Hz sampling rate
  • Large, backlit graphic display with auto-dimming
  • Powered by rechargeable battery or AC adapter
  • Reversible housing for alternate load cell orientation


  • Accuracy: +/- 0.5% of full scale
  • Safe Overload: 200% of full scale
  • Sampling Rate: 500 Hz
  • Power: AC or rechargeable battery. Multi-step low battery indicator is displayed, gauge shuts off automatically when power is too low.
  • Battery life
    • Backlight on: up to 7 hours of continuous use
    • Backlight off: up to 24 hours of continuous use
  • Measurement Units: lbF, kgF, N
  • Weight 
    • M2-2 – M2-100: 0.7 lb [0.33 kg]
    • M2-200 – M2-500: 0.9 lb [0.41 kg]
  • Environmental requirements: 40 - 100°F, max. 96% humidity, non-condensating
  • Warranty: 3 years (see individual statement for further details)

    Included Items

    Included Items

    • Certificate of Conformance
    • AC adapter
    • Rechargeable battery
    • Quick-start guide
    • Resource CD (user manuals)

    Models Available

    Capacity x Resolution
    Model lbF kgF N
    M2-2 2 x 0.002 1 x 0.001 10 x 0.01
    M2-5 5 x 0.005 2.5 x 0.002 25 x 0.02
    M2-10 10 x 0.01 5 x 0.005 50 x 0.05
    M2-20 20 x 0.02 10 x 0.01 100 x 0.1
    M2-50 50 x 0.05 25 x 0.02 250 x 0.2
    M2-100 100 x 0.1 50 x 0.05 500 x 0.5
    M2-200 200 x 0.2 100 x 0.1 1000 x 1
    M2-500 500 x 0.5 250 x 0.2 2500 x 2



    Optional Accessories

    Attachments Available for M2-2 - M2-100 Digital Force Gauges
    Medium hook, #10-32M (requires G1039)
    Coupling, #10-32F/F
    G1029 Flat head, #10-32F
    G1026 Cone, #10-32F
    Chisel point, #10-32F
    G1027 V-groove, #10-32F
    Extension rod, 5", #10-32F
    Attachments kit (qty. 1 of G1038 through G1024)


    Attachments Available for M2-200 - M2-500 Digital Force Gauges
    Large hook, 5/16-18M (requires G1037)
    Coupling, 5/16-18F/F
    G1036 Flat head, 5/16-18F
    G1033 Cone, 5/16-18F
    Chisel point, 5/16-18F
    G1034 V-groove, 5/16-18F
    Extension rod, 5", 5/16-18F
    Attachments kit (qty. 1 ea. of G1035 through G1031)




      Push pull gauge dimensional drawing

      Force Gauge Comparison

      Series Series 2 Series 3 Series 4 Series 5 Series 7
      Mark-10 Series 2 Digital Force Gauge Mark-10 Series 3 Digital Force Gauge Mark-10 Series 4 Digital Force Gauge Mark-10 Series 5 Digital Force Gauge Mark-10 Series 7 Digital Force Gauge
      Capacities 2 to 500 lbf
      10 to 2,500 N
      0.12 to 500 lbf
      .5 to 2,500 N
      0.12 to 500 lbf
      .5 to 2,500 N
      0.12 to 2,000 lbf
      0.5 to 10,000 N
      0.12 to 500 lbf
      0.5 to 2,500 N
      Accuracy 0.5% FS 0.3% FS 0.2% FS 0.1% FS 0.1% FS
      Data Outputs - USB USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, Analog
      Calibration Cert. of Conformance included. NIST & ISO Optional NIST (No Data) Included. NIST with Data & ISO Optional NIST Included. ISO Optional

      Series DFX2 (DFX-II) DFE2 (DFE-II) DFS2 (DFS-II)
      Chatillon DFX-II Digital Force Gauge Chatillon DFE-II Digital Force Gauge Chatillon DFS-II Digital Force Gauge
      Capacities 10 to 200 lbf
      50 to 1,000 N
      2 to 500 lbf
      10 to 2,500 N
      0.5 to 500 lbf
      2.5 to 2,500 N
      Accuracy 0.3% FS 0.25% FS 0.2% FS
      Data Outputs - USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, Analog
      Calibration Cert. of Conformance included. NIST & ISO Optional NIST Included. ISO Optional


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