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Test Stands

                                Models ESM1500LC & ESM1500FG

                                         Force, Motorized, 1,500 lbF / 6.7 kN

                                                      The ESM1500 is a highly configurable single-column force tester for tension and
                                                      compression measurement applications, suitable for laboratory and production
                                                      environments. The ESM1500 may be used with an indicator-load cell combination
                                                      (ESM1500LC) or with a force gauge (ESM1500FG). Sample setup and fine
                                                      positioning are a breeze with available FollowMeTM force-based positioning - using
                                                      your hand as your guide, push and pull on the load cell or force gauge to move
                                                      the crosshead at a dynamically variable rate of speed.

                                                      With generous travel, clearance, and depth dimensions, a wide range of tests
                                                      can be performed, including break testing, cycling, limit testing to a load or
                                                      distance, loadholding, elongation testing, tensile testing, compression testing,
                                                      and more. Satisfy various test methods through an easy-to-use menu, allowing the
                                                      configuration of test speed, force and distance limits, cycling, preload, and many
                                                      other functions, all protected by a password. Save up to 50 profiles to accommodate
                                                      a range of test methods.

                                                      Force and travel data can be output to a PC for graphing and analysis using
                                                      MESURTMgauge software. Or, fully control the stand by a PC through a custom-
                                                      written program with ASCII communication.

                                    Features:

                                                 n  C ompatible with indicators and load cells, as well as force gauges
                                                 n  A djustable, removal controller with intuitive menu navigation
                                                 n  Password protection of test parameters
                                                 n  S tepper motor-driven, producing smooth and quiet operation

                                                    with no speed variation under load
                                                 n  USB output of force vs. time or force vs. distance
                                                 n  Compact footprint, suitable for crowded workbenches
                                                 n  Ergonomic design, with smart, clean cable management
                                                 n  M ost electronics are housed in an integrated removeable

                                                    enclosure, easily removed and transported

    ^ Rugged aluminum up/down/stop keys are             ^ Adjustable upper and lower         ^ Most electronics are     ^ A force gauge may be used
        designed for industrial environments. Zero           solid state limit switches stop       housed in an integrat-      with the Model ESM1500FG
        Travel and FollowMeTM keys add conve-                test stand travel with 0.001 in.      ed enclosure, easily        test stand, while an indicator
        nience. Removable for remote use. See                [0.025 mm] repeatability.             accessible and remov-       and load cell are used with
        the following page for a full list of available                                            able for updating and       the Model ESM1500LC.
        functions.                                                                                 service.

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