Mecmesin Accessories

Standard Accessories

Each Mecmesin force gauge comes with standard accessories to help perform basic tension and compression tests. In addition, an extensive range of optional accessories is available to meet the requirements of many common testing applications. The following table shows the standard accessories included with each gauge.

  1. Test hook - large 2500N, 6mm Ø - 5-16 UNC Thread (432-122)
  2. Test hook - medium 500N, 6mm Ø - M6 (432-169)
  3. Test hook - small 50N, 3.2mm Ø - M6 (432-171)
  4. Compression plate, 19mm Ø M6 (F) (432-005)
  5. Compression plate, 19mm Ø - 5-16 UNC (F) (432-125)
  6. Extension rod, 30mm long - 5-16 UNC (F-M) (432-008)
  7. Extension rod, 30mm long - 10-32 UNF to M6 (F-M) (432-007)
  8. Mains adaptor/charger:
    (304-004) - AFG/AFTI/BFG Europe charger (2-pin round 230V)
    (304-005) - AFG/AFTI/BFG UK charger (3-pin square 230V)
    (304-006) - AFG/AFTI/BFG USA charger (2-pin flat 110V)
Model A B C D E F G H
AFG 2.5, 5, 10, 25, & 50n     x x     x x
AFG 100, 250, 500 & 1000N   x   x     x x
AFG 2500N x       x x   x
BFG 10 & 50N     x x     x x
BFG 200, 500   x   x     x x
BFG 1000N & 2500N x       x x   x
CFG 50N     x x     x  
CFG 200N   x   x     x  
CFG 500N   x   x     x  

Optional Accessories

Swivel Hooks

Swivel hooks specifically designed to facilitate easier operator setup when testing tension springs. Usually used in conjuction with fixed test hooks.

Part No. Load Capacity Thread 1 Max. Specimen Diameter (ØA) Diameter (ØC) Length (B) Weight
432-391 500 N 50 kgf 110 lbf 10-32 UNF 14 mm 0.55" 6 mm 0.24" 83 mm 3.28" 50 g 0.11 lb
432-392 50 N 5 kgf 11 lbf 10-32 UNF 8 mm 0.32" 3 mm 0.12" 50 mm 1.97” 28 g 0.06 lb

Round Hooks



Part No. Load Capacity Thread Diameter (ØB) Max. Specimen Diameter (ØC) Length (A) Weight
432-118 50 N 5 kgf 11 lbf 10-32 UNF 3 mm 0.12" 8 mm 0.32” 39 mm 1.54” 20 g 0.04 lb
432-120 500 N 50 kgf 110 lbf 10-32 UNF 6 mm 0.24" 14 mm 0.55” 66 mm 2.60" 30 g 0.07 lb
432-122 2.5 kN 250 kgf 550 lbf 5-16 UNC 6 mm 0.24" 14 mm 0.55” 66 mm 2.60" 30 g 0.07 lb

Wedge Grips

These self tightening tensile grips feature lever operated quick release serrated jaws, so providing excellent sample grip, on a variety of material.

Part No. Load Capacity Thread 1 Jaw Width (A) Jaw Capacity (B) Height (C) Weight
432-415 200 N 20 kgf 45 lbf 10-32 UNF 25 mm 0.98" 5 mm 0.20" 53 mm 2.09” 120 g 0.26 lb
432-385 500 N 50 kgf 110 lbf 10-32 UNF 16 mm 0.63" 5 mm 0.20" 53 mm 2.09” 132 g 0.29 lb
432-398 5kN 500 kgf 1100 lbf 5/16 UNC 25 mm 0.98” 8 mm 0.31" 80 mm 3.15" 550 g 1.21 lb

Padded Adaptor Set

For use in ergonomic, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and physical fitness assessment. Rubber faced.

Part No. A B C
PV4122-05 100mm (3.94in) 85mm (3.35in) 60mm (2.36in)

Force Gauge Cradle

Allows force gauges to be used as a rigid hand held instrument enabling forces to be applied with both hands. Generally used for the higher capacity gauges. Fixing Screws included 10/32 by 5/8. (For single handed use, see pistol grip below.)

Part No. Handle Diameter Load Capacity Width
432-388 28.mm (1.1") 2.5 kN, 250 kgf, 550 lbf 246 mm (9.69in)

Inverted Chisels



Part No. Load Capacity Rated Up To Thread Diameter Length Width Weight
432-356 14 mm (0.55") 500N, 50 kgf, 110lbf 10/32 UNF 8 mm (0.31") 14 mm (.55") 7 mm (.28") 3g, .006 lb
432-357 21mm (0.83") 2.5 kN, 250 kgf, 550lbf 5/16 UNC 12 mm (0.47") 21 mm (.83") 10 mm (.39") 12 g, .029 lb

Cone Probes



Part No. Load Capacity Thread 1 Diameter Ø Length Diameter Weight
432-358 500 N 50 kgf 110 lbf 10-32 UNF 8 mm 0.31" 14 mm 0.55" 0.5 mm 0.02" 2 g 0.004 lb
432-359 2.5 kN 250 kgf 550 lbf 5/16 UNC 12.7 mm 0.5” 21mm 0.83" 3.5 mm 0.14" 12 g 0.027 lb

Chisel Point Probes



Part No. Load Capacity Thread 1 Diameter (ØA) Length (B) Tip Width (C) Weight
432-360 500 N 50 kgf 110 lbf 10-32 UNF 8 mm 0.31" 14 mm 0.55" 0.5 mm 0.02" 3 g 0.007 lb
432-361 2.5 kN 250 kgf 550 lbf 5/16 UNC 12 mm 0.47" 21 mm 0.83" 2 mm 0.08" 12 g 0.027 lb

Extension Rods



Part No. ØA B Rated Up To Fixing Thread
432-117 6mm (0.24in) 130mm (5.12in) 1000N 10/32 UNF
432-123 6mm (0.24in) 130mm (5.12in) 2500N 5/16 UNC
432-116 12mm (0.47in) 30mm (1.18in) 1000N 10/32 UNF
432-008 12mm (0.47in) 30mm (1.18in) 2500N 5/16 UNC

Pistol Grip

Allows force gauges to be used as a rigid hand held instrument. For single handed application of force. Generally used for the higher capacity gauges. Fixing screws included 10/32 by 5/8".

Part No. A B
ACC008-105 28.9mm (1.14in) 80.3mm (3.16in)