Accredited ISO 17025 calibration certificate for these X-ST Force Gauge with "D" shaped deflection beam force tools is be available on request (for an extra charge). Why Calibrate?
Proven accuracy and ruggedness sets our mechanical force gauge apart in the force measurement industry. The "D" shaped deflection beam is the heart of the Force Gauge system. Highly engineered materials with close machining tolerances and proper heat treatment provide optimum strength and spring characteristics. Two year warranty.
Dillon offers the Model X-ST in seven capacities from 100 lb to 10,000 lb or 25 kg to 5000 kg. Accuracy is ±1% of full range. (Note: For applications requiring capacities beyond 10,000 lb or 5000 kg in tension, consider the Dillon Dynamometer). Tension Force Gauges in capacities through 2,000 lb (1000 kg) are supplied with two rod-end connectors. 5,000 and 10,000 lb (5000 kg) capacities are equipped with convenient shackles and pins. Calibration is available in pounds, kilograms or Newtons.
Load is applied against a hardened ball which rotates to maintain vertical alignment as pressure increases. The ball is held in place with a spring clip or retainer. A threaded mounting hole is located opposite the loading ball in the bottom of the beam. Model X-C is available in pound, kilogram or Newton capacities.
1. Deflection beam
2. Dial indicator with zero at standard 12:00 position.
4. Maximum load pointer (optional)
5. Pressure button
6. Slanted Anvil
7. Dial indicator plunger
8. Anvil set screw
9. Mounting bracket for dial indicator
10. Screws for mounting bracket
11. Bezel-locking screw
12. Loading ball
13. Spring retainer clip
A D-shaped deflection beam is the heart of the Dillon Force Gauge. Machined to close tolerances, beams are heat treated to develop optimum strength and spring characteristics. High-strength aluminum is used in Model X instruments through 500 lb (200 kg). Ranges above this are fabricated from aircraft-quality alloy steel. A precision dial indicator is mounted at the null point of the deflection beam. The indicator plunger rests against a slanted anvil at the open end of the beam, as shown in the photo. Under compression loads, the two halves of the beam tend to close. Tension force causes them to move apart. This action pushes the plunger inward, as determined by the slant of the anvil. Readings produced on the dial are in direct relation to applied load. The pointer revolves 360° clockwise under compression or tension forces. Push-pull gauges read half scale (180°) clockwise in compression, and counterclockwise, 180° from center zero under tension loads.
Accidental overloads up to 30% of capacity can be safely sustained without injury to the dial indicator or deflection beam. All capacities feature a 5:1 design safety factor.
When measured across the center of top- and bottom-loading holes, the approximate beam deflection is as follows:
|Dillon Model X-ST with tension calibration (series)||Accuracy||Capacity & Dial|
|30443-0044||±1% of full scale||100 lb x 1 lb|
|30445-0034||250 lb x 2-1/2 lb|
|30445-0018||500 lb x 5 lb|
|30276-0012||1,000 lb x 10 lb|
|30440-0013||2,000 lb x 20 lb|
|30443-0093||50 kg x 1/2 kg|
|30445-0026||200 kg x 2 kg|
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