Force Measurements | Mark-10 ESM303H Motorized Test Stand With PC Control

The ESM303H is a highly configurable horizontal force tester for tension and compression measurement applications up to 300 lbF [1.5 kN], with a rugged design suitable for laboratory and production environments. Sample setup and fine positioning are a breeze with available FollowMe™ force-based positioning - using your hand as your guide, push and pull on the force gauge or load cell to move the crosshead at a 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.

When the ESM303H’s clearance is insufficient for the application, its modular mechanical design allows for frame extensions. Modularity extends to the controller functions as well. Individual functions, such as travel measurement, cycling, loadholding, etc., may be purchased either upfront or enabled in the field through an activation code. This a-la-carte platform allows for custom configuration as appropriate for the application and budget.

The ESM303H is designed for use with a load cell and indicator. Force and travel data can be output to a PC for graphing and analysis using MESUR™ gauge software. Or, fully control the stand by a PC through a custom-written program with ASCII communication.

    Standard Features:
  • Selectable speed setting
  • Right and left travel limit switches
  • Adjustable, removable control panel may be mounted to the left or right end of the frame
  • Password protection of test parameters
  • Stepper motor-driven, producing smooth and quiet operation with no speed variation under load
  • USB output of force or force vs. travel
  • Compact footprint, suitable for crowded workbenches
  • Ergonomic design, with smart, clean cable management
  • Integrated electronics assembly, easily removed and transported for service
  • Adjustable mounting plate with T-slot base
    ESM303H Included Accessories:
  • G1024 5” extension rod
  • G1028 small hook
  • G1038 medium hook
  • G1039 #10-32 coupler
  • G1009 2” dia. compression plate
  • gauge/indicator mounting screws
  • Allen wrench set
  • 1/2-20 to #10-32F adapter
  • 1/4-28M to 5/16-18F adapter
  • 5/16-18M to #10-32F adapter (2)
  • #10-32 hex nuts (3)
  • #10-32 studs (3)
  • Resource CD.
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