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MT500 Manual Force Tester (500 lbf / 2.5 kN)

The CHATILLON® MT500 Series mechanical test stand is an easy-to-use solution for force measurement applications up to 500 lbf (2.5kN) capacities. The test stand may be equipped with a quick-action lever or precision handwheel for controlling crosshead speed and travel. The MT500 test stand can be bench mounted, wall mounted or positioned horizontally. Vertical clearances are available from 750mm (29.5 inch) up to 1500mm (60 inch). Standard stroke is 6 inches (150mm), although longer strokes can be accommodated as a special order. 

The MT500 Series features an innovative design that maximizes working space and simplifies operation and maintenance. The single column design with 150mm (6 in) throat is ideal for large specimens. The removable platen is designed to accommodate metric and imperial threaded fixtures. Special gauge adapter make gauge alignment automatic. Options include a digital travel indicator, capable of displaying travel up to 0.01mm (0.0005 inch) and column ruler which is graduated in millimeters and inches. 

The MT500 Series includes hook, compression plate, adapters and gauge mounting hardware. 

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Features & Benefits
  • Tensile, Compression, Peel & Flexural Testing
  • Optional Column Heights 
    - 750mm Standard 
    - 1000mm Extended 
    - 1500mm Ultra
  • 6-inch Stroke 
    - Longer Strokes Available as Special Order
  • Compact, Lightweight, Benchtop Design 
    - Table & Wall Mount Options
  • Compact, Lightweight, Benchtop Design 
    - Table & Wall Mount Options
  • Simple Operation 
    - Lever Actuation 
    - Handwheel Actuation
  • Mounts to Chatillon DF Series Force Gauges
  • 2 Year Warranty

  • The MT500 may be used in a vertical configuration with a DFE II to test the strength of a glued joint on pre-manufactured furniture

  • The DG can be mounted on the MT500 to check the force necessary to push through a piece of material before the lot is sent on to a customer for use in their products

  • The MT500 allows for the proper application of steady and straight force to be applied with a DFS II and a flat tip to a sample of plastic to see if it will stretch or deform when force is applied

Contact Information

Itec Ltd.
38th HaBarzel St. Ramat Hachayal,
Tel-Aviv 6971054

Tel: +972-3-6491202
Fax: +972-3-6497661
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