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ESM1500S Heavy Duty Motorized Test Stand

Made in the USAThe ESM1500S represents one of the two new motorized test stands in the ESM series and is a smaller model of our well known ESM1500. It combines the maximum load of 6.7kN (1500lbF) of the ESM1500 with the compact design of the equally new ESM750S and offers a maximum travel distance of 360mm.

Its high configuration and modular design make the ESM1500S deployable on many different applications, as for example in quality management or laboratories. This motorized single column test stand can be used with a mount for force gauges or with a separate load cell and a corresponding force indicator.

The FollowMe ™ option enables a manual control of the test stand. The test stand follows your hand movement and reacts according the pressure applied, with either a faster or slower movement. Furthermore, the dynamometer can also be controlled directly via the side-mounted, angle-adjustable control panel.

Due to its wide range of grips and accessories, this force stand is suitable for a wide variety of test applications, such as fracture tests, determination of maximum load or distance, elongation tests and all pressure and tensile tests.

The extensive configuration menu can be protected with a password and offers a wide variety of setting options depending on the set functionality, such as the definition of measuring cycles, the measuring speed and the force and distance limits. Upon delivery, all modular options are activated free of charge during the first 160 operating hours and can be added later if required.

With the supplied MESUR ™ Gauge Lite software, the measured data can easily be transferred to a PC and exported to Excel. The optional MESUR ™ Gauge or MESUR ™ Gauge Plus software offer additional features and analysis tools. In addition to the free MESUR ™ Gauge Lite, you can test the MESUR ™ Gauge Plus software for 90 days from the date of installation onwards.

  • Silent due to low-noise stepper motor
  • Control unit offering an easy adjustment of the speed
  • High capacity 6,7 kN combined with compact design
  • Removable, adjustable display with intuitive menu navigation
  • Options menu with password protection
  • Modular design, easy to remove control unit
  • USB interface for processing the data with the MESUR ™ Gauge software
  • Two versions, mount for force gauge or indicator with external load cell
  • 3 years warranty
  • CE mark


control unit Control unit

The adjustable-angle control unit is comprised of a robust aluminum housing,  perfect for industrial production environments. It's easy to use with many optional additional functions such as the FollowMe function. Since the control unit is removable, it is also suitable for remote control or for table mounting with an optional mounting kit.



travel limitersTravel limiters

The measuring path can be adjusted by upper and lower travel limiters and thus stops the test bench with a repeatability of 0.025 mm.





Adjustable mounting plate for attaching handles & accessoriesAdjustable mounting plate for attaching handles & accessories

The mounting plate can be repositioned for proper alignment on the X and Y axis. The mounting plate is provided with a matrix of threaded holes for mounting handles and accessories.




Modular construction

Modular construction

All the electronics are installed in a single panel, which is easy to remove for updates and maintenance.





 FollowMe FollowMe

The FollowMe ™ feature allows you to control the strength level manually. By applying pressure to the force gauge shaft or load cell, the crosshead positions itself at different rates of speed according to the applied pressure. Its high adaptability makes it suitable for quick positioning as well as for fine tuning.



Force gaugeForce gauge

To take advantage of the full range of features of your dynamometer, you need a Series 5 or 7 force gauge that is capable of both,  force versus time and force versus displacement measurements combined with a data interface.




Handles and pull-out handle adapter Handles and pull-out handle adapter

A wide range of different holders, clamps and printing plates, etc. allowing the test bench to be adapted to almost any test situation.



 Indicator / measuring cell adapter Indicator / measuring cell adapter

To mount a series 5i or 7i display and to mount a R01 or R03 force sensor.




MESURgauge is a measuring and analysis software MESUR MESURgauge is a measuring and analysis software

Captures the data available via the USB port of the ESM1500S, enabling display of the data in graphical and tabular formats, as well as offering conversion into statistics and other reporting and output tools.

Optional functions
Feature Part. No. Description Requirements
FollowMe SF008

Crosshead movement responds to manually pushing or pulling on the force gauge shaft or load cell. Increasing force produces greater speeds. Ideal for setups and quick positioning.

Series 7 or 5 gauge or indicator
Travel indication SF009-1

Travel is indicated on the control unit display, with out via USB. An internal scale utilizing Renishaw technology produces significantly higher accuracy than with conventional rotary encoder-base designs. Backlash and nonlinearity are virtually eliminated.

Series 7 or 5 gauge or indicator

Can not be added in field

Computer control SF010

The ESM1500S may be fully controlled by a PC through a custom-written program in any language supporting ASCII communications.

Series 7 or 5 gauge or indicator

SF009 Travel indication

Programmable travel limits SF011

The stand stops at or cycles between programmable upper and lower travel distances.

SF009 Travel indication
Overload protection SF012 Protects a force sensor or force gauge against overload. Set the desired percentage of full scale of the gauge. Adjustable analoge output voltage setting allows the stand to interface with virtually any gauge with analog output. Series 7 or 5 gauge or indicator
Auto return SF013

The crosshead moves to a limit switch, force set point, travel position, or break, then stops and reverses direction at full speed to the other limit. Selectable reversing at force set point 

Reversing at force set point: Series 7 or 5 gauge or indicator

Reversing at travel limit: SF011 programmable travel limits option

Reversing at break: SF019 break detection option

Cycling / dwell time SF014

Same function as auto return but with the ability to program up to 100.000 cycles. Programmable dwell time for upper and lower limits (set independently) can be set up for up to 10.000 seconds.

  Same as auto return, at the same speed in each direction. Add SF016 for independet up and down speeds
Independent Up and Down speeds SF016 Individually configure speeds for the up and down directions -
Low speed extension SF017 Extends the standard speed range down to 0,02 mm/min. -
High speed extension SF018-1 Extends the max speed to 1,525 mm/min. -
Break detection SF019

Crosshead stops at a programmable drop in force

  Series 7 or 5 gauge or indicator
Load holding SF020

Dynamically adjusts the crosshead position to maintain a specified load for an indefinite or specified period of time.

  Series 7 or 5 gauge or indicator
For a specified dwell time SF014 is required
Preload / sample touch SF021 Stops the corsshead and/or zeroes the travel display at an initial preload. Useful in tensile, compression, spring, elongation, and other applications. Preload is progammable as a percentage of force gauge/load cell full scale. Three modes: (1) stop, (2) stop and zero and (3) zero without stopping.   Series 7 or 5 gauge or indicator
Profiles SF022

Save and recall sets of test parameters, such as speeds, travel limits, preload, etc. Maximum of 50 profiles may be stored.

Complete options package SFCOMP-1 Includes all functions listed above. Requires a Series 7 or 5 gauge or indicator

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Load capacity: 6.7 kN < 1,525 mm/min 4.5 kN > 1,525 mm/min
Maximum travel distance: 360 mm
Speed range: Standard: 10 - 600 mm/min
Optional: 0.02 - 2,300 mm/min
Speed setting accuracy: ±0.2% of setting
Speed variation with load: ±0% [stepper motor driven]
Travel accuracy: ±0,05 mm per 250 mm
Travel resolution: 0,02 mm
Limit switch repeatability: 0,03 mm
Power: Universal input 80-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
Weight: Test stand: 72 kg
Shipping weight: 93 kg
Conformity: CE
Warranty: 3 years

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Product name
ESM-1500SFG-E Test stand with force gauge mount, motorized, 6.7 kN
£ 5.262,00 
ESM-1500SLC Test stand with load cell mount, motorized, 6.7 kN
£ 5.262,00 

Product name
SF-008 FollowMeTM force-based manual positioning
£ 377,00 
SF-009-1 Travel indication with USB output
£ 1.004,00 
SF-010 Computer control via USB
£ 795,00 
SF-011 Programmable travel set points
£ 628,00 
SF-012 Integrated overload protection
£ 544,00 
SF-013 Auto return
£ 377,00 
SF-014 Cycling / dwell time
£ 544,00 
SF-016 Independent up and down speeds
£ 336,00 
SF-017 Extended speed range, low
£ 377,00 
SF-018 Extended speed range, high
£ 377,00 
SF-019 Break detection
£ 377,00 
SF-020 Loadholding
£ 544,00 
SF-021 Preload / sample touch
£ 461,00 
SF-022 Profiles
£ 628,00 
SF-COMP-1 Complete options package for ESM1500S / ESM750S
£ 4.302,00 
AC1054 Base plate, multiple center hole threads
£ 106,00 
AC1055 Base plate, matrix of threaded holes
£ 106,00 
All mentioned prices are excluding VAT & excluding shipment costs.
Availability : Available , preorder 1-2 weeks , special order, request

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