MRM Precision Instruments Inc.
Advanced Force / Torque Indicator
Model 5i














 

The 5i advanced digital force / torque indicator is designed to work with a wide range of Mark-10 remote force and torque sensors (see below). With exclusive Plug & Test™ technology, all calibration and configuration data is saved within the sensor’s smart connector, not the indicator, allowing for true interchangeability. Sensor password protection prevents use of an unauthorized sensor. In addition, all sensors are fully compatible with the more basic 3i force / torque indicator.

The 5i shares its menu structure and most specifications with Series 5 digital force gauges. The sampling rate is a blazing fast 7,000 Hz, producing accurate results even for quick-action tests. A large, backlit graphics LCD displays large, legible characters, while the simple menu navigation allows for quick access to the indicator’s many features and configurable parameters. Data can be transferred to a PC or data collectors via USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo (Digimatic), or analog outputs.
On-board data memory for up to 1,000 readings is included, as are statistical calculations with output to a PC. Integrated set points with indicators and outputs are ideal for pass-fail testing and for triggering external devices such as an alarm, relay, or test stand. An analog load bar is shown on the display for graphical representation of applied force or torque.

The 5i’s averaging mode addresses the need to record the average load over time, while external trigger mode makes switch activation testing simple and accurate.

The 5i includes MESUR™ Lite data acquisition software. MESUR™ Lite tabulates continuous or single point data. Data saved in the indicator’s memory can also be downloaded in bulk. One-click export to Excel easily allows for further data manipulation.


Use MESURgauge Software to tabulate, graph, and analyze test data  

 

 
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  • Interchangeable force and torque sensors through Plug & Test™ technology (sensors are sold separately)
  • Sensor password protection, for preventing use of an unauthorized sensor
  • Password protection for individual keys and calibration
  • High-speed 7,000 Hz sampling rate
  • USB, RS-232, Mitutoyo, and analog outputs
  • Large backlit graphic display
  • 1,000-point data memory with statistics (min, max, mean, standard deviation) and outputs
  • Live load bar graph with set point markers
  • Programmable set points, with alarms and outputs
  • Peak readings and set points always displayed
  • Averaging mode - calculates average readings over time
  • External trigger mode - for switch contact testing or remotely stopping display update
  • Automatic data output via USB/RS-232
  • 5 selectable units of measurement
  • Configurable audio alarms and key tones
  • CE mark
 

Accuracy: ±0.1% of full scale
Sampling rate: 7,000 Hz
Power: AC or rechargeable battery. Multi-step low battery indicator is displayed, gauge shuts off automatically when power is too low.
Battery Life: Backlight on: up to 7 hours of continuous use
Backlight off: up to 24 hours of continuous use
Measurement units: lbF, ozF, gF, kgF, N, kN, mN (depending on model)
Outputs: USB / RS-232: Configurable up to 115,200 baud. Automatic output available up to 250 Hz. Includes Gauge Control Language 2 for full computer control.
Mitutoyo (Digimatic): Serial BCD suitable for all Mitutoyo SPC-compatible devices.
Analog: ±1 VDC, ±0.25% of full scale at capacity,
General purpose: Three open drain outputs, one input.
Set points: Three open drain lines.
Configurable Settings: Digital filters, outputs, automatic output (via USB/RS-232), automatic shutoff, default settings, averaging mode, external trigger, passwords, key tones, audio alarms, backlight, calibration
Safe overload: 150% of full scale (display shows “OVER” at 110% and above)
Weight: 0.7 lbs (0.3 kg)
Included items: Carrying case, universal voltage AC adapter, battery, quick-start guide, USB cable, resource CD (USB driver, MESUR™ Lite software, MESUR™gauge DEMO software, and user's guide), and certificate of conformance.
Warranty: 3 years (see individual statement for further details)

                   
 
R01
S-beam force sensors, tension and compression
  R02
Miniature button force sensors, compression only
  R03
Inline force sensors, tension and compression
  R04
Miniature S-beam force sensors, tension and compression
  R05
Fully enclosed smart sensors, push and pull
 
                   

                   
 
R50
Universal torque sensors
  R51
Universal torque sensors with interchangeable attachments
  R52
Tool calibration torque sensors
  R53
Closure torque sensors
  R55
Fully enclosed smart sensors, push and pull
 
                   

 
 

 
 

Table Top Stand
Includes mounting holes for bench mounting and angle adjustment.
MESUR™gauge software
tabulates and plots load vs. time or load vs. travel. Also calculates statistics, exports to Excel, and more.
Output Cables
Send test data to a PC, statistical printer, or other data collector for further analysis.
Upgrade to Plug & Test™
Upgrade service replaces BGI style connector with 7i/5i/3i Plug & Test™ connector.

 
Model Description
M5I Force/torque indicator, 110V
M5IE Force/torque indicator, 220V European Plug
M5IU Force/torque indicator, 220V UK Plug
M5IA Force/torque indicator, 220V Australian Plug
 
Additional Items to Consider
15-1004 MESUR™gauge software
09-1163 Cable, Series 5 to RS-232
09-1165 Spare USB cable
08-1026 Spare rechargeable battery
AC1030 Spare AC adapter, 110V
AC1031 Spare AC adapter, 220V EUR
AC1032 Spare AC adapter, 220V UK

 



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