DFM SERIES Digital Force Gauge

The CHATILLON® DFM Series is an economical answer for a wide assortment of material testing applications. These handheld gauges are easy to use and ideal for compression or tensile tests with a maximum capacity of 100 lbs (50 kg). Four models are available, each with selectable engineering units in lbs, kg or N. Four pushbuttons allows the user to easily select peak value, reset zero, tare and engineering units. A large 0.5-inch LCD indicates current or peak measurement results, gauge setting and battery status.

The DFM Series has an internal sampling rate of 1000 samples per second and accuracy of +0.5% of full scale.

The DFM Series comes with a carrying case, stainless steel attachments and battery charger.


  • Simple Pushbutton Operation
  • Rugged All-Metal Housing
  • Capacities Up to 100 lbs (50 kg, 500 N)
  • 1000Hz Sampling Rate
  • Economical
  • Hand-held or Test Stand Applications


Accuracy: +0.5% of Full Scale +1 LSC
Selectable Units: lb, kg, N
Overload Capacity: 110% of rated capacity
Display: LCD, 4-1/2 characters
Sampling: 1000Hz
Power: AC Adapter, NiCd Battery Pack
Accessories: Carrying Case, Hook, Flat Head,
Extension Rod, Battery Charger
Weight: 2 lbs (0.9 kg)
Warranty: 2 Years
Model Capacity
DFM2 2 lb x 0.002 lb
1 kg x 0.001 kg
10 N x 0.01 N
DFM10 10 lb x 0.01 lb
5 kg x 0.005 kg
50 N x 0.05 N
DFM50 50 lb x 0.05 lb
25 kg x 0.02 kg
250 N x 0.2 N
DFM100 100 lb x 0.1 lb
50 kg x 0.05 kg
500 N x 0.5 N