Force Actuator

Product Code : GDSFA

The GDS Force Actuator (GDSFA) is a general purpose loading system with continuous displays of force, displacement and feedback control. Force is measured by a load cell which can either be fixed to the end of the thrust cylinder or which can be fixed to some other part of the apparatus under test.
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Computer Interface

IEEE-488 Standard, Talker/Listener or optional serial RS232 (IEEE only with RFM)


Actuator 87cm x 15cm x 15cm, Control box 87cm x 23cm x 15cm

Displacement Accuracy

0.05% of full range

Displacement Range


Displacement Resolution


Load Range (kN)

5, 10, 25, 50


92-265v, A.C. 48-440Hz, 65w maximum, single phase three wire earthed supply, 2A fuse x 2

Weight Approx (kg)