Imada PS / PSS Series

Easy to use handheld PS series force gauges are the highest accuracy mechanical gauges.

Product Description


  • Push/Pull
  • Ergonomic, heavy-duty metal construction
  • No batteries needed
  • Intrinsically safe
  • Capacity up to 100 lbf.
  • Accuracy ±0.2% F.S.
  • Overload capacity 165 lbf on all ranges
  • Tare ring
  • Real time and peak mode
  • Full set of accessories and carrying case included

The PS series force gauges are the highest accuracy mechanical gauges available, making them ideal for precision tension and compression measurements in laboratory environments.

The PS series is sold in kits, complete with gauge, hard plastic carrying case, measuring attachments (flat head, cone, chisel, notched, small hook, large hook, and Y-hook), and extension rod. The ergonomic design is well suited for hand held testing, and the gauges have four threaded holes for mounting to a test stand, or the optional handle.


 PS Ranges (Resolution)  PS ±0.2% F.S.; MF ±0.3% F.S.
PS-32 oz
32 ozf (0.25 ozf)
80 ozf (1 ozf)
2 lbf (0.01 lbf)
5 lbf (0.025 lbf)
10 lbf (0.05 lbf)
20 lbf (0.1 lbf)
30 lbf (0.2 lbf)
50 lbf (0.25 lbf)
100 lbf (0.5 lbf)
PS-0.5 kg
500 gf (2.5 gf)
PS-1 kg
1 kgf (5 gf)
PS-2 kg
2 kgf (10 gf)
PS-3 kg
3 kgf (20 gf)
PS-5 kg
5 kgf (25 gf)
PS-10 kg
10 kgf (50 gf)
PS-20 kg
20 kgf (100 gf)
PS-30 kg
30 kgf (200 gf)
PS-50 kg
50 kgf (250 gf)
PS-10 N
10 N (0.05 N)
PS-20 N
20 N (0.1 N)
PS-30 N
30 N (0.2 N)
PS-50 N
50 N (0.25 N)
PS-100 N
100 N (0.5 N)
PS-200 N
200 N (1 N)
PS-300 N
300 N (2 N)
PS-500 N
500 N (2.5 N)


For capacities over 100 lbf use PSH series





Specifications for Standard Model Mechanical Force Gauge PS series

Model PS / PSS Series
Accuracy +/-0.1% F.S
Stroke 10mm
Unit of measurement Please refer to the table below
Reading method Real-time track or Peak-hold
Divisions 100lines*
Operating temperature 0 to +40 degree Celcius
Weight ** Approx. 670g (PS-500N)
Accessory 8 kinds of attachments, Inspection certificate, Instruction manual, Carrying case

*30N, 300N, 3K, 30K, 30lb : 120 divisions.
**Weight varies according to the capacities even in the same series, so we note the weight of the most representative one.


Model table of PS / PSS series Standard Model Mechanical Force Gauge

Model Capacity 1 division Thread
PS-5N 5N 0.05N M6
PS-10N 10N 0.1N
PS-20N 20N 0.2N
PS-30N 30N 0.25N
PS-50N 50N 0.5N
PS-100N 100N 1N
PS-200N 200N 2N
PS-300N 300N 2.5N
PS-500N 500N 5N
Model(NOT available in Japan) Capacity 1 division Thread
PSS-0.5K 500gf 5gf M6
PSS-1K 1kgf 10gf
PSS-2K 2kgf 20gf
PSS-3K 3kgf 25gf
PSS-5K 5kgf 50gf
PSS-10K 10kgf 100gf
PSS-20K 20kgf 200gf
PSS-30K 30kgf 250gf
PSS-50K 50kgf 500gf
Model(NOT available in Japan) Capacity 1 division Thread
PS 5lb 5lbf 0.05lbf M6
PS-10lb 10lbf 0.1lbf
PS-20lb 20lbf 0.2lbf
PS-30lb 30lbf 0.25lbf
PS-50lb 50lbf 0.5lbf
PS-100lb 100lbf 1lbf


Also available:

Imada PSH High Capacity Push/Pull Force Gauge

Imada UKT/UKK Series Compact Force Gauge

Imada FB / FS Series Economical Model

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