E3543 Long Gage Length Axial Extensometer


Model # E3543
Separating Force Typically 125 gf (0.276 lbf)
Gage Length 50 mm to 250 mm (2.0 in. to 9.8 in.)
Temperature Rating -40°C to 100°C (-40°F to 212°F)

The E3543 features gauge lengths from 2 inches (50 mm) to more than 10 inches (250 mm), with measuring ranges to 4 inches (100 mm). It may be left on through specimen failure and used where long samples are required. Ideal for testing steel re-bar, weld joints, and wire materials. This unique pull-apart design protects the extensometer when the speicmen fails. Note: Optional connectors available to match your test machine.

Features & Benefits

  • They come standard with a quick attach kit, making it possible to mount the extensometer on the test specimen quickly and easily with one hand.
  • The quick attach kit can be removed, allowing mounting of the extensometer with springs or rubber bands.
  • Specifically designed to be left on through specimen failure; designed so the two halves of the extensometer come apart to prevent damange at specimen failure.
  • All standard units meet existing ASTM class B-2 and ISO 9513, class 0, 5 requirements for accuracy.
  • Hardened tool steel knife edges are easily replaced. A spare set comes with every extensometer.