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PCE Instruments (PCE) specializes in the manufacture and distribution of test instruments, control systems, laboratory technology and weighing equipment, offering a wide selection of measurement equipment, i. e. meters, sensors and data loggers for the measurement and analysis of material properties and environmental parameters. Located in northwestern Germany, PCE's manufacturing operations produce premium measuring instruments with degrees of accuracy and reproducibility which are exceptionally high for measurement equipment.

Developed by industry-leading engineers and technicians, most of PCE's branded instruments come with an ISO manufacturer or factory calibration certificate confirming compliance of the measurement equipment with the highest possible quality standards. Sensors are either precalibrated in PCE's laboratory or calibrated onsite after installation. If needed, PCE’s friendly, knowledgeable support staff stands ready to answer any technical questions throughout the instrument life cycle. This holistic approach speaks volumes about PCE Instruments' reliability and affords customers peace of mind.

Click on this PCE development and production in PDF link to find a PDF with an overview of all test instruments developed at our R&D department in Germany.

  Belt-Tensiometer PCE-BTM 2000

The PCE-BTM 2000 is a measuring instrument to determine the tension of V-belts or drive belts. Belt tension can only be measured when the belt is not in operation. A small impulse with the help of a beater is enough to make the belt vibrate. With a measuring probe and a sensor beam, the generated vibration frequency is determined.

- data memory
- high accuracy
- TFT colour display 2.4"
- belt tension displayed in newton

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Belt-Tensiometer PCE-BTM 2000


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  Coating Thickness Gauge PCE-CT 100 Incl. ISO Calibration Certificate

The PCE-CT 100 uses magnetic induction (ISO 2178) and eddy current (ISO 2360) coating thickness measurement methods to take non-destructive measurements of coating and dry film thickness (DFT) on metal substrates such as steel and aluminum.

- resolution: 0.1 μm or < 0.2% of measured value
- saves up to 100,000 measurements to memory
- interfaces: USB, Bluetooth 4.0
- displays measuring units in μm, mm or mils
- comes with ISO calibration certificate

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  Coating Thickness Gauge PCE-CT 100


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  Coating Thickness Gauge PCE-CT 80

For many materials such as, iron, steel, aluminum, copper, brass and stainless steel

- measurement range: Fe: 0 ... 5000 μm, non-Fe: 0 ... 3000 μm
- measurements not influenced by vibrations
- practical V-groove on the measuring heads
- ergonomic design
- various optional sensors available


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Coating Thickness Gauge PCE-CT 80


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  Coating Thickness Gauge PCE-CT 90

The coating thickness gauge is a versatile measuring device. This is made possible by the various optional sensors on the coating thickness gauge. Thanks to the surface temperature sensor, the coating thickness gauge can be used to determine the surface temperature of an object within a measurement range of -50 ... 125°C / -58 ... 257°F.

- measurement range standard sensor : 0 ... 60 mm (Fe and non-Fe)
- automatic sensor detection
- zero point and one-point calibration
- various optional sensors


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Coating Thickness Gauge PCE-CT 90


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  Conductivity Tester PCE-COM 20-ICA Incl. ISO Calibration Certificate

A portable handheld non-destructive conductivity tester for metals. This non-destructive testing (NDT) device uses eddy current to determine the electrical conductivity of non-ferrous metals such as aluminum and copper. Includes 3 standards for testing.

- operating frequency: 60 kHz
- sine wave probe: Ø 14 mm / ≈ 0.55 in
- memory: Up to 500 groups of measurements
- lift-off and temperature compensation
- comes with ISO calibration certificate

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  Conductivity Tester PCE-COM 20


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  Data Logger PCE-VDL 16l

Up to 800 Hz sample frequency for acceleration (3-axis), temperature, humidity, air pressure, and light sensors.

- 3-axis acceleration up to 800 Hz
- for temperature, humidity, air pressure and light
- 32 GB SD memory card
- small design: 86.8 x 44.1 x 22.2 mm / 3.4 x 1.7 x 0.87 in

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Data Logger PCE-VDL 16I


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Manual: Data-Logger PCE-VDL Series
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  Electromagnetic Field Gauge PCE-MFM 2400 Series

With a measurement range of 2,400 mT, the electromagnetic field meter covers a wide range of measuring tasks. The electromagnetic field meter has an accuracy of 1 % which makes it a very precise meter. The electromagnetic field meter can be used, for instance, to test relays and permanent magnets for existing magnetic fields. It is therefore often used in production processes or in quality control.

- very precise measurement technology
- measurement range up to 24,000 G and 2,400 mT
- transversal and axial sensor
- measures static magnetic fields
- automatic shutdown

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Electromagnetic Field Gauge PCE-MFM 2400


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  Force Gauge PCE-DFG N Series

The PCE-DFG N force measurement device series is used for traction and compression force measurements. The force gauges provide high resolution of 0.001 N.

- force gauges with internal dynamometric cell up to 2 N, 5 N, 10 N, 20 N, 500 N
- force gauges with external dynamometric cell up to 1 kN, 2.5 kN, 5 kN, 10 kN
- accuracy ±0.1 % FS
- sampling rate 6 ... 1,600 Hz
- internal memory for up to 100 measurements

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Force Gauge PCE-DFG N Series


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  Force Gauge PCE-DFG NF Series

The PCE-DFG NF force measurement device series is used for traction and compression force measurements. The force gauges provide high resolution of 0.1 kN.

- force gauges with external dynamometric cell up to 0.5 kN, 1 kN, 20 kN, 50 kN, 100 kN
- accuracy ±0.1 % FS
- sampling rate 6 ... 1,600 Hz
- internal memory for up to 100 measurements

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PCE-DFG NF Series


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  Torque Meter PCE-DFG N TW Series

The torque meter PCE-DFG N TW series consists of a hand-held measuring device and an external torque transducer. The torque wrench tester is delivered adjusted so that the control measurements can be started immediately.

- measurement range: 5 Nm, 10 Nm, 50 Nm, 100 Nm
- resolution: 0.001 Nm, 0.005 Nm, 0.01 Nm, 0.1 Nm
- measurement uncertainty: ± 0.5% of the measurement range
- memory for 100 measurement series with 8,000 measurement points each
- USB interface including PC software
- graphic display

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PCE-DFG N TW Series


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  Force Gauge PCE-HFG Series

A hydraulic force gauge is based on the principle that the force acting on the plunger is measured hydraulically. The generated hydraulic pressure is displayed by the force transducer on a scale in newton.

- measurement range: 0 ... 10 kN
- resolution: 200 N
- measuring accuracy: ±1.85 % of measurement range

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PCE-HFG Series


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  Hardness Meter PCE-900-ICA Incl. ISO Calibration Certificate

Metal hardness meter for HL, HRC, HRB, HB, HV, HSD

- measurement range 200 ... 900 HL
- accuracy ±0.8 % at HLD = 900
- materials 9 different common materials
- conversion HL-HRC-HRB-HB-HV-HSD
- comes with ISO calibration certificate

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  Hardness Meter PCE-900


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  Heat Flow Meter PCE-TDS 100HS+ Series

The heat flow meter can be used as part of a control measurement or for quick determination of the flow in a pipeline. It is a measuring system that is portable and easy to install.

- ideal for retrofitting
- installation without process interruption
- accurate and reliable
- no pressure loss
- maintenance-free, no moving parts
- wear-free
- portable devices for control measurements

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Heat Flow Meter PCE-TDS 100+



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  Leeb Hardness Meter PCE-2000N-ICA Incl. ISO Calibration Certificate

Metal Hardness Meter for HLD, HRC, HRB, HV, HS, HRA with Data Memory

- measurement range 170 ... 960 HLD
- accuracy ±0.5 % at HLD = 800
- 9 different common materials
- measuring direction: 0 ... 360°
- different probes are available
- comes with ISO calibration certificate

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  Leeb Hardness Meter PCE-2000N


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  Melt Flow Meter PCE-MFI 400

The melt index tester from PCE Instruments is used for fast testing of the melt mass flow rate of plastics. The melt index tester is designed both for incoming goods inspection and for continuous production monitoring. Due to the clear display of all relevant parameters on the 7" touch display, measurement results can be determined in a short time with the melt index tester.

- large 7" TFT touch display
- clear depiction
- heating temperature up to 400 °C
- materials that have already been predefined

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Melt Flow Meter PCE-MFI 400


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  CO2 Data Logger PCE-AQD 50

The CO2 data logger is specially designed for long-term monitoring of climatic conditions in, for example, offices, classrooms or lecture halls. The air quality meter has various sensors and an E-paper display.

- measuring range up to 40,000 ppm CO2
- temperature and humidity
- atmospheric pressure
- E-paper display with histogram display
- .csv file format
- Alarm limits

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CO2 Data Logger PCE-AQD 50


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  Refrigerant Gas Detector / F-Gas Detector PCE-FGD series

The refrigerant sensors of the PCE-FGD series are particularly suitable for reliably detecting leaks in large, industrial cooling systems. The refrigerant sensors can reliably measure gases such as R134a, R22, R23, R401a and many more. The long-life semiconductor sensor element of the refrigerant sensors can be used both outdoors and indoors.

- sensors for F-gases
- degree of protection IP65
- standard signal output 4 ... 20 mA / 2 ... 10 V
- interchangeable sensor element

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PCE-FGD series


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  Shock Data Logger PCE-VDL 24I 3-axis

with up to 1600 Hz

- 3- axis acceleration up to 1600 Hz
- 32 GB SD memory card
- small design: 86.8 x 44.1 x 22.2 mm / 3.4 x 1.7 x 0.87 in
- evaluation software

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Shock Data Logger PCE-VDL 24I 3-Axis


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Manual: Data-Logger PCE-VDL Series
Video: PCE-LES 300

  Sound Level Calibrator PCE-SC 09

The sound level calibrator is a battery-operated sound source. The sound level calibrator allows direct and fast calibration of sound level meters and other noise measuring equipment.

- sound pressure levels 94 and 114 dB
- for weighting filters A, B, C, D
- immediately ready for use
- accuracy class 1, IEC 942
- easy to use
- different microphone dimensions possible

Sound Level calibrator PCE-SC 09


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Manual: Data-Logger PCE-VDL Series
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  Thickness Gauge PCE-TG 300

The PCE-TG 300 is a thickness gauge with special sensors for various applications. In general, the wall thicknesses of all homogeneous materials can be measured with the thickness gauge. For attenuating or scattering materials such as plastic or cast a special sensor is available.

- measurement range:
  PE: pulse-echo mode 0.65 ... 600 mm (steel)
  EE: echo-echo mode 2.50 ... 60 mm
- accuracy:
  ± 0.04 mm H [mm] (<10 mm); ± 0.4% H [mm] (> 10 mm) H refers to the material thickness of the workpiece
- resolution: 0.1 mm / 0.01 mm / 0.001 mm (adjustable)

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Thickness Gauge PCE-TG 300


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  Thickness Gauge PCE-TG 50

Ultrasonic Material Thickness Meter

- measurement range: 1.2 ... 200 mm / 0.05 ... 7.87 in
- sound velocity: 1000 ... 9000 m/s / 3280 ft/s ... 29527 ft/s
- sound velocity can be adjusted
- features a built-on 5 mm (0.2 in) steel calibration standard
- interface cable and software

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  Thickness Gauge PCE-TG 50


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  Ultrasonic Flow Meter PCE-TDS 100

Clamp-on flow meters that uses ultrasonic pulses and the time of time principle. It is designed to measure the fluid velocity of liquid in a full/closed pipe.

- clamp on transducers
- accuracy for DN ≥ 50 mm: ±3.5 % of measured value
- accuracy for DN < 50 mm: ±1 % of measured value
- installation without process interruption
- USB output and data transfer software

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  Ultrasonic Flow Meter PCE-TDS 100 Series


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  Vapor Resistance Test Chamber PCE-DLT 10

With the evaporation cabinet PCE DLT 10, the water vapour resistance of samples is tested according to AMK-MB-005 (04/2015) Humidity and Climatic Resistance Test Module 1 (water vapour loading). This test simulates the conditions of cooking hobs or dishwashers.

- steam test according to AMK-MB-05
- max. 5 test samples
- automatic test sequence with constant temperature
- good-bad indication of temperature
- determination of moisture expansion
- checking of joint formation and edge release

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Vapor Resistance Test Chamber PCE-DLT 10


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  Vibration meter PCE-VT 3700 / PCE-VT 3700S

The vibration meter is ideal for maintenance workers to quickly check vibrating parts, machines and systems. This vibration meter shows the vibration acceleration, vibration velocity and vibration displacement directly on the display.

measurement ranges
- acceleration: 0.0 ... 399.9 m/s²
- velocity: 0.00 ... 399.9 mm/s
- displacement: 0.000 ... 3.9 mm
- automatic ISO 10816-3 evaluation
- colored graphic display

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Vibration meter PCE-VT 3700 / PCE-VT 3700S


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  Vibration meter PCE-VT 3800 / PCE-VT 3800S

The vibration analyzer is the ideal companion for checking vibrating parts, machines and systems. RMS, peak, peak-to-peak and crest factor are available as measurement parameters on the vibration data logger with with rechargeable battery.

measurement ranges
- acceleration: 0.0 ... 399.9 m/s²
- velocity: 0.00 ... 399.9 mm/s
- displacement: 0.000 ... 3.9 mm
- automatic ISO 10816-3 evaluation
- colored graphic display
- 50 memory locations with 43200 measured values each

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Vibration meter PCE-VT 3800 / PCE-VT 3800S


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  Vibration meter PCE-VT 3900 / PCE-VT 3900S

The vibration analyzer has an FFT mode. RMS, peak, peak-to-peak and crest factor are available as measurement parameters on the vibration data logger with rechargeable battery.

measurement ranges
- acceleration: 0.0 ... 399.9 m/s²
- velocity: 0.00 ... 399.9 mm/s
- displacement: 0.000 ... 3.9 mm
- FFT analysis
- route measurement
- 50 memory locations with 43200 measured values each

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Vibration meter PCE-VT 3900 / PCE-VT 3900S


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  Weighing Indicator PCE-HLTS Series

The hydraulic lifting table with scale helps you to work faster, more comfortably and with less strain on your back thanks to the variable height adjustment. This scale consists of a robust scissor lift table, which allows an individual working height of 350 .... 1130 mm. The hydraulic lift table scale can lift a load of up to 2 t (2,000 kg) and weigh it with a resolution of 0.5 kg.

- variable height adjustment from 350 ... 1130 mm
- raise and lower the platform at the touch of a button
- safety valve prevents unintentional lowering in case of power failure
- external control unit with lifting button, lowering button and emergency stop

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Weighing Indicator PCE-HLTS


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  Wind Speed Alarm Controller PCE-WSAC 50 Incl. ISO Calibration Certificate

Mobile / stationary wind recorder

- pre-alarm and full alarm with visual and audible warnings
- allows measurement of the slightest wind movements
- optional RS-485 MODBUS interface for data communication
- measurement range: 0 ... 50 m/s
- displays current wind speed or average wind speed of last 2 or 5 minutes
- comes with ISO calibration certificate

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  Wind Speed Alarm Controller PCE-WSAC 50


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  Wind Speed Alarm Controller PCE-WSAC 50W

The wind speed alarm controller PCE-WSAC 50W 230 is primarily used to measure and monitor the wind load on cranes or wind turbines. Furthermore, the wind situation can be measured and analyzed before commissioning a wind turbine. The high measurement range of up to 50 m/s of the wind speed alarm controller means stormy gusts can also be monitored.

- measurement range up to 180 km h
- Input: Pulse, analogue (4 ... 20 mA) or radio transmission
- 4 ... 20-mA analogue output
- Supply voltage: 110 ... 230 V AC, 50/60 Hz
- Ambient temperature -20 ... 70 °C / -4 ... 158 °F
- Units adjustable: km/h, mph, m/s

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Wind Speed Alarm Controller PCE-WSAC 50W


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  Photometer PCE-CP Series

The multi-parameter photometers are a mobile measuring device for liquid analysis. This means that various different measurements can be carried out with the multi-parameter photometer. With these multi-parameter photometers, for example, it is possible to determine alkalinity, chlorine, cyanuric acid or the pH value.

- different selectable parameters
- bluetooth connection
- with free app and software
- exchangeable and lockable cuvette
- LED with different wavelength ranges
- automatic shutdown when inactive

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Photometer PCE-CP Series


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