The measurement principle is based on the force (by a spring) used on the small indenter of the probe to deform the skin. The device measures how the probe indenter displaces the skin. The penetration depth of the pin (displacement) is measured in mm (0-3 mm). The firmer/stiffer the skin, the less deep is the displacement by the pin.
The shape of the indenter has been deliberately chosen to be cylindrical and not roundish in order to allow absolute constant contact area.
There are numerous applications possible:
Dimensions: 13 cm x Ø 2.4 cm, Cable length: approx. 1.3 m, Measuring pin: 1, 2, 3 or 5 mm ø, Weight: 85 g incl. probe cable
Measurement principle: vertical displacement of the skin by a pin (in mm), Measurement range: 0-3 mm (2 decimals), Resolution: 50 µm, Measurement uncertainty: ± 0.175 mmTechnical changes may be made without prior notice.