The L.S. Starrett Company’s (Athol, MA) line of entry-level computer-based force-testing solutions are for applications ranging from load limit and distance testing to break limit, time average, cyclic count and duration testing, constant hold and more. Optimized for production and quality control testing, the versatile architecture of the L1 system is designed for reliable, fast, repeatable and easy operation. The Starrett L1 line of force solutions consists of systems for computer-controlled force measurement, digital force gages, Starrett FMM digital force tester motorized test stands, manual test stands and load cell sensors. According to the company, the L1 systems are easy-to-use, computer-controlled testing systems designed for high-volume, in-situ production testing. Six models are available in standard and extended travels with testing capacities of 110 lbf, 330 lbf and 550 lbf (0.489 kN, 1.47 kN, and 2.45 kN).