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Frequently Asked Questions
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How do I place an online order?
Placing an online order can be facilitated through a FUTEK account or through a guest account. Merely select the products you wish to purchase in our Store, adding any additional instrumentation or configurations, and then proceed to your cart. At this stage, you may choose to complete your purchase with your pre-established FUTEK account, by opening a new account, or by proceeding as a guest. The following countries are permitted to place online orders: United States of America, Canada, Egypt, India and South America (excluding Colombia).
How do I find a sensor product using a item Number (usually starts with 3 letters and followed by 5 digits, such as FSH00001, GOD00001 and MCP00001)?
You can enter a FUTEK item number into any available search field and our search engine will bring up the related product. If you would like to perform a broad search such as all products beginning with “Load” or “FSH”, type it into the search box and the results will appear in a listed format.
Can I add instruments, Accessories and Calibration Services to my sensor order?
Yes. After selecting the sensor, you will be given a list related instruments, accessories and calibrations services.
How does FUTEK estimate the Shipping Cost?
We estimate the shipping cost per your order size and destination.
Can I use my own shipping account?
Yes, you may. Within your account settings, you may choose to include your own shipping account and carrier. Once this information has been entered, it will be saved to your account, allowing you to choose this option upon checkout.
Who will be the Shipping Carrier?
FUTEK will use the carrier that we believe offers the best value and delivery to our customers. If you have a shipping account and want to use that account, we will use your designated carrier for your order. Please enter Shipping Account # once you proceed to order.
Can I add Insurance to my order?
Yes. Once you Proceed to Order, you will be given the option of adding insurance to the order in Preferences. The insurance is based on the total value of your order (shipping and tax not included).
Is there an order maximum quantity?
There is no maximum limitation but we do recommend our high volume customers to contact us for their first order.
Can I change the order information online once an order has been placed?
No. Once the order has been placed, it can only be cancelled or changed by contacting FUTEK. This may result in cancellation fees, please call us for details.
Can I place an order through a representative/reseller?
Yes. Your regional sales representatives/resellers are here to help you with all your needs. Find a sales representative/reseller in your region. If there is no representative/reseller for your region, please place your order directly with FUTEK.
What services does FUTEK offer?
FUTEK offers calibration services, including repair or recalibration.
What’s the quick add feature in the cart?
The quick add allows users who know their item number to quickly insert it into the cart without browsing under our products and service page. This is ideal for repeat customers who order the same parts.
Who may I contact for a new quotation? (How can I receive a formal quotation?)
There are several avenues you can take to receive a FUTEK quotation. For your ease, our team developed an Online Inquiry Form, which will capture all the necessary information our Sales Representatives require in order to present you with a quotation. However, we do not discourage you from emailing or telephoning our team to discuss your unique test and measurement application. Feel free to contact us at or +1 (949) 465-0900.
Is there a set time for placing an order online?
No. The online shop is open 24/7.
Can I schedule a blanket order?
To schedule a blanket order, please contact the FUTEK Sales Team at (949)465-0900.
I was charged the wrong amount. Who do I contact?
You can contact us at:
Toll Free: (800)-23-FUTEK
Phone: (949)-465-0900
What payment methods do you accept?
Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, and Discover.
Unfortunately we only accept company checks.
U.S. Federal Tax ID code:
Dun & Bradstreet Number:
Cage code:
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How can I qualify for Net 30? (FUTEK Credit Application)
You need to submit your application together with three credit references and one bank to us at . Once your credit has been verified, you will be qualified for NET30. Please contact us for further information at:
Toll Free: (800)-23-FUTEK
Phone: (949)-465-0900
How can I receive additional copies of the Purchase Order?
Additional copies may be requested by e-mail or by contacting us at:
Toll Free: (800)-23-FUTEK
Phone: (949)-465-0900
How can I check the status of my order?
Upon logging into your FUTEK account, utilize the order tab to view all your placed orders. This tab will identify which orders are booked, in transit, and received. If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact the appropriate personnel as outlined on our Contact Us page.
What shipment options does FUTEK offer?
For US we offer Ground, Next Day, 2-Day and 3-Day. For international, we offer Economy and Expedited.
What is partial shipment?
Partial shipment is offered to customers that have placed orders for several products but only a limited amount is available for shipping. In such cases, we offer to ship out what is available until the remainder of the order becomes available. Partial shipment order option is always confirmed with customers prior to shipping.
Does FUTEK offer insurance on the shipment?
Yes. For those who are placing their orders online, an “insure shipment” option will appear once you have configured your entire order. If you are placing your order by phone, our sales associate will go over such options with you.
What shipping options do I have?
FUTEK will ship to most countries in the world. Shipping methods include: ground, expedited 3 day, expedited 2 day, expedited next day for shipment within US; Economy and Expedited for shipping to other countries and regions. Our carriers include FedEx, USPS, UPS, and DHL.
Does FUTEK ship internationally?
How do I delete my account?
For deleting your online account, you will need to contact FUTEK at (800)-23-FUTEK or 949-465-0900.
Is the information secure?
Any information in your FUTEK online account is encrypted and secured in our highly protected server in house. We will never allow any third party to access the information unless authorized by you.
I need more information on a sensor, what do I do?
You can contact us directly at (800)-23-FUTEK or fill out a request form letting us know what category of sensors you require and we will help you find the precise product for your application.
I am currently using a competitor’s product, but would like to make the switch to FUTEK. How can I find a compatible product?
First off, thank you for choosing FUTEK. We’d be happy to assist you in finding a similar FUTEK product for your application. You may either use our online Cross Referencing Resource to view comparable competitor products against ours, or you can call our Sales Representatives for assistance at +1 (949) 465-0900.
Where are FUTEK products made?
Most FUTEK products are designed and manufactured in our Irvine Facility (Southern California, USA.)
What kind of applications are your sensors used in?
FUTEK’s sensors, instruments, and software are utilized in hundreds of applications within the test and measurement industry. Due to the broad nature of this question, we encourage you to visit our conceptual applications section on our website to get a glimpse of the various applications our products are involved in. At the very core of each sensor produced by FUTEK is our strain gauge technology, which propels our product line toward precision testing applications.
Can I modify or customize a sensor?
Yes. We will take every measurement we can to make sure our products are suited for your applications. If a standard product or a modified product is not available, we will custom build a sensor per your exact specifications. Please contact us directly and talk to our engineers.
Where are you located?
FUTEK is located in Irvine, California, USA.
10 Thomas
Irvine, CA 92618
Who are the owners?
FUTEK is privately owned by Javad Mokhbery and Mohammad Mokhberi. The founding partners have been owners of FUTEK since 1988 when it was established.
How do I do to become a FUTEK Sales Representative or Reseller?
If you would like to represent FUTEK’s products, please contact us and we will gladly discuss our business vision and find opportunity that may suit you.
I’m interested in establishing an alliance with FUTEK. What do I do?
If you would like to join FUTEK’s Alliance Program, please contact us and we will gladly discuss our business vision and find opportunity that may suit you. You can also visit our Alliance Program on our site for further information.
How might I join the FUTEK Team?
We are so pleased you are interested in joining our team! We take pride in the fact that FUTEK has developed a positive working environment. All career opportunities can be found under the About Us section on our website. If you have any questions regarding a current employment posting, please feel free to contact our team for more information at
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