Tension Sensor FSP-422
  • 5 Tension ranges available:
    from 0 - 50 cN
    up to 0 - 1000 cN
  • Application:
    Textile industry, texturizing, spinning
  • Field of use:
    for threads up to 500 tex
  • Feature:
    - With RS 422 interface for multi station system
    - With non-rotating ceramic pins for high line speed of max. 6000 m/min

Special Features

Tension sensor FSP-422 with integrated microprocessor controlled measuring amplifier and RS 422 interface for multi station system
Non-rotating, exchangeable ceramic pins for line speed up to max. 6000 m/min
Easy installation, even afterwards, on existing machines
2 Mounting possibilities: Housing mounting or cylindrical hole mounting (mounting cut out: longhole R 19 mm, length 54 mm)
Easy calibration to customized material by operator – zero and gain calibration is required
Measuring principle – loadcell with high quality strain gauge bridge
Tension sensor with mechanical overload protection

Standard Features

Control lamp shows operative mode availability
Tension sensor FSP-422 with aluminium housing
CAT 5 cables are used for data transfer
Required Power supply +15…24 V DC (regulated)
Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 is included
Optionally available: Inspection Certificate 3.1 according EN 10204 with calibration report

Special features of the RS 422 interface:

  • Up to 32 sensors with different tension ranges and designs may be connected in one line (data transfer max. 200 readings/sec.)
  • Connection to RS 232 using a converter (RS 422 – RS 232).
  • The RS 422 signal can be used for a single sensor over a distance of 1000 m.
  • Each sensor can individually be addressed and set up
  • Can be connected to PLC controls with digital input
  • Simple connection to BUS-Systems using gateways

Available Models

Model Tension Range Measuring Head Width* SCHMIDT Calibration Material**
FSP-50-422 0 – 50 cN 64 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
FSP-100-422 0 – 100 cN 64 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
FSP-200-422 0 – 200 cN 64 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
FSP-500-422 0 – 500 cN 64 mm PA: 0.20 mm Ø
FSP-1000-422 0 – 1000 cN 64 mm PA: 0.30 mm Ø
Other tension ranges and measuring head widths available on request.
Other measuring units available, such as g.
* Outer dimensions of front plate
** Suitable for 95 % of applications PA = Polyamide Monofilament