Tension Meter DXF
  • 4 Tension ranges available:
    from 20 - 120 cN
    up to 50 - 1000 cN
  • Application:
    sensitive materials as optical fibres, carbon fibres, technical fibres, etc.
  • Large guide rollers (groove Ø 32 mm) for minimized material deflection
4 Tension ranges available from 20 - 120 cN up to 50 - 1000 cN

Mechanical tension meter with large guide rollers (32 mm groove diameter) and large center distance to minimize bending of materials

Hand-held unit for sensitive material as optical fibres, carbon fibres, technical fibres etc.

Tension meter with special guides on the bracket assembly for easy thread

 Special Features

The analog display of tension meter DXF shows changing and fluctuating tensions fast and enables an optimal process adjustment
Large bending radius assures gentle handling of the material being measured
Roller shifting mechanism ensure easy acquisition of the running material
Special guides on the bracket assembly permit easy material acquisition
Built-in mounting holes permit fixed installation for continuous tension measurement
Special finger support located on the rear side reduces the effort to move the outer roller assembly

Standard Features

Everything in operator’s view:
– the guide rollers
– the measured material
– the readings
Large, V-grooved guide rollers with 32 mm groove diameter, ball-bearing mounted
Each instrument is individually calibrated for highest accuracy
41 mm Ø scale
Tension meter with rugged aluminium housing
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


Available Models

Model Measuring Range Measuring Head Width* SCHMIDT Calibration Material**
DXF-120 20 – 120 cN 140 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
DXF-200 20 – 200 cN 140 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
DXF-400 20 – 400 cN 140 mm PA: 0.20 mm Ø
DXF-1000 50 – 1000 cN 140 mm PA: 0.30 mm Ø
Other tension ranges available on request.
Other units of measure available, such as g.
*  Outer distance between outside guide rollers
** Suitable for 95 % of applications – PA = Polyamide Monofilament