Tension Meter DTMX

9 Tension ranges from 0.1 - 200 cN to 5 - 50 daN

Electronic tension meter for applications in textile and wire industry.
Special convenient for users aquiring additional process data to save them for example for a QM-system ISO9000ff

Model DTMX offers additional features to model DTMB:

  • data memory
  • statistical analysis
  • interface for data printer and PC connection
Applications in textile industry: e. g. 50 up to max. 50000 tex
Applications in wire industry: e. g. 0.08 up to 2.2 mm copper wire


4 different calibrations for customer supplied material can be saved at this tension meter

Special Features

Addtional features comparing model DTMX with basic unit model DTMB

  • Memory for up to 100 tension values plus MIN, MAX, PEAK values
    - automatic calculation of average and standard deviation
    - all these data values can be recalled in the display or downloaded 
       to a printer or Personal Computer.
  • 2 Memory modes:
    - continuous storage
    - on-demand storage
  • Analog and serial interfaces
  • Material selector switch for textile and wire applications (Tex and Wire) assures highest accuracy
  • Calibration to customer supplied material is available (up to four different material calibrations)


Features model DTMB

  • Microprocessor controlled tension meter for highest accuracy
  • Measuring principle: double beam in bending with strain gauge
  • Selectable update rates (0.5, 1, 2, or 4 seconds) to provide steady readings when tensions fluctuate (electronic damping)
  • Measuring frequency: 62 measurements/second
  • Built-in mounting holes permit fixed installation for online use
  • The display shows averaged values calculated during the
    update interval t1 e. g. every second 1 x
Graph of the measured values tension meter DTMX
DIP switch tension meter model DTMX
DIP switch
for adjustments
by operator e. g.
display update time
  • Saving MIN, MAX and PEAK values during a user-selected period. These values can be recalled at the display.
  • Zero adjustment feature permits use of the tension meter in various measuring positions, maintaining highest accuracy
  • Calibration to customer supplied material is available (up to two different material calibrations)
  • Tension meter with built-in material thickness compensator improves accuracy for changing diameters (from tension range - 500 cN)
  • Hand-held unit with built-in mounting holes permit fixed installation for online use
mounting and material thickness compensator tension meter model DTMX Easy mounting: For online application


Material thickness compensator: For better accuracy the
material to be measured or a similar material with the same
diameter should be inserted

Standard Features

  • Everything in operators view:
    - the guide rollers
    - the measured material
    - the readings
  • Filament guide and roller shifting mechanism ensure easy acquisition of the running material
  • Ball-bearing mounted, V-grooved guide rollers
  • Tension meter with rugged aluminium housing
  • Battery operated (AC adapter for continuous operation available)
  • 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

Photo Gallery

Model DTMX is available with different measuring head widths fom 65 mm up to 285 mm

<b>Model DTMB-1000</B> with measuring head<br />width 65 mm <b>Model DTMX-10K</B> with measuring head<br />width 116 mm <b>Model DTMX-20K-L</b> with special lever Code L for easy use at high ranges, measuring head width 216 mm <b>Model DTMX-50K-V1-L</b> with special lever Code L for easy use at high ranges and guide rollers Code V1, measuring head width 285 mm

Available Models

ModelTension
Range
cN
ResolutionMeasuring
Head Width*
mm
Applications
textil industry
e.g yarn count
Applications
wire industry
e.g. soft-annealed
Cu-wire
DTMX-2000.1 - 200.00.1 cN65max. 200 texmax. 0.15 mm
DTMX-5000.1 - 500.00.1 cN6520 - 500 tex0.05 - 0.25 mm
DTMX-100050 - 10001 cN6510 - 1000 tex0.10 - 0.40 mm
DTMX-2000200 - 20001 cN65300 - 2000 tex0.30 - 0.60 mm
DTMX-2500250 - 25001 cN116400 - 2500 tex0.30 - 0.60 mm
DTMX-5000500 - 50001 cN116800 - 5000 tex0.40 - 1.00 mm
DTMX-10K1.00 - 10.00daN0.01 daN1161500 - 10000 tex0.70 - 1.20 mm
DTMX-20K-L2.00 - 20.00daN0.01 daN216
285**
2500 - 20000 tex1.00 - 2.00 mm
DTMX-50K-L5.00 - 50.00daN0.01 daN216
285**
6000 - 50000 tex1.80 - 2.20 mm

Other measuring head widths available on request.
Other units of measure are available -  g or kg
* Depending on model, either width of filament guide or outer distance between outside 
   guide rollers.
** deviating measuring head width with Code V1

Calibration

ModelSCHMIDT
Calibration Material
PA***
SCHMIDT
Calibration Material
Cu-wire annealed****
Material
thickness
compensator
DTMX-2000.12 mm 0.10mm
DTMX-5000.12 + 0.20 mm 0.16 + 0.25 mm X
DTMX-10000.20 + 0.40 mm 0.25 + 0.40 mm X
DTMX-20000.40 + 0.70 mm 0.40 + 0.60 mm X
DTMX-25000.40 + 0.70 mm 0.40 + 0.60 mm X
DTMX-50000.60 + 1.20 mm 0.60 + 1.00 mm X
DTMX-10K0.80 + 1.40 mm 0.70 + 1.20 mm X
DTMX-20K-L1.20 + 1.80 mm steel rope 1.5 und 2.0 mm
DTMX-50K-Lsteel rope 1.5 mm (7x7x0.2)steel rope 2.0 mm (7x7x0.25)

*** Suitable for 95 % of applications (see table )
**** Accuracy: 3 % full scale (FS) and 1 dgit 

Calibration to customized material:
If process material differs significantly from the SCHMIDT calibration material in diameter, rigidity or shape, special calibration using customer supplied samples is recommended. For this purpose a material sample of about 5 m should be supplied.

Guide Rollers

Order-Code
Line Speed
...m/min
Roller Material
Standard2000Hardcoated aluminium
Code K3500Hardcoated aluminium
Code H5000Plasma-coated aluminium
Code T1000Plastic (POM) black
Code W1000Nickel-plated steel
Code ST1000Hardened steel
Code B1000Tempered steel
Code CE21000Aluminium ceramic-coated
Code ASY1000Hardcoated aluminium, asymmetrical groove
Unit without filament guide
Code ASYB1000Tempered steel (for tire code), asymmetrical groove
Unit without filament guide
Code V11000Hardcoated aluminium
(only for DTMX-20K-L and DTMX-50K-L)
Code U2000Hardcoated aluminium (radius R3)

Click the order-code, to get picture and drawing of the guide rollers

Spare Rollers

Guide Rollers

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overview for the guide rollers

Attachment

Code L

Special Lever
(Standard from tension range 2.00 - 20.00 daN)

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Accessories (optional)

Tension Inspect 3

For displaying and saving readings on a PC (Win XP and higher; 32 bit and 64 bit)
Attention: It is not possible to readout the internal memory
Order number: SW-TI3

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AC Adapter DTM-AC

100 - 240 V AC, 50 - 60 Hz with 3 adapters (EU/USA/UK)
Order number: K50100

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Connecting Cable DTMX-CA

Connecting cable for analog signal, length 1.5 m
Order number: EK0671

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Connecting Cable DTMX-CC

For printer and PC connection, length 2 m
Order number: EK0672

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Adapter DTMX-USB

from RS 232 to USB, with cable 0.5 length
Order number: EBG510

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Calibration Report (optional)

Calibration Report

Inspection Certificate 3.1 according DIN EN 10204
including a calibration report is optional available

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Ordering Example

To place an order Model with
tension
range
Code for
guide rollers

(if not
standard)

Code
attach-
ment

Complete
Order No.

Please indicate the com-
plete order number.:

DTMX-5000 + H + L = DTMX-5000-H-L

Delivery Includes

scope of delivery tension meter DTMX: Tension meter with carrying case, batteries, operating instruction in german or english (as requested), Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 free of charge

Dimensions

Dimensions For PDF-file please
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Specifications

Calibration:According to SCHMIDT factory procedure
Accuracy:From 10 % up to 90 % of tension range:
0.5 % full scale and 1 digit
remaining tension range and other calibration materials:
3 % full scale and 1 digit
Overrange:Approx. 15 % full scale, without accuracy guarantee
Overload protection:100 %
Measuring principle:Strain gauge bridge
Measuring roller deflection:Max. 0.2 mm
Signal processing:Digital
Measuring frequency:62 measurement/s
Converter:12 bit A / D
Temperature coefficient:Gain: less than 0.01 % full scale/C
Zero point: less than 0.3 % full scale/C
Display:LCD 4 digit, 12 mm high
Display update time:Adjustable 0.5, 1, 2 oder 4 s (averaging)
Standard memory:MIN, MAX, PEAK and last value
Extended:Max. 100 displayed values,
averaging and standard deviation
Memory mode:Max. 100 values continuous automatically
or max. 100 values on demand
Output signal:Digital: RS 232 C (4800 bit/s)
(serial) 8 Bit, no parity, 2 Stoppbits
Digimatic: Mitutoyo
Analog: 0 - 1 V DC, output frequency 16 ms
Field adjustment:7 steps in 1.5 % increment
Temperature range:10 - 45 C
Air humidity:85 % RH, max
Power supply:4 Batteries 1.5 V, size AA (approx. 20 h continuous use)
Auto. power off:After 2 minutes of non-use
Housing material:Die-cast aluminium
Dimensions:See dimensions above
Weight, net (gross):Up to model DTMX-10K approx. 680 g (approx. 1500 g)
From model DTMB-20K approx. 1000g (approx. 2200 g)

Specifications subject to change without notice!

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