Tension Sensor FS1

10 tension ranges from 0 - 50 cN up to 0 - 50 daN

Stationary electronic tension sensor for measuring threads, fibres and thin wires with a diameter up to approx. 2 mm

Universal sensor for continuous tension measuring  in wire and textile industry

Specifications

  • Universal mounting possibility - easy to install: Housing mounting or cylindrical hole mounting (mounting cut out 38.5 - 40 mm )
Mounting drawing tension sensor FS1
  • Tension sensor with integrated measuring amplifier
  • Various output signals
    - analog
    - digital (optional)
    - current (optional)
  • Many configurations are possible
  • Easy calibration to customized material by operator
  • Tension sensor with mechanical overload protection
  • Wide variety of roller types can be specified

Standard Features

  • V-grooved guide rollers, ball-bearing mounted
  • Tension sensor with Aluminium housing
  • 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

Available Models

ModelTension Range
cN
Measuring Head Width*
mm
SCHMIDT
Calibration Material**
FS1-500 - 5064PA: 0.12 mm
FS1-1000 - 10064PA: 0.12 mm
FS1-2000 - 20064PA: 0.12 mm
FS1-5000 - 50064PA: 0.20 mm
FS1-10000 - 100064PA: 0.30 mm
FS1-20000 - 2000124PA: 0.50 mm
FS1-50000 - 5000124PA: 0.80 mm
FS1-10K0 - 10 daN124PA: 1.00 mm
FS1-20K0 - 20 daN224PA: 1.50 mm
FS1-50K0 - 50 daN224steel rope 1.50 mm

Other tension ranges and measuring head widths available on request.
Other measuring units available, such as g or kg.
* Outer dimensions of front plate
** Suitable for 95 % of applications PA = Polyamide Monofilament

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.

Tension sensor FS1-5000 Tension sensor FS1-50K
Model FS1-5000, measuring head width 124 mm Model FS1-50K, measuring head width 224 mm

Guide Rollers

Order-Code
Line Speed
...m/min
Roller Material
Standard2000Hardcoated aluminium
Code K3500Hardcoated aluminium
Code H5000Plasma-coated aluminium
for model FS1-100 and higher ranges
Code T1000Plastic (POM) black
Code W1000Nickel-plated steel
Code ST1000Hardened steel
Code B1000Tempered steel (for tire cord)
Code CE21000Aluminium ceramic-coated
Code ASY1000Hardcoated aluminium, asymmetrical groove
for model FS1-500 and higher ranges
(measuring head width 124 mm)
Code ASYB1000Tempered steel (for tire cord), asymmetrical groove
for model FS1-500 and higher ranges
(measuring head width 124 mm)
Code U2000Hardcoated aluminium (radius R3)
for model FS1-500 and higher ranges
(measuring head width 124 mm)

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Spare Rollers

Guide Rollers

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overview for the guide rollers

Output Signal

Standard

Output signal 0 - 1 V DC

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Code A2

Output signal: 0 - 10 V DC

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Code A3

Output signal: 4 - 20 mA DC

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Code USB

Output Signal: digital USB
Up to 500 readings can be transfered per second
No external power supply is required

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Code 232

Output signal: - digital RS 232
Up to 200 readings can be transfered per second,
(internal sampling rate max. 4800 times/s)

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Code 422

Output signal: digital RS 422
max. 32 sensors can be connected in line to a PC

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Standard Accessories

Connecting Cable

Connecting Cable

For USB output for connecting the tension meter to a PC.
Cable length 3 m
Order number: EK0805

Only standard accessory for sensors with code USB!

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Accessories (optional)

Tension Inspect 3

Software for sensors with digital output Signal for displaying and saving readings on a PC (Win XP and higher; 32 Bit and 64 Bit).
Order number: SW-TI3

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M9 Sub-Miniatur connector

Suitable for sensors of FS series,
cable outlet 3.5 - 5 mm
Order number: E10071

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M9 Sub-Miniatur Right Angle Plug

Suitable for sensors of FS series,
cable outlet 3.5 - 5 mm
Order number: E10070

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Connecting Cable

With one M9 sub-miniatur connector and open ends for analog output.
For connecting sensors of FS series to the display unit SC-PM.
Order number: EK0620, Length 2 m
Order number: EK0621, Length 5 m

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Connecting Cable

With one M9 sub-miniatur right angle plug and open ends for analog output.
For connecting sensors of FS series to the display unit SC-PM.
Order number: EK0622, Length 2 m
Order number: EK0623, Length 5 m

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Connecting Cable

With one M9 sub-miniatur connector and one diode plug.
For connecting sensors of FS series to the display unit SCD-1 or SC-1.
Order number: EK0624, Length 2 m

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Connecting Cable

For sensors with RS 232 interface
Code 232
Order number: EK0640

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Extension Cable

for RS 232 connecting cable EK0640, length 2 m
Order number: EK0643

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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
output signal

(if not
standard)

Code for
guide rollers

(if not
standard)

Complete
Order No.

Please indicate the com-
plete order number.:

FS1-200 + A2 + H = FS1-200-A2-H

Delivery Includes

Tension sensor with transport packaging, 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:1.5 % full scale and 1 digit % full scale or better
other calibration material 3 % full scale or better
Overload protection:100 % of tension range
Measuring principle:Strain gauge bridge
Measuring roller deflection:Max. 0.5 mm
Natural frequency:Approx. 500 Hz, depending on tension range
Signal processing:Analog
Temperature drift:Less than 0.05 % full scale/C
Output signal:Standard: 0 - 1 V DC (analog) impedance: ≥ 5 kΩ
Option: 0 - 10 V DC (analog)
Option: 4 - 20 mA DC (analog)
Damping (fg):Standard: 30 Hz (other values on request)
Temperature range:10 - 45 C
Air humidity:85 % RH, max.
Power supply:+15...24 V DC, max. 50 mA regulated
Housing material:Aluminium
Dimensions:See dimensions above
Weight, net (gross):Up to model FS1-1000 approx. 250 g (approx. 350 g)
models FS1-2000 up to FS1-10K approx. 280 g (approx. 380 g)
models FS1-20K and FS1-50K approx. 330 g (approx. 500 g)

Specifications subject to change without notice!

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