Tension Sensor TSB2

8 tension ranges from 0 - 500 cN up to 0 - 100 daN

Stationary electronic tension sensor for continuous measuring low and high tensions of textile ribbons, films, foils, fibre bunches etc.
Tape rollers, supported on both sides, max. width 100 mm

Tension meter is available with digital output for data processing with PC

Special Features

  • Dual-flanged outer guide rollers with various widths from 15 mm up to 100 mm
  • Tension sensor with integrated measuring amplifier
  • The roller width should correspond with the width of the material to be measured
  • Various output signals:
    - analog
    - digital (optional)
    - voltage (optional)
    - analog DMS (optional)
  • Easy calibration to customized material by operator
This model is custom-built to your specific application requirements.
Please submit the following details:
- description of application
- expected tension range
- kind and dimensions of the material to be measured
material sample of about 5 m

Standard Features

  • Tension sensor with zylindrical tape roller, ball-bearing mounted
  • Rugged aluminum 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

ModelTension Range*
Roller Width
TSB2-5000 - 50020, 30, 36, 41, 50, 100
TSB2-10000 - 100020, 30, 36, 41, 50, 100
TSB2-20000 - 200020, 30, 36, 41, 50, 100
TSB2-50000 - 500020, 30, 36, 41, 50, 100
TSB2-10K0 - 10 daN15, 20, 30, 36, 41, 50, 100
TSB2-20K0 - 20 daN15, 20, 30, 36, 41, 50, 100
TSB2-50K0 - 50 daN15, 20, 30, 36, 41, 50, 100
TSB2-100K0 - 100 daN15, 20, 30, 36, 41, 50, 100

Other tension ranges available on request.
Other measuring units available, such as g or kg
* SCHMIDT calibration material depending on tension range and roller width

Important for your order: Please specify model and roller width!
All 3 rollers are small dual-flanged.

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

Tape Rollers

Roller Width
Line Speed
Roller Material
15 mm1000Hardcoated aluminium
20 mm1000Hardcoated aluminium
30 mm1000Hardcoated aluminium
36 mm1000Hardcoated aluminium
41 mm1000Hardcoated aluminium
50 mm1000Hardcoated aluminium
100 mm1000Hardcoated aluminium
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Spare Rollers

Tape Rollers

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overview for the tape rollers

Output Signal


Output signal 0 - 1 V DC

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Code A2

Output signal: 0 - 10 V DC

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Code A 3

Output signal: 4 - 20 mA

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Code A10

Output Signal: mV/V
for sensors without amplifier
incl. firmly connected cable with open ends, 3 m long

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Code 232

Output signal: - digital RS 232
                       - analog 0 - 1 V DC
Up to 100 readings can be transfered per second,
(internal sampling rate max. 4800 times/s)

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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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Diode Plug with Bayonet Cap

suitable for sensors of TS series,
cable outlet 3.5 - 6 mm
order number: E10061

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Connecting Cable

With 2 diode plugs, for analog output and voltage signal.
For connecting the TS sensor to the display unit SCD-1.
Order number: EK0603,  Length 3 m
Order number: EK0605,  Length 5 m
Order number: EK0610,  Length 10 m

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Connecting Cable

With 1 diode plug and open ends, for analog output and current signal.
For connecting sensors of TS series to the display unit SC-PM.
Order number: EK0612, Length 3 m
Order number: EK0614, Length 5 m
Order number: EK0615, Length 10 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
in mm


Code for
output signal
(if not standard)

Order No.

Please indicate the com-
plete order number.:

TSB2-10K + 20 + A2 = TSB-10K-20-A2

Delivery Includes

Tension sensor with packaging, operating instruction in german or english (as requested), Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 free of charge


Calibration:According to SCHMIDT factory procedure
Accuracy:±1 % full scale and ±1 digit
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 (option: digital)
Temperature drift:Less than ±0.05 % full scale/șC
Output signal:Standard: 0 - 1 V DC (analog) impedance: ≥ 5 kΩ
Option: 0 - 10 V DC (analog), 4-20 mA (current) or mV/V (DMS)
digital RS 232
Damping (fg):Standard: 30 Hz (other values on request)
Temperature range:10 - 45 șC
Air humidity:85 % RH, max.
Power supply:+15...24 V DC, max. 50 mA regulated
Code A10: max. +5 V DC, max. 20 mA regulated
Housing material:Aluminium
Weight, net (gross):E. g. model TSB2-2000-50 approx. 1000g (1400 g)

Specifications subject to change without notice!



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