Tension Meter DX2-EDM

3 Tension ranges available
from 50 - 2000 cN up to 200 - 4000 cN

Mechanical tension meter for all current wire EDM machines with wire diameter up to approx. 0.25 mm

Most popular tension meter for wire EDM machines worldwide

For ideal wire tension to increase the accuracy of produced workparts and to optimize the machine delay

Special Features

The analog display of tension meter DX2-EDM enables an optimal process adjustment

Easy to operate

Roller shifting mechanism ensure easy acquisition of the running material

Hand-held unit with 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

Ball-bearing mounted, V-grooved guide rollers

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

Gegenhalter für Zugspannungsmesser Modellreihe DXFinger Support

We recommend mounting a finger support for higher tension ranges


Tension meter DX2-EDM does not include a material thickness compensator

Available Models

ModelMeasuring Range
Measuring Head Width*
SCHMIDT Calibration Material **
DX2-2000-EDM  50 – 2000 cN  91 mmPA: 0.30 mm Ø
DX2-3000-EDM100 – 3000 cN  91 mmPA: 0.30 mm Ø
DX2-4000-EDM200 – 4000 cN116 mmPA: 0.40 mm Ø
Other tension ranges and measuring head widths available on request.
Other units of measure available, such as g.
* Depending on model, either width of wire guide or outer distance between outside guide rollers
** 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 meter DX2-120Tension Meter DX2-EDM can be reconverted for special applications.

Find further information at special design


Calibration:According to SCHMIDT factory procedure
Accuracy:±1 % full scale or ±1 graduation on scale
Scale diameter:41 mm
Temperature range:10 – 45 ºC
Air humidity:85 % RH, max.
Housing material:Die-cast aluminium
Dimensions:See dimensions
Weight, net (gross):Approx. 470 g (1000 g)

Specifications subject to change without notice!


SCHMIDT scales are manufactured according to the most stringent quality requirements. Printed scales are not used. Instead, each scale is individually marked for the instrument involved. This ensures highest quality. Our special procedure makes it possible to provide tension meter DX2-EDM

  • calibrated to custom supplied material
  • fine tuned to a specific tension range
  • other units of measure such as g

Guide Rollers

Order-CodeLine Speed vmax. … m/minRoller Material
Standard2000Hard-coated aluminium
Code CE21000Ceramic

Wire EDM Information

titel page of info sheet for wire EDMHere you get more information about wire EDM machines.


Calibration Report

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


Spare Rollers

Title guide roller catalogueDownload an overview for the guide rollers:



Dimensions of tension meter DX2-EDM for download:
Delivery Includes

Scope of delivery tension meter DX2-EDMTension meter DX2-EDM with carrying case, operating instruction in three languages (English, German, French), Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 free of charge

How To Order

To order tension meter DX2-EDM:

Please indicate the complete order number, e. g.:

Model with tension rangeCode Guide Rollers (if not standard)Complete Order No.

Instruction Manual

Download the instruction manual for tension meter DX2-EDM:

If you want to get a quote or want to place an order please contact us.

+49 (0)8638 9410-0

+49 (0)8638 4825