Tension Meter PT-100

Measuring range 0.5 - 100.0 cN

For fibers up to 100 tex or 1000 denier

Electronic pocket sized tension meter for measuring low tensions of fibres, yarns, etc. Mostly used on circular knitting machines etc.

Hand-held device with small measuring head

2 Roller compact tension meter with digital display

CE mark

Special Features

Tension meter PT-100 with easy Slide-In material threading by cone shaped, all-bearing mounted guide roller and turning the instrument

Automatic »zero setting« to zero the instrument in any measuring position

Adjustable electronic damping to provide steady tension readings

When the series of measurement ends, the average value can be displayed

Tension meter PT-100 for right and left hand use

User-set measuring units of cN or grams

Measuring head width 24 mm (outer distance of guide rollers)

Powered by rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery (40 h battery life with 3.5 h charge time) with a universal voltage AC-charger

Standard Features

Tension meter with small, compact aluminium housing

Easy one hand operation

Tension meter with easy to read LCD display

Each instrument is individually calibrated for highest accuracy

CE proofed, interference resistance about static charge

Certificate of compliance with the order 2.1 according DIN EN 10204 is included

Optionally available: Inspection Certificate 3.1 according DIN EN 10204 with calibration report (tension only)

Inserting the measuring material in tension meter PT-100

to insert the measuring material the instrument must be wrapped by 180 degrees

Available Models

ModelMeasuring Range
Measuring Range
Measuring Range
Calibration Material*
PT-1000.5 – 100.0 cNPA: 0.20 mm Ø
PT-100-L0.5 – 100.0 cN0 – 1999 m/min0 – 1999 m/minPA: 0.20 mm Ø
* Suitable for 95 % of applications – PA = Polyamide Monofilament

Calibration:According SCHMIDT factory procedure
Accuracy:±1.5 % full scale ±1 digit
Resolution:0.1 cN
Overload protection:200 % full scale
Measuring units:cN, gr switchable
Measuring principle:Strain gauge bridge
Damping:Adjustable electronic damping, averaging
Display:LCD 3 ½ digits, 9 mm high
Display update rate:2 times per second
Auto power off:After 3 minutes off non use
Temperature range:10 – 45 ºC
Air humidity:85 % RH, max.
Power supply:LiPo accumulator (approx. 40 h contiunous use, charging time approx. 3.5 h),
USB AC adapter 100 – 240 V AC with 4 adapters (EU/USA/UK/AUS-NZ)
Housing material:Aluminium
Dimensions:See dimensions
Weight, net (gross):Approx. 170 g (ca. 500 g)

Specifications subject to change without notice!

Guide Rollers

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

Standard Accessories

  1. USB AC Adapter

    USB AC adapter with 4 adapters and USB cableUSB AC adapter with 4 adapters (EU/USA/UK/AUS-NZ) for 100 – 240 V AC and USB cable for loading the accumulator
    Order number: K50202

Calibration Report

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



Dimensions of the tension meter PT-100 to download.
Delivery Includes

Scope of delivery tension meter PT-100
Tension meter PT-100 with carrying case, USB AC adapter with 4 adapters (EU/USA/UK/AUS-NZ), USB cable, operating instruction in German or English (as requested), Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 free of charge

Instruction Manual

Instruction manual of tension meter PT-100.

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