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DTSE Limited-Access Hand-Held Digital Tension Meter

Made in Germany
DTSE Hand-Held Digital Tension Meter
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4 Tension Ranges 1-200g up to 20-2000g
Small measuring head with miniature rollers for applications with limited access space or where filaments run close together
For uses on textiles (2000 tex, max) or wires up to 0.5 mm diameter


  • NIST-Traceable Calibration Certification in optionally available
  • Small measuring head of 64mm x 36 mm for measurements with limited access space
  • Small, ball-bearing mounted, hardcoat anodized aluminum V-grooved rollers
  • Rollers suitable for material speeds up to 900 m/min (2000 m/min with "K" option)
  • Large, backlight LCD-display rotates in 90° steps for optimal viewing
  • 3 different display modes:
    – numeric
    – numeric with bargraph
    – numeric with graph (Time-Tension)
  • Automatic "Zero-Setting“ in each measuring position
  • 4 Material Calibration locations for customer calibrations
  • User-set Min and Max alarms with indication on LCD if reading is out of limits
  • High speed internal data sampling (8 kHz) for capture of accurate Min & Max Peaks
  • Storage of Min, Max and Last reading as well as Hi-Peak, Low-Peak, average and standard deviation
  • User-Selectable units of measurement: cN, daN, g, kg, N, lb
  • Rugged aluminium housing with rubberized handle provides a secure and comfortable grip
  • Setup parameters can be password protected so they are not accidentally changed by the user
  • Rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery provides 40 hours of continuous operation
  • CE certified
  • Warranty: 1-Year
  • Made in Germany

Tension Range

ModelMeasuring RangeResolutionMeasuring Head Width*Applications Textile Industry e. g. Yarn CountSCHMIDT Calibration Material PA**
DTSE-2001 – 200.0 cN0.1 cN36 mmmax. 200 tex0.12 mm
DTSE-5001 – 500.0 cN0.1 cN36 mmmax. 500 tex0.20 mm
DTSE-100010 – 1000 cN1 cN36 mmmax. 1000 tex0.30 mm
DTSE-200020 – 2000 cN1 cN36 mmmax. 2000 tex0.50 mm
* Width of bracket assembly
** Suitable for 95 % of applications

Roller Guide

Order-CodeLine Speed vmax. … m/minRoller Material
Standard900Hard-coated aluminium
Code K2000Hard-coated aluminium


Option MH
for stationary use. With distance bolts with M5 female thread on the rear side.

Option MH for stationary use. With distance bolts with M5 female thread on the rear side.


Complete Kit

Tension meter DTSE with carrying case, accumulator and AC adapter with country adapters (EU, US, UK), Certificate of compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 free of charge, operating instruction in german or english (as requested)

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Calibration:According to factory procedure
Accuracy:For PA from 5 % up to 100 % FS*:
± 0.5 % FS* ± 1 digit
remaining tension range and other calibration materials:
±3 % full scale and ±1 digit
Memory for material curves:1 for factory calibration plus 4 for customized calibrations
Measuring units:Tension: cN, daN, g, kg, N, lb (user-selected)
Thickness : mm, inch (user-selected)
Overrange:Approx. 10 % FS*, full scale, without accuracy guarantee
Overload protection:100 % full scale
Measuring principle:Strain gauge bridge
Signal processing:Digital, 16 bit A/D converter
Measuring frequency:Max. 1 kHz (1000 measurings/sec.), intern 8 kHz
Measuring roller deflection:Max. 0.2 mm
Display:Graphic LCD, Backlit (user-set: on/off/auto)
3 different displays:Numeric,
Numeric with graph (time-tension)
Display update rate:Approx. 2 times per second
Damping:User-adjustable electronic damping (averaging)
calculated by [X-Values OLD + Y-Values NEW] ÷ 9
Cal. Adjustment:± 10 steps in 1 % increment
Thickness compensation:Max. 2.5 mm (not available for all models)
Auto power off:Approx. 3 minutes of non-use
Temperature coefficient:Gain: less than ± 0.01 % FS* /°C
Zero point:less than ± 0.03 % FS* /°C
Temperature range:10 – 45 °C
Air humidity:85 % RH, max.
Power supply:Rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery provides 40 hours of continuous operation, charging time approx. 3-1/2 hours includes AC-Adapter/Charger 100 – 240 V AC (with EU, USA, UK plug adapter)
Housing material:Die-cast aluminium
Housing dimensions:(see Dimensions)
Weight, net (gross):approx. 780 g / 1460 g
Replacement BatteryE08711-X
Replacement ChargerUSB-MINI-CHARGER

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