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DTXB Narrow Tape/Tow Hand-Held Digital Tension Meter with Datalogging

Made in Germany
DTXB handheld tension meter for measuring all kinds of tapes and bands, such as textile ribbon, films, foils, fiber bunches etc.
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Stationary electronic tension sensor for measuring tensions of textile ribbons, films, foils, fibre bunches etc.

10 Tension ranges available from 5.0 - 500 cN up to 0.5 - 50 daN

Electronic tension meter for applications in textile and wire industry.
Versatile applicable hand-held unit.

Features

  • Dual-flanged outer guide rollers with various widths, from 7 mm to 30 mm (single-flanged rollers optional)
  • For certain tension ranges and materials, it is possible to supply roller widths of 41 mm. Inquire.
  • Memory for 60,000 data points with USB output with sample rates up to 1kHz
  • Includes Tension Inspect Software at no additional charge; displays real-time readings on a PC or download stored data
  • Optional Wi-Fi for wireless communication to a PC
  • Large, backlight LCD-display with 3 different displays: numeric, numeric with live load bar, numeric with graph (time-tension)
  • Display automatically rotates in 90° steps (or can be locked in any desired position)
  • Built-in Diameter Compensator System is used to adjust calibration curve for highest accuracy. Diameter is set with wheel and shown on display
  • Automatic "Zero-Setting" in all measuring positions using built-in gravity sensor
  • 9 Separate Calibration Material memory locations for custom calibrations (can be performed by end-user and saved with alpha-numeric name)
  • Storage of Min, Max and Last reading as well as Hi-Peak, Low-Peak, average and standard deviation
  • High speed internal data sampling (8 kHz) for capture of accurate Min & Max Peaks
  • Selectable units of measurement: Grams, cN, Kg, daN, Lbs and Newtons (N)
  • Setup parameters can be password protected if desired so they are not accidentally changed by the user
  • User-set Min and Max alarms with indication on LCD if reading is out of limits
  • User-adjustable DAMPING is used to minimize tension fluctuations
  • Re-chargeable Lithium Polymer battery lasts 40 hours (continuous use, approx)
  • Rugged aluminium housing with rubberized handle provides a secure and comfortable grip
  • NIST-Traceable Calibration Certification in optionally available

Ranges

ModelTension Range*ResolutionMeasuring Head Width**Roller Widths (mm)
DTXB-5005.0 - 500 grams or cN0.1 g or cN55 mm7, 10, 15, 20 mm
DTXB-100050 - 1000 grams or cN1 g or cN55 mm7, 10, 15, 20, 30, 41 mm
DTXB-2000100 - 2000 grams or cN1 g or cN55 mm7, 10, 15, 20, 30, 41 mm
DTXB-2500150 - 2500 grams or cN1 g or cN117 mm7, 10, 15, 20, 30, 41 mm
DTXB-4000200 - 4000 grams or cN1 g or cN55 mm7, 10, 15, 20, 30, 41 mm
DTXB-5000250 - 5000 grams or cN1 g or cN117 mm7, 10, 15, 20, 30, 41 mm
DTXB-10K0.5 - 10 Kg or daN0.01 Kg or daN117 mm7, 10, 15, 20, 30, 41 mm
DTXB-20K***1 - 20 Kg or daN0.01 Kg or daN167 mm7, 10, 15, 20, 30 mm
DTXB-30K***1.5 - 30 Kg or daN0.01 Kg or daN217 mm7, 10, 15 mm
DTXB-50K***2.5 - 50 Kg or daN0.01 Kg or daN217 mm7, 10 mm
* Depending on model, either width of filament guide or outer distance between outside guide rollers
** Outer distance between outside guide rollers
***Lever no longer required for high capacity models

Options

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.

Option WL
Wi-Fi Output
Option WL Wi-Fi Modul for wireless data transfer

Roller Guide

Roller Width Line Speed
Vmax ...m/min
Roller Material*
7 mm 2000 Nickel-plated steel
10 mm 1000 Hard-coated aluminium
15 mm 1000 Hard-coated aluminium
20 mm 1000 Hard-coated aluminium
30 mm 1000 Hard-coated aluminium
Other roller materials (nickel-plated steel or plastic), as well as special coatings (Code CF – for carbon fibre, NAV optimized, Code KE – ceramic, Code AH – anti adhesive) are available on request.

Memory Modes - 60,000 data point capacity

4 Memory Modes:
  • Mode S: statistics only (Last, Avg, Max. Min, Peak-Max, Peak-Min, Std Dev, # of records)
  • Mode H: storage of the X-Y-diagram for reviewing after finishing a series of measurements
  • Mode C: continuous logging over a user set time and different series of measurement (2 Hz)
  • Mode F: fast, continuous logging at 1 kHz over a user set time and different batches (1000 samples/sec)

Complete Kit

Tension meter DTXB with carrying case, accumulator and AC adapter with country adapters (EU, US, UK), USB cable, Software Tension Inspect 3, Certificate of compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 free of charge, operating instruction

Specifications

AccuracyFor 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 curves1 for factory calibration plus 4 for customized calibrations
Measuring unitsTension: cN, daN, g, kg, N, lb (user-selected)
Thickness : mm, inch (user-selected)
OverrangeApprox. 10 % FS*, full scale, without accuracy guarantee
Overload protection100 % full scale
Measuring principleStrain gauge bridge
Measuring roller deflectionMax. 0.2 mm
Signal processingDigital, 16 bit A/D converter
Measuring frequencyMax. 1 kHz (1000 measurings/sec.), intern 8 kHz
DisplayGraphic LCD, Backlit (user-set: on/off/auto)
3 different displaysNumeric, Numeric with graph (time-tension), X-Y-diagram
Display update rateApprox. 2 times per second
MemoryMIN, MAX, PEAK, AVG and LAST
DampingUser-adjustable electronic damping (averaging)
calculated by [X-Values OLD + Y-Values NEW] ÷ 9
Cal. Adjustment± 10 steps in 1 % increment
Thickness compensationMax. 2.5 mm (not available for all models)
Auto power offApprox. 3 minutes of non-use
Temperature coefficientGain: less than ± 0.01 % FS* /°C
Zero point: less than ± 0.3 % FS* /°C
Temperature range10 - 45 °C
Air humidity85 % RH, max.
Power supplyRechargeable 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 materialDie-cast aluminium
Weight, net (gross)Up to DTS-50K approx. 875 g / 1550 g
DTS-60K-V1 approx. 1040 g / 2700 g
Output SignalUSB
Memory60,000 values at 255 measuring periods
Memory Modes4 memory modes with statistical evaluation
Replacement BatteryE08711-X
Replacement ChargerUSB-MINI-CHARGER

Downloads

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