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DTXF Optic Fiber Digital Tension Meter with Data Logging and USB Output

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3 Tension ranges available from 1 - 200 g up to 10 - 1000 g
32 mm Diameter Lightweight Rollers minimize bend on fragile materials
(Rollers are offered in Hardcaot Anodized Aluminum or Delrin Plastic)


  • NIST-Traceable Calibration Certification in optionally available
  • 32mm diameter V-grooved rollers are lightweight & ball bearing mounted for material speeds up to 4000 m/min
  • Large bending radius assures gentle handling of the material (rollers in Hardcoat Anodized Aluminum or Delrin Plastic)
  • Built-in memory for 60,000 data points with USB output with sample rates up to 1kHz
  • 10 Material Calibration locations for customer calibrations
  • Includes Tension Inspect Software at no additional charge; displays real-time readings on a PC or download stored data
  • Optional Wi-Fi for wireless data transfer to a PC
  • 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
  • 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
  • Selectable units of measurement: cN, daN, g, kg, N, lb
  • Rugged aluminium housing with rubberized handle provides a secure and comfortable grip
  • Some menu functions can be password protected
  • Rechargeable Lithium Polymer Battery provides 40 hours of continuous operation
  • CE certified
  • Warranty: 1-Year
  • Made in Germany

Tension Range

ModelTension RangeResolutionMeasuring Head Width*Factory Calibration Material ***
DTXF-2001 – 200.0 grams or cN0.1 g or cN
140 mm
0.12 mm Ø (PA)
DTXF-5001 – 500.0 grams or cN0.1 g or cN
140 mm
0.20 mm Ø (PA)
DTXF-100010 – 1000 grams cN1 g or cN
140 mm
0.30 mm Ø (PA)
DTXF-200020 – 2000 grams or cN1 g or cN
140 mm
0.50 mm Ø (PA)
* Outer distance between outside guide rollers
** Suitable for 95 % of applications
*** PA is Polyamide Monofilament

Roller Guide

Order-CodeLine Speed vmax. … m/minRoller Material
Standard4000Hard-coated aluminium
Code T4000Plastic (PVC) red

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)


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


Complete Kit

Tension meter DTXF 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 in german or english (as requested)


Calibration:According SCHMIDT 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 SCHMIDT calibration plus 10 for customized calibrations
Measuring units:Force (switchable): cN, daN, g, kg, N, lb Thickness (switchable): mm, inch
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:Graph LCD
3 different displays:Numeric,
Numeric with graph (time-tension)
Display update rate:Approx. 2 times per second
Output signal:USB
Memory:60.000 values split up to 255 measuring positions
Memory modes:4 memory modes with statistical evaluation
Damping:User-adjustable electronic damping (averaging)
calculated by [X-Values OLD + Y-Values NEW] ÷ 9
Cal. Adjustment:± 10 steps in 1 % increment
Auto power off:Approx. 3 minutes of non-use
Temperature coeffizient: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:LiPo accumulator (approx. 40 h continuous use), charging time approx. 3 1/2 h AC adapter 100 – 240 V AC,adapter (EU, USA, UK)
Housing material:Die-cast aluminium
Housing dimensions:(see Dimensions)
Weight, net (gross):Approx. 845 g / 1520 g
Replacement BatteryE08711-X
Replacement ChargerUSB-MINI-CHARGER

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