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DX2H Closed Force Tension Meter

Made in Germany
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3 Tension ranges from 400 - 5000 g to 5 - 20 kg

The DX2H tension meter is designed for closed force applications where access space is limited or where filaments lie close together. This hand-held unit is used to measure tension of fixed wires and filaments such as window regulators or guitar strings.

The DX2H uses hooks instead of guide rollers.


  • For use in closed force systems
  • Roller shifting mechanism ensure easy acquisition of the material
  • Minimized bending of material
  • Custom-built configurations and special calibration are available
  • Special finger support located on the rear side reduces the effort to move the outer hooks
  • Custom version is available with reduced Hook spacing for use with limited access space

Tension Ranges

ModelRangeMeasuring Head WidthCalibration Material*
DX2H-5000400 g - 5000 g116 mm0.8 mm dia Monofilament
DX2H-10K2.5 kg - 10 kg116 mm1.0 mm dia Monofilament
DX2H-20K-L5 kg - 20 kg116 mm1.5 mm dia Monofilament
Other tension ranges and measuring head widths available on request.

*Calibration to customized material:
If process material differs significantly from the factory calibration material in diameter, rigidity or shape, special calibration using customer supplied samples is recommended. For this purpose a material sample of about 15ft / 5m should be supplied.


Complete Kit

Tension meter with carrying case, operating instructions, Certificate of compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 free of charge


Accuracy±5% full scale
Scale diameter41 mm
Temperature range10 - 45 °C
Air humidity85 % RH, max.
Housing materialDie-cast aluminium
Weight, net (gross)DXH-5000 & DXH-10K approx. 470 g (1000 g)
DXH-20K-L approx. 580 g (2000 g)

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