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DXR Tape & Band Tension Meter

Made in Germany
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The CHECKLINE DXR Tension meter is designed for measuring all of tapes and bands, such as textile ribbons, films, foils, fiber bunches, etc.

Dual-flanged rollers for narrow webs less then 4 inches (100 mm) width is optionally available.

Note: This model does not include a filament guide and material thickness compensator


  • NIST-Traceable Calibration Certification OPTIONAL
  • Single-flanged outer guide rollers with 50 mm or 100 mm width (dual-flanged rollers optional)
  • Roller shifting mechanism ensures easy acquisition of the running material
  • The analog display shows changing and fluctuating tensions fast and enables an optimal process adjustment
  • Warranty: 1-Year
  • Made in Germany

Tension Ranges

ModelRangeMeasuring Head
Width mm
Roller Widths mm
DXR-2000200-200012550, 100
DXR-5000400-500012550, 100
DXRL-10K2.5-10 Kg12550, 100
DXRL-20K5-20 Kg20050, 100
DXRL-30K5-30 Kg20050, 100
DXRL-50K5-50 Kg20050, 100
Special calibration using customer supplied samples is recommended, if process material differs significantly from the Check-Line calibration material in diameter, rigidity or shape. For this purpose a material sample of about 5 m should be supplied.
DXR Dial Faces

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Guide Rollers

Roller Widh Line Speed
Roller Material
50 mm 1000Hardcoated aluminium
100 mm 1000Hardcoated aluminium


Lever (L)

A heavy duty, lever-operated mechanism moves the outer rollers for easy acquisition of the running filament. Recommended for models of 10 Kg or higher.
Memory Pointer (M)

Designed to retain the peak value as tensions fluctuate. Manually reset by using the knob located in the center of the dial.

Complete Kit

The DXR Tension Meter is supplied as a complete kit including meter and instruction manual in a foam-fitted hard-plastic carrying case.


Accuracy± 1% of full scale or
± 1 graduation mark on scale
Diameter of Scale41 mm
Maximum Speed1000 m/min
Roller MaterialHardcoated aluminium
Housing MaterialDie-cast aluminum
Temperature range50 - 113°F (10 - 45°C)
Air humidity85 % RH, max.
Housing dimensions(L x W x H)7.5 x 3.3 x 1.8 in(188 x 85 x 45 mm)
Weight, net (gross)2.2 lbs (4.5 lbs)