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FTM Felt Tension Meter

Made in Germany
Felt Tension Meter
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Measuring Range: 0-120 pli or 0.5-200 N/cm

The Checkline Hand-Held FTM-120PLI Felt Tension Meter provides a fast and accurate method for measuring the running tension of dryer felts, forming fabrics and press felts used in the papermaking process. These elements can be referred to as a sieve, screen, or wire.

It is designed to be used by operators or service technicians to help set the appropriate tensions needed for the highest performance and lowest wear. It can be used while the material is running or stationary and can be used in any orientation.


  • IP 64 Rated (splash proof)
  • Memory Pointer holds the peak measurement
  • One-hand Operation provides for operator safety
  • Works in any orientation
  • Optional units of measure offered is N/cm


Measuring Range0-120 pli (standard)
0.5-200 N/cm (optional)
Dimensions9.1 x 5.5 x 8.3 in / 230 x 140 x 210mm
Weight2.56 lb / 1.16 kg

Complete Kit

The FTM Felt Tension Meter is supplied as a complete kit in rugged plastic carrying case.


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Item Description Price
Hand-Held Mechanical Felt Tension Meter (0.5-120 PLI) supplied in Carrying Case - fm01328-03
Hand-Held Mechanical Mechanical Felt Tension Meter (0.5-200 N/cm) supplied in Carrying Case - fm01328
Works Cal Certificate - Factory Calibration Certificate for FTM Tensiometer
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