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MKM Mechanical Tension Meter

Made in Germany
MKM Mechanical Tension Meter
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The MKM is a Mechanical tension meter with motorized take-up wheel. It is ideal for setting tension on creel bobbins and sewing machines. Yarn breaks can be adjusted under similar conditions (take-up speed).


  • Motorized take up wheel for constant take-up speed (refer to range table for take up speed)
  • Handle can be reversed for using the instrument comfortable in all positions
  • Motor, rechargeable battery operated
  • Everything in operator's view: the guide rollers, the measured material, the display

Tension Ranges

ModelRangeTake-Up Speed
MKM-5010-50 g15 meters/min
MKM-10010-100 g15 meters/min
MKM-40050-400 g8 meters/min
Other tension ranges available on request. Other units of measure available, such as cN

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Accuracy±1% full scale (FS) or ±1graduation on scale
Scale diameter41mm
Take-Up SpeedMKM-50 & MKM-100 (15 meters/min)
MKM-400 (8 meters/min)
Battery9 V E-Block, rechargeable (charger included)
Operating Temperature10-45ºC
Housing materialTension meter: Plastic (Makrolon)
Frame: Aluminium
Operating Temperature32 - 104° F (0-40° C)
Dimensions225 x 50 x 30 mm (LxWxH)
Weight400 g (1000 g)

Complete Kit

Unit supplied as complete kit with hard plastic carrying case, operating instructions and batteries


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