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PT-100-L Pocket Tension Meter for Circular Knitting with Speed and Length Meter

Made in Germany
pt-100-l circular knitting tension meter
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Measuring Range: 0.5 - 100.0 grams or cN

The PT-100-L digital tension meter is designed for measurement of low tensions of fibers, yarns. etc. typically found on circular knitting machines etc.

The PT-100-L is also capable of measuring the speed and length of the yarn/fiber from each feeder using the supplied magnetic sensor. It is battery-powered and pocket-sized for convenient storage and features and extremely small measuring head for applications with limited access space.

Easy Slide-In material threading by cone shaped guide roler and turning the instrument 180 degrees


  • Continuous automatic "zero setting" in all measuring positions insures highest accuracy and repeatability
  • Adjustable electronic damping to provide steady tension readings
  • V-Grooved Ball-bearing guide rollers with measuring head width of 24 mm (outer distance of guide rollers)
  • Rollers are hard coated aluminum for speeds up to 2,000 m/min
  • Compact aluminum housing is rugged and features an easy to read LCD Display
  • PT-100-L is supplied with a magnetic sensor to allow measurement of length for preset number of machine revolutions
  • NIST-Traceable Calibration Certificate & Test Report is optionally available
  • User-set measuring units of Grams or cN and can be used in right or left hand as desired
  • Rechargeable battery provides approx. 40 hours of continuous use
  • Each instrument is individually calibrated for highest accuracy and is CE Certified

Tension Ranges

ModelRangeMeasuring Range SpeedMeasuring Range LengthCalibration Material
PT-100-L0.5 - 100.0 gram or cN0 - 1999 m/min 0 - 1999 mPA: 0.12 mm

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- Continuous automatic "zero setting" in all measuring positions insures highest accuracy and repeatability

Complete Kit

Tension meter with carrying case, sensor, magnet, AC adapter with 3 country adapters (EU/USA/UK), operating instruction manual



Accuracy±1.5 % full scale ±1 digit
Length measuring: ±0.5 % and ±1 digit
Overload protection200% full scale
Measuring unitscN, gr, m/min, in/min, m, in switchable
Measuring principleStrain gauge full bridge loadell
DampingAdjustable electronic damping, averaging
DisplayLCD 3 ½ digits, 9 mm high
Display update rate2 times per second
Auto power offAfter 3 minutes off non use
Temperature range10 - 45 ºC
Air humidity85 % RH, max.
Power supplyLiPo accumulator (approx. 40 h continous use, charging time approx. 3.5 h) and Lithium Polymer Rechargeable Battery (approx. 40 hours continous use, charging time approx. 3.5 h) with Charger 100 - 240 V AC with country adapters (EU/USA/UK)
Housing materialAluminium
Dimensions141 x 36 x 22 mm (LxWxH)
Weight, net (gross)Approx. 170 g (approx. 500 g)

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