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TERX Tape & Band Tension Sensor

Made in Germany
TERX Tape & Band Tension Sensor
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5 Tension Ranges
0-100 g up to 0-2000 g

Dual-flanged, cylindrical rollers are ball bearing mounted to provide a friction-free path for tapes, bands and narrow webs/warps up to 30mm wide. TERX Tension Sensors are offered with roller width of 7, 10, 15, 20 and 30mm.


  • Roller shells are available in aluminum, chrome-plated and plastic
  • Frequency response of 100 Hz
  • Precision strain gauge sensing for highest accuracy and repeatability
  • Optional 5ft. connecting cable.
  • 0-1 V DC output, proportional to tension (0-10 V DC optional)
  • Surface mount electronics provide long-term reliability

Tension Ranges

ModelRangeOuter Roller Spacing c:c
TERX-100-YY0-100 g40 mm
TERX-200-YY0-200 g40 mm
TERX-500-YY0-500 g40 mm
TERX-1K-YY0-1000 g40 mm
TERX-2K-YY0-2000 g100 mm

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Accuracy± 1.5% FS or better
Sensor Excitation12 - 18 VDC, 21mA
Middle Roller Deflection0.5 mm (maximum)
Sensor Output0-1 V DC (standard)
0-10 V DC (optional
proportional to tension
Overload Rating150% FS
Housing MaterialAluminum
Maximum Linear Speed1000 m/min (standard)
3000 m/min (k) (optional)
Roller Diameter (Root)13 mm
Roller MaterialAl (standard)
Chromed-Plated Steel (ST) (optional)
Plastic (PL) (optional)
Frequency Response100 Hz
Operating Temperature40 to 105° F (5-40° C)