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Tension Meter ZEF

3 Tension ranges available
from 0.5 – 50 cN up to 1 – 200 cN

For fibers up to 200 tex and Cu wire Ø 0.16 mm

Economical electronic tension meter for measuring low tensions of fibres, threads and fine wires

Hand-held device with slim filament guide and small guide rollers groove Ø 7.4 mm for limited access space

Handy, light weight tension meter with digital display for precision measurements


Special Features

• Tension meter ZEF with easy to read LCD display

• Automatic »Zero Setting« to zero the instrument in any measuring position

• Adjustable electronic damping for better reading when tension is constantly fluctuating

• Slim filament guide with small guide rollers – ideal for limited access space

• Simple, trouble free operation

• Filament guide and unique roller shifting mechanism ensure easy acquisition of the running material

• Light weight hand-held unit

• Powered by rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery (80 h battery life with 3.5 h charge time) with a universal voltage AC-charger

Standard Features

• Everything in operator’s view:
– the guide rollers
– the measuring material
– the readings

• Ball-bearing mounted, V-grooved guide rollers

• Tension meter with high-strength plastic housing

• CE approved (tested for electromagnetic compatibility)

• Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 is included

• Optionally available: Inspection Certificate 3.1 according EN 10204 with calibration report


Available Models

Model Measuring Range
Resolution Measuring Head Width*
SCHMIDT Calibration Material**
ZEF-50  0.5 – 50.0 cN 0.1 cN 43 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
ZEF-100 0.5 – 100.0 cN 0.1 cN 43 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
ZEF-200     1 – 200 cN    1 cN 43 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
Other units of measure are available, such as g.
*  Width of filament guide
** Suitable for 95 % of applications – PA = Polyamide Monofilament
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