Tension Meter ZF2

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7 Tension ranges available
from 1 – 5 cN up to10 – 100 cN

Economical mechanical tension meter for checking fibres, threads and fine wires with low tensions up to max. 100 cN

Most popular tension meter in the textile industry with analog display for low tensions

Slim filament guide with small guide rollers for limited access space

Special Features

The analog display of tension meter ZF2 shows changing and fluctuating tensions fast and enables an optimal process adjustment
Filament guide and roller shifting mechanism ensure easy acquisition of the running material
Large, easy to read scale (54 mm Ø)
Light weight

Standard Features

Everything in operator’s view:
– the guide rollers
– the measured material
– the readings
Ball-bearing mounted, V-grooved guide rollers
Each instrument is individually calibrated for highest accuracy
Housing made of high-strength plastic
Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according DIN EN 10204 is included
Optionally available: Inspection Certificate 3.1 according DIN EN 10204 with calibration report

Available Models

Model Tension Range
Measuring Head Width*
SCHMIDT Calibration Material**
ZF2-5 1 – 5 cN 43 mm thread: 25 tex
ZF2-10 1 – 10 cN 43 mm thread: 25 tex
ZF2-12 1 – 12 cN 43 mm thread: 25 tex
ZF2-20 2 – 20 cN 43 mm thread: 25 tex
ZF2-30 3 – 30 cN 43 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
ZF2-50 5 – 50 cN 43 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
ZF2-100 10 – 100 cN 43 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
Other tension ranges available on request.
Other units of measure available, such as g.
*  Width of filament guide
** Suitable for 95 % of applications – PA = Polyamide Monofilament


Calibration to customized material:
If process material differs significantly from the SCHMIDT calibration material in diameter, rigidity or shape, special calibration using customer supplied samples is recommended. For this purpose a material sample of about 5 m should be supplied.

Calibration: According to SCHMIDT factory procedure
Accuracy: ±1 % full scale or ±1 graduation on scale
Scale diameter: 54 mm
Temperature range: 10 – 45 ºC
Air humidity: 85 % RH, max.
Housing material: Plastic (POM)
Dimensions: See dimensions
Weight, net (gross): Approx. 200 g (Approx. 600 g)

Specifications subject to change without notice!


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