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ZF2 Economical tension meter for fiber, yarn and wire testing

Made in GermanyPrecision movement and light-weight, hard plastic housing makes the Type Z Series ideal for accurately checking the operating or static tensions of a wide variety of process material including delicate yarns, fibers, filaments, wires, etc.

  • Slim filament guide with small guide rollers - ideal for limited access space
  • Large, easy to read scale (54 mm Ø)
  • Everything in operator's view:
    - the guide rollers
    - the measured material
    - the readings
  • Each instrument is individually calibrated for highest accuracy
  • Specific Test Report with calibration report optionally available
  • Light weight
  • Filament guide and roller shifting mechanism ensure easy acquisition of the running material
  • Ball-bearing mounted, V-grooved guide rollers
  • Housing made of high-strength plastic

Tension Ranges
Model Ranges Measuring Head Width* mmSCHMIDT Calibration Material**  
ZF2-5 1-5 Ncm 43Filament: 25 tex  
ZF2-10 1-10 Ncm 43Filament: 25 tex  
ZF2-12 1-12 Ncm 43Filament: 25 tex  
ZF2-20 2-20 Ncm 43Filament: 25 tex  
ZF2-30 3-30 Ncm 43PA: 0.12 mm Ø  
ZF2-50 5-50 Ncm 43PA: 0.12 mm Ø  
ZF2-100 10-100 Ncm 43PA: 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

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

Complete Kit
Delivery includes:
Tension meter with carrying case, operating instructions in English or German as requested

Calibration: According to SCHMIDT factory procedure
Accuracy: ±1% full scale or ±1 graduation on scale
Scale diameter: 54 mm
Temperature range: 10-45ºC
Air humidity: 85% RH, max.
Housing material: Plastic (POM)
Housing dimensions: 157 x 85 x 32 mm (LxWxH)
Weight, net (gross): approx. 200 g (600 g)