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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
  • Inspection Certificate 3.1 according DIN EN 10204 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
  • Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according DIN EN 10204 is included

Tension ranges
ModelRanges (cN)Anchura del cabezal de medición* mmSCHMIDT Calibration Material**
ZF2-51 - 543Filament: 25 tex
ZF2-101 - 1043Filament: 25 tex
ZF2-121 - 1243Filament: 25 tex
ZF2-202 - 2043Filament: 25 tex
ZF2-303 - 3043PA: 0.12 mm Ø
ZF2-505 - 5043PA: 0.12 mm Ø
ZF2-1010 - 10043PA: 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.


ZF2 Models

Miniaturized rollers make these models ideal for delicate fibers, low tension or when access space is limited.

ZD2 Models

Recommended for all other applications where miniaturized rollers are not needed.

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)


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Complete Kit

Delivery includes:

  • Tension meter with carrying case
  • operating instructions in English or German as requested

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ZF2-30 Tension Meter 3-30 cN
ZF2-50 Tension Meter 5-50 cN
ZF2-100 Tension Meter 10-100 cN

Code K Hardcoated Aluminium Rollers
Code T POM Guide Rollers (instead of standard rollers - new meter)
Code W Nickel Plated Steel Guide Rollers (instead of standard rollers - new meter)
All mentioned prices are excluding VAT & excluding shipment costs.
Availability: Available: 1 - 3 days, Delivery time: 1 - 3 weeks, special order request

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