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CTM2 Conveyable Wire Rope Tension Meter

2 Models available
CTM2-2.000 - 1000 kg / 10 kN / 2000 lb
CTM2-10.000 - 4500 kg/ 45 kN/ 10000 lb
The tension meter is especially suited for measuring cables with a diameter between 4,75 mm and 25,4mm (1 inch)

The CTM2 Wire Rope Tension Meter is designed to swiftly measure tension in zip lines, wire ropes, wire guardrails, guy lines, guy wires and overhead wires. The installation procedure is userfriendly and easy to use and the tensionmeter is ready for measuring within seconds. It is equipped with a digital loadcell, which is is highly accurate and the wire rope tension meter does not require any lookup or correction tables.

Easy to use Wire Rope Tension Meter
The CTM2 can be placed on a cable, its tension can be measured and removed in under five seconds! The user can choose from 20 different cable sizes and cable types which are conveniently stored in the CTM2's memory.
The Check-Tensioning mode graphically displays the current and target tensions for an extremely quick setting of line tension. The occasional battery changes also take little time.

Broad Application
The CTM2 can be used for many applications. Typical applications include tower and stack guy wires, pretensioned wire barriers, bridges, elevators, winch ropes, prestressed concrete, fall arrest systems, aircraft cables and utilities.

  • Telescoping handle engages meter quickly with minimal effort
  • Measures cables with a diameter from 4,75 mm to 25,4mm
  • Accommodates a wide range of wire sizes and styles
  • With Calibration Certificate
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • User-selected units of measure of Lbf, Kgf or Newtons
  • Highly visible yellow finish
  • Uses AA batteries and has long life between changes
  • Easy-to-read backlit display with full-text prompts
  • Sheaves with bearings eliminate friction and provide the best accuracy
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • CE Certified

Complete Kit

The CTM2 is supplied as a complete kit including:

  • CTM2 - Cable Tension Meter
  • 1 Set of Sheaves
  • Calibration for 1 Wire size
  • Instruction manual (CD)
  • Calibration certificate
  • Heavy duty carrying case.

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Available Sheave Sets
4 Sheave sizes are available.

Code L: Sheave for cables from Ø4.75 mm to Ø6.5 mm /- 3/16"- 1/4"
Code P: Sheave for cables from Ø4.75 mm to Ø12.7 mm - 3/16"-1/2"
Code S Sheave for cables from Ø6.5 mm to Ø19 mm - 1/4"- 3/4"
Code T: Sheave for cable from Ø12.7 mm to Ø25.4 mm - 1/2"- 1"

For most applications one sheave set for the entire assortment of wire tension will be sufficient.
If you need to check tension in both Ø4.75 mm - 3/16" and Ø25.4 mm - 1" rope, then they should order 2 sheave sets. Code P & Code T.

The operator must use the appropriate sheave set for the wire size and calibration stored.
Changing sheaves sets takes about two minutes with the included wrench.

CTM2-10000 Cable Tension Meter, with 2 sets of sheaves (P,T) and case, Pre-Calibrated with 16 calibrations.

Calibrations Samples on hand
mm 1x6 1x7 1x19 3x7 6x7 6x19 6x26 6x36 6x37 7x19 8x19 19x7
Inch 1x6 1x7 1x19 3x7 6x7 6x19 6x26 6x36 6x37 7x19 8x19 19x7
3/4     *              
* = Pre-stretched

ACSR Cable - #2, #4, 1/O, 2/O, 4/O, 336 Oriole, 397, 556, 563 Penguin, 743 Chickadee, 997 Petunia, 795 Drake

Calibration load may be changed if desired. Higher calibration loads are limited by max. capacity of the sling. If the desired wire size/type does not appear, customer may supply 10 ft. sample of wire to determine if a custom calibration sling can be created (non-returnable). Consult factory for details.

Ordering Example
CTM2-10000 - € --,--
CTM2-SH-S - € --,--.
First Calibration - No Charge
Second Calibration - € --,--.
Each Additional Calibration - € --,--.
(20 separate calibrations maximum)

CTM2 Cable Tension Meter includes calibration on one factory sample.

SPECIFY diameter and wire construction. In case your cables are not listed in the table above, of if you would like to receive a price quotation by email, please download the


and send the form to us by email. We can then check if you cables are available for calibration, or if 3 meter samples are required.

Capacity CTM2-2.000 - 1000 kg / 10 kN / 2000 lb
CTM2-10.000 - 4500 kg/ 45 kN/ 10000 lb
Resolution (Selectable) CTM2-2.000: Low 5Kg - Med 2Kg - High 1Kg
CTM2-10.000: Low 20Kg - Med 10Kg - High 15Kg
Units of Measure Kgf, Newtons & Lbf
Wire sizes Ø4,75 to Ø25,4 mm / Ø3/16 - Ø1 inch
Accuracy ±3% instrument capacity
Number of calibrations Up to 20 can be stored independently
Operating Temperature -20°C to 70°C
Loading error Cable elongation of only 2 mm
Display Dot-graphic LCD display supports full text and
Backlight Included (configurable intensity and timer)
Informative Display Shows Unit, Wire Type, Sheave & Battery;
Environment protection: Suitable for continued outdoor use
Date and Time Included
Calibration Reminder Included (setup by distributor)
Power 2x AA batteries
Battery Life 10 Hz = over 250 hours continuous
100Hz = over 100 hours continuous
AZT & Filtering Configurable AZT (Automatic Zero Tracking) and Filtering
Pass/Fail Tensioning Mode Yes
Tower Mode Stores wire rope readings to be exported later
(Stores each Leg and Wire)
Dimensions 25 x 59 x 8 cm
Shipping Dimensions 74 x 48 x 23 cm
Weight 5kg
Shipping Weight 12 kg

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Product name
36309-0085 - Code L Sheaves for 4.75 mm to 6,5 mm - 3/16" to 1/4"
£ 178,00 
36309-0044 - Code P Sheave for cables from 4.75 mm to 12.7 mm - 3/16"-1/2"
£ 178,00 
36309-0010 - Code S Sheave for cables from 6.5 mm to 19 mm - 1/4"- 3/4"
£ 178,00 
36309-0101 - Code T Sheave for cable from 12.7 mm to 25.4 mm - 1/2"- 1"
£ 178,00 
CTM-CAL - Additional Calibration
£ 121,00 
AWT05-509279 - Data export pack incl. software
£ 219,00 
RS232-2-USB Serial (RS232) to USB Adapter
£ 27,00 
All mentioned prices are excluding VAT & excluding shipment costs.
Availability : Available , preorder 1-2 weeks , special order, request