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RX2/BX2 Narrow Web / Tape Tension Meter

Made in GermanyBX2 - Single Flanged Rollers
RX2 - Dual Flange Rollers

Cylindrical rollers are offered in 7, 10, 15, 20, 30, 36, 41 and 50 mm lengths to measure tapes, bands, films and similar materials. Roller length should not exceed 2x the width of the material being measured.

NOTE: Models using 50 mm roller lengths are supplied with a special heavy-duty bracket and use the DXX model designation.

Finger SupportFinger Support: We recommend mounting a finger support for higher tension ranges

Note:This model does not include a material thickness compensator

  • Dual-flanged outer guide rollers with various widths for better filament guide (single-flanged rollers optional, recommendable if the material being measured is wider than the tape roller)
  • Tape rollers with contact surface from 7 mm up to 50 mm are available
  • Roller shifting mechanism ensure easy acquisition of the running material

Tension Ranges
ModelRanges Outer Roller
Roller Widths  
10 - 50 g 55 mm7  
20 - 120 g 55 mm7,10,15,20,30  
20 - 200 g 55 mm7,10,15,20,30  
20 - 400 g 55 mm7,10,15,20,30  
200 - 2000 g 117 mm7,10,15,20,30,36,41,50  
400 - 5000 g 117 mm7,10,15,20,30,36,41,50  
2.5 - 10 kg 117 mm7,10,15,20,30,36,41  
5 - 20 kg 167 mm7,10,15,20,30  
Calibration customer material:
If process material differs significantly from the standard calibration material in diameter, rigidity or shape, special calibration using customer supplied samples is recommended. For this purpose a material sample of about 15 ft. should be supplied.

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DXR Tension meter with special roller support

  • Everything in operator's view:
    - the guide rollers
    - the measured material
    - the readings

More details

DXR Tension meter with special roller support

Tape Rollers
Roller Width Line Speed
Roller Material
7 mm 1000 Nickel-plated steel
10 mm 1000 Hard coated aluminum
15 mm 1000 Hard coated aluminum
20 mm 1000 Hard coated aluminum
30 mm 1000 Hard coated aluminum
36 mm 1000 Hard coated aluminum
41 mm 1000 Hard coated aluminum
50 mm 1000 Hard coated aluminum

Puntero de memoria (M)
Diseñado para retener el valor pico a medida que fluctúan las tensiones. Se reajusta manualmente mediante el mando situado en el centro del dial.
Air damp
Lever (L)
A heavy duty, lever-operated mechanism moves the outer rollers for easy acquisition of the running filament. Recommended for models of 10 Kg or higher.
Memory Pointer (M)
Designed to retain the peak value as tensions fluctuate. Manually reset by using the knob located in the center of the dial.

Note: Model RX2/BX2-50 is not available with memory pointer

Complete Kit

The RX2/BX2 Tension Meter is supplied as a complete kit including meter and instruction manual in a foam-fitted hard-plastic carrying case.

Accuracy± 1% of full scale or
± 1 graduation mark on scale
Diameter of Scale41 mm
Maximum Speed1000 m/min
Roller MaterialHard coated aluminum
Housing MaterialDie-cast aluminum
Temperature range50 - 113°F (10 - 45°C)
Air humidity85 % RH, max.
Housing dimensions(L x W x H)7.5 x 3.3 x 1.8 in(188 x 85 x 45 mm)
Weight, net (gross)1.2 lbs (3 lbs)

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