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TS1 Tension Sensor

Made in GermanyThe Checkline TS1 Stationary Tension Sensors are available with different easy-running guide rollers the rollers are ball bearing mounted to provide a friction-free path for measuring threads, fibers and thin wires with a diameter up to approx. 2 mm. 

TS1 Stationary Electronic Tension sensors are available in 10 Tension Ranges:
from from 0 - 50 cN up to 0 - 50 daN

TS1 Stationary Tension Sensor comes with standard Hard-coated Aluminum Guide Rollers, applicable for yarn, threads and thin wires with a maximum line speed of 2000 m/min. 
Other Guide Rollers for different applications are available.

The TS1 Stationary Electronic Tension sensor is available with various Output Signals: 

  • Standard: Output signal: analog 0 – 1 V DC 

or optional

  • Code A2:;Output signal: analog 0 – 10 V DC
  • Code A3:;Output signal: current 4 – 20 mA
  • Code A10:Output signal: analog DMS: mV/V (For sensors without amplifier)

The TS1 Stationary Tension Sensor comes with a Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204. 

Optionally available:
Inspection Certificate 3.1 according EN 10204 with calibration certificate.

    Special features
    • Tension sensor TS1 with integrated measuring amplifier and high accuracy of 1 % FS
    • Different guide rollers are available according to the application
    • Various output signals are available:
      – analog: 0 – 1 V DC (standard), 0 – 10 V DC (optional)
      – current: 4 – 20 mA (optional)
      – analog DMS: mV/V (optional)
    • Easy installation, also afterwards on existing applications
    • Easy calibration to customized material by the operator – zero and gain calibration is required
    • Measuring principle – load cell with high quality strain gauge bridge
    • Tension sensor with mechanical overload protection
    Standard Features
    • Optionally available: Inspection Certificate 3.1 according EN 10204 with calibration report
    • V-grooved guide rollers, ball-bearing mounted
    • Tension sensor TS1 with rugged aluminum housing
    • Required power supply +15…24 V DC (regulated)
    • Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 is included

    CalibrationAccording to Manufacturer's factory procedure
    Accuracy±1 % full scale and ±1 digit
    Other calibration material: ±3 % full scale or better
    Overload protection100 % of tension range
    Measuring principleStrain gauge bridge
    Measuring roller deflectionMax. 0.5 mm
    Natural frequencyApprox. 500 Hz, depending on tension range
    Signal processingAnalog
    Temperature driftLess than ±0.05 % full scale/ºC
    Output signalStandard: 0 – 1 V DC (analog) impedance: ≥ 5 kΩ
    Option: 0 – 10 V DC (analog), 4 – 20 mA (current) or mV/V (DMS)
    Damping (fg)Standard: 30 Hz (other values on request)
    Temperature range10 – 45 ºC
    Air humidity85 % RH, max.
    Power supply+15…24 V DC, 21 mA regulated
    Code A3: max. 50 mA regulated
    Code A10: max. +5 V DC, max. 20 mA regulated
    Housing materialAluminum
    DimensionsSee Dimensions

    Available models
    Model Tension Range* Measuring Head Width* SCHMIDT Calibration Material**
    TS1-50 0 – 50 cN 64 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
    TS1-100 0 – 100 cN 64 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
    TS1-200 0 – 200 cN 64 mm PA: 0.12 mm Ø
    TS1-500 0 – 500 cN 64 mm PA: 0.20 mm Ø
    TS1-1000 0 – 1000 cN 64 mm PA: 0.30 mm Ø
    TS1-2000 0 – 2000 cN 124 mm PA: 0.25 mm Ø
    TS1-5000 0 – 5000 cN 124 mm PA: 0.80 mm Ø
    TS1-10K 0 – 10 daN 124 mm PA: 1.00 mm Ø
    TS1-20K 0 – 20 daN 224 mm PA: 1.50 mm Ø
    TS1-50K 0 – 50 daN 224 mm steel rope 1.50 mm Ø
    Other tension ranges and measuring head widths available on request.
    Other measuring units available, such as g or kg.
    * Outer dimensions of front plate
    ** Suitable for 95 % of applications PA = Polyamide Monofilament

    Calibration to customized material:
    If process material differs significantly from the manufacturer's 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.

    Guide Rollers
    Order-code Line Speed vmax. … m/min Roller Material
    Standard 2000 Hard-coated aluminum
    Code K 3500 Hard-coated aluminum
    Code H 5000 Plasma-coated aluminum
    for model TS1-100 and higher ranges
    Code ST 1000 Hardened steel
    Code B 1000 Tempered steel (for tire cord)
    Code CE2 1000 Aluminum ceramic-coated
    Code ASY 1000 Hard-coated aluminum, asymmetrical groove
    for model TS1-500 and higher ranges
    (measuring head width 124 mm)
    Code ASYB 1000 Tempered steel (for tire cord), asymmetrical groove
    for model TS1-500 and higher ranges
    (measuring head width 124 mm)
    Code U 2000 Hard-coated aluminum (radius R3)
    for model TS1-500 and higher ranges
    (measuring head width 124 mm)

    Complete Kit
    • Tension sensor TS1 with transport packaging
    • Operating instruction in German or English (as requested)
    • Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according EN 10204 free of charge

    Accessories (optional)
    E10061 - Diode Plug with Bayonet Cap Diode Plug
    Diode Plug suitable for sensors of TS series,
    cable outlet 3.5 – 6 mm
    Order number: E10061
    EK0603, EK0605 and EK0610 - Connecting Cable with 2 diode plugs
    Connecting cable with 2 diode plugs, for analog output and voltage signal.
    For connecting the TS sensor to the display unit SCD-1.
    Order number: EK0603, Length 3 m
    Order number: EK0605, Length 5 m
    Order number: EK0610, Length 10 m

    EK0612, EK0614 and EK0615 - Connecting Cable with 1 diode plug and open ends

    Connecting cable with 1 diode plug and open ends, for analog output and current signal.
    For connecting sensors of TS series to the display unit SC-PM.
    Order number: EK0612, Length 3 m
    Order number: EK0614, Length 5 m
    Order number: EK0615, Length 10 m

    Other cable length available on request!

    Output Signal


    Output signal: 0 – 1 V DC

    Code A2

    Output signal: 0 – 10 V DC

    Code A3

    Output signal: 4 – 20 mA

    Code A10

    Output signal: mV/V
    For sensors without amplifier
    incl. firmly connected cable with open ends, 2 m long

    How to order

    To order the tension sensor TS1:
    Please indicate the complete item number:

    Model with tension range Code guide rollers (if not standard) Code output signal (if not standard) Complete item No.
    TS1-500 + B + A2 = TS1-500-B-A2


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