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MLT Portable Yarn Meter MLT WESCO

Made in GermanyThe MLT WESCO yarn meter is a stand alone, electronic hand-held measuring device for the measurement and digital display of the machine speed, yarn consumption, yarn tension and yarn speed in circular and flat knitting machines as well as in body, stocking, hosiery and sock machines.

The WESCO MLT displays the Normal, Average and Peak values for yarn tension. All values are shown on an easy to read back-lit LCD display. This battery-powered, hand-held tester is easy to use and is ready for immediate use.

An external revolution sensor is provided for use on the machine, allowing for accurate measurement of yarn consumption calculated in meters or yards per revolution. Enables quick and easy adjustments, to repeat the same fabric quality on different machines with identical gauge but differing cylinder diameters.

  • Measurement of the yarn consumption in meters or yards per machine revolution using external sensor
  • Measurement of the yarn infeed in any knitting system, with and without positive yarn infeed
  • The values can be measured and displayed without having to switch the machine off.
  • A single unit to measure the yarn consumption, yarn speed and yarn tension of any knitting system
  • Also displays yarn Normal, Average and Peak Tension values realized during the measuring period
  • User can adjust the preset cylinder rotation count from 1 to 100 as desired
  • Battery-powered, lightweight and well-balanced for high portability and easy handling
  • MLT WESCO gauge supplied with Battery Charger, Revolution Sensor, Data Transfer Cable, Sensor Holder, Magnet, Calibration Kit supplied in Carrying Case
  • 1-Year Warranty

Complete Kit

Supplied as a complete kit with:

  • MLT WESCO gauge,
  • Battery Charger (with US, EU, UK, & Australia Plug Adapter),
  • Revolution Sensor (with cable and plug),
  • Holder for Revolution Sensor,
  • Magnet with holder,
  • Calibration Kit
  • and instruction manual

All supplied in foam-fitted Carrying Case

Power SupplyTwo 1.2 V rechargeable NiMH batteries
Battery ChargerPrimary, 100 to 240 V AC, 47 - 63 Hz; secondary 5 V, 2 A DC
LCD Digital Display1 to 9,999 metres or inches
Max yarn speed1,000 m/min or 900 yd/min
Battery Life50 hours in normal service
Battery stand-by time300 hours
Yarn tension0 - 50 cN (normal, average or peak value)
Accuracy± 1 cm or ± 1 inch


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MLT WESCO Yarn Meter Kit - 042-000-000
€ 900,00 

MLT WESCO Revolution Sensor - 042-000-007
€ 84,00 
MLT WESCO Magnet With Holder - 41-100-001
€ 20,00 
MLT WESCO Holder for Revolution Sensor - 042-200-012
€ 25,00 
MLT WESCO Charger with US-Plug and EURO Adapter - 042-100-006-01
€ 79,50 
MLT WESCO PC-Software - 042-100-018-01
€ 275,00 
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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