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DTBB - DTBX Digital tension meter for measuring all kinds tapes and bands

The DTBB - DTBX Digital tension meter for measuring all kinds tapes and bands is no longer available and has been replaced by DTSB - DTXB.
Click here to see the DTSB - DTXB.

Made in GermanyTension meter for measuring all kinds of tapes and bands, such as textile ribbons, films, foils, fiber bunches, etc.

The model DTBB is recommended where the DTMB cannot be used. The DTBX can be used in places where the DTMX cannot be used.

Note: This model does not include a material thickness compensator

Tension Ranges
ModelRanges Measuring Head Width** mmRoller Widths mm  
DTBB-200 2.0-200.0 557,10,15,20  
DTBB-500 5.0-500.0 557,10,15,20  
DTBB-1000 50-1000 557,10,15,20  
DTBB-2000 200-2000 557,10,15,20  
DTBB-2500 250-2500 1177,10,15,20  
DTBB-5000 500-5000 1177,10,15,20  
DTBB-10K 1.00-10.00 daN 1177,10,15,20  
DTBB-20K-L 2.00-20.00 daN 2177,10,15  
DTBB-50K-L 5.00-50.00 daN 2177,10  
DTBX-200 2.0-200.0 557,10,15,20  
DTBX-500 5.0-500.0 557,10,15,20  
DTBX-1000 50-1000 557,10,15,20  
DTBX-2000 200-2000 557,10,15,20  
DTBX-2500 250-2500 1177,10,15,20  
DTBX-5000 500-5000 1177,10,15,20  
DTBX-10K 1.00-10.00 daN 1177,10,15,20  
DTBX-20K-L 2.00-20.00 daN 2177,10,15  
DTBX-50K-L 5.00-50.00 daN 2177,10  
Other measuring head widths available on request. Other units of measure available, such as g or kg.
** Outer distance between outside guide rollers

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.

Complete Kit
Delivery includes:
Tension meter with carrying case and batteries, operating instructions in English or German as requested

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More details

Tension Inspect Data Transfer & Analysis Program

Calibration:According to SCHMIDT factory procedure
Accuracy:for 10% to 90% of range:
± 0.5% full scale and ± 1 digit
remaining range and other calibration material:
± 3% full scale and ± 1 digit
Overrange:Approx. 15% full scale, without accuracy guarantee
Overload protection:100% of tension range
Measuring principle:Strain gauge bridge
Measuring roller deflection:0.2 mm max.
Signal processing:Digital
Measuring frequency:62 measurements/sec
Converter:12 bit A/D
Temperature coefficient:Gain: less than ± 0.01% full scale/°C
Zero point: less than ± 0.3% full scale/°C
Display:4-digit LCD, 12 mm high
Display update rate:0.5,1,2 or 4 seconds selectable
Memory:Last, MIN, MAX, PEAK values
Field adjustment:± 7 steps in 1.5% increments
Temperature range:10 - 45ºC
Air humidity:85% RH, max.
Power supply:4 size AA batteries 1.5 V
(about 20 hours of continuous use)
Auto power off:After 2 minutes of non-use
Housing material:Die-cast aluminum
Housing dimensions:235 x 76 x 45 mm (L x W x H)
Weight, net (gross):up to Model -10K approx. 680 g (1500 g)
Model -20K-L and higher approx. 1000 g (2200 g)
Extended memory:up to 100 tension values, average, standard deviation
Digital output:RS232C (4800, 8, N, 2)
Analog output:0-1 V DC (conversion rate 16 ms)