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ZED Digital Economical tension meter for limited access

Made in GermanyEconomical low tension measuring instrument for checking fibers, yarns and fine wires in areas with limited access. The ZED employs a strain-gauge system to measure the running line tension on a variety of yarns, fibers and fine wires accurately.

The running material can easily be acquired by the trigger-operated roller shifting mechanism. The single-button automatic zero permits operation in any orientation and guarantees simple operation and highest accuracy.

  • Simple handling
  • Adjustable damping
  • Filament guide and roller shifting mechanism ensure easy acquisition of the running material
  • Battery operated
  • Ball-bearing mounted, V-grooved guide rollers
  • Certificate of Compliance with the order 2.1 according DIN EN 10204 is included
  • »Auto-Zero setting« using a push button for measurement in different measuring positions
  • Easy to read LCD display
  • Light weight
  • Everything in operator's view:
    - the guide rollers
    - the measured material
    - the readings
  • Housing made of high-strength plastic
  • Optionally available: Inspection Certificate 3.1 according DIN EN 10204 with calibration report

Tension Ranges
ModelRanges Measuring Head Width*Calibration Material**  
ZED-200 1-200 63 mmPA: 0.20 mm Ø  
ZED-500 1-500 63 mmPA: 0.20 mm Ø  
Other units of measure are available, such as g.
* Width of filament guide
** Suitable for 95% of applications - PA = Polyamide Monofilament

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.


ZED Models
This model is recommended for all other applications where miniaturized rollers are not necessary.

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

Calibration:Manufacturer inhouse certificate
Accuracy:±1% full scale ± 1 digit or better
Overrange (approx.):10% full scale, without accuracy guarantee
Overload protection:100% of tension range
Measuring principle:Strain gauge bridge
Measuring roller deflection:0.5 mm max.
Signal processing:digital
A/D converter:12 bit
Display:3-digit LCD, 10 mm high
Display update rate:0.5 seconds
Self-frequency:250 Hz
Auto Power off:After 3 minutes of non-use
Temperature range:10-45ºC
Air humidity:85% RH, max.
Power supply:2 size AAA batteries 1.5 V
(about 30 hours of continuous use)
Housing material:High-Impact-Plastic (POM)
Housing dimensions:157 x 85 x 32 mm (L x W x H)
Weight, net (gross):approx. 200 g (600 g)
Outer Roller distance38mm (c:c)
Max Linear Speed2000 m/min (standard)
3500 m/min (optional), specify suffix "-k"

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ZED-200 Tension Meter Digital 1-200 cN
ZED-500 Tension Meter Digital 1-500 cN
All mentioned prices are excluding VAT & excluding shipment costs.
Availability: Available: 1 - 3 days, Delivery time: 1 - 3 weeks, special order request