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MST Series Tension Meter

Made in Germany3 Ranges

Yarn tension meter with motorized take-up fixture for measuring and adjusting the tension of sewing machines to get best and highest quality stitched seams. Therefore e. g. yarn breaks can be adjusted under constant conditions (speed of the thread).

To control the tension at sewing machines as well as the take-off tension of shuttles.

  • Storage of last, average, MAX MIN, PEAK-MAX, PEAK-MIN values as well as statistical analysis (average value) during a user-selected period
  • Motorized take-up fixture to have constant speed of the thread 12 m/min
  • Suction-cup base for positioning the unit on the work plate when tension is measured at the sewing machine
  • Special fixture to determine shuttle tension
  • RS-232 output for batch download or real-time data transfer to TensionInspect Software
  • TensionInspect Software plus RS-232 cable provided FREE

Tension Ranges
Model Range     
MST-500 0 - 500 g     
MST - 1000 0 - 1000 g     
MST - 2000 0 - 2000 g     

Dimensions MST Series

Complete Kit
The MST tension meter is supplied as a complete kit include the motorized meter, suction cup base / post, AC adapter / charger and instruction manual in a fitted carrying case.

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Accuracy ±0.5 % from measuring value ±1 digit or better
Overload 20 % full scale, without accuracy guarantee
Overload protection 100%
Measuring frequency Max. 5 kHz
Damping Moving averaging
Display update time 2 times/s
Memory Last, average, MAX, MIN, PEAK-MAX, PEAK-MIN
Output signal Analog: 0 - 2 V DC, linearized, conversion rate 30 Hz
Digital:RS 232 (9600, 8, N, 1)
Vacuum base Adjustable height for measuring position above working plate 120 to 220 mm
Temperature range 10 - 45 °C
Air humidity 85 % RH, max.
Power supply LI-Ion Battery or 12 V AC Adapter for 230 V AC, option 115 V AC
Housing Materials Aluminium

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