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CTM2 Portable Wire Rope Tension Meter


2 Models available
CTM2-2.000 - 1000 kg / 10 kN / 2000 lb
CTM2-10.000 - 4500 kg/ 45 kN/ 10000 lb
Measures cables with a diameter from 4,75 mm to 25,4mm (1 inch)

The CTM2 Wire Rope Tension Meter quickly measures tension in zip lines, wire ropes, wire guardrails, guy lines, guy wires and overhead wires. It installs quick and easy and is ready for measuring in seconds. The digital loadcell is highly accurate and this wire rope tension meter requires no lookup or correction tables.

Quick and easy to use Wire Rope Tension Meter
The CTM2 can be placed on a cable, measure its tension, and removed in under five seconds! There are no complex lookup tables, no conversion charts. The operator can quickly select from 20 different cable sizes and types stored in the CTM2's memory.
The Check-Tensioning mode graphically displays the current and target tensions for extremely quick setting of line tension. Even the infrequent battery changes are quick.

Broad Application
The CTM2 can be used for many applications. Typical applications include tower and stack guy wires, pretensioned wire barriers, bridges, elevators, winch ropes, prestressed concrete, fall arrest systems, aircraft cables and utilities.


Features
  • RS-232 Port
  • Uses AA batteries and has long life between changes
  • Highly visible yellow finish
  • Easy to use soft-key interface
  • Easy-to-read backlit display with full-text prompts
  • Telescoping handle engages meter quickly with minimal effort
  • Accommodates a wide range of wire sizes and styles
  • Sheaves with bearings eliminate friction and provide the best accuracy
  • CE Certified
  • User-selected units of measure of Lbf, Kgf or Newtons
  • With Calibration Certificate
  • Measures cables with a diameter from 4,75 mm to 25,4mm

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Complete Kit
The CTM2 is supplied as a complete kit including:
  • CTM2 - Cable Tension Meter
  • 1 Set of Sheaves
  • Calibration for 1 Wire size
  • Instruction manual (CD)
  • Calibration certificate
  • Heavy duty carrying case.


Available Sheave Sets
4 Sheave sizes are available.

Code L: Sheave for cables from Ø4.75 mm to Ø6.5 mm /- 3/16"- 1/4"
Code P: Sheave for cables from Ø4.75 mm to Ø12.7 mm - 3/16"-1/2"
Code S Sheave for cables from Ø6.5 mm to Ø19 mm - 1/4"- 3/4"
Code T: Sheave for cable from Ø12.7 mm to Ø25.4 mm - 1/2"- 1"

For most applications one sheave set for the entire assortment of wire tension will be sufficient.
If you need to check tension in both Ø4.75 mm - 3/16" and Ø25.4 mm - 1" rope, then they should order 2 sheave sets. Code P & Code T.

The operator must use the appropriate sheave set for the wire size and calibration stored.
Changing sheaves sets takes about two minutes with the included wrench.

OPTIONAL:
CTM2-10000-PP
CTM2-10000 Cable Tension Meter, with 2 sets of sheaves (P,T) and case, Pre-Calibrated with 16 calibrations.

Calibrations Samples on hand:


Wire
Diameter
Wire
Construction
Inch
1x6
1x7
1x19
3x7
6x7
6x19
6x26
6x36
6x37
7x19
8x19
19x7
3/16
X
X
X
X
7/32"
X
1/4
X
X
X
X
X
5/16
X
X
X
X
3/8
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
7/16
X
X
X
X
X
1/2
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
9/16
X
X
X
5/8
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
11/16
X
3/4
X
X*
X
7/8
X
X
1
X
X
MM
1x6
1x7
1x19
3x7
6x7
6x19
6x26
6x36
6x37
7x19
8x19
19x7
6
X
X
8
X
9
X
10
X
X
11
X
12
X
X
13
X
14
X
X
16
X
X
X
20
X
* = Pre-stretched

ACSR Cable - #2, #4, 1/O, 2/O, 4/O, 336 Oriole, 397, 556, 563 Penguin, 743 Chickadee, 997 Petunia, 795 Drake

Calibration load may be changed if desired. Higher calibration loads are limited by max. capacity of the sling. If the desired wire size/type does not appear, customer may supply 10 ft. sample of wire to determine if a custom calibration sling can be created (non-returnable). Consult factory for details.

Ordering Example
CTM2-10000 - € --,--
CTM2-SH-S - € --,--.
First Calibration - No Charge
Second Calibration - € --,--.
Each Additional Calibration - € --,--.
(20 separate calibrations maximum)

CTM2 Cable Tension Meter includes calibration on one factory sample.
SPECIFY diameter and wire construction.

In case your cables are not listed in the table above, of if you would like to receive a price quotation by email, please download the

CABLE TENSION METER QUOTE REQUEST FORM.doc

and send the form to us by email. We can then check if you cables are available for calibration, or if 3 meter samples are required.

Specifications
Capacity
CTM2-2.000 - 1000 kg / 10 kN / 2000 lb
CTM2-10.000 - 4500 kg/ 45 kN/ 10000 lb
Resolution (Selectable)
CTM2-2.000: Low 5Kg - Med 2Kg - High 1Kg
CTM2-10.000: Low 20Kg - Med 10Kg - High 15Kg
Units of Measure
Kgf, Newtons & Lbf
Wire sizes
Ø4,75 to Ø25,4 mm / Ø3/16 - Ø1 inch
Accuracy
±3% instrument capacity
Number of calibrations
Up to 20 can be stored independently
Operating Temperature
-20°C to 70°C
Loading error
Cable elongation of only 2 mm
Display
Dot-graphic LCD display supports full text and
Backlight
Included (configurable intensity and timer)
Informative Display
Shows Unit, Wire Type, Sheave & Battery;
Environment protection:
Suitable for continued outdoor use
Date and Time
Included
Calibration Reminder
Included (setup by distributor)
Power
2x AA batteries
Battery Life
10 Hz = over 250 hours continuous
100Hz = over 100 hours continuous
AZT & Filtering
Configurable AZT (Automatic Zero Tracking) and Filtering
Pass/Fail Tensioning Mode
Yes
Tower Mode
Stores wire rope readings to be exported later
(Stores each Leg and Wire)
Dimensions
25 x 59 x 8 cm
Shipping Dimensions
74 x 48 x 23 cm
Weight
5 kg
Shipping Weight
12 kg

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Accessories

Product name
Price
Quantity
36309-0085 - Code L Sheaves for 4.75 mm to 6,5 mm - 3/16" to 1/4"
€ 190,00 
36309-0044 - Code P Sheave for cables from 4.75 mm to 12.7 mm - 3/16"-1/2"
€ 190,00 
36309-0010 - Code S Sheave for cables from 6.5 mm to 19 mm - 1/4"- 3/4"
€ 190,00 
36309-0101 - Code T Sheave for cable from 12.7 mm to 25.4 mm - 1/2"- 1"
€ 190,00 
CTM-CAL - Additional Calibration
€ 129,00 
36057-0022MTS - CTM2 - Cable, computer serial with 9-pin D connector, 3.6 m
€ 124,00 
RS232-2-USB Serial (RS232) to USB Adapter
€ 27,50 
All mentioned prices are excluding VAT & excluding shipment costs.
Availability: Available , preorder 1-2 weeks , special order, request

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