R.D. Jacobs Company offers durably made tension meters. The Dillon Quick-Check Tension Meter quickly measures tension in cable guardrails, guy lines, and overhead wires. Equipped with a highly accurate digital load cell, this meter easily installs, measures, and removes in seconds while requiring no lookup or correction tables. Thanks to these innovative features, it's become a proven tool for construction and utility companies, as well in oil fields and manufacturing plants.
About Our Tension Meters
Our meters are loaded with a variety of features designed to enhance efficiency and make your life easier, including:
Attaching to Cable in Two Seconds
Achieving the Best Accuracy for Wire Tensions
Easily Carried in One Hand
Accommodating Wide Range of Wire Sizes & Types
Designed for Outdoor Environments & Rough Handling
Using Field-Proven Sensors & Electronics
Tension Capacities: 2000 lb./10 kN/1000 kg 10,000 lb./45 kN/4500 kg
Wire Sizes: 3/16 Inch - 1 Inch. (4.75 mm - 25.4 mm)
Accuracy: ±3% Instrument Capacity (Calibrated to Specific Wire Size)
Number of Calibrations: Up to 20 Can be Stored Independently
Operating Range: -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
Loading Error: Cable elongation of only 0.08 inch (2mm)
Display: Dot-graphic LCD display supports full text and 1 inch high digits.
Environment Protection: Suitable for Continued Outdoor Use Tension Units of Measure Pound Force, Kilogram Force, Newtons
Resolution: Configurable Low/Med/High
Recalibration*: At User Discretion; Typically Every 24 Months, but Should be More Frequently with Heavy Use; Factory Recalibrations Conducted Typically in 2 - 4 Days
This device takes the guesswork out of sizing cables, saving you valuable time. For better results, we recommend purchasing this device along with the Dillon Quick-Check, a highly portable tension meter that can quickly be installed to measure tension in guiderails, guy lines and overhead wires.
On-site recalibration may be possible through your Dillon distributor.