Keep aircraft flying safely with Tensitron aircraft tension meters. ACX-1 meters are the fastest, easiest way to verify accurate cable tension. Get your aircraft off the ground and into the air with maximum performance and safety, minimum cost and time.

Tensitron instruments are designed to quickly check the tension on aircraft cables from 1/16 in. to ¼ in., CWT cable sizes from 5 to 25, and metric cables from 2.0mm to 4.0mm. Calibrations for other cable sizes are available upon request.



  • One-handed operation
  • Lightweight, portable
  • Compact design allows access to small spaces
  • Durable construction
  • Measures wide range of aircraft cable diameters
  • Tension ranges from .5 lb. to 500 lb.
  • Color-bar graphic provides quick visual of tension levels
  • Selectable units (lb., kg, or daN)
  • Data storage and statistics
  • Analog or serial output (optional)
  • Includes carrying case and NIST-traceable calibration certificate

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Makers of the original Saxl instruments. American made and serviced by US craftsmen since 1935. Calibrations traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (N.I.S.T.)
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