Transducers - Fiber & Wire

Transducers - Fiber & Wire

Remote Indication

Tensitron's transducers convert a material's tension into a reliable signal that can be used for remote indication. High-speed recording, computer hook-ups, or as input for automatic tension control systems.

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Shown below are some of Tensitron's standard line of transducers which range from 1/10th gram to 500 lbs. If you don't see a configuration that matches your application requirements, customizing strain gauged transducers is Tensitron's specialty, so please contact us directly.

NOTE: Click on the P/N below for a view of a dimensional drawing of that specific transducer.


Our Filament, Fine Wire, and Fiber Transducers can be supplied to measure tensions in ranges starting from 2 grams up to a maximum of 5,000 grams (depending on material) over numerous models.

Fiber Transducer

Typical Small Space Fiber Transducer with 3" Faceplate.

Tension Range = 5g - 5,000g
P/N: FT-107 Click here and download to view 360°

Low Profile Transducer

Low Profile 3 Roller Sensor

Tension Range = 3g - 5,000g
P/N: FT-116 Click here and download to view 360°

Single Roller Sensing Beam

Single Roller Sensing Beam on Platform.

Tension Range = 3g - 5,000g
P/N: FT-117 Click here and download to view 360°

Small Space Transducer

Small Space Transducer

Tension Range = 5g - 5,000g. Fiber Transducer style.
P/N: E-415-002 Click here and download to view 360°

Platform Mounted Fiber Transducer

Platform Mounted Fiber Transducer

Tension Range = 10g - 5,000g. Fiber Transducer style.
P/N: F-1806 Click here and download to view 360°


Tensitron's Low Force Load Cells can be gauged to measure tension up to 150 lbs.

Single Roller Low Force Load Cell

Low Force Load Cell with 2-1/4" Pulley

Tension Range = 1-100 Lbs.
P/N: E-090-00 Click here and download to view 360°

3 Roller Low Force Load Cell

3 Roller Low Force Load Cell

Tension Range = 1-100 Lbs.
P/N: E-091-00 Click here and download to view 360°


Tensitron's Notched Beam Transducers measure up to 1,000 lbs tension over several models.

Notched Beam Transducer

Notched Beam Transducer

Tension Range = 10-1000 Lbs.
P/N: E-095-01 Click here and download to view 360°

3 Roller Notched Beam Transducer

3 Roller Notched Beam Transducer

Tension Range = 10-1000 Lbs.
P/N: E-095-03 Click here and download to view 360°


You need a Signal Conditioner to provide the necessary excitation, amplification, signal conditioning, calibration functions, display/readout and other options necessary to operate strain gaged transducers.

Calculation of wrap angle forces against sensor.