Maintain process and quality control in manufacturing and testing environments with the TX-1 tension meters. Use TX-1 instruments to check tensions on wire, yarn, fiber optics, film, tape, narrow fabrics, and flat materials.


  • Lightweight, compact design
  • One-handed, easy operation
  • Backlit, digital display with color-bar graphic
  • Displays tension in g., lb., or N
  • Measures tension 0-5000 grams
  • Data storage and statistics
  • Analog or serial output (optional)
  • Preprogrammed with extensive selection of wire and filament sizes
  • Custom rollers and calibrations available for other materials and diameters
  • Includes carrying case and NIST-traceable calibration certificate
  • Warrantied for one year against factory defects

Several models are available. Click HERE to select the best strap meter for your needs.

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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.)