Band Tension Meter

Improve process control and production quality with the Tensitron BTX-1 tension meter. Measure the tension of narrow, flat materials, moving or stationary. The BTX-1 is ideal for nylon straps, seat belts, narrow poly web, flat drive belts, small V belts (up to 1/8 inch stationary), wide tape, and more. For stationary tie-down or ratchet straps up to 4 inches wide and 1/4 inch thick, use the STX-1 strap tension meter.


  • Quick, easy operation
  • Lightweight, portable
  • Durable construction
  • Tension ranges from 1 lb. to 500 lb.
  • Right- or Left-Hand Operation
  • Backlit, digital display with color-bar graphic
  • Selectable units (lb., kg, or daN)
  • Analog or serial output (optional)
  • Custom rollers and calibrations available for other materials and diameters
  • Includes carrying case and NIST-traceable calibration certificate

Several models are available. Click HERE to select the best BTX-1 meter for your needs.

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