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Get the exact tension required no matter what you’re strapping. Tensitron’s digital strap tension meters will help you safely secure your pallets and cartons or truck and rail loads. These meters will also reduce crushed containers or products and loose loads. Use the STX-1 instruments to measure tensions on poly or metal strapping; woven, nylon tie-down straps; or stiff stationary materials like fence wire and saw blades.


  • Quick, easy operation
  • Lightweight, portable design
  • Durable construction
  • Ideal for straps and other materials that lay flat against goods
  • Measures straps up 4 inches wide and 1/4 inch thick
  • Use on stationary materials only from 1 lb. to 2,000 lb.
  • Backlit, digital display with color-bar graphic
  • Selectable units (lb., kg, or daN)
  • Data storage and statistics
  • Analog or serial output (optional)
  • Custom rollers and calibrations available for other materials and diameters
  • Includes carrying case and NIST-traceable calibration certificate
  • Customize to your direct needs
  • Available with standard selection of strap thickness based on your expected range
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American Woodmark | Case Study

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Kingspan | Case Study

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Strap Tension Meter Tension Range



STX-500-1 & STX-1000-1


View the STX-1 Data Sheet to select the best strap meter for your needs.

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  • Download STX Tension Meters STX-250-1 Technical Documents

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  • Download STX-2000-1 Technical Documents