High-Quality Tension Meters in fort lauderdale, fl

R.D. Jacobs Company offers durably made tension meters in Fort Lauderdale, FL. The Dillon Quick-Check Tension Meter quickly measures tension in cable guardrails, guy lines, and overhead wires. Equipped with a highly accurate digital load cell, this meter easily installs, measures, and removes in seconds while requiring no lookup or correction tables. Thanks to these innovative features, it's become a proven tool for construction and utility companies, as well in oil fields and manufacturing plants.

About Our Tension Meters

Our meters are loaded with a variety of features designed to enhance efficiency and make your life easier, including:

  • Attaching to Cable in Two Seconds
  • Achieving the Best Accuracy for Wire Tensions
  • Easily Carried in One Hand
  • Accommodating Wide Range of Wire Sizes & Types
  • Designed for Outdoor Environments & Rough Handling
  • Using Field-Proven Sensors & Electronics
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Meter Specifications

  • Tension Capacities: 2000 lb./10 kN/1000 kg
    10,000 lb./45 kN/4500 kg
  • Wire Sizes: 3/16 Inch - 1 Inch. (4.75 mm - 25.4 mm)
  • Accuracy: ±3% Instrument Capacity (Calibrated to Specific Wire Size)
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  • Number of Calibrations: Up to 20 Can be Stored Independently
  • Operating Range: -4°F to 158°F (-20°C to 70°C)
  • Loading Error: Cable elongation of only 0.08 inch (2mm)
  • Display: Dot-graphic LCD display supports full text and 1 inch high digits.
  • Environment Protection: Suitable for Continued Outdoor Use
    Tension Units of Measure Pound Force, Kilogram Force, Newtons
  • Resolution: Configurable Low/Med/High
  • Recalibration*: At User Discretion; Typically Every 24 Months, but Should be More Frequently with Heavy Use; Factory Recalibrations Conducted Typically in 2 - 4 Days
  • Size: 10 x 23 x 3 inch (25 x 59 x 8 cm).
  • Weight: Approximately 11 lb. (5 kg)

Wire Size Chart (XLS)  Download the Quick-Check Brochure Download the Quick-Check Price List

Quick Balance Tension Meter

The quick-balance meter quickly measures tension on elevator traction cables or other cable sets, recording individual readings, averages, and total readings. Much like the quick-check, this meter installs, measures, and removes in seconds, giving accurate digital readings up to 10,000 pounds. No lookup or correction tables required, with no need to write down readings for comparisons. Additional features include:

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  • Accommodates Wide Range of Wire Rope Sizes & Styles
  • Highly Visible Yellow Finish
  • Easy-to-Read Backlit Display with Full Text Prompts
  • Easy-to-Use SOFTKEY Interface
  • Uses Popular AA Batteries with Long Life Between Changes

Download the Quick Balance Brochure Download the Quick Balance Price List


Dillon Quick-Check Gauge

This device takes the guesswork out of sizing cables, saving you valuable time. For better results, we recommend purchasing this device along with the Dillon Quick-Check, a highly portable tension meter that can quickly be installed to measure tension in guiderails, guy lines and overhead wires.

On-site recalibration may be possible through your Dillon distributor.

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