Tensitron STX-1 Digital Strap Tension Meter

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Product Description
Quick, easy operation
Lightweight, portable design
Durable construction

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 Tensitron STX-1 Digital Strap Tension Meter to measure tensions on poly or metal strapping; woven, nylon tie-down straps; or stiff stationary materials like fence wire and saw blades.

Kit Contentsline

  • Tensitron STX-1 Digital Strap Tension Meter
  • Re-chargeable NIMH battery assembly
  • NIST-Traceable Calibration Certificate
  • Power supply
  • Instructions
  • Durable lightweight carrying case with protective foam inserts

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Take the guesswork out of tensioning straps, bands, and tie downs

  • Protects Products
  • Improves Safety
  • Saves Costs

Accurate, Convenient Tension Measurement

  • Contacts engage easily onto straps that are tight against another surface
  • Custom-calibrated for your straps or with standard menu of commonly-used strap sizes
  • Tension ranges from 1 to 2,000 lb.
  • Quick, easy, one-handed operation
  • Lightweight, portable
  • Durable, long-lasting construction
  • Backlit, digital display
  • Color-bar graphic provides quick visual of tension levels
  • Selectable units (lb., kg, or daN)
  • Data storage and statistics
  • Analog or serial output (optional)
  • Includes carrying case and NIST-traceable calibration certificate

Measures all kinds of stationary bands and straps

  • Poly or steel straps and bands
  • Woven tie-down and ratchet straps
  • Fence wire
  • Saw blades
  • Baling wire or twine

Used wherever products need to be safely secured

  • Palletized cans, bottles, or food products
  • Stacks or bundles of lumber, glass, or bricks
  • Appliances
  • Corrugated packaging and other paper products
  • Rail cars, truck loads


Power Requirements Power Supply operates with input voltages from 100 -240V and includes several interchangeable adapters allowing use with European, U.S., Australian, English and other plug configurations
Battery Rechargeable NiMH, custom proprietary design. Approximately 8 hours depending upon backlighting intensity
Warranty One year, against factory defects

Comparison Chart

Standard Instruments - Using Customer Material

STX-1 series instruments are calibrated specifically to your strapping type(s) and size(s) to ensure the greatest accuracy possible. When ordering, specify: material, width and thickness of the strap.

Model Range Accuracy +/- Full-scale Resolution
STX-250-1 1 lb. - 250 lb. 2% (2.5 lb.) 0.2 lb.
STX-500-1 25 lb. - 500 lb. 2% (5 lb.) 1 lb.
STX-1000-1 50 lb.- 1,000 lb. 2% (10 lb.) 5 lb.
STX-2000-1 100 lb. - 2,000 lb. 2% (40 lb.) 1 lb.

Standard Instruments - Using Multiple Materials

STXM-1 series instruments include multiple selections for different strapping. Models STXM-250-1 through STXM-1000-1 includes multiple selections for Poly and PET strappings. The Model: STXM-2000-1 includes selections for both Steel, Poly and PET strappings

Model Range Accuracy +/- Full-scale Resolution
STXM-250-1 1 lb. - 250 lb. 3% (7.5 lb.) 0.2 lb.
STXM-500-1 25 - 500 lb. 3.5% (17.5 lb.) 1 lb.
STXM-1000-1 50 lb. - 1,000 lb. 4% (40 lb.) 5 lb.
STXM-1000-SC-1 50 lb. - 1,000 lb. 4% (40 lb.) 5 lb.
STXM-2000-1 100 lb. - 2,000 lb. 4% (80 lb.) 10 lb.


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Tensitron STX-1 Digital Strap Tension Meters - Data Sheet
Tensitron STX-1 Digital Strap Tension Meters - Operating Instructions
Tensitron STX-1 Digital Strap Tension Meters - Dimensions