Instrumented Sheaves


3PS is an industry leader in instrumented sheave systems.  Serving oceanographic research, offshore rigs and related support vessels, our turn-key load and payout systems provide the highest level of performance and reliability.  3PS can also offers systems for hazardous area locations

Ask about our standard and custom design systems for your specific application.  3PS sheaves can be designed to measure tension, payout, speed and angle.

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Application Examples

Over boarding sheaves mouring and anchor monitoring

Horizontal and vertical deck sheaves for fairlead applications

Portable and permanent sheave systems for Tow Fish / Side Scan Sonar applications


Shock and vibration tested to MIL-STD 901A for shipboard equipment

EMI/RFI tested to 200 volts per meter

High speed wireless, wired or combination

High pressure hydraulic systems available

Data log from a PC, the digital display or inside the sensor itself