Running-Line Tensiometers


Our Running-Line Tensiometers accurately measure line speed, tension and payout to ensure safe and reliable operation of offshore mooring systems, anchor monitoring systems, cranes or oceanographic payloads.

Clamp-Line Tensiometers

The 3PS Clamp Line Tensiometer measures tension on static lines.  This device is easy to install and is available in standard sizes or can be custom-built to your specifications.  This system installs in minutes at any convenient point on a fixed position line and can monitor overhead lifting or guy wire applications.

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Running-Line Tensiometers

Fixed or variable rope sizes up to 4"

Measures speed, payout and tension

Multiple mounting styles

High duty cycles

Hazardous area certification


Clamp-Line Tensiometers

Standard Capacities*: 100,000 and 150,000 lbf

*other capacities available

Wire Rope Diameters:

100K Capacity:  0.5 to 1.5 inch

150K Capacity:   1.5 to 2.25 inch

Output Signal: 4-20 mA

Excitation: 18 to 28 Volts DC 

Static Error Band: ±2% of Full Scale

Temperature: -70 to 165 ºF [-20ºC to 75ºC]

Materials: AL 7075-T651, 17/4 pH Stainless Steel & AISI 4140 Alloy Steel

Hazardous Area: UL and CAN/CSA or ATEX