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The Morehouse Deadweight Tensiometer Calibrator is a 2,000 lbf deadweight machine  used to calibrate hand-held tensiometers.  This machine is the most accurate machine for calibrating tensiometers while maintaining operator safety.

Capability

Tensiometer Calibrator is capable of testing all types of dynamometers from 10 to 2,000 lbf, small load cells ranging up to 2,000 lbf, and cable tensiometers, including but not limited to C-5, C-6, C-7, C-8, and C-9 with the range of 10 to 2000 pounds’ tension.

Description

This calibrator makes full use of the accuracy of deadweight for applying the required force. The yoke assembly, which is a calibrated weight, supports the weights selected for application and bears directly on the unit under test. There are no lever or hydraulic multipliers, pulleys, or the like between the weight complement and the unit under test. The Calibrator does not use transducers or load cells to simulate deadweight loads. The Calibrator uses actual deadweights for applying the required load in pounds-force (lbf). For ease of use, the weights contained in the Calibrator’s frame are power assisted when being raised and lowered. The weights are raised and lowered using low pressure pneumatic lifts. 

Options

Compression Yoke for the Morehouse Deadweight Tensiometer Calibrator, which turns the machine into a fully functional deadweight calibration machine.

Variable length chain to use in a Morehouse Tensiometer Calibrator to calibrate a wide variety of crane scales, dynamometers, and other larger tension type instruments.

Deadweight Tensiometer Calibrator Manual PM-5111.pdf Download