Mechanical Dynamometer

The AP Dynamometer has proven to have limitless versatility as a tension and weight measuring instrument

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Originally designed to measure the tension on telephone wires, the AP Dynamometer has proven to have limitless versatility as a tension and weight measuring instrument. Use it for such diverse jobs as suspended weighing, mounting cables for bridges, adjusting tension on guy wires, field testing chain and rope as well as wire. In fact, anything requiring precision force or tension measurement.

Dillon is the leader in dynamometers with the largest population throughout the world. The sturdy design, top grade components and premium coatings make it last for years in severe environments and applications: the pounding aboard military vehicles, rough handling in field measurements and even use underwater (Dillon recommends short intervals in clean water followed with rinse and drain). Embraced by industrial contractors across the globe, we are confident the AP will satisfy your most demanding applications.

Product Features

  • Broadest range of capacities and resolutions are certain to fit your needs
  • Large safety factor for overload protection and long life
  • No batteries required
  • Dial size choice for the best in portability or visibility
  • Anti-parallax dial and pointer produce accurate readings from any perspective
  • Maximum hand retains peak load point and reset easily
  • High strength case resists heavy blows
  • Generous shackle openings mate with most hooks and hardware
  • Off set load beam eases tension measurement

Product Specifications

  • Accuracy:
    • + 0.5% of capacity
  • Temperature Range:
    • -50° to 140° F | -45° to 60° C
  • Construction:
    • Pressure bar: High-grade E4340 alloy steel or 7075-T651 aluminum
    • Shackles: A4140 forged steel (machined from E4340 steel)
    • Shackle pins: Machined from E4340 steel
  • Case Housing:
    • 5″ models are equipped with high strength composite plastic case
    • 10″ models use cast aluminum enclosure
  • Corrosion Protection:
    • Pressure bar protected with durable powder coat paint
    • Shackles and pins are electroless nickel plated
    • All integral machining and fasteners are produced from noncorrosive materials or have suitable plating

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