Dillon Quick Check Clamp on Tension Meter with Onboard Display

Dillon Quick Check Clamp on Tension Meter with Onboard Display

Installing in under five seconds, The Dillon Quick Check Tension Meter quickly measures tension in cable guardrails, guy lines and overhead wires. This handheld, lightweight cable tension meter with a digital loadcell is highly accurate and requires no lookup or correction tables.

Typical applications include tower and stack guy wires, pretensioned cable barriers, bridges, elevators, winch rope, overhead electric transit wires, fall arrest systems, aircraft cables and utilities.


Wire sizes: 3/16 inch through 1 inch (4.75 mm through 25.4 mm) View helpful ordering tips at

Accuracy: + 3% instrument capacity (calibrated to specific wire size and type.)

Loading error: Cable elongation of only 0.08 inch (2mm)

Display: Dot-graphic LCD display supports full text and 1 inch high digits.

Sheave range: Each set accommodates rated wire size and ½” smaller. Multiple sheave sets may be used. Suggested wire calibrations: Calibrate each wire diameter needed with the most appropriate sheaves. If two wire types are used of the same diameter (e.g. ½” 1×7 and ½” 6×19), calibrate each type independently if accuracy is critical.

Environment protection: Suitable for continued outdoor use.

Operating range: -4° F to 158° F (-20° C to 70° C)

Tension units of measure: pound-force, kilogram force, Newtons

Resolution: Configurable low/med/high

Size: 10 x 23 x 3 inch (25 x 59 x 8 cm)

Weight: Approx 11 lb (5 kg)

Recalibration: At user discretion. Commonly 12-24 months; should be more frequent with heavy use. On-site recalibration may be possible through your Dillon distributor.

Approvals: CE