Mechanical Aircraft Cable Tension Meter ACM

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Keep aircraft flying safely with Tensitron ACM aircraft tension meters. ACM tension meters quickly and easily verify accurate cable tension. No more fumbling with risers with the built-in cable selection. Plus, calibration charts are attached to the meter. ACM instruments are designed to measure flexible cables with diameters from 1/16” up to 1/4”, CWT cable sizes from 5 to 25, and tension from 5 to 600 pounds. Calibrations for other cable sizes are available upon request.


  • Quick, easy, one-handed operation
  • Lightweight, portable
  • Built-in cable selection – no loose, separate risers
  • Calibration chart is attached to the meter, easily accessible during use
  • Memory Lock Pointer holds readings taken in hard-to-reach areas
  • Compact design allows access to small spaces
  • Durable construction
  • Lightweight, portable
  • Measures stationary materials only
  • Textured handle for secure grip
  • Includes carrying case and NIST-traceable calibration certificate



Tensitron is a KTC Instruments Company, founded in 1935, which designs, manufactures, sells, and services digital, mechanical and electronic tension measuring instrumentation. Its products are used in many different industries and companies for a variety of quality control purposes. We are recognized as the leading provider of superior precision tension meters and tension measuring instrumentation used world-wide in manufacturing and test facilities.
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