100% Employee Owned, Founded 1939


100% Employee Owned, Founded 1954

Yarn or Wire Tension Meters

Yarn or Wire Tension Meters (KFY-1136-8)

Large, easy to read backlit, graphic display with adjustable backlighting and contrast.

Model No.RangeResolutionTension Units
KFY-11360-125g0.1 to 1gcN, grams or lb
KFY-113710-1000g1 to 5gN, grams or lb
KFY-113850-5000g5 to 10gN, grams or lb
KFY  DigitalYarnWireTensionMeters


  • Display shows tension, name of calibration selected, running line minimum and maximum tension values, and battery charge level.
  • Select tension values to display in grams, lb., newtons, or cN
  • Instruments come with calibrations for numerous yarn and filament sizes
  • Up to 10 additional custom calibrations may be programmed into instrument (all calibrations are password protected)
  • Choose your calibration by first highlighting and selecting the material (either wires, filaments, or custom), then the units of measurement (inches, mm or custom). Lastly, select the material size or gauge number, and push “Enter”. The instrument automatically adjusts to the calibration you’ve selected with a full-scale accuracy of +/- 1%.
  • Selectable LCD refresh rates allow for stable digital readings.
  • Re-chargeable NIMH batteries and power supply provided. Approximately 9 hours of operation per battery charge. Automatic shut-off after 10 minutes of non-use.
  •  Instruments may be operated continuously while connected to power supply.
  • Numerous application-specific models available.
  • All instruments factory-calibrated and ready for use. Calibration certificated included.
  • All calibration values traceable to National Standards.

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J.A. King is Now Part of Cross Company!

Still offering the same world class customer service since 1939, J.A. King is now a part of the Cross Company family. This means our customers have even more support as our capability continues to grow. As always, reach out to our team if you have any questions, and take a look at all we now have to offer! Interested in a quote?