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COLT Clamp On Tension Meter
COLT Clamp On Tension Meter

Straightpoint COLT Clamp On Tension Meter

The Crosby Straightpoint Colt is a lightweight tension meter for fast and accurate measurement of wire rope tensions up to 11,000 lb and up to 1 inch diameter without the need for multiple calibrations.

Proof test certificate
Operator Manual
Carry/Storage Case
2 year warranty


COLT verification tool (CVT) to ensure the COLTS accuracy measurements are as accurate as possible

Display and collect data with any iOS or Android smart device. 

Data Weighing Systems offers full service sales, rentals, repair and calibration. 

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COLT Clamp On Tension Meter
11,000 lbf x 20 lbf



Constructed from aerospace grade aluminum the COLT digital tension meter is lightweight and easy to handle and operates on wires that are already under tension. Once in place it allows the operator to quickly check tension on cables or wire ropes set at any angle.

A built in smart device holder allows the COLT to be used as a traditional tension meter with on board display or the smartphone maybe handheld or mounted elsewhere.

Unlimited wire rope calibration database via Android or iOS app
Main swivel joints fitted with high quality bearings
Lever ratio of 5.3:1 allows effortless, safe, clamping onto pre-tensioned wire ropes
Wireless Bluetooth 4.1 enabling operator to stand at safe distance up to 328 feet or 100 metres
Quick intuitive adjustable centre sheave makes changing wire rope sizes fast and easy
No easily broken external antennae
High waterproof resistant design IP67 or NEMA6 for all weather use
Massive battery life of 1000 hours operational time
As the library of wire rope diameters and constructions is increased each app user will benefit when they update and receive any new data.
Cable gauge included.

Guy wire maintenance on cell towers, bridges, flare stacks, antennas & masts.
Guy wire Tower Plumb & Tension
EHS guy wire, Turnbuckle tensioner.
Wire rope installations, comparing, equalizing & measuring
Architectural wire rope installations
Median cable barrier tensioning
Utility cable overhead line monitoring
Elevator hoist, governor & compensating wire rope maintenance
Zip lines & assault course testing
Fall arrest systems
Metro, tram and rail transit electric wires & catenary testing
Ski lifts
Wire rope tie downs on vessels (using Tirfor)
Testing tension of ship mast wire ropes.
Tensioned trellis systems
Measuring Line Sag


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