Pressuremeter Tension Tester Manual
Digital pressuremeter tension tester is a kind of special equipment to measure wind towers, signal transmission and power transmission systems rope tension. It has characters of high precision, easy to operate, easy to carry, etc. also it has many kinds of test modes, convenient to testing. Users can also input gravity acceleration value to make the test more accurately.
- Function Characteristics
- High precision, high resolution.
- Five kinds of test modes, three kinds display modes—To improve test efficiency to the greatest extent.
- N (Newton), kg (kg), lb (lb) three testing units for selection, mutual conversion.
- Gravity acceleration setting function—Users can input the precise gravity acceleration value of testing place, make the testing and unit conversion more
- Peak holding function—Maintain peak display until manual reset.
- Automatic peak function—Maintain peak value can be removed automatically after 2 seconds.
- Can set upper and lower limit value to make statistical analysis, the value more than comparative value, the alarm buzzer will alarm.
- Data stored function, we can store 896 test values.
- 10 minutes without operating automatic shutdown, green initiative.
- High quality charging power,charge voltage from 240V to 100V, can adapt to domestic and foreign most areas,also have short circuit, leakage, overload protection function.
- 2 sets of installation dimensions, adapt to domestic and foreign most test machines,convenient to installation and using.
- Six digit Big screen display.
- Sensor specification table 1, force gauge specification table 2
|Rope Tension||Rope Diameter(mm)||A||B||C|
|1T||Φ 6~Φ 14||160||30||60|
|2T||Φ 10~Φ 18||160||30||60|
|5T||Φ 16~Φ 26||180||34||68|
|10T||Φ 24~Φ 36||200||40||80|
|20T||Φ 24~Φ 36||240||46||90|
|Maximum load value||10KN||20KN||50KN||100KN||200KN|
|Load division value||0.01KN||0.01KN||0.01KN||0.1KN||0.1KN|
|Error of indication||土0.5%||土1.0%|
|Accuracy||According to the ropes characteristics of different forms, precision is the 2%-6% of the full range.|
|Unit||N(KN) Kg(Mg or T) Lb(Klb)|
|Output interface||Rs232 Nine holes socket|
|Power||Rechargeable batteries Battery voltage(100V-240V)|
|Sensor structure||S type or cylinder shape high-accuracy sensor (External)|
|Relative temperature||10%-90% RH|
|Work environment||No seismic focus and corrosive medium around|
|Net weight||About 400g+weight of sensor|
|Size||230 X 66 X 36mm|
- Working principle (As shown to the right)
When the two ends of analyte have a F1 tension,in the three application points were three force F2, F12 and F respectively.According to the principle of force, we can calculate the proportional relation between F and two ends tension force F1, after measuring the force of F, that can measure the F1 force of both ends.
- Safety precautions
- The wrong operating may damage the instrument or cause serious accidents.The instruction has noted important matters to prevent accidents and the usage of instrument.Please read this manual carefully before using, properly kept after reading so that can read again.
- If measured the impact load, please choose the machine type whose maximum test load is twice than the tested impact load.
- In testing, people should wear masks and gloves to protect, in case pieces were flung off in the testing process.
- Don’t use the damaged or transmutative fixtures. Please refer to the related parameters in instruction about homemade fixture (Our company also provide various fixture, customers can choose according to need separately)
- Don’t use beyond maximun load of this instrument, otherwise the sensor can be damaged, big load may collapse the sensor to cause accident.
- When the testing value is 105% exceed the measuring value, buzzers will tweet continuously. Please remove to reduce the load quickly at this time.
- Please use the matched battery charger, or will cause circuit fault,even it will cause fire.
- Don’t use the power which is lower or higher than rated voltage of battery charger, otherwise it may cause shock or fire.
- Please don’t use wet hand pull out or insert plug, or will cause electric shock.
- Don’t pull the power wire to pull the plug, to avoid electric shocks when wire was broke.
Please use the soft cloth to clean the machine, immerse the dry cloth into water with cleaner, wring out after the removal of dust and dirt. Do not use vaporific chemical substance, such as essential oil, thinner, alcohol etc.
- Do not operate machine in the environment of below:
- Damp environment
- Dusty environment
- Using oil or chemicals place
- Place of seismic focus
- Please use and storage under the scope of prescribed temperature and humidity, otherwise may cause instrument malfunction.
- Do not disassemble, repair or reconstruction this machine. These actions may cause permanent fault.
- Name of structure
- Screen display Introductions:
When display “PEAK” that is Peak mode, the screen maintain peak display until manual reset. When display “AUTO PEAK”, that is auto peak relieve mode,peak value can be removed automatically after 2 seconds. When not display “PEAK”that is Real-time load model, the value in screen will change with the change of load.
- LO BAT
When the battery voltage is lower than 7.0V, the screen display“LO BAT”，prompting under voltage, you need recharge(When charging can still be tested)
“MEM” will show when information is stored, when pressing the “DATA ”button to check the stored data, “MEM”button is flashing.
- In this instrument, push(pressure) force default shows negative（“-”）, pull force default shows positive（“+” not show).
- CMP Comparison function
When setting compared value through CPDT (see the below corresponding explanation), this function become activate,“CMP”display. The Compared values default to full range, when using can be set separately according to need.
- Specification above HF10K, last digit of screen”” will be “K”, together with “N” and “Kgf”, “Lbf” build up into”KN” and “T”, “Klb”, such as the following picture:
- Buttons Introductions
- “ON” Button
Pressing this button,power on, at the same time, “power” indicator light will light up(When charging the indicator light will light up), model will be displayed. After startup,before pressing the”ZERO” button, the screen may display analog signal zero-point drift numerical, just press the “ZERO” button can be cleared.
- “OFF” Button
Whenever you press this button, power off. But the stored data will not disappear.
- “DATA” Button
Press this button,the stored testing data(memory data) will display on the screen in turn, “MEM” is flashing—first show memory times, after 2 seconds automatic display memory data. Pressing button can be out of memory.
- “UNIT” Button
Press this button to execute testing units switching, revolving show N (Newton), kg (kg), lb (lb) three units. In the test data showing condition, also can complete unit conversion of the same value. Specification above HF10K, together with “K” build up into”KN” and “T”, “Klb” .
Once click this button will display “PEAK”, “AUTO PEAK” or “PEAK” disappear switch, that is peak keeping, peak remove automatically, real-time load value modes switching.
- “PRINT” Button
In the shutdown condition,press this button, then press the “ON” button, The stored testing data will output computer, communication is ok, press button to shutdown.
In “MODE” setting condition, press this button can make the flashing digits change between “0′ to “9”.
- “MEMO” Button
Press this button, the testing data displaying on screen will be stored. The stored data can be exported by “DATA” button, also can be eliminated by “ZERO” button, also can outputed by “PRINT” button to computer for analysis and print.
When the testing data is stored in machine, “MEM” display.
- “ZERO” Button
Press this button,all the testing data on screen will return to zero.
※ When the using fixture weight is more than 20% of the range or exists load which is more than 20% range, press “ZERO” button can not zero clearing, we need choose lighter fixture or relieve the added load, then zero clearing again.
※ Pressing this button for 4 seconds, all the storage data can be clear(In some condition may not remove, you should shutdown, then restart your machine again to execute the function again, that can remove all memory data)
- “MODE” Button
Detailed setting, please refer to the ” functional set” , there are many ways of setting.
- Installing method is as follows:
- Unscrewing screw 1, then unburden the pressure orientation block 2(As shown in figure 1)
- Place the analyte 4 in the two supports 3 of sensor as picture(As shown in figure 2)
- As shown in figure 3, using the pressure orientation block 2 and screw 1 to lock the analyte 4. In the process of lock, using the attached hexagonal wrench downward spiral the two screw 1 slowly(Note: downward spiral one side screw half-turn, then spiral the other side screw half-turn, cycle to spin downward ), the ultimate purpose of spin down is two points as following:(As shown in figure 4)
A: Unscrew Screw 1, should make compaction orientation block 2 and sensor base in the same level to ensure the two ends H approximately equal, Measuring pressure orientation block 2 spin at both ends of the screw spin, that will be ok.
B: Using the thickness gauge in attachment, make analyte and sensor plan 5 have clearance as the following table:
|Wire rope diameter（mm）||φ16～φ18||φ19～φ22||φ23～φ26|
|Clearance T size（mm）||0.3||1.2||2.5|
C: Complete the clamping before measurement.
- Measurement methods are as follows:
First zero clearing LCD, install the analyte on sensors, stay after stability, the display numerical is the tensile force of two ends of analyte.
- MODE Function setting
In boot condition, press the “MODE” button, there will display the seted project at this time.The first displayed is“TEST”()，after 2 seconds appears digital settings window automatically.Using “PRINT”and “MEMO”button to set testing modes, then press MODE button. Appeared “ AODT”()，“LODT”()，“HIDT”()，“CPDT”() in order.Digital settings window will display automatically after their corresponding project appears2 seconds.Using PRINT and MEMO button to set the needed parameters.When “Setend”display，mean setting finished, enter into testing status.
AODT Induction value setting
When tested simultaneously in the push-pull,setting induction value Fa. For example:push testing, numerical value exceed induction value, that means begin “push” testing, then when numerical value under induction value means “push” testing finished. On the contrary，can start the negative direction tensile test, when thenumerical value exceed induction value, means begin “pull” testing, afterwards when numerical value under induction value means “pull” testing finished.
LODT Testing lower limit value setting
Set the lower limit testing value, value below the lower limit is beyond the range, “MIN”shows.
HIDT Testing upper limit value setting
Set the upper limit testing value, value above the upper limit is beyond the range, “MAX”shows.
CPDT Comparative value setting
When the testing value exceed the seted comparative value, buzzer alarm.
Cooperate LODT HIDT CPDT to use，make the instrument have the analysis judgment to test data. When users in unknown debugging(The best is in condition to shutdown, then reboot again), press the“MODE”button more than 4 seconds. After hearing “di” , loosen your hand, the instrument will return to factory defaults. The value is as following:
TEST：0001 Standard test mode, AODT, LODT：1% of full range,
HIDT, CPDT：full range.
- Storage (memory) information
- Stored information
Only in the PEAK holding condition, after testing, press the“MEMO” button to store the information, LCD will display “MEM”, the stored data can also be preserved after shutdown.When using the“DATA”button to check the stored data,“MEM ”flashing,appeared memory times first, after 2 seconds,will appear memory numerical value automatically. Pressing button can exit memory, enter into testing.Also can enter data into the computer for analysis.This machine can be stored 896 data, when“O.E”display,means the 897 data can not be stored.
- Memory eliminate
In general test shows state,press“ZERO”button for more than 4 seconds, all memory data will be removed.“MEM”disappear.
This machine can be connected with computers,enter testing data into the computer.Check and print test times, average, minimum and maximum value, and judging test results conform to required setting or not.
- Gravity acceleration value modification
Users can input the precise gravity acceleration value of testing place. Holding on pressing the button before boot, then press“ON” button,then can enter into gravity acceleration value. In setting interface, after inputting new gravity acceleration value, press“MODE”button,system shutdown,restart it can be use again.
- Method of coreection
Please use standard weights regularly to confirm whether the force gauge display accurately,if not accurate, correct by measuring professionals as the following ways:
- In Shutdown condition, long press the“DATA”button, also long time press the“ON”button at the same time(Don’t add load),display“type”on LCD, after 2 seconds will display a default type.
- Press the “PRINT” button to change number until the type of force gauge display,press button to make sure, after 2 seconds displaying“sety”, will show the 4 digit gravity acceleration value.Then press“MODE”button display 6 digit figure, after figure stabilized, then press the“MODE”button to ensure.Showing“noload”, will display 6 digit figure again after 2 seconds.
- Loading the corresponding full load value of this type(Standard weights), after figure stabilized, press “MODE”button, display “full”, showing “setend”after 2 seconds, then shutdown automatically, finish correction.
- Other matters need attention
|Power supply||Symptom||Reason or phenomena||Dispose|
|Press on button, no display||No power||Charge|
|Can not charge||Charging specifications are not suitable to converters||Make sure: AC110V-DC 9.4V, AC220V-DC 9.4V|
|Testing value||Testing value is not correct||Big error||Weight correct reading value(Refer to correction method)|
|Others||Parameters confusion||MODE error setting||Press MODE button return to factory defaults|
|Accidentally system halted||No reaction when press any button||Use wire to contact the 6 foot and 9 foot of Data interface, short circuit for a short while, then boot again|
- Data interface (9PIN)
|PIN4 PIN5||Contact signal|
|PIN2 PIN7 PIN8 PIN9||External sensor|
|PIN2 PIN3 PIN9||Rs232 Interface to computer|
- Shape and size figure
- Accessories list
|Auxiliary plugs||Computer connections||Manual||Inspection certificate||Charger||Software|
|HD 1 T||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|HD 2 T||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|HD 5 T||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|HD 10 T||1||1||1||1||1||1|
|HD 20 T||1||1||1||1||1||1|