Aircraft Cable Tension Meters

The ACX-1 digital tensiometer is designed to quickly verify tension in aircraft control cables with diameters from 1/16 "to 1/4" (5-25 CWT, 2-4.5 mm) Calibrations for other sizes cables are available upon request.


  • One hand operation
  • Lightweight and portable. Its compact design allows access to small spaces
  • Durable construction
  • Backlit digital display for ease of use
  • Measure a wide range of aircraft cable diameters
  • Simple and intuitive operation via touch screen menu
  • Tension measurement between 0.5 lb. and 1,200 lb
  • Color bar graph for quick visualization of voltage levels
  • Selectable units: lb, kg or daN Data and statistics storage
  • Optional analog or RS232 output
  • Operation by rechargeable batteries, with 8 hours of autonomy
  • Includes carrying case and NIST traceable calibration certificate