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Sonic Belt Tension Tester from SDP/SI

Press Release  |  September 3, 2013  |  New Hyde Park, NY

The Sonic Tension Meter works on the theory that belts, like guitar strings, vibrate at a particular natural frequency based on mass and span length.

The Gates® Sonic Tension Meter 507C is compact, light and easy-to-use.The Sonic Tension Meter works on the theory that belts, like guitar strings, vibrate at a particular natural frequency based on mass and span length.

Here's how it works:
Enter the belt mass constant, belt width and span length into the meter. Hold the meter alongside the belt span, then strum the belt to make it vibrate - it's that simple! The meter will measure the vibration and convert it into belt tension.

The Sonic Tension Meter is suitable for multi-ribbed belts, V-belts and synchronous belts. The output readings are measurable in hertz, pounds, kilograms, and newtons. It has an LCD backlight and a cord sensor, and other optional accessories are also available.

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