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Belt Tension Meter - Type 14

The Type 14 Belt Meter  is suitable for measuring tension in toothed timing belts, poly-vee belts, simple vee belts and cogged belts.  The frequency measurement range is from 30Hz to 600Hz which covers most automotive applications.

The Type 14 boasts high stability precision and easily validates calibration accuracy from its resonator.  Made from aluminium this belt meter is ideal for use on a production line where conditions might be rough.

A range of interchangeable sensing heads with differing dimensions is available upon request for difficult belt access.

Type 14 Belt Meter is a ruggedized version of the Type 4 Belt Meter with an aluminium body and integral sensor head, for use on production lines where conditions might be rough.  This meter functions on non-rechargeable batteries only.  Any acoustic sensor head can be plugged into a section at the base of the meter in order to improve measurement of belts that have different access.

Every CLAVIS meter is supplied with a precision mechanical resonator (tuning fork) for simple calibration validation by the user.  If you have additional calibration requirements CLAVIS can supply a Sonic Calibration Meter.  Read more about calibration...

You can expect each device to have the following;

  • CLAVIS Patented Sensor
  • Carrying Case
  • Tuning Fork (Checking Calibration)
  • Calibration Certification

Technical Specifications

Measurement Range
Frequency Range 10 to 600Hz
Measurement Accuracy
Below 100Hz +/- 1 significant digit
Above 100Hz +/- 1%
Environment Conditions
Operating Temperature -40℃ to +80℃
-40℉ to +176℉
Shipment & Storage Temperature -60℃ to +100℃
-76℉ to +212℉
Protection Class IP54
Type Infrared Optical
IR Wavelength 970mm
Visible Aiming Beam Narrow angle orange LED
Housing Machined aluminium
Cable length 1m
Power Supply
Battery Type AA (1.5V) Alkaline only
Number 4
Expected life 20 hrs
Compartment Location Back of meter
Optional Rechargeable Batteries
Battery Type AA (1300 mAh minimum)
Charger 12 to 15 V DC output
Socket/polarity 3.5mm positive centre


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