QC-10000 Dillon Quick-Check Tension Meter


The Dillon Quick-Check Tension Meter quickly measures tension in cable guardrails, guy lines, and overhead wires.

QC-10000 Dillon Quick-Check Tension Meter

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  • Time-saving check-tensioning mode -- attaches to cable in 2 seconds
  • Achieves the best accuracy for wire tension
  • Carried easily in one hand
  • Portable and rugged -- designed for outdoor use and rough environments
  • Uses field-proven sensor and electronics
  • Built-in averaging saves time and eliminates errors
  • Stores calibrations for up to 15 unique wire sizes and types
  • Built-in temperature sensor with patented automatic tension adjustment
  • Sheaves with bearings eliminate friction and provide the best accuracy
  • Accommodates a wide range of wire sizes and styles
  • Displays the actual tension and eliminates conversion tables
  • Extended handle length facilitates easy placement on cable
  • Highly visible yellow finish
  • Easy to read display with full-text prompts
  • Easy to use soft-key interface
  • Uses popular AA batteries and has long battery life between changes


  • Wire Sizes: 3/16 inch through 3/4 inch
  • Accuracy ±3% instrument capacity (calibrated to specific wire size and type ±5% with same wire diameter as calibrated but different wire type)
  • Number of Calibrations: up to 15 can be stored independently
  • Operating Range: -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to 60°C)
  • Loading Error: cable elongation of only 0.08 inch (2 mm)
  • Tension Units of Measure: pound-force, kilogram-force, Newtons
  • Resolution: configurable low / med / high
  • Recalibration: at user discretion. Commonly 24 months but should be more frequently calibrated with heavy use. Factory re calibrations conducted typically in 2-4 days. On-site recalibration may be possible through your Dillon distributor
  • Size: 10 x 23 x 3 inches (25 x 59 x 8 cm)
  • Weight: approximately 11 lb (5 kg)

The Dillon Quick-Check Tension Meter quickly measures tension in cable guardrails, guy lines, and overhead wires. It installs, measures and removes in seconds. The digital loadcell is highly accurate and requires no lookup or correction tables. The operator can quickly select from 15 different wire sizes and types stored in Quick-Check's memory. The Check-Tensioning mode graphically displays the current and target tensions for extremely quick setting of line tension. Even the infrequent battery changes are quick.



More Information
SKU DN-36289-0014
Manufacturer Dillon
Manufacturer Model 36289-0014
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