Protechna Tensoscan 5371 Monitors Thread Tension
Protechna Herbst GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, has introduced the Tensoscan 5371 automatic thread
tension monitoring device for warping, beaming and sizing. The device comprises an electronically
controlled mobile measuring unit mounted on two thread-guiding rods positioned over the yarn sheet.
As the unit travels across the sheet, an integrated sensor measures the tension of each thread.
When the tension registers outside of a preset range, an indicator flashes and the unit stops or
the machine is turned off. A touch-screen graphic operating panel displays, evaluates and stores