Metlor India

Twist Tester

METLOR Twist Tester for yarns measures the TPI and TPM of single and multiple plied yarns. Different models are available. The system consists of a set of clamps, one of which rotating and the other fixed. The rotating clamp is driven by hand through a speed increasing arrangement (by the motor in the motor operated model) and a five digit resettable revolution counter (digital counter in motor operated) to count the number of twists. The fixed clamp is pivoted on jewel bearings and carries off a pendulum arm having a sliding weight to give the desired tension to the yarn. The fixed clamp assembly can be moved over a guide bar for setting the required test length of yarn which is indicated on a strip scale fixed to base against a pointer attached to the moving assembly. A viewing plate and a magnifying glass are provided for accurate determination of the end point. A dissecting needle for ascertaining complete removal of twist is supplied as a standard accessory with the equipment. The various components are fixed on a rigid base strength and durability. All parts of the instruments are either painted or bright chrome plated to give a corrosion resistant finish and highly aesthetic appearance.Twist Tester for yarns measures the TPI and TPM of single and multiple plied yarns. Different models are available. The system consists of a set of clamps, one of which rotating and the other fixed. The rotating clamp is driven by hand through a speed increasing arrangement the (by the motor in the motor operated model) and a five digit resettable revolution counter (digital counter in motor operated) to count the number of twists. The fixed clamp is pivoted on jewel bearings and carries off a pendulum arm having a sliding weight to give the desired tension to the yarn. The fixed clamp assembly can be moved over a guide bar for setting the required test length of yarn which is indicated on a strip scale fixed to base against a pointer attached to the moving assembly. A viewing plate and a magnifying glass are provided for accurate determination of the end point. A dissecting needle for ascertaining complete removal of twist is supplied as a standard accessory with the equipment. The various components are fixed on a rigid base strength and durability. All parts of the instruments are either painted or bright chrome plated to give a corrosion resistant finish and highly aesthetic appearance.

Technical Specification:
  • Test length: 50 mm, 100 mm, 150 mm & 200mm
  • Counter: Five digit revolution counters to give twist directly and Z twist by subtracting from 100,000
  • Overall Dimension of the units: 350mm (L), 100mm (W), 100mm (H).
  • Weight of Machine: 80 Kg
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