This Newman Tension Meter is a shock proof, bi-directional
tension meter. It has all stainless steel
hardened gears with eight sapphire jeweled bearings, shatterproof crystal and a
heavy-duty aluminum housing for protection. If any repairs are needed it modular construction makes repairs easy and inexpensive. It has a direct reading in N/cm with a + - 1% accuracy. It is also available in kilograms/meter.