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Should I use a tension gauge?

The simple fact is, most people over tension, it is the single biggest reason for wires breaks in cold weather. Tension gauges are important, especially when using StraineX hoists, it’s just so easy to over tension the wire.

For everyday use, Die spring tension gauges are the best tool, as they have – “throw in the in ute“ reliability. They are designed for repeated use, and used correctly, they’re accurate to within 5 kilos.

For the fencing contractor, A digital tension gauge provides certainty that the tension on the wire is within manufacturer specifications, the proof of which can be provided with pictures.

If you have any questions about wire tensioners or any of the products in our range please give us a call on 02 9955 2264 or send us an email to sales@wireman.com.au.