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Measures tension of both bobbin case thread and upper thread with one compact unit from 1mN to 5000mN.


Compact design with easy-to-read LED display. This gauge provides 12 times the measuring range of analog Towa gauages. Interchangeable inserts allow body to be used for L-Style and M-Style bobbin cases.


*Note: If you wish to measure both kinds of bobbin cases, you must purchase the additional M-Style insert.

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Guideline Setting Numbers for Top Thread Tensions:
Classic Rayon - 150 
Polyneon - 170 
Frosted Matt - 170 
Metallic - 180 


Guideline Setting Numbers for Bobbin Case Tensions:
Everyday Embroidery - between 22  to 24 
Cap Embroidery - 25 


The numbers above are intended to be used as a guideline and may need to be adjusted up or down depending upon your specific machine. Be sure to set your gauge to the  (gram force) setting by using the toggle button in the upper right corner of your gauge.

  • Digital Gauge Body (DTM-BD)

  • Holder for L-Style Bobbins (TM-501)

  • Requires: 3 AAA Batteries Not Included