Monitoring and measuring


MLT WESCO - Yarn meter


The MLT WESCO is a portable unit used to measure yarn consumption, yarn speed and yarn tension. All measurements are shown on a digital display. This hand-held, battery-powered unit is simple to operate and can be quickly used wherever needed.

Main features

  • Fabric specifications can be reliably observed and repeated without difficulty
  • Reduced machine set-up time when reproducing existing articles
  • Exact yarn consumption can be easily calculated

Technische DatenTechnical data

Power supply

2 rechargeable nickel-metal-hybrid batteries 1.2 V

Charger for batteries

prim. 100 to 240 V AC, 47 - 63 Hz, sec. 5 V, 2 A DC

Digital LCD - Display

1 - 9999 metres or inches

Max. yarn speed

1000 m/min. or 900 yd/min.

Measurement range for revolutions

1 - 100 revolutions

Battery service life

approx. 50 hours of normal use

Battery standby

300 hours

Battery charging time

approx. 6 - 8 hours

Yarn tension

0 - 50 cN (normal, average or peak value)


+/- 1 cm or +/- 1 inch