Tension Gauge Conversion Chart

Over the past few year Loos Co. has introduced it's new style PT-1, 2 and 3 professional tension gauges to the market. Since many of us are replacing our older model A and B gauges with these new models we are posting the following conversion chart for your convenience. Please give us a call or drop us a line if you have any questions. Good Racing!


Model A                             Model PT-1


                            3/32            1/8            5/32

  5                           6

  10                         9

  15                        12                14

  20                        16                16

  25                        20                19

  28                        23                21

  30                                           22

  35                                           27               25

  38                                           30               28

  40                                           33               30

  42                                                             33

  44                                                             36

  45                                                             38

  46                                                             39

  47                                                             40





Model B                           Model PT-2                        Model PT-3


                            3/16            7/32            1/4              9/32

  10                        11

  15                        13               

  18                        15               

  20                        16                18

  22                        18                20

  24                        19                22  

  26                        21                24   
            
  28                        23                25    
           
  30                        25                27               25

  32                        27                29               27

  34                        29                31               29

                                                 33               31
                                                 
                                                 36               33                   6

                                                 37               36                   7
                                                                    
                                                                   37                   9

                                                                                         10

                                                                                         11

                                                                                         12

                                                                                         14

                                                                                         16

                                                                                         18
                                                                                        
                                                                                         20

                                                                                         25

                                                             

Fig.1 Model A© North Sails

Fig.2 Model PT-1© North Sails