LoadTroll – Tension Measuring with Wireless Communication

The LoadTroll tension measurement device is suitable for:

  • Measurement of ice buildup on power lines
  • Harsh environments
  • Remote locations
  • High accuracy demands


The LoadTroll is a contained load measurement device used to remotely measure ten-sion in a line. The system consists of tension recorders, an internal datalogger, wireless transmitters and long-life battery supply. It can be used for load monitoring on power lines, bridges and other structures sensitive to high loads. The Loadtroll is easy to in-stall and has battery life of ten years. The communication system provides data to a server in near real-time to provide the client with critical data on demand.

Measuring range 0 – 200 kN
Maximum safe overload 150 %
Ultimate overload 300 %
Resolution 0.125 % FS
Accuracy 3 % FS
Sampling Rate Standard 4 sec, user defined
Data Output 10 minute average load, std, max and min
Operating temp. range -40 °C to +50 °C
Battery Life Up to 10 years
Communication NB IoT, LTE-M, LTE-4G
Dimensions (L x W x H) 448 x 158 x 169 mm
Weight 14 kg