Company News

Montalvo Corporation

50 Hutcherson Dr., Gorham, ME, 04038, USA

  • 800-226-8710

Latest New Product News from
Montalvo Corporation

Controls & Controllers

Rewind Tension Controller utilizes load cell feedback.

December 30, 2015

Designed for rewind tension zones utilizing load cell feedback for tension measurement, Z4-RL comes in circuit board only, enclosure, or remote installation configurations. Features, such as 7 in. HD web tension control interface and 7-day trend storage capability for recording production run data, maximize production capabilities. Other offerings include user-defined units and scales,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Magnetic Particle Brakes target clean room environments.

October 27, 2015

Available in shafted or thru bore models, MP-B Series provides torque ranges from 0.4–8,851 lb-in. Magnetic particle brakes deliver smooth, repeatable performance with silent operation and are suitable for applications that require torque independent of speed. Offering long, maintenance-free service life, space-saving units are available as standalone brakes or with optional passive or... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Torque Controller ensures run quality in open loop systems.

September 30, 2015

Ensuring consistent quality production runs without load cells or dancer, TSC™ Torque Sensing Control System can include U4 tension controller, V or CS Series brake, TS torque sensor, US4 ultrasonic sensor or proximity switches, M4 meter, and MPC4 I to P converter. Solution provides actual, calibrated measurement of torque. Combined with roll radius measurement, system can display calculated... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Textile Industry Products

Web Tension Controller utilizes load cell feedback.

August 11, 2015

Designed for unwind tension zones, Model Z4-UL utilizes load cell feedback for tension measurement with full range of functions to maximize production, including soft start, anti-coast, flying splice, and web break detection. Unit includes 7 in. HD web tension control interface and 7-day trend storage capability for recording production run data. Available as circuit board only, with enclosure,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Safety Chucks feature replaceable inserts.

June 22, 2015

Available in pedestal mount and flange mount models, Guardian Safety Chucks feature self-centering journal seat and automatic locking in case of accidental rotation. Hardened inserts can be replaced as opposed to entire handwheel when maintenance is needed. Inserts also add versatility as they can be swapped out to accommodate other shaft sizes on same safety chuck. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Drop-In Load Cells deliver 360° overload protection.

May 15, 2015

Size 1 ES Series Dead Shaft Idler Load Cell (ES-I) targets applications utilizing dead or idler shafts that require quality, performance, and extended service life. Able to be installed into machines to replace existing load cells or within dimensional requirements of new OEM machines, stainless steel product has drop in design. Multiple mounting options are available, and features include M12... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Cantilever Load Cell suits narrow web applications.

April 24, 2015

Constructed with 100% stainless steel body, XN Cantilever Load Cell features dual parallel beam, mechanical variance compensation, and 360° overload protection. Unit can be fully customized to user's specifications, including roller diameter, roller length size, finish, and load rating. Accepting existing rollers and eliminating web drift, full bridge load cell is suited for tension... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Load Cell is designed for applications utilizing pulleys.

August 26, 2014

Suited for wire, cable, filament, rope, and other single-strand applications, XR Pulley Load Cell can be fully customized to specifications — pulley size, profile, material, and load rating — as well as designed to utilize application's existing pulleys for use as drop-in component for tension sensing. Features, in addition to 100% stainless steel body, include dual parallel beam,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Automatic Range Expander increases machine capabilities.

June 12, 2014

Individually controlling each brake to increase capabilities of existing machines, P3000HD creates multiple operating ranges by utilizing only necessary amount of pads to create required torque. Machines can then become more effective at running multiple types of materials with differing tension levels, gain greater control at lower torque ranges, run high mass rolls at lighter tensions, run low... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

In-Line Tensioner suits die cutting and tube manufacturing.

February 14, 2014

Utilizing CD Series Brake, i4 Tension Indicator, and pair of ES-LR Live Roller Load Cells, custom In-Line Tensioner System enables operators to manually adjust output to brake to create exact desired tension level based on precise tension feedback provided from load cells displayed on indicator. This eliminates guesswork in adjusting tension by touching web. Automatic version utilizing S4... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Load Cell provides ribbon width web control.

August 27, 2013

Designed for applications utilizing cantilever rollers or pulleys, XR Load Cell provides accurate and repeatable tension for very narrow webs or applications running wire, filaments, rope, or other types of single strands. Unit features 100% stainless steel body and is available in through-frame single bolt or flange mount with standard load ratings of 10 lb and 25 lb. Other load ratings are... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Textile Industry Products

Open Loop Tension Controller incorporates advanced features.

April 10, 2013

Compatible with various inputs, U4 provides such features as soft start, anti-coast, taper tension, inertia compensation, and diameter alarms as standard. Functionality ensures accurate tension control from full roll to core without requiring additional idler rollers. Able to be used as unwind or rewind controller, this panel- or surface-mounted unit can save up to 9 groups of tension parameters... Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Pillow Block Load Cell offers 675 lb overload capacity.

February 13, 2012

Constructed of stainless steel with IP66 rating for water resistance, U-25 Series is available in 4 different load ranges from 0.4-225 lb. Unit will retrofit certain competitive load cells without any change to bolt patterns. Device is suited for harsh environments, including specialty converting processes, printing, and tissue manufacturing. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers

Load Cells offer load ratings from 225-22,480 lb.

December 21, 2011

Made of stainless steel, U-Series is water-, dust-, corrosion-, and chemical-resistant. Load cells are used with pillow block mounted bearings and live shaft to offer precise tension roll. Providing 1,550X sensitivity, units are drilled and tapped to customer specifications, and include built-in overload stops that protect personnel, equipment, and product. Read More

Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Tension Indicator provides 24 V alarm output.

November 8, 2011

Offering either single or multiple tension zone monitoring, Model i4-HD can be supplied with analog or LCD digital meter displays. Unit provides excitation voltage as well as zero and calibration circuitry. Output can interface with PLC, PC, or DC/AC or servo drives. Compatible with most semiconductor strain gauge and foil gauge load cells, Model i4-HD delivers accurate and repeatable web tension. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Textile Industry Products

Open Loop Web Tension Controller offers diverse feature set.

October 6, 2011

Compatible with various inputs, U4 ensures accurate tension control from full roll to core and does not require additional idler rollers. Soft start, anti-coast, taper tension, inertia compensation, and diameter alarm features are supplemented by remote operation capability, unwind and rewind functionality, diameter display (English or metric), programmable diameter alarms, and surface or flush... Read More

Other Company News from
Montalvo Corporation