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Load Cell is designed for applications utilizing pulleys.

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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, mechanical variance compensation, and 360° overload protection that promote performance and service life.

Montalvo Corporation

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

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Montalvo Debuts New XR Load Cell for Applications Utilizing Pulleys

Press release date: August 20, 2014

Gorham, ME, USA — Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, announces its latest product, the XR Pulley Load Cell. Part of Montalvo’s X Series of load cells the XR can be fully customized to a customer’s specifications, including pulley size, profile, material and load rating. The XR can also be designed to utilize an application’s existing pulleys, making it a cost effective drop in component for tension sensing functionality. The XR is ideal for wire, cable, filament, rope and other single strand applications. A dual parallel beam, mechanical variance compensation, and 360° overload protection ensures high performance and a long service life.

President Ed Montalvo says “The XR provides customers a perfect mix of versatility, functionality and performance. It is a highly cost effective way for customers to add tension measurement to their new or existing applications while ensuring it is built to precisely meet the needs of their application. Built with our industry leading signal sensitivity, the XR is a key component in increasing the productivity and end product quality of applications utilizing pulleys.”

A complete list of features for the XR Load Cell includes:
• 100% stainless steel body
• Dual parallel beam
• Industry leading signal sensitivity
• Fully customizable
• Accepts existing pulleys
• Mechanical variance compensation
• 360° Overload Protection
• Full Bridge
• Multiple mounting options & load ratings

About Montalvo
Since 1947 the Montalvo Corporation has specialized in manufacturing, integrating, retrofitting and servicing a wide range of tension control products for a variety of industries including, converting, paper, film, foil, nonwovens, plastic, corrugated, packaging, medical, composite and more. Montalvo’s products include load cells, tension controllers, tension indicators, amplifiers, tension control brakes and clutches, sensors and safety chucks. Montalvo has four worldwide offices in the USA, Denmark, Germany & China. http://www.montalvo.com

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