Tension Controller

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Solis Accumulator Delivers Stored Material to Converting Line

January 8, 2016

Double E Company utilizes advanced Siemens drive and motion control system to maintain integrated tension and material movement during roll changes, without the need for a separate PLC Double E Company LLC (Bridgewater, Massachusetts) supplies a wide range of solutions for web handling, as well as accessories for the paper, film and foil web converting and packaging industries.  In addition... Read More

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, variable wrap angle, integrated tension indication, and various compensations.<br /> 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&ndash;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 forced air cooling. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Transportation Industry Products

ZF TRW's Innovative Integrated Brake Control System to Launch in High Volume in 2018

October 13, 2015

LIVONIA, Mich. • The Integrated Brake Control system will be implemented in high volume by a major vehicle manufacturer • Combines conventional braking components and functional control into a single unit offering enhanced performance across a full range of light duty vehicles • Will help meet increased requirements for fuel efficiency/CO(2), advanced safety systems such as... 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&trade; 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 web tension used to set and maintain precise tension throughout production &ndash; from full roll to core. 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, or for remote installation, Z4-UL is compatible with pneumatic or electric brakes/clutches and drives. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Montalvo Debuts New Tension Controller, Safety Chucks and Open Loop Control System at ICE Europe 2015

February 4, 2015

Z4 Tension Controller – Guardian Safety Chucks – TSC Tension Control System  Gorham, ME, USA – Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, will debut three entirely new product lines along with their lineup of load cells, brakes, controllers, sensors and more at ICE Europe 2015 in their booth Hall A6 Stand #481. Montalvo will be showcasing its latest advanced tension... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Montalvo Debuts New Tension Controller, Safety Chucks & Open Loop Control System at ICE USA 2015

January 20, 2015

Z4 Tension Controller – Guardian Safety Chucks – TSC Tension Control System Gorham, ME, USA – Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, will debut three entirely new product lines along with their lineup of load cells, brakes, controllers, sensors and more at ICE USA 2015 in their booth #511. Montalvo will be showcasing its latest advanced tension controller, the Z4,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Textile Industry Products

Montalvo and Coast Controls Announce New Strategic Partnership

December 11, 2014

Gorham, ME, USA – Montalvo and Coast Controls have created a new strategic partnership offering their customers complete tension control and web guiding equipment packages. As a preferred supplier to Coast Controls, Coast will feature Montalvo tension control equipment, including controls, load cells, brakes and sensors on their new machine builds and retrofit applications.  Coast Controls... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments, Textile Industry Products

Torque Controller maintains constant web tension.

February 19, 2014

Suitable for applications in which precise tension control is not essential, EasyWeb&trade; Open-Loop Torque Controller provides taper tension to center-driven rewind or unwind operations. Web tension is regulated by controlling motor or brake torque based on varying levels of roll diameter. EasyWeb&trade; can accept signals from direct diameter sensor or calculate diameter using line and roll speed signals. With bright OLED display, user interface enables viewing in any light and from any angle. 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 Closed Loop Tension Controller is also available. 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 for immediate recall and offers both 0&ndash;10 V or 4&ndash;20 mA outputs. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Montalvo to Offer Innovative Web Control Products at "Ice" Trade Show in Orlando in April 2013

February 27, 2013

  Gorham, Maine - The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, will be in BOOTH # 511 at the ICE (International Converting Exhibition) Trade Show, April 9-11, 2013, in Orlando, Florida. Montalvo is also participating in ICE Europe in Munich in March 2013. Montalvo will showcase a variety of products and live demonstrations. Live demonstrations... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

QTS Wizard Frame Quick Tensioning System on Display in HITACHI HP]07 Printer, Booth #2440, at IPC/APEX 2013

February 20, 2013

Medway, Massachusetts, USA ¨C The QTS Wizard Frame Quick Tensioning system will be on display in the HITACHI HP©7 Printer at IPC/APEX 2013, in booth #2440. The Wizard Stencil Stretch Frame System is designed to save time, costs, shipping, and waste over the old labor©intensive industry method of assembling custom cast aluminum or tubular frames and stencil foils. Ideal for high... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Montalvo to Offer Innovative Web Control Products at "Ice" Trade Show in Munich in March 2013

January 29, 2013

Gorham, Maine - The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, will be in HALL A6, STAND 584 at the ICE (International Converting Exhibition) Trade Show, March 19-21, 2013, in Munich, Germany. <4444>Among the web control products displayed by Montalvo at ICE EUROPE will be some new products including Montalvo's NS Load Cells, Filament Load Cell, ES load... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Precision Tensioning Brake

April 23, 2012

Hysteresis brakes are ideal for precise tension control applications. Torque is proportional to input current and independent of RPM. Placid Industries' patented Cog-Buster automatically smooths braking torque. Frictionless torque is produced by internal magnetic fields rather than contact between parts, so torque is smooth, accurate, and reliable. Even high slip RPM causes no wear. Torque... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Textile Industry Products

Montalvo Provides Sheeter Upgrades; Helps Set World Record

January 12, 2012

Gorham, Maine - The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, offers web control upgrades for sheeters. <4444>One of those upgrades resulted in a Montalvo customer who set a world record for an eight-pocket sheeter of 399 tons per day. <4444>The Montalvo retrofit consisted of Montalvo load cell-based X-3000 Series tension controllers, Montalvo V-510... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Services, Textile Industry Products

Montalvo Upgrades Improve Converting Applications

December 16, 2011

Gorham, Maine - The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, have provided customers with a wide variety of professional upgrades on many pieces of converting equipment.<4444>Included are: narrow web presses, printing presses, corrugators, laminators, cutters, slitters, sheeters, filmers, extruders, waxers, die cutters, embossers. <4444>President Ed... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Montalvo Upgrades for Mark Andy Presses Offer Many Benefits

October 14, 2011

Gorham, Maine - The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, has installed upgrades to Mark Andy 2200 presses that have provided many benefits for users, such as: o increased production o minimized waste o reduced set-up time o no time lost for upgrade installation o more machine flexibility -- ability to run a variety of products o easier... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Textile Industry Products

Montalvo to Offer Innovative Web Control Products at "ICE" Trade Show in Munich in November

October 6, 2011

Gorham, Maine - The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, will be in HALL B6, STAND 590 at the ICE (International Converting Exhibition) Trade Show November 8-10, 2011 in Munich, Germany. <4444>Among the web control products displayed by Montalvo at ICE will be their new generation of tension controllers, including the S4 digital controller, U4... Read More