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Controls & Controllers -> Machine Controls & Controllers -> Tension Controller


Tension Controller




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Torque Controller maintains constant web tension.

Dover Flexo Electronics, Inc.    Rochester, NH 03867
Feb 19, 2014 Suitable for applications in which precise tension control is not essential, EasyWeb™ 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™ 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.

In-Line Tensioner suits die cutting and tube manufacturing.

In-Line Tensioner suits die cutting and tube manufacturing.

Montalvo Corporation    Gorham, ME 04038
Feb 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.

Open Loop Tension Controller incorporates advanced features.

Open Loop Tension Controller incorporates advanced features.

Montalvo Corporation    Gorham, ME 04038
Apr 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 0–10 V or 4–20 mA outputs.

Open Loop Web Tension Controller offers diverse feature set.

Open Loop Web Tension Controller offers diverse feature set.

Montalvo Corporation    Gorham, ME 04038
Oct 06, 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 mount installation. Users can save as many as 9 tension parameters for immediate recall.

Seat Belt Pretensioner offers simplified design..

TRW Automotive    Livonia, MI 48150
Dec 08, 2010 SPR4 (Snake Pretensioner Retractor) uses plastic piston instead of metal components to transfer tensioning torque, resulting in simple and light weight design. Comprised mainly of piston, gas generator, tube, and pinion, uses tensioning concept that transfers power without limiting functionality. Pre-tensioning takes 10 msec, and green gas used exhibits low variation over temperature range. Also, tube is bent into dimensions of retractor without constraining seat belt webbing.

Compact Tension Control handles open loop and dancer applications.

Compact Tension Control handles open loop and dancer applications.

MAGPOWR    Oklahoma City, OK 73114
Aug 27, 2010 Intended for load cell tension control, open-loop systems, and dancer applications, Spyder Plus can be mounted remotely and integrated with existing PLC or remote PC for control of brakes, clutches, or drives. LCD readout and keypad allows local control over tuning, taper tension, and security lockout; Dancer mode enables use of load cells to monitor web tension; and remote setpoint adjustment promotes efficiency. Control also works with third party ultrasonic or laser sensors.

Wire and Cable Tension Controller features compact design.

Wire and Cable Tension Controller features compact design.

Andantex USA, Inc.    Wanamasa, NJ 07712
Aug 10, 2010 Installed on cabinet backplane, X-block is designed for multispindle wire and cable pay-off applications that use open- or closed-loop tension control systems. Unit has rear-panel DIN rail mounting clip that allows up to 6 units to be installed side-by-side in width of 300 mm. Built around PID controller, unit includes sensor amplification module, enabling plug-and-play settings for all types of load cells, and power supply function for direct control from electromagnetic actuators.

Slitter/Rewinders offer replacement tension control unit.

Slitter/Rewinders offer replacement tension control unit.

Parkinson Technologies    Woonsocket, RI 02895
Dec 02, 2009 Designed as in-field retrofit for Dusenbery® Converting Systems, Model 81 features PLC, which takes operator entries for product specifics and processing preferences and continuously calculates precise machine settings to insure desired finished package qualities. Operator interface screen and recipe storage capabilities enable users to store and recall optimal settings. Model 81 replaces Models 61 and 71 unwind controls as well as DEL Slowdown rewind controls.

Multi-Unwind/Rewind System features cantilevered design.

Glenro, Inc.    Paterson, NJ 07501 1799
Oct 29, 2009 Cantilevered Multi-Unwind and Rewind System offers auto edge control that is accurate to ±1 mm, and auto jog that allows material to automatically advance when pulled over load cell roll. System's auto run mode automatically unwinds start tension control when tension set point is reached. Configurable, PID-controlled product allows enable/disable, under/over-wind, tapering, and side-lay of each winder. It is suited for webs up to 18 in. wide with 20 in. roll dia and 100 lb roll weight.

Web Tension Controller optimizes product quality.

Web Tension Controller optimizes product quality.

Double E Company    West Bridgewater, MA 02379
Nov 19, 2008 Applied to running web, Double E/Re Integrated Tension System packages all electrical and pneumatic components needed to control product quality in one enclosure. Model EP.03 closed-loop tension control system can connect to new or existing pneumatic brakes and contains MW.90.10 controller, E/P converter, air pressure gages, and manual override dials. With 3 PID settings for acceleration, running, and deceleration, MW.90.10 can maintain consistent tension relative to line speed.

Water-Cooled Clutches/Brakes suit heavy-duty appliactions.

Water-Cooled Clutches/Brakes suit heavy-duty appliactions.

Wichita Clutch Div. Warner Electric    South Beloit, IL 61080
Jun 14, 2007 AquaMaKKs(TM) water-cooled clutches and brakes provide accurate torque control for constant tensioning for continuous slip tension applications in oil and gas, metal processing and forming, forestry, and marine deck machinery. Use of minimal parts facilitates installation and maintenance, while materials of construction and finishes provide protection in challenging environments. Water jacket design promotes heat absorption and torque stability, optimizing heat dissipation.

Pneumatic Brake indicates status.

Pneumatic Brake indicates status.

MAGPOWR    Oklahoma City, OK 73114
Jun 05, 2007 Designed to prevent surprise problems, Smart Brake includes pad wear indicators that call attention to brake pads only when they need to be changed, eliminating common practice of changing all brake pads at regular intervals, regardless of wear. Heat detection features identify signs of overheating, and can automatically activate fans to dissipate heat, without operator intervention. Guard design dissipates heat, while allowing access to brake pads.

Web Tension Control System offers advanced regulation.

Andantex USA, Inc.    Wanamasa, NJ 07712
Apr 24, 2007 Digital controller, Merobel DGT300, provides regulation capabilities for printing, labeling, and converting machinery. Employing Windows-based software, unit contains programming options such as inertia compensation, taper adjustment, on-the-fly management of web turrets, and E-stop torque control in proportion to set point. Solution, operable in closed- as well as open-loop modes, contains 5 built-in memories and one integral power supply.

Tension Switch lets user vary tension levels during winding.

Azonic Products, Inc.    Albion, NE 68620
Nov 25, 2005 Controlled remotely by existing winder controller, Switchable Tension Stepper, Model 300 allows user to set up to 4 predetermined tension levels that adjust automatically during winding cycle. Users can accelerate coil winding at one tension level, then adjust to another tension level for regular winding speed, and use another tension level for deceleration and tapping. Model 300 retrofits to existing tensioners including Models 30-40G, 30-350G, and 30-700G.

Web Tension Systems deliver repeatable measurements.

Web Tension Systems deliver repeatable measurements.

Vishay    Malvern, PA 19355
Jun 21, 2005 GLT Web Tension Systems measure winding, rewinding, slitting, coating, laminating, and printing zones to ensure optimal performance. Products combine PS-1010T tension transmitter with galvanically isolated 0-10 V, 4-20 mA output signals and GLT Transducers with rated output of 2.000 mV/V ±0.25%. Available in 20, 50, 100, 200, and 500 lb ratings, GLT transducers feature full Wheatstone-Bridge, temperature-compensated, SR-4 strain gage construction.

Tension Controller aids in web unwinding and rewinding.

Hardy Process Solutions, Inc.    San Diego, CA 92123 1825
Nov 05, 2004 Suited for web and strand processing applications, controller uses strain gage and LVDT load cells to measure actual tension of product. It comes with dual 4-20 ma output and Ethernet TCP/IP interface, and features WAVERSAVER, which ignores machine vibration to provide accurate signal; C2 electronic calibration; and automatic backup of configuration data. Users can interact with process via keypad, plant network, Palm PDA, or over plant network.

Tension Control System features automatic operation.

Tension Control System features automatic operation.

Dover Flexo Electronics, Inc.    Rochester, NH 03867
Mar 15, 2004 TensionManager(TM) Control Module consists of single-board, DIN-rail mountable, digital tension controller supported by specialized option modules such as TLS (Tension Limit Switch) for web break detection. Slim profile enables unit to fit into machine control panels, and PCLink(TM) Software allows for configuration, monitoring, and diagnostics. Features include store/recall for 10 job setups, taper by external diameter input, and soft start capabilities.

Tension Brakes feature finned rotor design.

Tension Brakes feature finned rotor design.

Nexen Group, Inc.    Vadnais Heights, MN 55127
Mar 01, 2004 Series SA and TA are Straight and Tapered-Bore Brakes that provide thermal dissipation and tension control for unwind brake applications. Air pressure is supplied to increase or decrease brake torque during unwind process of paper, film, foil, or fabric. High temperature O-rings and bearings allow units to run at max thermal capacity. Self-contained SA brakes are fully-assembled and mounted onto unwind shaft. Series TA brakes use standard QD® bushing for mounting.

Electric Slip Clutch uses asbestos-free friction system.

Electric Slip Clutch uses asbestos-free friction system.

Polyclutch Corp., Div. of Custom Products Corp.    North Haven, CT 06473
Jan 06, 2004 Electro Slip Clutch offers continuous or intermittent slip with up to 30 million cycles. Torque is gradually applied and electrically controlled, enabling change during operation. No suddenly applied load is transmitted through mechanism, reducing shock and making unit suited for design engineering applications such as tension control on wire, film thread, and paper.

Web Tensioning System prevents erratic dancing.

Web Tensioning System prevents erratic dancing.

Nexen Group, Inc.    Vadnais Heights, MN 55127
Dec 04, 2003 Offered as pre-configured system that maintains steady web tension, RSD250 Dancer Unwind Package contains RSD250 controller, EN50 pressure converter, air filter, DPS60 dancer position sensor, and all cables and air line tubing. Controller uses air pressure to increase/decrease pneumatic brake torque, allowing dancer roller to remain at mid-travel position. User can set RSD250 for momentary or maintained start/stop signal, adapting to any tension situation.




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