Load Cell provides ribbon width web control.

Press Release Summary:

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 available upon request. Customers specify diameter, profile, material, and finish of roller or pulley.

Original Press Release:

Montalvo Designs New Load Cell - The XR --For Ribbon Width Web Control

Gorham, Maine— The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, has developed a new ribbon-width cantilever load cell, the XR, designed to provide accurate and repeatable tension for very narrow webs.

President Ed Montalvo says, “This new X-series is designed for a customized fit into very narrow web, ribbon, wire, or single-strand applications to measure tension on the narrowest of materials.”

Additional information on the new X-series cells will soon be announced.

Other features of the Montalvo XR load cell include:

            • Multiple load ratings;

            • Two mounting styles – through-frame single bolt or flange mount;

            • Customer-specified roller or pulley – diameter, profile, material and finish;

            • Body only option – to fit customer-supplied rollers and pulleys.

Features, diagrams, dimensional drawings, illustrations of both a standard mount and a flange mount, a full list of specifications, and a pictoral explanation of how the X-Series load cells work are available on Montalvo’s web site -- www.montalvo.com/products.

Also available on the web site, under “Products,” is a form to allow customers to specify a custom roller, pulley or adapter and then submit the form for a quote or application analysis.

Montalvo specialists can assist with system application evaluation as well as installation and setup  of this equipment on customers’ machines.

The Montalvo Corporation specializes in the analyzing, upgrading and servicing of customers’ web tension control equipment. Since 1947, Montalvo has manufactured, integrated and serviced a wide range of web control products and systems for the converting, paper, foil, nonwovens, and plastic film industries as well as packaging, medical and high-tech applications. Montalvo products include electronic tension control devices, load cells, indicators, brakes, clutches, and safety chucks. Montalvo manufactures in the United States, and sells worldwide.

Montalvo has completed successful upgrades for customers on narrow web presses, printing presses, corrugators, laminators, coaters, slitters, sheeters, filmers, extruders, waxers, die cutters, and embossers.

For more information contact The Montalvo Corporation at 50 Hutcherson Drive, Gorham, Maine, USA, 04038; telephone 1-800-226-8710 or (207) 856-2501; fax 1-800-644-5097 or (207) 856-2509; www.montalvo.com; e-mail: dan@montalvo.com.

Montalvo may be contacted in Europe by calling or writing to Helge Birkwald, Jeppe Aakjærs Vej 18, DK-8700 Horsens, Denmark;  phone: +45 75 57 27 11; email: helge.birkwald@montalvo.com

Montalvo also has offices in China. Montalvo (Shanghai) Trading Co., Ltd. is located at Room 805, Forte Time Plaza, No. 898, QuYang Road, HongKou District, Shanghai, China, 200437. Tel: +86-21-61401822, Fax: +86-21-61401821. email: info@montalvo.cn.

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