Magnetic Particle Brakes target clean room environments.

Press Release Summary:

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 forced air cooling.

Original Press Release:

Montalvo Launches New Line of Magnetic Particle Brakes

Gorham, ME, USA – Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, is announcing the launch of its newest product line, the MP-B Series Magnetic Particle Brakes. MP-B Series are ideal for clean room environments and for applications that require torque independent of speed. MP-B Series brakes are available in shafted or thru bore models with torque ranges from 0.4 in-lb (0.04 Nm) up to 8,851 in-lb (1,000 Nm). They are available as standalone brakes or are compatible with a variety of added cooling options.

Marketing Manager Bryon Williams says, “As recognized leaders in web tension control brakes, our goal is always to be delivering the products that meet and exceed our customers’ expectations with the same performance and quality standards they have come to know from Montalvo. Our new line of Magnetic Particle Brakes deliver smooth, repeatable, high quality performance so our customers can run from full roll to core every time, maximizing their process capabilities. Our MP-B Series Brakes keep installation simple and has some of the longest service lives in the industry. Better quality and better performance for better web control.

Additional Features and Functions Include:

• Long Maintenance Free Service Life

• Easy Installation

• Reliable, Repeatable, Accurate and Smooth Torque Delivery

• Rapid Response to Any Torque Changes

• Smooth Starts and Stops

• Silent Operation

• Low Power Consumption

• Compact, Space Saving Units

• Linear and Proportional Torque to the Electric Current

• Torque Independent of Speed

• Cost Effective Solution for Variable Torque Systems

• Optional Passive or Forced Air Additional Cooling Options

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.

For additional information please visit the MP-B Magnetic Particle Brake Product Page on Montalvo’s website. Online version of this release.

For more information contact:

Bryon Williams


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