New DLCA Net Family Load Cell Amplifiers Feature Built-In Advanced Networking Capabilities

Press Release Summary:

Maxcess’ Load Cell Amplifiers consist of DLCA Net, DLCA Net-Slim and DLCA Net-IP65 models. Units come with EtherNet/IP™, PROFINET, Modbus TCP, embedded web server for set up and calibration and EtherCAT. The amplifiers feature EDS file AOP, DLR Ring, PTP time stamping and alarms. DLCA Net-Slim model is designed for applications in which panel space is significant whereas the IP65 model to applications where tension values can be converted to communications on the machine itself.

Original Press Release:

Maxcess Announces New Load Cell Amplifiers with Networking Capabilities from MAGPOWR

MAGPOWR launches the DLCA NET family of Amplifiers: DLCA NET, DLCA NET-Slim and DLCA NET-IP65

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 7, 2018- Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, today announced the release of three tension amplifiers from MAGPOWR with advanced networking capabilities. Announced are the DLCA NET, DLCA NET-Slim and DLCA NET-IP65, with the slim catering to applications where panel space is crucial and the IP65 to applications where tension values can be converted to communications on the machine itself without going back to a control panel.

“With our new line of amplifiers that include built-in networking capabilities, we are offering EtherNet/IP™, PROFINET, Modbus TCP, an embedded web server and EtherCAT for the first time in a tension amplifier,” said Chris Harper, Global Product Manager for MAGPOWR Tension Control. “This family of amplifiers and its included features allow for fast and easy integration into machine control networks and adds high performance and enhanced reliability to web tension measurement.”

The new line of amplifiers transmits calibrated tension values from one or two tension zones over dual port communications and offers EDS file AOP, DLR Ring, PTP time stamping, alarms and an embedded web server for setup and calibration.

“Maxcess has always been at the forefront of technological advancements for web handling applications, and the release of the DLCA NET family of amplifiers is no exception,” said Greg Jehlik, CEO of Maxcess. “We will be leveraging these advanced networking capabilities through future product offerings across our storied brands under the Maxcess umbrella.”

About Maxcess: Maxcess helps its customers maximize productivity through innovative products and services worldwide. By combining more than 340 years of global service and support across the storied brands of Fife, Tidland, MAGPOWR, Webex, Valley Roller, Menges Roller and Componex, Maxcess offers an unrivaled network of application experts.

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