Safety Chucks feature replaceable inserts.

Press Release Summary:

Available in pedestal mount and flange mount models, Guardian Safety Chucks feature self-centering journal seat and automatic locking in case of accidental rotation. Hardened inserts can be replaced as opposed to entire handwheel when maintenance is needed. Inserts also add versatility as they can be swapped out to accommodate other shaft sizes on same safety chuck.

Original Press Release:

Montalvo Launches New Line of Safety Chucks - Guardian Safety Chucks

Gorham, ME, USA – Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, have launched their new patent pending Guardian Safety Chucks. All new hardened replaceable inserts save manufacturer’s time and costs by only needing to replace the inserts as opposed to an entire handwheel when maintenance is needed, and can be replaced quickly and easily. New inserts also add versatility as they can be swapped out to accommodate other shaft sizes on the same safety chuck. Guardian Safety Chucks also feature an increased safety factor (A2), longer service life, easier roll loading and has the lowest total cost of ownership in the industry.

President Ed Montalvo says “The Guardian Safety Chucks represent the next evolution of our safety chuck line as we incorporated all the elements of our KL line that made them the preferred safety chucks for manufacturers while adding new functionality and features to create a new patent pending product. Manufactures are able to protect their machine operators and their rolls while decreasing lifetime costs, reducing maintenance time, and utilize a higher performing safety chuck.”

A complete list of features for the Guardian Safety Chuck includes:

• Shorter Lead Times

• Built to Suit Customizable Shaft Ends

• Redesigned Journal Seat

• Automatic Locking in Case of Accidental Rotation

• Lowest Total Cost of Ownership

• Easier Roll Loading for Operators

• Self Centering Journal Seat

• Backwards Compatible to Montalvo KL Safety Chucks

• Increased Safety Factor

• Pedestal Mount or Flange Mount Available

Additional information on the Guardian Safety Chuck can be found on the Guardian Safety Chuck Product Webpage

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.  Read this press release online.

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