Tension

Dover Flexo Expands Production Capability

A new automated lathe and a new milling machine will enable the company to expand production of idler rolls and tension roll transducers

Maxcess Announces New MAGPOWR Products

New tension control solutions include the CSR Cantilevered Tension Sensing Roller, the ISR Integrated Sensing Roller, and a larger Thin Load Cell

Nexen Offers Geared Bearing Solution

Company says solution features zero backlash gear and high capacity bearing in one package, with new online Product Selector to simplify ordering

Montalvo Offers Communication for Tension Controllers

The company says ODVA EtherNet/IP is now available as an option for its Z4 Tension Controllers, reportedly offering faster communication

Maxcess Launches Controller and Load Cell

The Spyder Plus S1 and the Thin Load Cell Series from MAGPOWR are said to offer high-end features, power, and affordability

DFE Transducer Suited for Heavy Duty

The F3H from Dover Flexo Electronics is said to measure high tension accurately using live shaft idler rolls

Dover Flexo Electronics Announces New Tension Controller

The WebHandler4 offers features of WebHandler5 digital version, but provides analog design for those who prefer simpler, more familiar version

Dover Flexo Electronics Debuts Torque Controller

The EasyWeb open loop torque controller maintains tension with roll diameter calculator and features a simple user interface.

Montalvo Load Cell Controls Tension on Narrow Webs

The XR ribbon-width cantilever load cell, said to measure tension on the narrowest materials, is offered in two mounting styles

NDC Offers Web Gauging Systems

Tdi systems feature robust industrial architecture said to offer speed, reliability, and flexibility

DFE Has New Sizes for Tension Roll, Narrow Web Transducers

Tension transducers are integrated into multiple idler roll sizes for application in a broad range of converting and printing applications

Montalvo Offers Multi-Zone Tension Indicator

The i4-HD is available in both an analog and a digital configuration, is said to provide accurate and repeatable web tension

Web Lines | Winding Process Fundamentals, Pt. 2

In Part 2 of this four-part series, web handling expert Tim Walker tackles tension control from the first to the final lap of the winding roll

Maxson Offers Accumulating Festoon

Allows inline sheeters to match the speed of downline processes

Converter Accessory Corp. Adds Bowed Rolls

Model FB350 bowed rolls from CAC are said to offer repeatable performance for anti-wrinkle applications, and several options are available

Web Lines | Measure Tension Wherever Possible

Web tension is the heartbeat of your process. There is no greater measurement of process quality than on-line tension measurement in all tension zones.

Maxcess Introduces High-Efficiency Brake

The MAGPOWR HEB250 is a cost-effective, low profile pneumatic brake with a sleek design to maximize productivity

Montalvo Going Strong at 65

Marking a milestone in electronic tension control, Montalvo celebrates 65 years of manufacturing brakes, clutches, load cells, and more

Web Lines | Test Your Web Handling Knowledge

Can you pass this 20-question quiz to prove you understand basic principles of web handling?

Montalvo Offers Web Tension Upgrades on Wide Range of Equipment

Web control upgrades increase converters' productivity and profitability for printing presses, corrugators, laminators, slitters, and more

Web Lines: Wrinkling of Foils

In our everyday lives, our main experience with foil likely comes from wrapping a potato in kitchen-grade aluminum foil. Wrinkling thin aluminum foil

Web Lines: Is Wound Roll Pressure Greater Than Tire Pressure?

I'll bet you that your wound roll has more internal pressure than a car tire. To win this bet, I have to prove that internal roll pressure is above 30

Technical Report: Up & Running

Recent innovations have improved the performance of slitter/rewinders dramatically, offering superior wind quality and impressive production rates

Amplifier Easy To Use

The A4 digital amplifier can be calibrated and zeroed with the push of one button. Can be used to remotely calibrate and graphically monitor both raw

Control Tension With Ease

The S4 digital tension controller is said easy to install, set up, and operate, and to ensure uniform tension control regardless of roll diameter by using

Controller Has Intuitive Interface

SteadyWeb 5 digital tension controller gets operators up to speed with minimal training via large 4.3-in. user interface that features illustrated prompts

Sensor Easy To Use

The DPS-1 dancer position dual-axis sensor is said to be versatile and user-friendly, as well as 99.98% accurate. Offers fast response time and high resolution/sensitivity.

Monitor Tension With Accuracy

The TwinAmp dual-tension amplifier features two isolated amplifier circuits on a single rack-mountable card. It can be used to monitor tension accurately

Control Open Loop, Dancer Applications

The Spyder Plus compact tension control adds the ability to control open loop applications, has advanced features for dancer applications, and provides

Solution to Heat-Related Problems

Frigid-X Panel Coolers use Vortex Tube technology to provide what is said to be a simple, inexpensive solution to heat-related problems in industrial

 

 

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