Dover Flexo Tension Controller Has New Features


ROCHESTER, NH | Dover Flexo Electronics (DFE) reports new communications options for the SteadyWeb5 digital tension controller, said to maintain set tension on a web in any zone to improve process consistency. The controller’s new web-server option allows Ethernet communication for setup and control via connected PC or remotely from a wi-fi-enabled smart device.

For setup and configuration, users have a choice of the controller’s standard graphic interface with a color backlit LCD and convenient scroll knob, or a communication option:

• Serial Communication—Modbus RTU or HCI available as RS232 or RS485 interfaces

• Ethernet—10/100 Base-T Ethernet card with RJ45 Jack for remote web access.

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