Newsletter Archives: 2017 Better Web Control Newsletters

Montalvo’s Better Web Control Newsletter delivers Montalvo and industry news directly to your inbox once a month. Stay up to date on the latest product releases, technology developments and headlines conveniently through your e-mail.

June 2017 Better Web Control Newsletter

In this issue:
Direct Replacement Load Cells
Summer Shutdown Service
Dancer Position Sensor


Dependable Direct Replacement Load Cells
Replace With Ease & Without Interruption

Achieving high quality tension control starts with a high quality tension control signal. Montalvo’s load cells offer greater sensitivity to detect the slightest changes in tension to minimize waste and maximize process quality. The high quality, high performance load cells you’ve come to know with Montalvo in the dimensional sizes you require if utilizing DFE or CMC load cells. Direct Replacement load cells meet DFE and CMC product dimension specifications to allow replacement with ease and without interruption.

dr-d- 3 pin dead shaft idlet load cells3 Pin Dead Shaft Idler Load Cells (DR-D Series – Dover Flexo Direct Replacement Load Cells):

  • 3 pin connector
  • Dimensional Equivalent to DFE Load Cell
  • Multiple mounting options
  • 100% stainless steel
  • 360° overload protection

For more information visit the DR-D Series Webpage

Full Bridge Dead Shaft Idler Load Cells (DR-C Series – CMC Direct Replacement Load Cells):
Full Bridge Load Cell (half bridge available)

  • Dimensional Equivalent to CMC Load Cell
  • Multiple mounting options
  • 100% stainless steel
  • 360° overload protection

For more information visit the DR-C Series Webpage


Summer Shutdown Service and Support
Utilize Your Machine Downtime for UpkeepWeb Tension Control Services

Montalvo offers a wide range of services and a summer shutdown can be the perfect opportunity to have a Montalvo Applications Specialist look over your machine. To help you achieve more we offer:

  • Tune ups for your existing equipment
  • Machine/process evaluations for product or upgrade recommendations
  • Installation and start-up assistance, or
  • Training sessions for your team members

Let us service your Montalvo equipment to ensure its overall optimal performance.

Contact Us to set up your appointment today!


DPS Dancer Position Sensor/Inclinometer
No Wear Parts, Zero Maintenance

DPS Installed on Dancer Arm

The Montalvo Dancer Position Sensor utilizes the latest in sensor technology to give you rapid, yet precise, response times and tension feedback. Installation of the DPS is a no hassle job that can be done without any adjustments to your current application. Also, with non-contact
housing and no wear parts, you can expect an exceptionally long service life. We are proud that our DPS provides you with leading accuracy of 99.98%.

  • Easy installation
  • Extended service life
  • Flexible axis mounting
  • Sensitive and precise
  • Rapid response time
  • Tool-less collaboration
  • Repeatable
  • Short circuit proof

It’s just that easy!

Get More Information on the DPS Dancer Position Sensor


Here For You!
Need technical assistance, have a question about your application, adding components to a new machine, or want to explore an upgrade or retrofit, we are here to help you any way we can.

Contact a Montalvo Applications Specialist

May 2017 Better Web Control Newsletter

In this issue:
Lunch and Learns
Spare Parts
EtherNet/IP™


Better Web Control Lunch and Learns
Pick up some knowledge while you pick up a fork

Host a lunch and learn with a Montalvo Application Specialist and your team to discuss a topic of your choosing. Whether its gaining more insights and understanding into specific Montalvo products, exclusive and innovative technologies like Range Expansion, or you are looking to learn more about tension control concepts and options, we can provide you the knowledge you are looking for while you dine!

Previous Lunch & Learn Topics Have Included:

  • Dancer Tension Control Basics
  • Web Tension Control 101
  • Common Symptoms and Solutions
  • Z4 Tension Controller
  • Tension Controller Functions Overview
  • Range Expansion
  • Variable Wrap Angle Technology
  • Product Specific Information Session

Contact Us to Request a Lunch and Learn


High Quality, High Performance OEM Spare Parts
Genuine Parts Direct from MontalvoTension Control Spare Parts

Achieve long lasting, high quality performance for the life our your Montalvo products, with genuine Montalvo spare parts direct from us.

  • Genuine OEM Parts
  • Longer Service Life
  • Higher Quality
  • Unmatched Performance
  • Greater Reliability
  • Faster Delivery
  • Factory Direct Pricing

Genuine parts direct from us to you!Friction pads, friction modules, brake discs, piston kits, disc-hub assemblies, and everything else.

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EtherNet/IP™ Communications
Z4 Tension Controllersz4-tension-controller-ethernet-ip-odva-certified

Announcing ODVA EtherNet/IP™ Communication for our series of Z4 Tension Controllers.

Available as a communication option for new Z4 Tension Controllers, or as an upgrade for existing Z4’s in the field, EtherNet/IP™ allows customers to easily interface with an existing HMI on the operator panel of the machine, allow management to record, and store information about the condition of the machine, and reduce, or eliminate the need for running cables/wires for installation.

ODVA EtherNet/IP™ Features Include:

  • Faster communication between Z4’s and other networked devices
  • Easily interface with existing HMI
  • Parameters made available for customized tracking and logging
  • Easily integrates into existing Ethernet system

Learn More

Contact Us to Request a Quote


Here For You!
Need technical assistance, have a question about your application, adding components to a new machine, or want to explore an upgrade or retrofit, we are here to help you any way we can.

Contact a Montalvo Applications Specialist

March 2017 Better Web Control Newsletter

In this issue:
EtherNet/IP™
Time to Celebrate
NEW Tension Sensing Rollers (TSR)


EtherNet/IP™ Communications
Z4 Tension Controllersz4-tension-controller-ethernet-ip-odva-certified

Announcing ODVA EtherNet/IP™ Communication for our series of Z4 Tension Controllers.

Available as a communication option for new Z4 Tension Controllers, or as an upgrade for existing Z4’s in the field, EtherNet/IP™ allows customers to easily interface with an existing HMI on the operator panel of the machine, allow management to record, and store information about the condition of the machine, and reduce, or eliminate the need for running cables/wires for installation.

ODVA EtherNet/IP™ Features Include:
Faster communication between Z4’s and other networked devices
Easily interface with existing HMI
Parameters made available for customized tracking and logging
Easily integrates into existing Ethernet system

Learn More

Contact Us to Request a Quote


Better Web Control for 70 Years!
The tradition continues

“There’s only one right way to build a product. Do it right the first time and back it up with top flight after-sales service.” – Edwin J. Montalvo Sr.

Since 1947 Montalvo has had one goal: provide Better Web Control; whether it be product, service, or support.

From the invention of the dual disc multiple range air brake and clutch for use in continuous unwinding and winding applications to the latest in advanced tension control technology Montalvo has continually brought the newest innovations to the industry for 70 years and proudly continues this tradition

Customers know when they work with Montalvo they are working with some of the industry’s most talented, most knowledgeable, and most experienced individuals. The respect Montalvo has earned within the industry and within its customers continues to drive the company to deliver the finest tension control products, services, and solutions to ensure our customers are maximizing the performance and capabilities of their applications for years to come.

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TSR Tension Sensing Rollers
Convenient, Drop-In, All-in-One UnitsTension Sensing Rollers

TSR Tension Sensing Rollers are an all-in-one, drop-in tension measurement solution combining performance and convenience. Re-designed for shorter lead times, lower pricing, and improved performance, the TSR is available in standard sizes, and finishes or completely customizable. The TSR is one of the most versatile, performance driven machine components in the industry for both OEM’s and End-Users.

Features Include:

  • Drop-In Installation
  • All-In-One Load Cell and Roller
  • Shorter Lead Times
  • Lower Pricing
  • Fully Customizable
  • Sensitive to the Slightest Tension Changes
  • Higher Performance
  • Higher QualityLearn more about TSR Tension Sensing Rollers

Here For You!
Need technical assistance, have a question about your application, adding components to a new machine, or want to explore an upgrade or retrofit, we are here to help you any way we can.

Contact a Montalvo Applications Specialist

February 2017 Better Web Control Newsletter

In this issue:
NEW TSR Tension Sensing Rollers
NEW P4 Automatic Range Expander
BLUE Lifetime Assurance


TSR Tension Sensing Rollers
Convenient, Drop-In, All-in-One UnitsTension Sensing Rollers

TSR Tension Sensing Rollers are an all-in-one, drop-in tension measurement solution combining performance and convenience. Re-designed for shorter lead times, lower pricing, and improved performance, the TSR is available in standard sizes, and finishes or completely customizable. The TSR is one of the most versatile, performance driven machine components in the industry for both OEM’s and End-Users.

Tension Sensing Roller

  • Features Include:
  • Drop-In Installation
  • All-In-One Load Cell and Roller
  • Shorter Lead Times
  • Lower Pricing
  • Fully Customizable
  • Sensitive to the Slightest Tension Changes
  • Higher Performance
  • Higher Quality

Learn more about TSR Tension Sensing Rollers

 


P4 Automatic Range Expander
The Latest in Range Expansion Technology

Expand your capabilities with the latest edition of Montalvo’s innovative technology.

Montalvo’s elite Automatic Range Expander expands the capabilities of existing machines, allowing them to be more effective at:

  • running multiple types of materials with differing tension levels,
  • gaining greater control at lower torque ranges
  • running high mass rolls at lighter tensions (ex: films, foils)
  • running low torque and tension applications that require high torque to stop (ex: sheeters).

Additional Features Include:

  • Automatic Operation
  • Compatible with Z4 and 3000 Series Tension Controllers
  • Easy Installation and Operation
  • Emergency Stop Valve

Get More Information on the P4


BLUE Lifetime Assurance
We Are Here for You!
Montalvo Blue Lifetime Assurance
Our commitment to provide you our very best in every way.BACK to BETTER WEB CONTROL
Things happen. And when they do, our first priority is to get you back up and running as quickly as possible. We want your machine running.LOCAL ACCESS
In person, phone, e-mail, or online. With four worldwide offices (USA, Germany, Denmark, China) and an authorized licensee & representative network throughout five continents, we give you the local dependability you rely on.

UNCOMPROMISING SERVICE & SUPPORT
Whether you have a single question, need a tension control consultation, or require technical support or service, we are committed to you for the entire life of your Montalvo products and beyond. We are here for you!

EXPERTISE
Since 1947, Montalvo has differentiated itself by offering more than just high quality and high performance tension control products. We are your resource for the tension control expertise required to expand the capabilities of your machinery and production line.
Learn more about Montalvo BLUE Lifetime Assurance

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Here For You!
Need technical assistance, have a question about your application, adding components to a new machine, or want to explore an upgrade or retrofit, we are here to help you any way we can.

Contact a Montalvo Applications Specialist

January 2017 Better Web Control Newsletter

In this issue:
New Product: Direct Replacement Load Cells
Product Re-Launch: Cantilever Load Cells
2016 Review: Pricing and Delivery


Direct Replacement Load Cells
Alternatives for DFE and CMC Dead Shaft-Idler Load Cells

Montalvo’s brand new line of cartridge style dead-shaft idler load cells known as our Direct Replacement series have been developed to be dimensional drop-in, direct replacement load cells for a variety of other load cell manufacturers. This line provides all the dimensional and functional requirements you may be accustomed to, while often having equal or better lead times and pricing. And like all of our products, DR-Series Load Cells are back by our highest levels of support, quality, and performance.

DR-C Full Bridge Direct Replacement Load Cellsdr-c full bridge dead shaft idler load cell main image
As alternatives to CMC Ultra and Legacy dead shaft style load cells, Montalvo’s DR-C Series are available in full bridge (or half bridge upon request) configurations, and meet CMC product dimension specifications.

DR-D 3 Pin Direct Replacements Load Cellsdr-d- 3 pin dead shaft idlet load cells main image
As alternatives to DFE Model C dead shaft style tension transducers, Montalvo’s DR-D Series feature integrated 3-pin connectors while meeting DFE product dimension specifications.

 

Our Direct Replacement Dead Shaft Idler Load Cells deliver the quality, performance, and service life Montalvo is known for with the dimensions and functionality that your process may require.

Learn more about the DR-C Full Bridge Load Cell

Learn more about the DR-D 3 Pin Load Cell


Cantilever Load Cells (N Series)
Redesigned – Relaunched
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Improved quality, performance, and convenience, combined with lower pricing and shorter lead times

N Series Cantilever Load Cells are designed for single side machine frames such as label, film, foil, and other narrow webs, N Series Load Cells, feature an anti-deflection design, semiconductor strain gauge technology and eliminate web steering for greater consistency and quality in your process.

Additional Features Include:

  • All-in-One System
  • Eliminates Web Steering
  • Easy Installation
  • Customizable Lengths, Diameters, and Finishes
  • Industry Leading Sensing Technology

Find the right N Series for you


Key Achievements in 2016
New Products, Lower Pricing, Excellence in Delivery

Thank you for a great 2016!
2016 marked an extremely busy year for Montalvo, and with 2017 here, I wanted to update you on the key achievements that were made in 2016 with delivery, new products, manufacturing, and pricing, as well as let you know what’s coming in the New Year!

High Marks for On Time Delivery – in 2016 Montalvo Delivered

In 2016 Montalvo delivered!

Although 2016 was a very busy year we still kept lead times short, often one of the strongest in the industry, without sacrificing delivery. We are proud to have approached 100% delivery in both our commitment and customer request dates.

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Key Developments in Load Cell Production and Pricing – Lower Prices, Shorter Lead Times, and New Load Cell Releases

In 2016 we invested in the future. A 40% increase in CNC capacity and a 20% increase in Engineering resources resulted in lower pricing, new load cell lines, and expanded production capability for our Load Cells contributing to industry leading lead times.

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New Products for 2017

As excited as we are to review the achievements of 2016, we are excited to discuss our continued developments in 2017. Early 2017 will see the release of two new products.

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Here For You!
Need technical assistance, have a question about your application, adding components to a new machine, or want to explore an upgrade or retrofit, we are here to help you any way we can.

Contact a Montalvo Applications Specialist