March 13, 2018, Gorham, ME, USA – Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, announces its newest product offering, Axial Activated Core Chucks. As part of their “Defender Series Core Chucks,” the Montalvo Axial Activated Core Chuck is designed for shaft-less unwinding and rewinding applications requiring maximum roll/core gripping and/or utilizing floor pick up. The Defender Axial Activated (DAA) Core Chucks, sometimes referred to as lug chucks, are cost-effective, rugged, and durable core chucks capable of withstanding even the dustiest environments while being simple to utilize. An exclusive “safe lock” model expands the capabilities of the AA core chucks even further by resolving any potential risk of the core not fully tightening and ensuring the roll is always perfectly concentric. Cores are engaged as a result of radial lug expansion as the core is loaded into the chuck, ensuring maximum grip so you can Achieve More.
Montalvo’s Director of Sales and Marketing, Bryon Williams says, “Our new axial activated chucks and total Defender series of core chucks gives our customers a superior product offering in performance, quality, cost, safety, and service life. Axial activated chucks are a cost-effective way to “defend” against core damage, extending their service life while maintaining the highest levels of safety. The drop-in replacement design ensures no additional installation requirements for customers looking to upgrade their current core chucks.”
Additional DAA Core Chuck features include:
- Rapid Expansion Jaws – ensure secure roll control immediately upon engagement
- Dual-Core Models – for processes utilizing multiple core sizes – one chuck, two core sizes
- E-Flange™ Option – eliminates operator interaction by removing cores while making core ejection fast and easy; reducing the risk of jammed cores
- Photocell Ready™ Option – allows the use of photocell or other sensors
- Customer Specified Mounting Holes – ready for immediate installation upon delivery
- Several Finishes Available – Black Oxide standard, Nickel Plating optional
- Drop-In Replacement Design – for easy upgrading of existing installations
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, safety chucks, and core chucks. Montalvo has four worldwide offices in the USA, Denmark, Germany & China.