Dancer Tension Control

As the originators of the first dancer controller to utilize feedback from both a dancer arm and load cells, we understand the unique control requirements of applications utilizing dancers. Montalvo’s Dancer Tension Controllers give you the precise, accurate, and repeatable tension control required for more productive and profitable runs.

2 Models

  • Z4-UI – utilizes Dancer Arm and Load Cell Feedback with Tension Indication
  • Z4-UD – utilizes Dancer Arm Feedback

Compatible with multiple feedback sources

  • Dancer Positions Sensors
  • Ultrasonic Sensor
  • Potentiometers
  • Proximity Switches
  • Laser Sensors

Control functions include

  • Soft-Start
  • Anti-Coast
  • Web Break Detection
  • Splice

Progressive Gain

Range Expansion and Variable Wrap Angle Technology



Dancer System

With a few key set-up parameters your machine provides consistent, uniform control without requiring constant monitoring. Montalvo’s Dancer Controllers allow you to achieve more!

Z4 Dancer Tension Controller