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

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