New Unwind Tension Controller Utilizing Load Cell Feedback (Z4-UL)

August 5, 2015, Gorham, ME, USA – Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, is announcing the launch of its latest web tension controller the Z4-UL. The Z4-UL is designed for unwind tension zones utilizing load cell feedback for tension measurement with a full range of functions and features to maximize production capabilities. The Z4-UL features an all new seven day trend storage capability for recording production run data, the first ever 7” high definition web tension control interface, and is available in three different configurations: circuit board only (Z4-UL-B), enclosure (Z4-UL-E), or remote installation (Z4-UL-R).

Z4 Web Tension Controller

Z4 Web Tension Controller

Applications Specialist Doug Brockelbank says, “The Z4-UL represents the next iteration of our tension controller technology, introducing a variety of new features, functions, and benefits for manufacturers to achieve more with their machines. The Z4-UL continues our advancement of the technological capabilities of our tension controllers and lays the foundation for new innovations we will soon be bringing to the industry.”

Additional Features and Functions Include:

  • Soft Start, Anti-Coast, Flying Splice, Web Break Detection
  • User defined units and scales
  • Variable wrap angle
  • Range expansion
  • Integrated tension indication
  • Compatible with pneumatic or electric brakes/clutches, and drives
  • 24V version available

About Montalvo

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 and safety chucks. Montalvo has four worldwide offices in the USA, Denmark, Germany & China.

For additional information please visit the Z4-UL Tension Controller Product Page on Montalvo’s website.