Trends Forcing Innovation in Tension Control

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Trends Forcing Innovation in Tension Control
While it wasn't the case 35 years ago, most flexible packaging printers and converters today know that by retrofitting their web-fed machinery with direct tension-sensing and control equipment they can control their overall process better while preventing poor quality in finished roll material.

When we look at the factors that shape the evolution of tension control products for the converting industry there are several key drivers of technological change for us today, and several macroeconomic trends driving innovation in the industry.

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About DFE
DFE is the natural choice of process and maintenance engineers for upgrading existing machinery with modern, efficient tension control. OEMs and machinery builders choose DFE to incorporate the most reliable, cost-effective tension controls into their machine designs. Consistent quality, product reliability and superior technical support translate into low cost of ownership for all our customers.

Are you measuring process tension on web or flexible substrate?
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Our products are used in unwind, rewind, and intermediate applications for any moving continuous material which undergoes an operation such as printing, coating, laminating, treating, metallizing, rewinding, unwinding, slitting, coating or other processes. Tension measurement and control systems for flexible packaging and paper, film and foil converting are our specialty.

We have over 84,000 tension transducers installed in manufacturing facilities everywhere. DFE transducers (sometimes referred to as 'load cells') are the industry standard for direct tension sensing and  measurement. We are a recognized leader in tension technology.

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