Tension Sensing Reference Materials
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3 APPROACHES TO WEB TENSION MEASUREMENT
Description: There are three predominant tension measurement technologies in use today. ...
Newspaper Press Tension Measurement
Description: Identifying problems or deviations that cause running web breaks is not black magic. The solution starts with measuring the process variables that are critical to a successful print run on your press, ...
Fiber Optic Sensing Solutions for the FAA
From: Jewell Instruments, LLCDescription: The FAA operates a state-of-the- art, full-scale pavement test facility dedicated solely to airport pavement research. Located at the William J. Hughes Technical Center near Atlantic City, New Jersey, ...
Quik-Cal Technology Speeds Tension Measurement Setup (.pdf)
Description: One of the new labor-saving features of DFE's tension indicator and controller products is technology. With the indication and control electronics use front-panel push buttons instead of ...
Tension Amplifier is Stable and Drift-Free Vs Competition (.pdf)
Description: The TI17C and TI18C tension indicators have had their internal components upgraded and ruggedized over previous generations of tension measurement electronics. Thorough testing shows that they deliver ...
Power Plant Thermography-Wide Range of Applications
From: FLIRDescription: A Midwest nuclear power plant utilizes 345 kV oil circuit breakers (OCBs) rated at 2,000 amps with an interrupting capacity of 63,000 amps. OCBs are independent-pole, pneumatically operated breakers: ...
Controlling Tension over a Wide Tension Range (.pdf)
Description: Controlling tension over a wide tension range is possible, but often a challenge. There are various solutions for this situation which include utilizing multiple web paths with individual transducer ...
Re-engineering Gives Converter Bang for Their Buck (.pdf)
Description: Tension control is a key factor in Arkwright Inc.'s efforts to enhance its overall process control and attain repeatable numbers, says Glenn Markel, director of engineering. Based in Fiskeville, RI, ...
Resistance vs. Temperature Tables (.pdf)
From: Conax Technologies
Slitter-Rewinders Benefit from Segmented Tension Roll Transducers (.pdf)
Description: Have you ever needed to measure or control tension on multiple strands of web as they are being wound onto individual winders or takeups? A typical example is the case where a wide web of delicate or ...
Tension Control in Converting Machines (.pdf)
Description: In the converting industry we have all kinds of webs to control tension on, from the bonding of a zip lock strip to a plastic web for making zip lock bags to folding carton stock. The correct tension ...
Tension Transducer Strain Gages: Which Technology is Better? The Foil vs. Semiconductor (Silicon) Strain Gage Debate (.pdf)
Description: DFE has been producing high-quality strain-gage tension transducers (often called 'load cells') since 1974. Web process manufacturers and OEMs buy DFE transducers because they are accurate, ...
Web Press Tension Measurement for Newspapers (.pdf)
Description: A major metropolitan publisher in North America prints a large circulation daily newspaper on six offset web presses with twelve print stations per press. The newspaper presses handle web widths of ...