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Tension Control & Web Tension Control Device

Supplier: CGB Precision Products

CGB Precision Products can offer a range of products designed to measure and control tension in a wide range of applications.


  • Merobel EMP Brake Components and Clutches
  • Magnetic Technologies Brakes and Clutches
  • Airpel® Anti-Stiction® Air Cylinders
  • Airpel-AB® Air Bearing Cylinders
  • FMS-webMaster
  • FMS-winderGlide

Electro Magnetic Powder (EMP) brakes and clutches can provide variable tension control responsive to a range of measuring devices including:

  • Dancer arm
  • Ultrasonic and load measuring bearings

Using Merobel’s DGT300 digital tension controller AC and DC motors and servomotors can be used to control product tension accurately and automatically. EMP brakes and clutches offer:

    • Torque proportional to the current supplied
    • Torque is independent of slip speed
    • Torque repeatability
    • Torque control

Magnetic Technologies Magnetic Brakes and Clutch Bearings

They offer a range of permanent magnetic brakes and clutch bearingswith off the shelf units providing tension a little as 0.14Nm and up to 15Nm.

    • No electricity
    • No break-away torque
    • No contacting or wearing parts
    • Constant torque independent of shaft speed

Force Measuring Systems

Setting measuring and control systems standards not only in terms of application versatility, but also in terms of ease of integration with materials, process, machines and systems. FMS products are extensively used in paper, converting and wire manufacturing industries. Other products include:

  • Force Sensors
  • Instrumentation amplifiers
  • Tension controllers
  • Web guiding sensors (ultrasonic and optical)
  • Steering frames
  • Web guiding controllers
  • Actuators
Airpot Corporation

Airpot Corporationis the world’s leading manufacturer of ultra low friction, super-responsive pneumatic piston and cylinder motion dampers. Applications include:
  • Web/wire/filament tension controls
  • Test and measurement instruments
  • Automated medical analysers
  • Dispensing and vending machines
  • High capacity mail
  • Cash handling equipment

Airpot’s unique seal-less construction and combination of materials allow:

  • Unsurpassed longevity
  • High cycle rates without lubricants
  • Smooth operation at extreme temperatures
  • Instrument quality performance for low to medium force and energy levels