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Altra Motion releases new controller and driver for tension brakes

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article image XCTRL controller and X2DRV driver

Altra Industrial Motion, Inc. announces the release of the XCTRL controller and X2DRV driver by Warner Electric, specifically designed for the unique requirements of tension control with dancer arm or load cells.

The XCTRL controller combines leading technology with advanced functionality to create a performance driven, convenient and easy to operate tension control system.

Key features of XCTRL controllers include 2 sensor inputs, supporting dancer arm or load cells sensors; 2 channels with selectable outputs 0-10 V or 4-20 mA; 2 PID controllers with linear or automatic inertia compensation; easy splicing set up; parameters saving through USB and SD card; USB connection; and I/O remote control.

The X2DRV driver offers advanced control technology to get accurate control of all electromagnetic brakes, and is designed to suit almost all brake types from the well known Warner’s TB brakes to the mag particles brakes.

Key features of X2DRV drivers include 2 channels, 24VDC, 4 Amps with anti-residual control; voltage or current controlled; 2 inputs control: 0-10 V or 4-20 mA; 2 integrated open loop controls; and 2 auxiliary diameter compensation inputs (0-10 V or 4-20 mA) for automatic roll diameter compensation.

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