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MPC SERIES TENSION SENSORS

       MPCF

       The MPC series sensors are designed for cantilever mounting to the machine frame. The body projects out from the machine with the roller attached to the end of the sensor. This a single roller design for placement in your material path between existing rollers, or rollers that you add, to create a three roller tension measurement system.  All roller types, V-/ U-groove, tape, film and web can be used with this sensor body. This sensor series has 4 body sizes that accommodate tension ranges from 1-gram to 500 lbs. The form and function are the same for
all with the overall size increasing for the higher tension ranges. The
0 - 6,000 gram sensor body can be ordered with the mounting flange on the front or rear as shown above.
Click on the drawing links below for a detailed drawing of each type. Modifications to meet your specific requirements are easily made. Call 1-800-470-3322 to speak with knowledgeable application engineers.

                    Sensors can be calibrated to read in grams, pounds, ounces, kg, cn, Newton, etc.

Digital Panel Meters, Displays, Amplifiers and Signal Conditioners
All TMI Strain Gaged Tension Transducers and Load Cells are full bridge 350 ohm or 1000 ohm sensors. They require an electronic signal conditioning module. This is typically a Digital Panel Meter with Display or Strain Gage Amplifier module. These units must provide the sensor's excitation voltage and be able to process the mV/V signal from the sensor. 
                                                  Click here for electronic indicator options.

Sensor Mounting

            MPC with slotted mounting holes
 
                 MPC-F with slotted mounting holes

       MPC2, MPC3 and MPC5 with tapped holes


      MPC2, MPC3 and MPC5 with clearance holes

MPC
  MPCF Illustration 
                                   STANDARD MPC BODY

 MPCF Illustration 
  
           OPTIONAL MPC-F FRONT MOUNTING FLANGE
The MPC and MPC-F sensor bodies are the smallest body sizes in this series with tension ranges available from 0 to 6,000 grams. The MPC-F body has the mounting flange at the front of the body, closer to the roller. This option allows the sensor to be mounted behind the machine frame with the roller close to the front of the machine wall. Both sensor bodies have two (2) slotted through holes for mounting. The cable exits at the rear of the body.

                PDF symbol MPC Series Drawing
                  PDF symbol MPC-F Series Drawing
                  PDF symbol MPC Specification
Standard Model Ranges Available
            0 - 250 gram
            0 - 500 gram
            0 - 1,000 gram
            0 - 2,000 gram
            0 - 3,000 gram
            0 - 4,000 gram
            0 - 5,000  gram
            0 - 6,000  gram     
All sensor ranges are wrap angle dependent.
For assistance in determining sensor range for your application call our application engineers at 1-800-470-3322.
               Also see range consideration details

MPC2
MPC2 Illustration

The MPC2 is the designed for tension ranges to 50 lbs, wrap angle dependent. The mounting base has three (3) 5/16-18 tapped holes for mounting to the machine frame. These holes can be ordered as clearance holes if required. The cable exits at the rear-top of the sensor body.

Standard Model Ranges Available
              0 - 15 lbs
              0 - 25 lbs
             
         0 - 50 lbs              
         0 - 75 lbs

                                PDF symbol MPC2 Series Drawing

                                 PDF symbol MPC2 Specification


MPC3
MPC3 Illustration

The MPC3 is designed for tension ranges to 250 lbs, wrap angle dependent. The mounting base has (3) 3/8-16 tapped holes for mounting to the machine frame. These holes can be ordered as clearance holes if required. The cable exits at the rear-top of the sensor body.

Standard Model Ranges Available
                  0 - 75 lbs
                  0 - 100 lbs
                  0 - 150 lbs
           0 - 200 lbs
           0 - 250 lbs 

                                  PDF symbol MPC3 Series Drawing

                                  PDF symbol MPC3 Specification
                

MPC5
MPC5 Illustration
The MPC5 is designed for tension ranges to 250 lbs, wrap angle dependent. The mounting base has (3) 1/2-13 tapped holes for mounting to the machine frame. These holes can be ordered as clearance holes if required. The cable exits at the rear-top of the sensor body.

Standard Model Ranges Available
                  0 - 250 lbs
                  0 - 300 lbs
        
               0 - 400 lbs
               0 - 500 lbs 


                                 PDF symbol MPC5 Series Drawing

                                 PDF symbol MPC5 Specification


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