Force Measuring Sensors (Load Cells) for Web Tension Control

All FMS force measuring sensors are characterised by its highest overload protection and its designated accuracy. It is achieved by a mechanical hardstop and four foil-type strain gauges in a full wheatstone bridge configuration. The red point on the outside of the sensor indicates the positive measuring direction.
Most FMS force measuring sensors are also available as vacuum sensors.

Overview FMS Force Sensors.

LMGZ Force Measuring Bearing

The LMGZ series tension sensors offer the highest accuracy, reliability, and durability in the industry. The ultra flat sensor can be used in the most stringent space conditions.

FeaturesAdvantages
20 times overload protectionNo recalibration required
Accuracy class 0.3%Highest precision
50:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring capability at high resolution
Nominal forces from 33 to 25000 NSizes available for every application
Stainless steel constructionCorrosion resistant

A203 Series Force Measuring Sensors

The A203-Series Force Measuring Sensors is for use in live shaft roller applications. The straightforward mounting concept of the A 203 sensors saves time and money. The installation to the machine side frame is simply accomplished with only using a single mounting screw.

FeaturesAdvantages
Easy installation via a central screwAdaptable in machines with difficult mounting conditions
Accuracy Class 0.5%Highest accuracy even at low loads
Nominal Forces 50, 125, 250, 500 and 1000 NCovers low and medium application range
Sensor Body of High Quality AluminiumSturdy, durable product with long term stability (over load protection 1x Fn).

C203 Force Measuring Sensor

The dual flexion beam sensors of the C203 series set new benchmarks with regards to precision, reliability and economic efficiency.

FeaturesAdvantages
10 times overload protectionNo re-calibration required
20:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring capability at high resolution
Nominal forces 50, 125, 250, 500 and 1000 NCovers a wide application range
Stainless steel sensor, Aluminum CoverCorrosion resistant, ultra durable

CA203 Force Measuring Sensor

The CA203 series is made for dead shaft applications. FMS dual flexion beam technology sensors set new benchmarks with regards to precision, reliability and economic efficiency.

FeaturesAdvantages
10 times overload protectionNo re-calibration required
20:1 force measuring rangeAccuracy class 0.5%
Nominal forces 50, 125, 250, 500, 1000, 1500 NCovers a wide application range
Stainless steel sensor, Aluminum CoverCorrosion resistant, ultra durable

F202 Force Measuring Sensor

The F202 Series Force Measuring Sensor is for use in live shaft roller applications where limited space is available. Their slim design provides a new option for accurate web tension measurement on machines where wider sensor designs simply did not fit. The sensor is easily mounted to the machine side frame with two shoulder bolts.

FeaturesAdvantages
Ultra Slim DesignAdaptable in machines with difficult space conditions
20:1 Force Measuring RangeAccurate measurements also at low loads
Accuracy Class 0.5%Highly linear measuring characteristic
Nominal Forces 50, 125, 250, 500 NCovers a wide application range
Stainless Steel Sensor, Aluminium CoverCorrosion resistant, ultra durable

FA202 Force Measuring Sensor with Dead Shaft Adapter

The FA202 Series Force Measuring Sensor is for use in dead shaft roller applications where limited space is available. The slim sensor design provides a new option for accurate web tension measurement on machines where wider sensor designs simply will not fit. The range of adapters covers the most popular shaft diameters.

FeaturesAdvantages
Ultra Slim DesignAdaptable in machines with difficult space conditions
20:1 Force Measuring RangeAccurate measurements also at low loads
Accuracy Class 0.5%Highly linear measuring characteristic
Nominal Forces 50, 125, 250, 500 N Covers a wide application range
Stainless Steel Sensor, Aluminium CoverCorrosion resistant, ultra durable

LMGZ.D Double Range Force Measuring Bearing

The LMGZ.D double range force measuring bearing sensors offer the highest accuracy, reliability, and durability in the industry. Especially when processing widest kinds and widths of materials.

FeaturesAdvantages
Measurable tension range 1:200Widest measuring range available at high resolution
Overload protection 10 times the rated high the nominal forceRecalibration is not required
Nominal forces from 33 - 6000 NSizes available for every application
Stainless steel sensorCorrosion resistant

CZ205 Force Measuring Journal

The force measuring journals of the CZ 205 Series undertake the tension measurement in all kinds of continuous material processing applications.

FeaturesAdvantages
10 times overload protectionNo recalibration required
20 : 1 force measuring rangeWide measuring range at high resolution
Nominal forces 50, 125, 250, 500, 1000, 1500 NCovers a wide application range
Stainless steel sensor, aluminium coverCorrosion resistant, ultra durable

UMGZ Force Measuring Bearing Block

The UMGZ force measuring blocks are ruggedly constructed, accurate and very reliable. They are used in normal and dry ambient conditions.

FeaturesAdvantages
Overload protection, 10-times nominal measuring forceNo recalibration required
Nominal forces of 0,5-100 kNNominal forces suitable for all uses
Stainless steel force sensorsPermanently corrosion-resistant

UMGZ.P Force Measuring Block with increased stiffness as drop-in replacement for Philips s

The force measuring blocks for the UMGZ.P series are designed as drop-in replacement for the discontinued Philips products PR 9951.

FeaturesAdvantages
Direct replacement of Philips PR 9951No mechanical changes on machine frame
10-times overload protectionNo recalibration required
Accuracy class 0.5 %Highly linear measuring characteristic
Stainless steel force sensorCorrosion resistant, ultra durable

SMGZ Force Measuring Bearing Block

SMGZ force sensors are used in difficult ambient conditions, e.g. hydrocarbon media like, rolling oils or in high temperatures environments. They can be used in virtually any metal strip process.

FeaturesAdvantages
Corrosion ResistantIP67, intert gas filled, chemical, oil and solvent resistant
Robust DesignOverload capacity at 10 times nominal force, stainless steel construction
Proven Performance2 year warranty
Maximum FlexibilityNominal forces from 2 to 100 kN (450 to 22500 lbf)

PMGZ Force Measuring Bearing Block

These force sensors are perfect for difficult ambient conditions, e.g. cooling water, wet paperpulp, high temperatures, humidity, acids and bases. They can be used in virtually any wet environment.

FeaturesAdvantages
Overload protection, 10-times nominal measuring forceNo recalibration required
Nominal forces of 2-100 kNNominal forces suitable for all uses
Stainless steel force sensorsPermanently corrosion-resistant
High temoerature up to 120°CCovers high-temperature applications

IMGZ Series Force Measuring Roller

The measuring sensors are integrated in the roller and measure the forces which are acting on the roller in an accuratly and effective manner.

FeaturesAdvantages
Sensor integrated in roller with only one electrical connectionEasy mounting and connection
10 times overload protectionRecalibration is not required
Nominal forces from 200 - 3000 NSizes available for every application
50:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring capability
Stainless steel sensorCorrosion resistant, ultra-durable

RMGZ900 Force Measuring Roller

The RMGZ900 series force measuring rollers are designed as self contained cantilever mount sensors that minimise machine space requirements in continuous material processing applications.

FeaturesAdvantages
Roller length up to 900mmWide variety of sizes for the middle material range
10 times overload protectionRecalibration is not required
20:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring capability
Nominal forces from 50 - 1000 NLarge sensor choice for the medium measuring range
Stainless steel sensor, anodised rollerCorrosion resistant, ultra-durable

RMGZ900mini Force Measuring Roller

The RMGZ900mini series sensors are designed as self contained cantilever mount sensors that minimise machine space requirements in narrow material processing applications.

FeaturesAdvantages
Roller length up to 200mmWide variety of types and sizes available
10 times overload protectionVery stable - recalibration is not required
20:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring capability at high resolution
Nominal forces from 20 to 200 NOptimized for the low measuring range
Stainless steel sensor, anodised rollerCorrosion resistant, ultra-durable

RMGZ100B Force Measuring Roller

FMS force measuring rollers of the RMGZ100B series are used to measure the tension in ropes, cables, wires and narrow web materials.

FeaturesAdvantages
10 times overload protectionNo recalibration required
20:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring capability
Nominal forces from 3 - 300 NCovers perfectly the low application
Lifetime lubricated ball bearingsNo maintenance necessary

RMGZ200 Compact Measuring Roller for Rotating Applications

RMGZ200 force sensors are used in cage or tubular type stranding machines as well as in bunchers or twisters. The integrated angle adjustment mechanism allows easy and precise alligment of the measuring direction to the specific installaton situation.
The unique design of the bending beam is the foundation of highly precise measuring results even with low material tension. This special design and the correct alligment eliminate the negative impact of coriolis and centrifugal forces.

FeaturesAdvantages
Special design eliminates influence of centrifugal forcesPrecise measuring results even at high revolutions and low material tension
Integrated angle adjustment mechanismQuick installation and adjustment
Nominal forces from 10 to 200NSmall overall dimensions design for applications in compact machines (tubular stranders)

RMGZ300A Force Measuring Roller

The RMGZ300A Series force measuring roller is used to measure the tension in wires, cables and similar materials. This dedicated measuring roller family was developed to work in rotating applications with high revolutions.

FeaturesAdvantages
Engineered to work in high revolution applicationsResistant against Centrifugal and Coriolis forces
10 times overload protectionNo recalibration required
Sheave support by single or double bearingHigh measuring accuracy even with heavy sheaves and high strand tensions
Nominal forces from 50 – 1000 NSizes available for every application

RMGZ400 / 600 Force Measuring Roller

FMS force measuring rollers of the RMGZ400/600 series are used to measure the tension in ropes, cables, wires and narrow web materials.

FeaturesAdvantages
10 times overload protectionRecalibration is not required
50:1 force measuring rangeWide material processing and measuring capability
Nominal forces from 60 - 4000 NIdeal for the mid range tension range
Stainless steel sensor body Durable and corrosion resistant
Lifetime lubricated ball bearingsNo maintenance necessary

RMGZ800A Force Measuring Roller

FMS force measuring rollers of the RMGZ800A series are used to measure the tension in ropes, cables, wires and narrow web materials - made for higher forces and stability

FeaturesAdvantages
10 times overload protectionRecalibration is not required
50:1 force measuring rangeWide material processing and measuring capability
Nominal forces from 100 - 8000 NCovers wide application range
Lifetime lubricated ball bearingsNo maintenance necessary

CR Force Measuring Roller

The force measuring rollers of the CR 208, CR 210 and CR 212 Series are ideal devises to measure tensions in wires, cables and narrow flat materials.

FeaturesAdvantages
10 times overload protectionNo recalibration required
20:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring range at high resolution
Nominal forces 50, 125, 250, 500, 1000, 1500 NCovers a wide application range
Stainless steel sensor, Aluminium CoverCorrosion resistant, ultra durable

DMGZ Load Cell

The DMGZ300 series load cells measure force in the direction of the center axis of the sensor.

FeaturesAdvantages
Compact design with 10 times overload protectionAdaptable to difficult space conditions
20:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring capability
Nominal forces from 0.3 - 50kNCovers a wide application range
Stainless steel sensor, aluminium sleeveCorrosion resistant, ultra-durable

AMGZ Series Force Measuring Journal

The AMGZ Series sensors are designed as dead shaft sensors to allow easy roller change in continuous material processing applications.

FeaturesAdvantages
10 times overload protectionNo recalibration required
20:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring capability
Nominal forces from 100 - 2250 NSizes available for every application
Stainless steel sensor, single bolt mountingCorrosion resistant, ultra-durable, user friendly

ZMGZ Force Measuring Journal

The ZMGZ series force measuring journals are used to measure the tension in continuous material processing. Force measuring journals are utilized with rollers that have an internal bearing. A bearing mounts to the bearing seat of the load cell and fits inside the roller.

FeaturesAdvantages
10 times overload protectionNo recalibration required
20:1 force measuring rangeWide measuring capability
Nominal forces from 100 - 3000 NSizes available for every application
Stainless steel sensorCorrosion resistant, ultra durable

JG205 Force Measuring Journal

JG205 is ideally suited to work under the most stringent environmental requirements, where the exposure to aggressive chemical additives, high temperatures and humidity are factors. Thanks to its special compact and durable design these sensors are effectively used in textile applications.

FeaturesAdvantages
Protection Class IP68Engineered to work under extreme conditions
10 times overload protectionNo recalibration required
Compact and sturdy designRequires little installation space
Nominal forces from 125 - 1500 NSizes available for every application
Completely made of stainless steelCorrosion resistant, ultra durable
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