Wyrepak Industry Products - Tension Control

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PDCBU-1 - Capstan Belt Tension Units

Whenever constant payoff tension is required, in either high or low speed situations, capstan belt tension units should be used.  They neutralize speed variances and provide constant tension from start-up to shut down.

Typical applications include:

  • Extruding
  • Bunching
  • Stranding
  • Rewinding
  • Braider bobbin winding
  • Strand annealing

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PDDC - Double Capstan Wire Strand Tension Equalizer

This unit is designed specifically for payoff of multiple wires for a concentric finished strand.

Instead of using individual capstans, each wire is controlled by the same two capstans, ensuring that each wire has exactly the same tension.  The wires are wrapped slightly less than one turn around the input and exit capstan rollers with their wire paths set by input and output guide pulleys with ceramic eyes to prevent overlaps...

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