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Dancer Speed Control


A precision, heavy duty, Dancer Speed and Tension Control to provide speed and tension control of nip rolls pulling blown film webs.

The Dancer Speed Control consists of two side plates mounting an infeed guide roll, a dancer roll mounted on arms from a pivot shaft, and a discharge guide roll. The pivot shaft operates against a pneumatic cylinder supplied by a precision air regulator to provide tension control. The pivot shaft carries a flag sensed by an analog proximity sensor to provide a 0 to 10 VDC speed control signal.


Maximum Web Depth: 84 inches.

Dimensions: approximately 99 inches long X 16 inches wide X 18 inches high.

Weight: approximately 350 pounds.

Utility Requirements

Power: 15 TO 30 VDC, 250 MA.

Air: 80 PSI, clean, dry air.