Dual Tension Controller:

DL05-DTC-0A-01 Web Tension Controller (Sentient design)

This unit provides a cost effective accurate dual unwind tension control for braked unwinds.

Comprising a PLC and LCD control panel. The control method includes a soft start to prevent snatch on startup, dynamic pad switching for higher dynamic range and multi colour LCD backlight to highlight warnings and faults.

These units are a fraction of the cost of OEM supplied solutions.

Main Run Screen



  • Dual channel (two unwinds, other options available).
  • Accurate and stable tension control.
  • Soft start to prevent slack web snatch or integral windup.
  • Dynamic tuning to minimise slack on an Estop.
  • Simple operation via multi-colour LED backlit LCD display.
  • Automatic pad switching for larger dynamic range.
  • Remote and local tension setpoint adjustment.
  • Display of tension setpoint, actual tension and brake pressure.
  • Brake toggle input.
  • Brake off input.
  • Brake status lamp output.
  • Alarm output.
  • Onscreen controller fault and status indication.
  • Screen colour change for fault conditions.
  • Screen colour change for warning conditions.
  • On screen tuning and diagnostics.
  • Password protection.
  • Backlight saving.
  • 12 bit accuracy (2mV) four channel.
  • Low cost.
  • Optional automatic stopping at core.

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