Application Information (Let us help you with product selection.)

A full tension control system is made up of a combination of tension transducers (load cells or sensors) plus electronics for amplifying the sensor's signal output and either displaying it (tension indicator) or controlling it (tension controller), and some type of mechanical tensioning device (brake, clutch, or motor).



To help select the correct DFE tension equipment for your application and budget, we need some basic information about your process. Please complete this form to provide as much of the requested detail as possible, then hit the submit button to send this to a DFE Applications Engineer. 

We will carefully review your request and respond quickly with recommendations. If you've ordered from us before, and you know exactly what you want, you can skip this worksheet and call (603) 332-6150 or send an email request to

If you would prefer to have your local DFE Product Specialist call on you and provide a free application analysis, you may contact them directly


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Fields marked * are critical in order to provide you with an accurate quotation.
Company/Contact Information
Company Name
* Your Name
* Phone
* Email
Zip Code
Basic Application Information
Web Material
* Web Width inches
* Maximum Tension (T) pounds
Minimum Tension pounds
* Wrap Angle (B) degrees
Direction of Force (A) degrees from vertical
  Up | Down | Horizontal
* Weight of Idler Roll (W) pounds
Idler Roll Diameter inches
Idler Roll Shaft Length inches
Idler Roll Shaft Diameter inches
Transducer Orientation Horizontal | Vertical
* Maximum Line Speed (Smax) feet per minute
Minimum Line Speed (Smin) feet per minute
If you need a quotation for a brake, we need this information as well…
Material Maximum Roll Diameter (Dmax) inches
Material Minimum Roll Diameter (Dmax) inches
E-Stop Requirement (T) seconds
Maximum Material Roll Weight pounds
Enviornmental Conditions
Additional Information Needed For Tension Roll Transducer…
* Overall Roll Length inches
* Roll Diameter inches
* Overall Shaft Length inches
Shaft Extension At Connector End inches
Shaft Extension At Free End inches
Shaft Mounting Options (i.e., drill & tap, flats, etc.)
* Roll Finish (i.e., plain, plasma coat, etc.)
* Roll Material (i.e., aluminum, stainless steel, etc.)
Additional Notes and Comments
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