The Roll actually conforms to the paper tension profile...
Each bristle is a separate spring providing more or less tension where it is needed...
Perfect tension!

Tension Control Roll and Balance System

Spiral wound bristles conform to areas with uneven tension eliminating all loose areas across the web

Replaces existing guide roll in easy 4 to 6 hour installation

Even tension at the preheater allows for even heat transfer, resulting in less warp

Even tension across web greatly increases splicer reliability - less downtime and waste

Reduces twist warp caused by uneven tension across web

Eliminates edge tension and center sag

Patent No. 6206995
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