Loadgard PTM Series Process Monitor

The LoadGard PTM series process monitor is an extremely versatile controller that combines Helm force monitoring circuitry and the latest in embedded PC technology. Powered by Helm PTM signal conditioning modules, this advanced process control system features real time signature analysis, large job recipe storage and complete load monitor functionality.
Specification Value

Power Requirements


Input Contacts

2 Solid State: 10-30 VDC

Cam/Prox/PLC input

24 VDC

Response Time

6-700 strokes per minute

Response time

up to 10,000 samples per channel


16 Bit

  • 2-6 Channel strain gauge inputs
  • 10 inch multifunction touch screen display
  • Supports Piezo or Strain gauges
  • Interactive signature analysis
  • Two independent part counters
  • Multi-level password protection

Founded in 1962, Helm Instrument Company is the leading designer and manufacturer of process control systems, force transducers and software for the metalforming industries. Helm introduced press load monitoring and signature analysis in 1968, and in-die force sensing in 1972 while holding numerous patents on sensor designs, instrumentation, and applications. From our strategic location in the industrial Midwest, we supply and support our customers with a complete staff of representatives worldwide.

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