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609 Center Drive Payoff

Progressive Machine Company's Model 609 is a basic, common sense engineering solution that provides accurate and effective unwinding. The 609 utilizes a direct motor to reducer drive and high quality variable speed control circuitry.

The Model 609 offers several options for tension control including the standard STC (dancer), 5- Pulley STC, and the Progressive non-contact loop controller or Telesensor. The variety of tension control options permits the effective payout of any number of sensitive products without the risk of damaging due to improper tensioning. The Model 609 is typically used to feed any prime mover without a physical connection. It is commonly used on everything from fine wire to stamping operations.

The 609 is designed for superior performance at low cost.


Dancer TypeSTC Standard
Drive1/2 hp DC
Frequency60 Hz
Hand TypeLeft or right hand configurations available
Max. Package O.D.28 in
Max. Package Weight80 lb
Max. Package Width20 in
Max. Unwinding Speed600 fpm
Unwind Tension STC8 to 32 oz
Voltage110 V


1) Economical Alternative
2) Minimized load time
3) Larger continuous unwinds
4) Fewer set-ups, Reduced set-up time, lower operating costs, safer operating environment
5) Can be used for a wide range of strip, tube, and profile material.


Although Progressive Machine Company offers several standard products, each is infinitely customizable as determined by customer need. Machine specifications are subject to change based on the individual requirements. Progressive Machine Company provides unique, application specific, solutions.