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Production Controllers

The AcraDyne Gen IV ACE controller platform is the result of many years of experience and development. The device is filled with countless advanced capabilities and features.

The Gen IV ACE Controller is the heart of the AcraDyne modular DC system. The Gen IV ACE Controller platform gives you the flexibility to control any air, cordless or electric transducer tool in AcraDyne’s portfolio. Here, a single controller controls every tool in the AcraDyne range from 1 Nm to 17,000 Nm – all with just one cable.


  • Web browser based programing: Receive data on your computer, tablet, smartphone, or any other web-capable device. You can use more than one device at a time: Be in program mode on one device while reviewing real-time curves on another, while watching tool diagnostics on a third
  • multiple fastening strategies: Program up to 256 parameters with as many as 20 steps
  • Jobs capability: 99. Event log – 5,000
  • comfortable: Backup and restore through USB or Ethernet
  • Assignable I/O (8 X 8)
  • Rundown storage: 1,000,000
  • Real-time curve viewing: Curve storage 20,000
  • varied: One controller will command any Gen III or Gen IV tool in the AcraDyne line from 1 Nm – 12,000 Nm
  • optionally: Top exit tool cable option available

Networking Capabilities

  • Ethernet Protocols supported: Open Protocol, ToolsNet, Ethernet/IP, Modbus TCP, PFCS, XML, FTP Client
  • Anybus Field Bus connectivity: Profibus, Profinet, DeviceNet, CC-Link, CC-Link IE Field
  • comfortable: Data collection
  • effective: Serial protocols and string output, bar code scanning and printing
  • on top: multi-spindle synchronization


  • four Digit LED Torque Display: Large numbers can be seen from a distance
  • secondary display allows user to easily set and toggle through information:
    • Angle
    • Engineering Units
    • Bolt Count
    • Job / Job Sequence
  • Optional 7” Touch-Screen Display / Graphical Display:
    • Runs the same software on PC for ease of use
    • Real-Time Graphing
    • Selectable Run Screens
  • Parameter Set Display: Displays current parameter set and enables user to quickly change by scrolling up or down


  • user-friendly: AcraDyne’s software package is on-board every AcraDyne controller and is provided FREE of charge. This comprehensive, user-friendly program allows programming, analysis, and diagnostics.
  • versatile compatible: The software is based on a standard web browser. This allows you to connect the AcraDyne controller with any computer, tablet, or smart device. Connect through Ethernet, USB, or wirelessly via a network to which both devices are connected.
  • intuitive to handle: Adding and editing Parameter Sets (256) and Jobs (99) Is easy and intuitive in the parameter set up function.
  • documenting & presenting: View curve results in real time or one of the up to 20,000 stored in memory to program the application for optimal performance.
  • efficient: Tool programming and diagnostics for repair, calibration and advanced troubleshooting.
  • multiple scrolling screens to choose from: The large screen indicators are helpful in viewing real time results of the rundown from a distance.

Poka-Yoke Error Proofing

  • diversified: AcraDyne’s Gen IV ACE Platform supports any third-party accessory to poka-yoke your process
  • 24V I/O inputs support the outputs of the receiver units
  • compatible: Connect click wrenches, crimpers, or any poka-yoked device to your network data collection and line controls with all of the Ethernet protocols and Field Buses offered in the ACE Platform