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Steering Guide

Steering guides are used to compensate for web errors during the converting process. A Steering Guide is also called an Intermediate Guide because it is positioned between the beginning and the end of the web handling/converting process.

Coast Controls offers four steering guide system designs. Custom-engineered and fabricated guides and mounting stands are readily available upon request.

Steering Guide

All-Air web guides from Coast Controls come with a dual air filter (standard) for removing unwanted moisture and suspended particulates from supplied air.

Please call with questions on any of the Steering Guides shown here.

Typical Steering Guide Installation and Threading Options

RS1-75

Web widths up to 8 inches (203.2 mm)

The RS1-75 Steering Guide is a compact steering guide ideal for the narrow web industry. It features a single raceway assembly with 3/4-inch racerods and is powered by a 4-inch diameter air cylinder. The guide roller(s) move laterally on the linear raceway assembly and simultaneously pivot in the same direction to correct the web's misalignment. No Electronics, no Hydraulics, No Electricity means no problems. The RS1 series Steering Guides are easy to install and setup.

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RS1-75
RS1-10

RS1-10

Web widths up to 15 inches (381 mm)

The RS1-10 Steering Guide is a compact steering guide ideal for the narrow web industry. It features a single raceway assembly with 1-inch race rods and is powered by a 5-inch diameter air cylinder. The guide rollers move laterally on the linear raceway assembly and simultaneously pivot in the same direction to correct the web's misalignment. No Electronics, no Hydraulics, No Electricity means no problems. The RS1 series Steering Guides are easy to install and setup.

 

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RS2-75

Web widths up to 30 inches (762 mm)

The RS2-75 Steering Guide is a compact steering guide ideal for the narrow web industry. It features a dual raceway assembly with 3/4-inch racerods and is powered by a 5-inch diameter air cylinder. The guide rollers move laterally on the linear raceway assemblies and simultaneously pivot in the same direction to correct the misalignment. No Electronics, no Hydraulics, No Electricity means no problems. The RS1 series Steering Guides are easy to install and setup.

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RS2-75
RS2-10

RS2-10

Web widths up to 130 inches (3302 mm)

The RS2-10 Steering Guide is a robust steering guide ideal for the medium to wide web industry. It features dual raceway assemblies with 1-inch racerods and is powered by a 5, 6 or 8-inch diameter air cylinders. No Electronics, no Hydraulics, No Electricity means no problems. The RS2 series Steering Guides are easy to install and setup.

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ST Steering Guide Stacks

Web widths up to 130 inches (3302 mm)

The ST-Steering Guide Stack is ideal for multi-wall bag converting. It features multiple guides with double raceway assemblies including 1-inch diameter race rods and is usually powered by a 5 or 6-inch diameter air cylinder. The guide rollers move laterally on the linear raceway assembly and simultaneously pivot in the same direction to correct the misalignment. No electronics, no hydraulics means no problems. The pre-engineered ST-Steering Guide series is completely assembled on a vertical mounting stand and ready for production. You will need four bold and a high pressure air line to connect to the single manifold that feeds each individual Steering Guide for independent control of each web into the converting process. 

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ST Steering Guide Stacks