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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Roll Face 15 in (381) to 18 in (457.2)
Roller Dia. 2.5 in (63.5) to 3.0 (76.2)  

Roller Types:

Standard (One or Two Rollers) Aluminum
Optional Grooved, Stainless, Plasma,
Cork Tape or Rubber Coated
Piston Thrust (At 6 psi) *392.7 in²
Auto Center Option Yes
Sensor Bracket Style 104
Maximum Tension 20 PLI
Temperature 32 - 350° F (0 - 66° C)
Air Consumption (At 5 psi) 1.8 CFM (51 l/m)
  • The steering guide must be installed after a long, free-entering web span to prevent wrinkling. A web entry span of at least 2x the maximum web width must be maintained.
  • The pre-entry span must be shorter than the entry span.
  • The preferred exit span should be at least 1/2 to 1x the maximum web width.
  • The air-flow sensor must be securely mounted after the guide's exit roller (within the first 1/3 of the exit span).
  • At least one idler roller must be located between the exit roller and the process (i.e. printing) to avoid guiding directly into a process.


  • Wash down
  • Dusty Dirty
  • High Heat
  • Clean Room
  • High Humidity
  • Explosion Proof

Web Path Configurations

 Guides can be placed in any orientation and sensor can be on either the near side or far side of the web. Dual sensor to center-guide is optional.

How to Specify

  • Center Guide
  • Splice Table
  • Stainless Steel
  • Multiple Stack Units
  • Remote Sensor Controls

Application Gallery

RS1-10 on Envelope Machine

RS1-10 with Feeler Type Paddle Sensor

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