Web Guiding with AccuWeb - Technology and Performance

AccuWeb

AccuWeb web guide systems are found on process and production lines throughout the world. In fact, many OEMs now include our systems as standard equipment. Whether you're specifying new equipment or seeking to improve an existing line, you can achieve the perfect edge with the advanced guide technology and proven performance only AccuWeb can offer.

Controllers

AccuWeb’s controllers provide digital, drift-free accuracy, even in the most demanding applications. Each system is designed to be compact, easy to install, and easy to operate. All meet CE, UL, and Ulc electrical codes.

AccuNet

Superior speed & advanced technology

The AccuNET provides versatility and dependability in a small package. The AccuNET is easily integrated into industry standard networks and is compatible with AccuWeb's dynamically compensated WideArrayTM and PointSourceTM edge detectors, as well as WideArray 2.0TM and CLS Pro 600.

EVO 150

A compact web guide controller for brushed and brushless actuators

The EVO 150 combines versatility and dependability in an exceptionally small package. It works with all AccuWeb dynamically compensated WideArrayTM and PointSourceTM edge detectors to automatically calibrate the web guide system for environmental changes and process contamination.

Micro 1000

Compact, reliable, and cost-effective performance

The Micro 1000® web guide controller has the industry's greatest level of web guide accuracy. All of AccuWeb's dynamically corrected WideArrayTM and conventional edge detectors, AccuBeam® 3 line guide, and light- to medium-thrust linear actuators are simply integrated into one compact container.
Interfacing with existing customer networks and PLCs allows the Micro 4000NET to provide exceptional versatility. As a result, we're able to give unrivaled accuracy, consistency, and dependability. All of AccuWeb's dynamically adjusted WideArrayTM and standard edge detectors, as well as the AccuBeam® 3 line guide and all linear actuators, are compatible in one enclosure.

Micro 4000NET

Designed to handle the most Demanding Web Guide Applications

The Micro 4000NET controller is the heart of the industry’s most powerful web guide system. It's built to handle any application, run in any environment, and steer all web content.
Interfacing with existing customer networks and PLCs gives the Micro 4000NET a lot of versatility. As a result, you'll be able to give unrivaled accuracy, consistency, and dependability. All of AccuWeb's dynamically adjusted WideArrayTM and standard edge detectors, as well as the AccuBeam® 3 line guide and fully linear actuators, are all compatible in one enclosure.

Micro 4000NET for Hazardous Environments

Designed for Any Harsh Environment

Despite the presence of flammable or combustible gases and vapors, the AccuWeb hazardous environment system gives you complete control over web position.
An intrinsically safe edge detector and an explosion-proof or air-purged actuator are included in the system.

Sensors

Widely recognized for its patented, fully compensated array edge detectors, AccuWeb offers a variety of models and detection ranges using both ultrasonic and infrared technology. Our systems also include digital color line guide sensors. All designs are uniquely simple, highly durable, and easy to install with plug-n-play connections.

WideArray

Dynamically Compensated Edge Detectors Offering a Wide Sensing Range Using Ultrasonic or Infrared Sensing Technology

WideArray ™ Edge Detectors have broad detection ranges to accommodate varying web widths. Edge detectors can be physically repositioned because web widths can be changed on the fly. A WideArray is a rugged and compact device that is easily mounted and requires only a single cable.

Every WideArray incorporates AccuWeb's patented Compensated Array Technology, which automatically compensates for dust, temperature and humidity changes, web flutter and passline variations, and other environmental factors.

Point Source

Dynamically Compensated Edge Detectors for Single Point Web Guide Accuracy

Point Source edge detectors use a unique two beam system that continuously monitors the energy transmitted while compensating for minute environmental changes to maintain a consistent guide point. This results in improved web accuracy and reliability, as well as less downtime.
No other edge detector provides greater accuracy and reliability, even in the harshest environments.

 

Actuators

AccuWeb’s actuators feature industrial-grade sealed thrust bearings sized at 200% the rated load and are prelubricated for maintenance-free operation.

PDG-FS Wide Web Applications

Rugged Designs to Meet the Demands of All Wide Web Features

The AccuGuide PDG-FS Series of Positive Displacement Guides are made of welded structural steel tube, which provides the strength and reliability required for wider webs and higher tension applications. The PDG-FS Series, like all AccuWeb web guides, incorporates proprietary linear bearings and a carriage design that allows for optimal web guide performance whether installed vertically, horizontally, or inverted.

PDG-AP Mid-to-Narrow Web Applications

Rugged, Dependable and Precise Performance for Mid to Narrow Web Applications

The AccuGuide PDG-AP Series, which is part of AccuWeb's full line of Positive Displacement Guide systems, is designed for precision and dependability. The AP Series, made of tough anodized aluminum plate, are cost-effective systems that deliver premium performance in even the most demanding operations.


The moving frame and idler roller assembly are supported by one or more pairs of proprietary linear bearings, which securely connect it to its stationary base. For maximum application flexibility, this one-of-a-kind linear bearing system allows the guide assembly to be installed in vertical, horizontal, or inverted positions.

 

PDG-PS Narrow Web Applications

Cost-Effective Solutions for Narrow Web Applications

The AccuGuide PDG-PS Series, which is part of AccuWeb's full line of Positive Displacement Guide systems, is designed for simplicity and dependability. These compact, formed steel guides are low-cost systems that provide reliable performance. The moving frame and idler roller assembly are supported and secured to the stationary base by three or more proprietary linear bearings. For optimum application performance, this one-of-a-kind linear bearing system allows the guide assembly to be installed vertically, horizontally, or inverted.

Steering Roll Assemblies

Manufactured for excellent performance and reliability

AccuGuide Steering Roll assemblies are made in two different ways. Anodized aluminum plate (SR-AP Series) is used for mid-to-narrow webs and structural steel tube (SR-FS Series) is used for wide web or high tension applications. Both designs feature a proprietary linear bearing system mounted to an integral frame that allows for easy tram and level mounting. This simplifies installation and eliminates alignment issues. For maximum application flexibility, this one-of-a-kind linear bearing system allows the guide assembly to be installed in vertical, horizontal, or inverted positions.

Shifting Base Assemblies

Engineered to provide superior performance and reliability

Unwind/Winder-Rewind AccuGuide Shifting Base assemblies are built using one of two methods. Anodized aluminum plate (SB-AP Series) is used for mid to narrow webs and structural steel tube (SB-FS Series) is used for wide web or high tension applications. Linear bearing systems with low coefficients of friction provide superior long-term reliability and accuracy.


Shifting base assemblies are designed specifically for each application. Tension/safety chuck systems are accommodated by uprights and mounting surfaces. These assemblies are pre-assembled and ready to install, with level and tram mounting feet.

 

Web Width Monitors

Web width monitors that set a standard for accuracy and reliability

In converting applications, web width or web edge position can be critical. AccuWeb's Web Width Monitor excels at making these measurements for acquisition as well as process control. To measure web width and position, the system employs patented WideArrayTM edge detectors and a Micro 4000NET controller outfitted with Web Width Monitor software.

 

Retrofits

Mark Andy 800 Series PDG

When tighter customer tolerances demand precise web guiding, the AccuWeb patented 800 series delivers

This economical drop-in system is intended to add or replace an existing web guide. A Micro 1000® digital controller, a specially designed PointSourceTM edge detector, and a compact AccuGuideTM PDG-PS positive displacement guide structure are all part of the system.

Hydraulic Replacements

Linear actuators for industrial performance

Only AccuWeb's electromechanical linear actuators cover the full range of industrial performance. Brushed DC, DC, and AC Servo versions are available. Available for any application, including those with total loads exceeding 100,000 lbs.

Electro-Mechanical linear actuators are being used to replace pneumo-hydraulic systems.

Reduce the expense of changing hydraulic filters, air filters, hydraulic fluids, air pump vanes, and other maintenance items while enhancing accuracy by eliminating the possibility of contaminated web paths caused by leaking hydraulics.

Electro-Mechanical linear actuators are essentially maintenance free and feature zero backlash for optimal accuracy.

Your AccuWeb sales representative can assist you in selecting the suitable actuator model and retrofit components for your application, or email us at frontdesk@bstna.com

 

 

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