Precision web guiding in the smallest spaces


The BST Group COMPACTGuide web guiding system is ideal for use with narrow material webs, especially in the label, packaging, and non-woven industries. The COMPACTGuide comes in six different sizes, so you will always be able to find the perfect version to meet your requirements. Its compact, modular design and integrated controller allow for easy installation, even in small spaces. The COMPACTGuide is suitable for use in all installation positions and with all threadings.

COMPACTGuide system equipment:

  • Reliable guiding by web edge and web center
  • Suitable for use with all digital web edge sensors (optical or ultrasonic)
  • Removable/ expandable control panel
  • Choice of operating side
  • Manual sensor adjustment
  • Remote control via digital inputs (digital I/O)

COMPACTGuide options:

  • Manual fine tuning for one or both edge sensors
  • Object guiding with CLS CAM 100
  • Line and contrast guiding with CLS PRO 600
  • Remote control via second commander
  • Splice table incl. clamping devices (pneumatic or mechanical)
  • COMPACTGuide net incl. fieldbus module

Customer benefit & USP

Intuitive operation

Reliable guiding by web edge, web center, lines, contrasts or objects

Delivered ready to connect for easy commissioning

Compact dimensions

Cross-system, cross-process data exchange capability

Removable and expandable control panel

Perfect for these industries

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"The COMPACTGuide is the world's leading web guiding system for the narrow web sector. Modularly expandable, intuitively operable, and easily integrated into machine networks if required, the compact system controls with high precision and reliability."

Ingo Ellerbrock, Head of Product Management

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