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ARIS Compact Web Guiding System

Powerful Web Guides Made Easy... the ARIS Compact Web Guiding Systems provides converters versatility, ease of operation, and accuracy to handle web guiding of the most difficult web materials in the most challenging conditions. See how we can help you solve your guiding needs...

Guides that Adapt Automatically

Smart web guides that incorporate the latest algorithms to learn and adjust on the fly.

Faster processing, thinner materials, frequent changeover, tighter tolerance and variety of materials. That's what our web guide control system is designed to handle. We provide solutions when others can't or will not dare...

Simple Set-Up in Minutes

Simple design and operation - No one makes installation and maintenance easier

A true plug-and-play system (with no need for calibration) along with an icon based operator interface make our web guide system the easiest and simplest to install and operate...

From a Web Guiding Authority

Ground up design for resiliency and results

As a spin-off of Oklahoma State University, home of the world renowned Web Handling Research Center, we give the easiest to use products that incorporate the most current thinking

See our overview of web guiding to help you on selecting an appropriate solution.

  • ARIS Web Guiding System, an adaptive, reliable, intelligent and sophisticated web guide. A web guide that works with any material without the need for setup or calibration. A sophisticated web guide for any converting application.
  • ARIS Web Guiding System, an adaptive, reliable, intelligent and sophisticated web guide. A web guide that works with any material without the need for setup or calibration. A sophisticated web guide for any converting application.
  • ARIS Web Guiding System, an adaptive, reliable, intelligent and sophisticated web guide. A web guide that works with any material without the need for setup or calibration. A sophisticated web guide for any converting application.
  • ARIS Web Guiding System, an adaptive, reliable, intelligent and sophisticated web guide. A web guide that works with any material without the need for setup or calibration. A sophisticated web guide for any converting application.
  • ARIS Web Guiding System, an adaptive, reliable, intelligent and sophisticated web guide. A web guide that works with any material without the need for setup or calibration. A sophisticated web guide for any converting application.
  • ARIS Web Guiding System, an adaptive, reliable, intelligent and sophisticated web guide. A web guide that works with any material without the need for setup or calibration. A sophisticated web guide for any converting application.

Benefits

Solution to Challenging Applications

A web guide that has the ability to handle materials that are hard to detect and work in environments that are harsh.

Eliminate Setup Time

Starting up the line or changing materials, the no calibration feature of the web position sensor in our web guides eliminates the need for set-ups saving your operation of costly downtime.

Accuracy

A sensor resolution of 63.5 microns for all materials. The same accurate detection with our web guide is delivered across all materials, without having to calibrate the sensors!

Savings

Our web guides can significantly reduce downtime and scrap from material changeovers and can provide immediate savings.

Easy Operation

The icon based operator interface in our web guides provides language independent controls. The no-calibration feature of the web position sensor eliminates complicated and time consuming setups.

Easy Installation

Our web guiding system requires only two connections allowing complete installation within seven minutes, including commissioning!

Adaptability

An intelligent web guide that adapts to changes in the process and the environment automatically. Material changes, splices, web flutter, roller misalignment, environmental temperature and lighting changes, all are handled by our web guiding system without the need for human intervention.

Versatility

The ability to change quickly from one run to the next, guiding on a line, contrast or an edge with just the pressing of an icon, that is the versatility that the ARIS Web Guiding System offers.


Specifications

Roller Face (mm)A wide range of roller widths for narrow web applications, from 10 inches to 22 inches, along with options for surface profiles and surface coatings are available with our web guides. Typically, you want to limit the roller width so that it is at least two inches wider than the maximum material width your operation will handle. Roller selection is all about traction, a web guide system is only effective if there is proper traction between the roller surface and the web material. Operations running less porous materials at high speeds will definitely benefit from a grooved roller to eliminate a common problem for this condition, the entrapment of air between the web and the roller that causes loss of traction at the web guide. Smooth rollers with coated surfaces can be used for delicate materials running at lower speeds.254, 305, 381, 431, 508, 559
Operating Temperature (C)Optimum operating temperature for our guiding system range between 0 C and 60 C. Both mechanical and electronic components in our system are designed to handle temperature extremes that are not typical of converting operations. We have tested the components of our web guides in extreme environmental conditions to ensure the reliability. 0 - 60 ℃
Motor TypeA standard feature of all our web guiding solutions, linear hybrid stepper motors. These actuators eliminate the compliant transmission in web guides and provide a more reliable and high dynamics response. The anti-rotation mechanism in the actuator also greatly improve the reliability of our system. High performance, high efficiency, exceptional endurance, and much quieter motor, ensuring precise positioning, rapid motion and long life.Linear Hybrid Stepper Motor
Power SupplyOur web guides can be run with 24 V DC power supply. This increase the safety and reliability. The low voltage 24 VDC power supply also eliminates the need for UL certification.24 V DC
Control FrequencyA high performance web guide controller enables a high frequency response or high control frequency. This means that our web guide can react quickly to sudden changes providing a exception dynamic response for the overall system.50 - 200 Hz
Error FrequencyWith the high performance web guide controller and high speed sensor acquisition our web guides can provide exceptionally high bandwidth for challenging applications. An error frequency of up to 8 Hz can be handled by the superior dynamic response.up to 8 Hz
Web TensionThe guide mechanism and the guide actuator capabilities dictate the maximum tension that the web guide can handle. Our web guides are specifically designed for narrow web applications with web tension of about 2 to 4 pli (pounds-per-linear inch). Please contact us if higher tension requirement is needed for your application.up to 225 N
Linear ForceThe linear force that our linear hybrid actuator can provide depends on the application. More force enables high tension applications, while lower force enables high speed applications. For light weight nonwoven applications, our 250 N actuator is ideal, while for high tension applications the 1000 N actuator can be chosen.250 - 1000 N
Maximum Actuating TravelMaximum lateral displacement that the guide roller assembly will travel.up to ± 27mm
Correction RateThe maximum linear speed of the guide mechanism indicates the dynamic response capability of the web guiding system. A high speed web guide can react to high frequency disturbances. Speed or correction rate is inversely proportional to the linear force. Low linear force means higher speed of the web guiding system and vice versa.up to 175 mm/sec
Operator InterfaceA color touch screen operator interface allows quick and smooth interaction. The operator interface can be integrated within the guide enclosure or can be placed at a remote location away from the guide mechanism. The wide viewing angle of the operator interface increases the accessibility of our system. Color touch screen
LanguagesLanguage independent icons eliminate the need for language translations. The intuitive icons enable easy operation in any country without the need to modify the control panel.Language Independent Icons
Sensor TypeUnique patented fiber optic sensor technology is the heart of our guide control system. This technology allows our web guiding system to work in any environment with any material while providing true and accurate web edge detection. The sensor technology is extremely accurate while eliminating the need for setup or calibration.Fiber Optic
Sensor ResolutionOur web position sensor's resolution is maintained over a wide variety of materials without the need to calibrate the sensor, something no other web guide manufacturer can match. Two sensor resolution options are available: 0.0635 mm (higher resolution) and 0.125 mm.0.0635 or 0.125 mm
Sensor RangeThe unique sensing principle of the ARIS Web Position Sensor allows a wide sensing range without the loss of resolution. This enables the use of a the guiding system for a variety of applications with web width changes.16, 48, 220 mm
Sensor AccuracyThe high sensor accuracy of the ARIS Web Position Sensor allows our web guide control system to be highly accurate and reliable. True web detection technology within 0.8% of its real web position increases the accuracy.>99.2%

Documentation




ARIS WGS Product Manual V1.1



ARIS WGS Product Manual V2.2



ARIS Web Guiding System Technical Sheet

White Papers




Lateral Web Dynamics



Dynamic Response of ARIS Web Guiding Systems



Disturbance Rejection Performance of ARIS Web Guiding System



Disturbance Rejection Performance of ARIS Web Guiding System: Contrast Guiding



ARIS Web Guiding Performance with a High Performance Actuator

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