Edge Detector automatically adjusts to new web widths.

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WideArray(TM) Edge Detector detects web edges passing through 18.4 in. wide edge detection range. When positioned on opposite sides of web in center guiding mode, detection range is doubled, providing 36.8 in. fully compensated detection. Wide detection range allows operators to change guide point or web width without manual adjustment. Detector is available in ultrasonic and infrared models.



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AccuWeb's New WideArray(TM) Edge Detector Automatically Senses New Web Widths, Eliminating the Need for Web Guide Adjustment During Product Changeovers.




(Madison, Wis.) - New WideArray(TM) edge detectors from AccuWeb, Inc., automatically detect web edges passing anywhere through its 18.4"-wide edge detection range. When positioned on opposite sides of the web in a center guiding mode, the WideArray's detection range is doubled - providing 36.8" of highly accurate, fully compensated detection. The wider detection range allows operators to change the guide point or web width on the fly, speeding make-ready time by eliminating manual adjustment or mechanical edge sensing devices.

The new detectors feature AccuWeb's patented compensated array technology that automatically compensates for web flutter and pass-line variances, changes in temperature and humidity, as well as the effects of dust, dirt and other environmental factors. This technology assures precision guiding while eliminating the need for continuous maintenance and manual recalibration. WideArray edge detectors are available in both ultrasonic and infrared models to fit every printing or web process application.

AccuWeb, Inc., headquartered in Madison, Wis., manufactures electronic edge detection and guide systems. The company's unique patented Compensated Ultrasonic Array edge detection has generated worldwide recognition. It is found in a broad variety of web applications and in harsh environmental conditions. AccuWeb also operates a subsidiary in Fribourg, Switzerland. For more information, call 608-223-0625 or visit www.accuweb.com.

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