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Fife MicroSymat Offset Pivot Guide

  • Compact design for highly accurate guiding under tight space constraints
  • Fully proportional for fast, accurate guiding
  • Cantilevered mounting for quick and easy web insertion
  • Very high frequency response
  • Precise actuator and DC servomotor
  • Durable construction for low maintenance and long-lasting reliability
  • Servo-Center transducer speeds setup and threading
  • All standard Fife sensors and web guide controllers can be used for edge, center or line guiding

The MicroSymat is a super-compact electromechanical guiding system designed specifically for narrow-web guiding applications. This single-roll offset pivot guide is available with two standard roller faces: 80 mm (3.15 inches), and 100 mm (3.94 inches), with diameters of 50 mm (1.97 inches), 75 mm (2.95 inches), 100 mm (3.94 inches). Maximum allowed tension is 100N (22.5 lbf).

Depending on your needs and sensor(s) selected, the MicroSymat delivers precise, reliable operation in edge, center, or line guide applications. A Servo-Center transducer provides automatic guide centering to speed the setup and threading process, resulting in minimum downtime and reduced waste.

Fife MicroSymat Specifications

  • Roller Diameter Minimum50 mm1.97 inches
  • Roller Diameter Maximum100 mm3.94 inches
  • Maximum Correction4 - 8 mm
  • Roller Face80 / 100 mm
  • Shifting Speeds79 mm/sec3.11 inch/sec
  • Maximum Tension100 N
  • Ambient Temperature0 to 60° C32 to 140˚ F
  • Weight2 kg4 lb
  • Protection ClassIP40

How much should a web guide move?

Just because a web guide doesn't move a lot does not mean that it is not performing a critical function. Learn about how much movement to expect in different winding scenarios.

What type of web guide do you need?

Follow these three easy steps to determine which automatic web guide will help you control web off-tracking or lateral shifting.


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