- March 14, 2012, Timothy J. Walker
WebHandlersQuiz 11: Guiding - For automatic guiding in the middle of a process, which is preferred – A steering type guide or a displacement type guide?
A displacement guide is always preferred unless you need to guide a long span. A displacement guide is more compact and has a far lower chance to cause problems through poor setup, poor traction, of wrinkle sensitive webs.
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