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Serving Industries

  • Paper
  • Corrugating
  • Non-Wovens
  • Textiles
  • Food Industry
  • Dairy Industry
  • Fiberglass
  • Veneer Machines
  • Pressed Board
  • Custom Applications for Industrial Design


Paper Machine Guides

Paper Guide Roll

Over 100 Years of Innovation

Our guide and continuous belt tensioning systems can be custom designed and built to fit your machine with 'bolt in' easy installation.

Gilbert & Nash Guiding System

Air system Correction Technology - The most accurate air guiding system in the world for all continuous belt guiding applications.

450 A pathfinder

The Pathfinder & Tru Track Series air guide systems solve wire & felt tracking problems in harsh paper mill applications. The compact air/hydraulic cylinder design ensures smooth operation and rugged dependability and reduced maintenance even under heavy loading. Our guides can be mounted vertically, horizontally or inverted. The Pathfinder & Tru Track Series are the choice where mounting space is limited.

  • Stainless steel construction is available to ensure maximum corrosion resistance
  • Smooth air/hydraulic cylinder eliminates erratic movements of wire & felt guide rolls
  • Easy Installation
    Gibert & Nash guides are designed as simple replacements for all OEM brands of guides, models are available to handle any capacity.
  • Easy On Your Budget
    Gilbert & Nash guides are designed as retrofit guides. This saves by reducing installation time and component costs. Minimal maintenance and precision guiding capabilities reduce strain on your budget. 
  • Easy To Maintain
    For over 100 years, Gilbert & Nash guides have proven to be the most reliable, lowest maintenance guides available.

Palm Guide Actuators

Air Command Retro Fit Palm Valve Assembly

Palm Guide Actuator

Because paper machine guiding failures are destructive and expensive, the Gilbert & Nash Air Command Retrofit Palm Valve Assembly replaces complicated OEM valves with a simple, easy retrofit.

High-speed paper machines create dust, dirt, heat and high moisture. These conditions destroy un-lubricated parts typically found in OEM Palm Guide air valves.

The Air Command Palm Guide Air Valve Assembly uses fewer moving parts. The two most critical Air Command components are immersed in a constant flow of fresh oil to greatly reduce friction and wear.

The air bleed off characteristics are identical to new OEM valves, but will not degrade over time. The Air Command is reliable and constant. No need to replace seals, broken springs and other parts.

Air Command Palm Guide Valve Assembly is designed as an easy retrofit on most air guide mounting stands and in many cases existing mounting hardware can be used.

Gilbert & Nash's Principles of Guiding Book
Gilbert and Nash Company
The Guide Guys
WE WROTE THE BOOK ON GUIDING
Serving Paper, Non-Woven, Textile,
and Food Industries Worldwide with
Products and Innovation for over a Century.


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