What do we mean with multi-head cutting?
Instead of using one cutter head we cut with a number of cutter heads at the same time. The cutter heads (max. 12 at the same time) move simultaneously, so each cutter head cuts the same contour. The cutter heads are driven by AC servo motors.
Consequence for cutting time.
When a multiple of cutter heads is used the total cutting time is a lot shorter resulting in a more economic rate.
Applications for multi-head cutting.
- For large series of the same piece in a thinner material (< 10mm).
- For medium-sized series (from 20 pieces) in a thick material (> 20mm).
- For the manufacture of non-standard perforated plates.
The water cutting technique can be used on many materials.
- Metals: Stainless steel, ordinary steel, Hardox, copper, brass, aluminium, titanium, etc.
- Carbon, PEEK en glass fibre reinforced materials.
- Synthetic materials: Delrin, acrylate, polycarbonate, PVC, etc.
- Wood: Plywood, wood, parquet floor, etc.
- Foam: Ethafoam, etc
- Rubber: Polyurethane, etc.
- Glass: various kinds of glass and mirrors
- Stone: granite, marble, ceramics, etc.