Hot wire CNC Foam cutter software-controlled, fully-computerized TurnTable is an optional device available for all our Hot wire CNC foam cutters. The high quality stepper motor fixed to a state-of-the-art planetary transmission turns your EPS, XPS material while it’s being tooled by either the straight, resistant hot wire or the optional ShapeWire. The TurnTable allows the operator to produce all kinds of 3D shapes, both symmetrical (e.g. sphere, columns) and asymmetrical (e.g. spray bottle, car, etc.).
AVAILABLE CUTTING MODES
Symmetrical shapes (spheres, columns, base caps, etc.)
1.1 TurnTable + HotWire
The operator prepares a single silhouette view of the required object. Once it’s loaded into hot wire CNC foam cutting machine software, the operator sets the required number of facets (e.g. four for a four-sided column, thirty for a smooth sphere, etc.). Foam cutting software automatically determines the TurnTable rotations and starts EPS, XPS material cutting. After each step the Hot Wire CNC machine stops and the material rotates (optionally the material may be rotating while the HotWire is cutting, in which case the operator only needs to specify the required rotation; the result is a twisted object). The steps are repeated the number of times equal to the number of facets the operator had set. It is a fully automated process: once the material is placed on the TurnTable, the file loaded and number of facets determined, the hot wire CNC foam cutter does everything else and delivers your final product in no time.
1.2 TurnTable + ShapeWire
For this process, the operator pre-bends a piece of 1 mm thick ShapeWire. Once ready and mounted on the CNC foam cutting machine ShapeWire Bar, the operator prepares a simple tool-path type of file which tells the cutter where the ShapeWire is to enter and exit the material. Possibilities are endless as this process allows the operator to cut a groove column, a spiral column, a base cap, etc.
Asymmetrical shapes (a car, a plug, a spray bottle, etc.)
The operator prepares a number of silhouette views of the required object equal to the number of sides the final shape should have. In the case of the plug shown below, only four drawings are required. For more complicated shapes (see the car below), the number of drawings naturally increases. Once the drawings are ready and loaded into hot wire CNC foam machine software, all the operator has to do is to select the Serial Cut mode. The cutter will cut each of the drawings one by one, rotating the material as required. It is a fully computerized process, the most time-consuming part being the drawing preparation (which can be facilitated by the use of digital camera pictures and outline generating software, or a 3D scaner).
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We sell and ship products all over the world!
CNC Foam cutting systems are sold in Europe and in many countries throughout the World from Asia to North America.
Delivery times vary widely from country to country, they also depend on how effective your local logistic services are. However, we have made an estimation of 3-7 working days for Europe countries (road delivery) and estimated delivery time to countries outside the Europe starts from 5 working days.
Usually, for our international customers we offer next conditions:
- Delivery by Air transport (airport terminal – CPT).
- Delivery by Sea transport (seaport – CPT).
Shipping costs are determined by the order’s size, weight, shipping method and delivery address. We calculate shipping price for each order individually. Please contact us for more information!