Heavy rain
14 °C
Germantown, Maryland
Heavy rain

Sun Sep 23 2018
none

AUSSIE MADE PLASMA CUTTER USES LATEST HYPERTHERM TECHNOLOGY

27-06-2017
by 
in 

Farley LaserLab has developed an entry-level plasma machine that offers low-cost access to the very latest Hypertherm technology. The Farley QuikEDGE Connect is an Australian engineered heavy-duty machine that is made in Australia using Australian steel.

The QuikEDGE has a 1.5 x 3m table design that helps to provide optimum cutting results using the standard Hypertherm Powermax plasma source. However, its robust base is strong enough to support a full upgrade from the smallest plasma unit to the Hypertherm Hydefinition plasma system, and so the QuickEDGE can be expanded to suit changing requirements.

The basic version comes complete with the latest Hypertherm Edge Connect CNC controller - complete with a 19in touchscreen HMI - and Hypertherm Pronest LT CAM software.

Farley has built a heavy-duty motion system designed on dual-sided table rails, with a mounted railed torch box for superior cut accuracy, longevity and quality. It uses 4-axis digital EtherCAT drives and motors with planetary gearboxes for precision control.

The company’s own EtherCAT driven auto height sensor also helps maintain superior cut quality, with substantially improved productivity and reduced operating costs for plasma cutting applications.

With a cutting speed as fast as 20m/min, the Farley QuikEDGE Connect boasts an accuracy of +/-0.2mm and repeatability of +/-0.1mm. In its basic form it can cut mild steel up to 80mm thick (32mm dross free), stainless steel up to 75mm thick and aluminium up to 50mm thick.

A wide range of upgrades is available, including pipe cutting, CNC spot drilling, a CNC oxy cutting torch, a manual angle bevel cut lifter, a wet table, and the ability expand to 6m cutting length.

Farley LaserLab
03 9318 0926
www.farleylaserlab.com.au

Related news & editorials

  1. 21.09.2018
    21.09.2018
    by      In
    Available now from Treotham Automation, iglidur RW370 is a novel polymer material that is qualified to the EN 45545 fire protection standard for use in railway applications. The high-performance igus plastic is available as lubricant- and maintenance-free plain bearings and also as a bar stock for... Read More
  2. 21.09.2018
    21.09.2018
    by      In
    Big Ass Fans reckons that its Haiku range offers the ultimate airflow solution paired with iconic design.
    The fans are designed and manufactured to provide silent, cooling comfort to both indoor and outdoor spaces. With a world reputation for excellence, Haiku uses ultra-efficient DC motors and... Read More
  3. 20.09.2018
    20.09.2018
    by      In
    In stock now at RS Components, the Harting PushPull V4 series of connectors are suitable for a wide range of industrial signal data and power applications.
    The modular range of connectors is ideal for flexible manufacturing operations where processes are converted or even relocated as the PushPull... Read More
  4. 20.09.2018
    20.09.2018
    by      In
    Responding to trends in both the power generation sector and in the industrial landscape, Lapp has developed its first power cable designed specifically to carry direct current.
    Although in principle today's AC power cables can be used for carrying direct current, research has shown that direct... Read More