GILLARD will be exhibiting a new extrusion servo rotary cutter on their stand no. 16C77 in Hall 16 at K’2019, Düsseldorf, Germany (16th – 23rd October 2019).
The new Servo-Torq® Plus extrusion cutter is designed for plastics, rubbers & many nonpolymermaterials. The unit combines the latest Lenze brushless AC servo motors with afully digital multi-axis control system to activate the rotating knife blade.
According to Gillard very high cut rates are possible, with precise cut length accuracy. They add that the new Siemens widescreen touch panels allow easy operator control of the machine.
The new Servo-Torq® cutters are available with maximum diameter cutting capacities of up to 150 mm. All types of plastic & rubber extruded material can be cut with the machine.
Integral twin-belt Accra-Feed™ caterpillar infeeder/puller machines are provided to match every cutter model. These feature direct drive AC motors & planetary gearboxes. Gillard says that this gives improved speed control at high extrusion speeds.
A high level of connectivity is standard as well as Industry 4.0 cloud support. Remote service is available via the Internet using the built-in VPN router. ProfiNet communications allows networking with the rest of the extrusion line.