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50-88 - Low-Density Horizontal Slitter

50-88
Low-Density Slitter

The ESCO 50-88 low-density flexible foam slitter is a low cost horizontal foam saw utilized for light duty foam processing for low to medium density polyurethane foams.

The 50-88 boasts touch-screen PLC controls and a variety of optional features to suit the user.

  • Overview
  • Standard Features
  • Optional Features
  • Technical Specifications
  • Floor Space Required

Overview

The 50-88 PT flexible foam slitter is ESCO’s low cost horizontal foam saw utilized for light duty foam processing for low to medium density polyurethane foams.

The machine offers a bonded blade guide with PLC controls and limited table options such as vacuum blowers, friction coatings and air lift options.

Common Applications

Furniture, Bedding, Packaging, Automotive, Medical

Commonly Processed Materials

PUR-ether and PUR-ester foam, PU rebond foam, reticulated foams, latex, Basotect®, Viscoelastic and similar low to medium-density foams

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50-88 Specifications [Downloadable PDF][Opens in New Window]

  • Hydraulic guide tension
  • Touch-screen operator controls mounted on a freestanding podium
  • PLC for batching, indexing and cut thickness
  • Standard Teflon coated blade guide 0.085” [2 MM] thick
  • 1-5º Forward tilting head assembly
  • Vacuum table / Airlift assembly to assist bun positioning
  • Optical bun positioning sensors
  • Blade sharpening system
  • Pneumatic blade tension
  • Heavy-duty blade guide 0.314” [8MM] thick
  • Blade guide stabilizer
  • Wedge guide bar assembly
  • Conveyor assembly with 4 in-line vacuums
  • Air-Conditioned main control panel

Operator Controls

  • Touch-screen operator controls mounted on a freestanding podium
  • Machine is equipped with a PLC that allows control of the cut thickness in increments of .004" [0.10 MM] and has an indexing accuracy of +/- 0.015" [0.40 MM]
  • The PLC also allows for such added features as : Batch Cutting, Batch Pausing, Set Height Command

Head Assembly

  • Standard head is used for material with a density up to 1.8LBS/FT3
  • Independent head assembly rides on precision ball screws that are protected by flexible dust covers. The head assembly has a tilt range of 1-5º forward tilt

Table Assembly

  • Foam buns are transported through the saw by a powered table [Shown] or a belt conveyor
  • Table is driven by a 1HP AC variable frequency speed controlled chain drive that is capable of moving the table up to 150 FPM [46 M/MIN]. Table height is 33" from floor

Power Requirements

  • 208/230/460 VAC, 3-Phase, 60 HZ
  • Optional electrics available. Contact your salesperson today.
Specifications
50-88 PT 60-88 PT 60-96 PT
Max Cutting Height 50" [1270 MM] 60" [1524 MM] 60" [1524 MM]
Max Cutting Width 88" [2235 MM] 88" [2235 MM] 96" [2438 MM]
Cutting Length of Table 132" [3350 MM] 132" [3350 MM] 132" [3350 MM]
Floor Space Required:
Width 160" [4064 MM] 160" [4064 MM] 169" [4292 MM]
Length 324" [8230 MM] 324" [8230 MM] 324" [8230 MM]
Height [MAX] 152" [3860 MM] 155" [3940 MM] 163" [4140 MM]
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