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HT - High-Tension Horizontal Slitter

HT
High-Tension Slitter

The HT [High-Tension] series of horizontal foam slitters represent ESCO’s medium duty flexible foam slitters. Utilizing a composite bonded blade guide the HT slitters may be used to process light to medium density polyurethane foams quickly and cost effectively. HT models offer PLC controls with a touch screen interface.

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

Overview

The HT [High-Tension] series of horizontal foam slitters represent ESCO’s medium duty flexible foam slitters. Utilizing a composite bonded blade guide the HT slitters may be used to process light to medium density polyurethane foams quickly and cost effectively. HT models offer PLC controls with a touch screen interface.

The maximum density of the material cut can be up to 6.0 lbs [96kg/M3] with an IFD/ILD of 200 or less.

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 medium to high-density foams

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HT 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

  • 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 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.
HT Model Specifications
HT 51-88 PT / VBA HT 60-88 PT / VBA
Max Cutting Height 51" [1295 MM] 60" [1524 MM]
Max Cutting Width 88" [2235 MM] 88" [2235 MM]
Cutting Length 132" [3350 MM] 132" [3350 MM]
Floor Space Required:
Width 169" [4293 MM] 169" [4293 MM]
Length 300" [7620 MM] 324" [8230 MM]
Height [MAX] 155" [3940 MM] 175" [4445 MM]
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