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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]

  • PLC Operator Controls Mounted On A Freestanding Podium
  • Teflon Coated Blade Guide Assembly 0.085 IN [2 MM] Thick
  • 1-5º Forward Tilting Head Assembly
  • Vacuum Table/Airlift Assembly To Assist Bun Positioning [HT Only]
  • Pneumatic Blade Tensioning
  • Air-Conditioned Main Control Panel
  • High-Speed Head-Lift Assembly [AC Motor] [4 IN/SEC]
  • Heavy-Duty Carousel Table System [HT-C Only]
  • Redesigned Turntable Drive System [HT-C Only]
  • Blade Sharpening System + Dust Collection
  • Heavy-Duty Blade Guide 0.314 IN [8 MM] Thick
  • Blade Guide Stabilizer
  • Wedge Guide Stabilizer
  • Conveyor Assembly With 4 In-Line Vacuums
  • Vacuum Hold-Down System [HT-C Only]
  • Air-Conditioned Main Control Panel
  • ESCO Clean Blade System

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 0.004 IN [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

Blade Assembly

  • 7.5 HP Blade Motor
  • 0.75 X 0.02 IN [19 MM X 0.5 MM] Blade Size
  • Teflon Coated Blade Guide

Table Assembly [HT Only]

  • Foam buns are transported through the saw by a powered table or a belt conveyor
  • Table is driven by a 1 HP 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 IN from floor

Carousel Assembly [HT-C Only]

  • 5 or 8 Buns Maximum Capacity
  • Redesigned Turntable Drive System
  • Variable Speed Up To 5 RPM [340 FT/MIN, 104 M/MIN]

Power Requirements

  • 208/230/460VAC 3-Phase 60 HZ [HT Only]
  • 380/500VAC 3-Phase 60 HZ [HT-C Only]
  • Optional electrics available. Contact your salesperson today.
Specifications
Models HT 51-88 PVT / VBA HT 60-88 PVT / VBA HT-C 51-88 HT-C 60-88 HT-C 51-118 HT-C 60-118
Cutting Height 51 IN [1295 MM] 60 IN [1524 MM] 51 IN [1295 MM] 60 IN [1524 MM] 51 IN [1295 MM] 60 IN [1524 MM]
Cutting Width 88 IN [2235 MM] 88 IN [2235 MM] 88 IN [2235 MM] 88 IN [2235 MM] 118 IN [2997 MM] 118 IN [2997 MM]
Cutting Length [HT ONLY] 132 IN [3350 MM] 132 IN [3350 MM] N/A N/A N/A N/A
Table Diameter [HT-C ONLY] N/A N/A 258 IN [6553 MM] 258 IN [6553 MM] 312 IN [7925 MM] 312 IN [7925 MM]
Max Number Of Buns [HT-C ONLY] N/A N/A 5 5 8 8
Floor Space Required [HT ONLY]
Overall Width 160 IN [4064 MM] 169 IN [4293 MM] N/A N/A N/A N/A
Overall Length 300 IN [7620 MM] 324 IN [8230 MM] N/A N/A N/A N/A
Maximum Height 155 IN [3940 MM] 175 IN [4445 MM] N/A N/A N/A N/A
Floor Space Required [HT-C ONLY]
Table Diameter N/A N/A 312 IN [7925 MM] 372 IN [9450 MM] 312 IN [7925 MM] 372 IN [9450 MM]
Maximum Height N/A N/A 160 IN [4060 MM] 180 IN [4500 MM] 160 IN [4060 MM] 180 IN [4500 MM]
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