Automatic Strip Cutting Machines
NOVA TECH designs and manufactures many types of standard and modular strip cutting machines.
Our automatic strip cutters are available in three general model series:
RX-100 Series General Purpose cutters in HOT KNIFE or COLD KNIFE (guillotine)
RX-200 Series Configurable/Modular cutters in HOT KNIFE, COLD (guillotine) or ULTRASONIC
RX-240 Series Configurable/Modular heavy-duty cutters in HOT KNIFE, COLD (guillotine), ULTRASONIC, and ARAMID
Controls: All models are available with either Standard & Enhanced software with the following differences:
Standard models (-suffix -CE_) include basic functions for measuring, cutting and counting, as well as:
Anti-jam - prevents materials from sticking to the knife or anvil after the cut cycle.
Adjustable cut dwell - user entered adjustable cut dwell time
Adjustable post-cut dwell - user entered adjustable index dwell time
Length acceleration - user entered acceleration profile
End of material sensor - photosensor stops machine when material is not present
FIVE YEAR MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
Enhanced models (-suffix -DE_) include all of the above as well as:
Multiples production counter - the cut counter will index by 1, 2 or 3 for cutting multiple strips
Batch Cut - cut multiple lengths and quantities to maximize material utilization and minimize waste
Registration Cutting* - with an optional sensor, the machine will register the cut to a printed mark
Splice Detection - with an optional sensor, the machine will locate and remove a material splice.
"One Shot"* - with an optional switch the machine will index and cut on demand
Programmable memory - save frequently used program recipes for instant recall.
Index assist* and Cut assist* - with optional air components, the machine will index and eject difficult materials such as ribbon
Stack Light* - add an optional stack light to alert factory staff when a machine is running or stopped
Marking* - cut and make multiple marks simultaneously with a simple pneumatic pen marking devices.
FIVE YEAR MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTY
All models are available in either 120VAC or 230VAC and are proudly MADE IN THE USA!
*these functions require additional optional components such as sensors, switches, etc.
RX-100 General Purpose Strip Cutters
A general-purpose table-top cutting machines use a high-speed stepping motor to accurately and quickly measure to length. Ideal for ribbon, lightweight webbing, hook & loop, strapping, cord and materials spooled on standard sized rolls. Hot knife models include a built-in exhaust fan.
High-resolution color touchscreen control allows programming in either metric or inches, adjustable dwell timers, feeding and ramp speeds, user calibrations, photocell registration cutting (with optional photosensor), and saving programs to memory.
Several models of the RX-100 are available:
RX-100-SCL-DE_ 5" (130mm) hot knife, enhanced model, 120V or 230V
RX-100-GHL-DE_ 5" (125mm) guillotine, enhanced model, 120V or 230V
RX-100-SCL-CE_ 5" (130mm) hot knife, standard model, 120V or 230V
RX-100-GHL-CE_ 5" (125mm) guillotine, standard model, 120V or 230V
Warranty: FIVE years, on workmanship (including parts & labor)
Model RX-100-SCL-DEK Automatic Hot Knife Strip Cutting Machine, 120VAC
RX-200 Configurable - Modular Special Purpose Strip Cutters
The RX-200 Series strip cutting machines offer a bit more functionality and versatility to your cutting process. Also available in STANDARD and ENHANCED versions, these machines can be configured to your precise requirements, using our modular components. We have designed and built dozens of different machines for all types of cutting applications. Slitting, marking, winding, angle & shaped cut ends, you name it. The RX-200 models will handle most webbing and narrow fabrics, from ribbon, tie-down webbing, pet nylon, mil-spec, and more. For extra-heavy webbings, check out the RX-240 series below.
Model RX-200-GSL-DEK Automatic Guillotine
with -SCL Automatic 5" hot knife cut module
The RX-200 table-top cutting machines use a high-speed stepping motor to accurately and quickly measure to length. Ideal for ribbon, lightweight webbing, hook & loop, strapping, cord and materials spooled on standard sized rolls. Cutting modules, such as hot knife, guillotine, angle cutting, etc. can be quickly and easily changed to enhance the functions of the machine.
Standard color touchscreen control allows programming in either metric or inches, adjustable dwell timers, feeding and ramp speeds, user calibrations, photocell registration cutting (with optional photosensor), and saving programs to memory. Our automatic cutting machines are all built-to-order to fit the requirements of the user.
May also be operated wirelessly via iPhone, iPad or iPod with frree iOS application.
Some common RX-200 Pneumatic Cutting Modules:
SCL - 5" (130mm) hot knife strip cutter
GSL - 6" (150mm) guillotine strip cutter
AC3 - 3" (76mm) adjustable angle hot knife strip cutter
ASL - 5" (130mm) alternating angle hot knife strip cutter
AH3 - 3" (76mm) 1000W ultrasonic strip cutter
Switching from HOT TO COLD on the RX-200
has never been faster or easier. Just watch!
Did you know that all of our strip cutting machines will CUT AND COUNT IN MULTIPLES when cutting more than one strip at a time?
Simply program the number of strips (up to 3) and the cutting machine will automatically count by the multiplier as shown in the video.
RX-240 - Heavy-duty Strip Cutters
Automatic 5" /130mm Heavy-duty Hot Knife Strip Cutter
for Tubular Webbing & Sleeving (PATENT PENDING)
The RX-240 series are heavy-duty, Automatic Strip Cutting Machines. Flexible, configurable design means it may be equipped to cut hot or cold by simply changing the pneumatic cutting module. Using a high-torque stepping motor, it is ideal for measuring and cutting heavy sling webbing, seat-belt, tie-down webbing, tubular webbing, and rope.
Common to all models is a user-friendly color touchscreen control panel, programming in metric or English units, adjustable dwell times, feed speeds, user calibration, and photocell detector for cutting imprinted material. It can be configured to feed in either direction (east or west) as needed by your workspace.
RX-250-SCL - 5" (130mm) hot knife with choice of heat controllers
-GSL - 6" (150mm) cold cutting guillotine
-GAL - 6" (150mm) guillotine cutter for aramids (Kevlar, Nomex, etc.)
-SCT - 5" (130mm) hot knife for tubular webbing and sleeving (Patent Pending)
-ASL - 5" (130mm) alternating angle hot knife
-ACL - 5" (130mm) fixed angle hot knife
-SPL - 5" (130mm) pressing knife - will cut, seal and flatten the cut ends
Automatic Prefeed Devices
Consider using a Prefeed Device when higher precision and/or output is needed from any type of strip cutting machine. These devices work by keeping the tension on the webbing consistent prior to being indexed by the cutting machine. The tension is automatically monitored by use of either a dancer arm or non-contact photosensor. Use the Standard model RX-104 for most applications and the RX-154 for heavy-duty webbings.
Automatic 5" Pre-feed Device
Same as above but with a larger motor & rollers for use with heavy-webbings on the model RX-250 Strip Cutter. Standard dancer-arm model or optional photo-sensor. Available in 120V or 230V.
Used for pulling material from boxes or heavy spools to increase precision and cutting speed on the RX-200. Table mounted or free-standing with optional material holder. Standard dancer-arm model or optional photo-sensor. Available in 120V or 230V.
Automatic 5" HEAVY-DUTY Pre-feed Device