Twin-Axis™ Sheathing Saw

A specialized saw for cutting wall panel sheathing.

 

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FEATURES

Cuts wall panel sheathing

  • Two saw blades: 1 for ripping and 1 for cross-cuts 
  • Up to 6 cross-cuts per pass.
  • Deliver cut sheathing panels directly to assembly station with only 1 operator.
  • Better material optimization than with a router

Component Manufacturing Overview

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Specifications

OVERVIEW

Less is more! Cut wall sheathing with less time, less material, less mess, and less maintenance. The ripping blade stays stationary as the drive system moves the sheathing material through the saw. The cross-cut blade makes up to 6 cross-cuts per pass.

  • Cutting data and optimization analysis sent to saw automatically by MiTek® ShopNet™ software in auto mode
  • Semi-auto mode allows manual entry of data
  • Infeed aligner: Automatically squares sheet while feeding to reduce workload on operator and improve accuracy
  • Outfeed sheet lifter included: Choose one from the Options section
  • All cutting done inside the saw chamber: reduces dust, improves safety
  • Can adjust dimensions to bias cut for sheathing gaps as required by sheathing manufacturers
  • Easy operation:
    • Simple, intuitive software
    • Enter data using touch screen or keyboard
    • Easy-to-use calibration feature
  • Eliminates bottlenecks:
    • Reduces time spent at assembly station
    • Quality of sheathing can be inspected prior to reaching assembly station
  • Easy to maintain:
    • Motion control and both saw blades located above the deck to reduce dust and eliminate debris in components
    • Fast blade changes reduce maintenance time
    • Easy access to components
    • Down draft air flow design keeps dust inside the saw box and directed into the dust collection system
    • Pull-out dust pans for easy cleanup
Physical Data
Dimensions
26’ long x 7’ 6” wide x 6’ 8” high
Saw Blades
2 saw blades 350 mm, carbide tipped, negative hook 5 hp, 3400 rpm
Infeed material
Accepts all standard sheathing material: Sheet rock, OSB, CDX, Zip System® and more
Pneumatic requirements
9 scfm at 90 psi
Performance Data
Modes
Auto mode & semi-auto mode
Cuts
1 rip cuts width, and up to 6 cross cuts on each sheet pass
Infeed material size
16’L x 50” W x 2-1/4” H maximum
Min. infeed material
3” wide and any length the conveyor can hold
Accuracy
+/- 1/16”
Cycle time
3+ cycles per minute, depending on complexity
Feed rate
120 ft/min while ripping
HMI pushbuttons
Touch screen with keyboard, plus supplemental pushbuttons for additional control
Electrical Data
Electrical specs
208 Y / 120 VAC, 60 Hz, 3-phase (other voltage require transformer)
FLA
FLA 40.6 amperes
Safety Data
E-stops
Pushbuttons
Interlocks
4 doors are interlocked with safety system
Safety Compliance
UL (panels), OSHA
Labels
Bilingual or ISO

OPTIONS

Each machine includes one of these lifting options:

  • Outfeed Sheet Lifter: Lifts all material off outfeed conveyor surface for easy removal
  • Outfeed Fence Edge Lifter: Lifts edge of cut parts at operator side for easy removal

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