CNC Waterjet Cutting Systems

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Vulcan 1600 WJ

The Vulcan 1600 WJ is designed with traditional Lockformer quality and reliability, to eliminate the duct liner bottleneck in your shop while reducing the labor associated with this process.

Machine Specifications:

  • 60” (1524mm) x 120” (3048mm) effective cutting area.
  • 2000 IPM (50,800mm/min) maximum traversing speed.
  • Up to 2000 IPM (50,800mm/min) cutting speed depending on the material.
  • 4” (101.6mm) maximum cutting thickness.
  • +/- 1/32” (.8mm) positional accuracy.

Machine Design Features:

  • Unitized welded construction with 3” (76.2mm) x 3” (76.2mm) steel tubing framework for strength and stability.
  • “Gull wing” table design to protect the machine’s drive system and reduce the footprint size.
  • Dual precision drive system.
  • Solid state CNC control with integrated drives.
  • User-friendly operator controls.
  • Touch Screen
  • Industrial sealed motor/encoder units for precise positioning feedback.
  • THK linear Z-axis bearing and way.
  • 3” (76.2mm) diameter x 128” (3,251.2mm) long, turned ground and polished Y-axis guide rail. Heavy-duty linear guide.
  • Auto home sense to set 0/0 automatically.
  • Tack feedback for smooth contour programming.
  • Remote safety stop switches and current limiting drives for safety.
  • Premium components and unrivalled build quality for unmatched reliability and longevity.

System Configuration:

  • Lockformer Vulcan 1600WJ
  • Nee CNC Control
  • Ingersoll Rand Streamline pump
  • Ingersoll Rand Pneumatic Valve Cutting Head
  • Fibre Optic Communication system
  • Installation and On site training
  • Six (6) month Warranty on parts and labour.

High Pressure Water Pump:

  • Ingersoll rand Streamline 15 horsepower waterjet intensifier.
  • 55,000 PSI continuous cutting pressure.
  • Pneumatic valve cutting head with .007 diamond orifice.
  • Pump cooling require ½ GPM of water.
  • Intensifier cycles a maximum of 8 timer per minute to reduce pressure fluctuations and improve component life.
  • Pump noise level less than 75.5 db.
  • Pump footprint is 56L x 28W x 33H.
  • Weight 1622 lbs.
  • Designed for non-abrasive water cutting only

Air Requirements:

  • 90 PSI low volume (less than 5 SCFM)

Electrical Requirements:

  • Machine CNC Control – 230/240v AC 15 amp (dedicated circuit).
  • High Pressure Water Pump – 415/3/50      35amp

(We recommend the customer install a quick disconnect close to the machine) 

Software requirements:

  • Vulcan 6XP version. (Lower versions may require upgrade).
  • Lan Cat 5E communication system (included in the machine price).

Water Requirements:

  • Customer’s water supply may need to be softened or treated.
  • The table below is manufacturer minimum water quality.
CategoryMin. Quality mg/Litre
Carbon Dioxide0
Free Chlorine1
PH6.5 – 8.5
Total dissolved Solids – TDS200
Total Hardness25

See the Waterjet in action at the ARBS Exhibition 21st-23rd April 2008.

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