8700 CNC Specifications

Hotwire Direct: 8700 CNC Independent Axis, 3D Foam Cutting, High Speed Expanded Polystyrene EPS Foam Cutter

CNC Production Example

Prep & Production Time for 72, 8′ Pieces (576′)

Draw:8 min
Nesting:20 min
Coding:1 min
Multiwire Setup (6 wires):1 min
Cutting:14 min
Total First Run:44 min
Total Second Run:14 min

Picture below shows 4 blocks or 64′ of a concrete bridge’s form liner that was cut in approx. 38 minutes.
Hotwire Direct: 8700 CNC Expanded Polystyrene EPS Foam Cutter - Concrete Bridge Form Liners
EPS Foam Molds Concrete Bridge Infrastructure

Click photo for how this bridge came together.

848 (8′ wide x 4′ high x 8′ long)…$54,995

"This puts us in a position where we can do more creative stuff on a production level. And that's huge for us."

-Marc Coutu, Imago Creations

Cutting Capacity
106″ x 51″ x 105″ (269cm x 130cm x 266cm). Wire is 105″ long. Other sizes available.
0.001″ (0.025mm)
±.002″/foot (0.0167mm/m)
Drive Motors
Four 160 ounce/inch (1.8kg/cm) AC servos, 4000 counts per revolution encoders
Drive System
X & Y axis timing belt drives, precision sealed bearings ride on hardened ground rods
Max. Cutting Speed
55″ (140cm) per minute
Max. Rapid Speed
1500″ (3,810cm) per minute
Cutting Wire
1 – 6 wires standard – .014 (.355mm)
Power Required
240v single phase 50-60hz, 20 Amp
1 year on all electrical components,
3 years on all mechanical components
Tech Support
Unlimited support at no charge

Options And Specifications

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