The Hawk is a high-speed, precision cutting system which focuses on the essentials: the work surface is freely accessible from all sides; it has an extremely robust yet slimline traverse cutting gantry; rack and pinion drive system in all axis for slip-free drive; powerful AC-servo motors and CAN-Bus-steering techniques for high throughput. A multi-functional tool head is the highlight of the system, answering the specific need of packaging and graphics professionals that seek a wide variety of tools on one system. A combinable single and multi-functional tool head with tangentially controlled tool holders is designed to hold up to 7 tools, features controlled depth adjustment and AutomaticEye intelligence. For facilities working outside of traditional flat packaging board and soft signage, there is a variety of more traditional tools available, such as a driven “pizza wheel” or rotary knife; a bevel cut tool; and router.
Optional features include, but are not limited to:
- Conveyor system with integrated unloading table
- Motorized and manual unwinding / winding devices for rolled goods
- Camera system for accurate assignment of scaling of prints
- Barcode reader
- Projection of the cutting outline onto the material
- Felt or polyurethane cutting surfaces
The Hawk is available in many working widths and lengths and features cutting speeds of 45 to 90 inches per second depending on the cutting system size, configuration and tool head configured.
Companies: Eastman Machine