Product News: Machinery & Machining Tools

Pneumatic Press Style Cutter handles large sample preparation.

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January 8, 2014 - Able to apply up to 15 tons of pressure, Alfa Cutter 240-15B accelerates cutting of up to 10 x 22 in. samples using steel rule die for materials testing. Multiple samples can be cut simultaneously with multiple configurations on one die, and dual buttons for engaging platens promote safe operation. Optional steel die wear plate ensures cuts are clean, while available heavy-duty stand and table top surface line up with cutting deck to allow materials to slide in and out of cutter.

Thwing-Albert Instrument Co.

14 Collings Ave., West Berlin, NJ, 08091, USA

Original Press Release

New 240-15B Alfa Cutter Available for Sample Preparation

Press release date: January 6, 2014

West Berlin, NJ — Thwing-Albert Instrument Company is now offering an additional pneumatic sample preparation tool - the Alfa Cutter 240-15B.  This cutter can apply up to 15 tons of pressure allowing larger samples to be cut quickly using a steel rule die.

The 240-15B Alfa Cutter is a pneumatic press style cutter used to cut samples for materials testing.  Cut multiple samples at once with multiple configurations on one die.  Now customers can cut thicker and larger samples with a maximum sample size of 10” x 22”.  Dual buttons require the user to press and hold both simultaneously to engage the platens to cut a sample safely.

Customers have the option to add a steel die wear plate to assure that the cuts are clean and extend the life of the upper platen.  Additionally, there is a heavy duty stand and table top surface available that lines up perfectly with the cutting deck allowing materials to slide in and out of the cutter with ease.  The new 240-15B Alfa Cutter is available now.  For more information contact our office at or 856-767-1000.

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