Product News: Machinery & Machining Tools

Machine-Mounted Sprue Cutter enhances process control.

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Machine-Mounted Sprue Cutter enhances process control.

March 16, 2012 - Offering alternative to handheld units, Machine-mounted Heated Nipper features standard nipper configuration with machine mounting holes, interchangeable blades with heating coils, and variable temperature control with digital readout for fine tune adjustment. With automatic thermostat for consistency, this standard, off-the-shelf, heated sprue nipper is suited for cutting difficult, brittle material such as polycarbonate or glass filled nylon.

Original Press Release

SAS Automation Introduces Machine-Mounted Heated Cutter

Press release date: March 1, 2012

XENIA, OHIO - >SAS< Automation, a leading robotic End-of-Arm Tooling (EOAT) manufacturer and supplier recently introduced a new Machine-mounted Heated Nipper. This new standard, off the shelf machine-mounted heated sprue nipper is a more efficient alternative to hand-held units. Significant Features:
  • Standard nipper configuration - with machine mounting holes
  • Interchangeable blades - with heating coils
  • Variable temperature control with digital readout for fine tune adjustment
  • Automatic thermostat for consistency Heated nippers are ideal for cutting difficult, brittle material, such as polycarbonate or glass filled / nylon. This machine mounted version will allow for better process control for consistency and throughput in many applications. According to Rob Dalton, General Manager for SAS Automation, "We continue to bring to the plastics market more efficiency tools to handle the toughest jobs, with ease. This new machine-mounted heated cutter is part of our 2012 efficiency tool introductions specifically for the plastics industry." About >SAS< Automation >SAS< is a leading supplier of modular Robotic End-of-Arm Tooling, components, and gripper systems, capable of servicing any part and any robot. >SAS< manufactures in the USA "get a grip!", and distributes Nile sprue nipper line, and Asian chucking/gripper line and is ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certified. S Specialists in Robotic End-of-Arm Tooling for general material handling, palletizing, packaging & plastics industries. Sales, service & support to: USA, Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe and Asia.
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