Gantry Cutting Machine provides smooth cut.

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Taurus(TM) incorporates Merlin 6000 GST(TM) oxygen plasma cutting system, Burny(TM) CNC 3 controller with 50-shape library, and direct drive precision planetary gearheads with high torque servomotors. Pulse Width Modulation drive amplifiers lend machine motion control capability from 2 to 500 ipm. Taurus carries up to 10 cutting stations, including up to 4 plasmas, 8 oxy-fuel stations, and 1 marker station. Widths range from 5 to 20 ft.



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C & G Taurus(TM) Gantry Cutting Machine Provides Precise Motion Control, Smooth Cut



St. Louis - June 14, 2002- Exacting motion control for precise oxy-fuel and plasma cutting was a top priority in design of the C&G Systems(TM) Taurus(TM) precision dual side drive gantry cutting machine.

The Taurus, incorporating the Thermal Dynamics® Merlin 6000 GST(TM) oxygen plasma cutting system, creates ultra smooth cut surfaces utilizing a variety of motion control features. The Taurus comes standard with a Burny(TM) CNC 3 controller with 50-shape library and can be upgraded with the powerful Burny 10 or Burny 10 LCD. Direct drive precision planetary gearheads with high torque servomotors are additional contributors to the machine's motion accuracy. C&G's unique Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) drive amplifiers also lend machine motion control capability from 2-500 IPM (.5-12M/min.).

Cutting table features include rugged frame and rail components; tongue and grooved Tee rail; Burny CNC controllers; rack and pinion drive torch station and C&G's own Initial Height Sensing
plasma torch height control.

Taurus is designed to carry up to 10 cutting stations, including up to 4 plasmas, eight oxy-fuel stations and a marker station. Taurus is available in widths from 5' to 20' and can be pedestal or floor mounted.

C&G Systems is a division of Thermadyne Holdings, a global welding and cutting products company with headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. The company is comprised of long-standing market leading companies representing many of the most respected brand names in the welding and metal fabricating industry. For more information, visit the C&G Systems web site at www.cgsystems.com, or call James Malone at 800-411-0614.

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