Gate Trimmer is designed for plastic parts.

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Equipped with razor sharp blade positioned at 45° angle, Guillotine Gate Trimmer can shear sprue gate in hard to reach narrow places. Equipment holds blade on special cylinder that can be mounted at many angles to actuate gate cutting process. Actuated guillotine motion from cylinder allows precision cutting from awkward locations.

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SAS Automation Introduces New Guillotine Gate Trimmer

XENIA, OHIO (July 2007) - SAS Automation introduces a new gate trimmer for plastics parts called: Guillotine Gate Trimmer. This tool is designed with a razor sharp blade positioned at a 45 degree angle to precisely shear a sprue gate in hard to reach narrow places. The equipment was designed to hold the blade on a special cylinder to precisely actuate the gate cutting process. The cylinder can be mounted in many angles to access hard to reach sprue gates. This style of gate cutting uniquely allows for a very hard to reach areas to become accessed with this actuated guillotine motion from the cylinder. This results in an easy-to-use, compact, affordable degater, designed to greatly improve production efficiencies and product quality. According the Richard Petz, General Manager for SAS Automation "This degater will be appreciated by anyone needing precision cutting from awkward locations. Taking up small production floor space is another feature of this degater." About SAS Automation SAS is a leading supplier of modular EOAT components & robotic gripper systems - capable of servicing any part and any robot. SAS manufactures in the USA "get a grip!", and distributes "nip it!" Nile sprue nipper line, and "GRIP IT!" Asian chucking/gripper line. SAS is ISO 9001:2000 Quality Certified. Specialists in robotic End-of-Arm tooling & gripper systems, sprue nippers, CNC degating & Insert Mold tooling for manufacturing, packaging & plastics industries. Sales, service and support to: USA, Canada, Mexico, Europe. SAS Automation, LLC 1200 South Patton Street Xenia, OH 45385 USA TEL: +1 937- 372-5255 FAX: +1 937- 372-5555

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