Neenah WI USA
The A301 automatic core cutter with new PLC control package from Appleton Manufacturing quickly and automatically cuts batches of consistent cores with minimal operator labor. The PLC-based control system with LCD panel provides immediate feedback on production runs and machine status. The programmable control also accommodates additional automation accessories, including automated parent and cut core handling, cut core counting, and a patented auto-indexing knife. Manually loaded and set, the A301 automatically cuts in excess of 60 cut cores per minute. The A301 handles parent cores 5' to 14' long and 1" to 21" in diameter. It will cut wall thicknesses from 1⁄8" to 3⁄4".