Here at Advanced Seals and Gaskets Ltd, we proudly boast a range of cutting-edge tools, including shears, guillotines, and hand guillotines. Electrical insulation barriers manufactured from hard substrates and many other products can be manufactured using our guillotines with high degrees of quality and accuracy. Moreover, our automatic feed guillotines further exemplify our commitment to precision and efficiency. With the ability to cut products up to 380mm wide, this cutting-edge process enables us to produce parts of accurate dimensions, quickly, providing swift and timely solutions to your needs.
For information on Guillotines please complete the following quick enquiry or call us on +44(0)1384 252555.
Product Specification & Key Characteristics
- Colour: Anthracite
- Density: <90KG/M³
- Fire Propagation Index: <12
- Operating Temperature: -30°C to 100ºC
- Thickness: 1mm – 100mm (can be laminated for greater thickness)
Full technical data can be supplied upon request,
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What is a Guillotine?
A guillotine refers to a cutting machine or tool used to cut foam and rubber materials into precise and straight-edged pieces. The guillotine operates on the principle of a blade that moves vertically or horizontally to slice through the material, like the action of a traditional guillotine used for cutting paper. Guillotines play a vital role in production by providing a fast and reliable method of cutting materials to required dimensions. They are used in various stages of production, including initial material preparation and subsequent fabrication processes.
Advantages of Guillotines
Guillotines offer a range of advantages to customers including their precision, efficiency, versatility, and cost-effectiveness. These attributes make guillotines valuable tools for cutting and preparing foam and rubber materials, contributing to improved productivity and product quality in manufacturing operations. Furthermore, guillotines offer consistent quality and are adaptable to meet a wide range of customer requirements.
Capabilities of Guillotines
- Precision Cutting: Guillotines provide precise and straight cuts, ensuring accuracy and uniform dimensions3 in foam and rubber materials. This precision is critical for creating high-quality end products.
- Cutting Versatility: Guillotines can handle a wide range of foam and rubber materials, including open-cell and closed-cell foams, sponge rubber, solid rubber sheets, and various types of synthetic rubber.
- Material Thickness: Guillotines can cut foam and rubber materials of varying thicknesses, from thin sheets to thicker blocks or rolls.
- Efficient Material Handling: Guillotines are designed for efficient material handling, enabling quick loading and unloading of foam and rubber sheets or blocks. These speeds up the cutting process and enhances overall productivity.
- Customizable Cutting Widths: Many guillotines allow for adjustable cutting widths, providing flexibility to produce foam and rubber components of different sizes and shapes.
- Reduced Material Waste: With precise cutting capabilities, guillotines help minimize material waste, optimising material usage and contributing to cost-effectiveness.
- Straight Edges: Guillotines produce clean and straight edges on foam and rubber materials, ensuring a neat and professional appearance in the final products.
- User-Friendly Operation: Guillotines are generally easy to operate, making them accessible to a broader range of operators. Minimal training is required to use them effectively.
- Speed and Productivity: Guillotines enable quick and efficient cutting, leading to faster production times and shorter lead times for customers.
- Scalability: Guillotines are available in various sizes, allowing for scalability to accommodate different production volumes and requirements.
Benefits of Guillotines
Guillotines offer many benefits including:
- Cutting Foam and Rubber Sheets: Guillotines are primarily used to cut foam and rubber sheets into smaller pieces with straight edges. This process is essential for preparing materials for further fabrication and manufacturing.
- Straight and Accurate Cuts: Guillotines are designed to provide precise and straight cuts, ensuring uniform dimensions and consistent quality in the final products.
- Versatility in Material Thickness: Guillotines can handle a wide range of foam and rubber materials, from thin sheets to thicker blocks or rolls.
- Various Cutting Widths: Guillotines come in different sizes, allowing for cutting foam and rubber materials to varying widths depending on the specific requirements of the application.
- Reduced Material Waste: By providing precise and accurate cuts, guillotines help reduce material waste, maximising material utilization and cost-effectiveness.
Speed and Productivity: Guillotines enable quick and efficient cutting, enhancing overall productivity in foam and rubber processing operation
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