CAMX 2020 exhibit preview: Zünd
Appears in Print as: 'Modular, digital cutting systems'
Zünd is presenting its latest developments in modular, digital cutting solutions for composites applications.
Zünd high-performance cutting modules. Source | Zünd
Zünd (Franklin, Wis., U.S.) is presenting its latest developments in modular, digital cutting solutions for composites applications. Zünd says its modular, customizable cutters deliver the highest cut quality, making them ideal for processing demanding materials while meeting the highest safety standards.
Raw materials that can be processed using specially designed Zünd cutting and routing tools include dry or prepreg carbon fiber, fiberglass, thermoplastic organosheets, honeycomb and foam core materials, and more. Zünd says all of these materials can be cut on a single, multi-functional cutting system that also offers a range of marking and labeling tools.
Zünd G3 cutting/marking. Source | Zünd
To achieve more throughput in less time, Zünd cutting systems are said to be systematically geared towards fully automated production, with options available for gradual implementation with semi-automated production workflows. Zünd says its software solutions enable users to handle production scenarios from prototyping to fully automated production. Zünd software automatically optimizes cutting contours and cut paths depending on the material and choice of tools. With integrated nesting functions, parts are laid out automatically for optimal material usage.
Zünd says its cutting solutions also enable low total cost of ownership, with high value retention and low depreciation. High build quality and reliability are also said to minimize maintenance and downtime, and labor costs are reduced due to increased automation.
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