Appleton P5 Line of Automatic Core Cutters

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Appleton A400 Automatic Core Cutter

Appleton's P5 line of Automatic Core Cutters feature advanced programming, Allen-Bradley Controls Automated Core Advancement and professional installation and training. The P5 line can also be upgraded to operate with Appleton Automation™

Free-Standing Control – The operator interface features an Allen-Bradley PanelView touch-screen display on a free-standing pedestal that can be placed wherever the operator finds most convenient.
Easy Setup – The touch-screen control makes this unit extremely easy to operate. Set-up is streamlined by use of intelligent, on-screen operating menus, operator prompts and displayed production data.
Automated Core Advancement – A servo driven ball-screw drive advances the core with perfect speed and control as dictated by the controller.
Precise, Polished Cuts – The air-assisted, fixed knife of the P5 line of core cutters makes clean, burnished cuts to within +/-0.015 inch of the targeted length while generating virtually no dust or noise.
Rugged Construction – The P5 line of core cutters may be the most affordable, automated, programmable core cutter on the market, yet it maintains Appleton's high standards for robust construction and durability. Constructed entirely in the U.S.A., each P5 programmable core cutter is built to last a lifetime.
Installation and Training – Professional installation and training services are readily available from skilled technicians with years of core cutter experience.

Over 60 years of Superior Support

The Appleton P5 line also comes with an outstanding promise of support. If you should need technical assistance, service or replacement parts, Appleton will be there for you. Appleton still provides parts and service for core cutters built over 60 years ago – you can be assured our tradition of superior support will bring long-term value to your Appleton core cutter investment.

Appleton - A DOUBLE E Company

Appleton P5 Core Cutter Line Specifications, Options & Upgradess

SPECIFICATIONS

Model P510

Parent Core Length Range

  • 5' to 14' (available in 1 foot increments)
  • Note that core diameters under 3" limit machine length

Core Diameter Range

  • 3" I.D. to 13" O.D.
  • With options, range can be expanded down to 1" I.D. or up to 26" O.D.

Wall Thickness

  • 1/4" to 5/8" (includes .660" cores).
  • With options, range can be expanded down to 1/8" and up to 3/4". For heavier walls, contact Appleton Mfg. Division.

Cut Length Range

  • Minimum cut determined by core integrity (typically equal to wall thickness)

Controls

  • PLC-based

Cut Length Tolerance

  • +/-0.015"

Utilities

  • 3 phase electrical power. 15-25 amp circuit required depending on options
  • 80 psi plant air. 1 scfm @ 50 cuts/minute, (cut rate, operator and core dependent)

Model P520

Enhancements

  • Up to 2x the cutting speed of the P510 and P500
  • Loads cores up to 2x as fast as the P510 and P500
  • Increased cut length accuracy

Parent Core Length Range

  • 5' to 10''

Core Diameter Range

  • 3" I.D. to 8" O.D.

Wall Thickness

  • 1/4" to 5/8" (includes .660" cores).
  • With options, range can be expanded down to 1/8" and up to 3/4". For heavier walls, contact Appleton Mfg. Division.

Cut Length Range

  • Minimum cut determined by core integrity (typically equal to wall thickness)

Controls

  • PLC-based

Cut Length Tolerance

  • +/-0.008" to 0.010"

Utilities

  • 3 phase electrical power. 15-25 amp circuit required depending on options
  • 80 psi plant air. 1 scfm @ 50 cuts/minute, (cut rate, operator and core dependent)

OPTIONS

Stroke Limit: For core wall thickness below 1/4" (prevents expansion of thin wall core I.D.).

Extended Target: Permits cut core lengths up to extended cut length column in chart (see Layout tab).

Large Core Diameter: Extends diameter capacity up to 26" O.D.

Additional Support Rollers: Permits core diameters down to 1" I.D.

Knives: A variety of options that match the cut to your materials.

Electrical System Controls: Motor starters, control voltage transformers and power disconnects are included. Customer specified components or locations optional.

UPGRADES

Auto Indexing Knife: Rotates the knife 3/16" on the circumference automatically at operator preset number of cuts. Provides 40 knife positions for uniform cut quality and extended blade life.

Digital Readout: LCD read-out of target position (cut length) for consistent settings between operators.

Patented IDC (Instant Diameter Change) Mandrel System: Appleton's patented IDC mandrel system provides a multiple core diameter capability with a single mandrel and interchangeable cartridges. See the Core Cutter Upgrades page for more details.

Automated Core Handling: Systems to load and unload your parent and cut cores. See our Appleton Automation™ page for more details.

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