Roller feed

Very often used type of feed, suitable for high feed rates and high dimensional correctness. With precise workpiece guidance and the right selection of feed rollers (adapted to the surface of the workpiece) narrow tolerance limits, similar to pusher saws (slider), can be reached.

Range of application: Machines working in through-feed.

Examples for the feed rates that can be reached:

Both manufacturers advertise using superlatives:

  • up to 415 meters per minute for the Dimter Opticut 450 Quantum ("Speed world record with 540 cuts/min" as of: 2005)
  • Company Reinhardt: Twin-Loop (".. the fastest of all trimming saws" as of: 2011)

Alternative term:

  • Roller feed