Torchmate X

 Gantry Kit

Torchmate X CNC MachineAs well as being offered as a complete turn-key system, the Torchmate X is available as a gantry kit. If you have welding skills, a gantry kit is an excellent way to save money yet still be in operation quickly. You fabricate the rail system from locally purchased steel to save shipping dollars. We provide the precisely constructed steel gantry unit.

 

The Torchmate X product is very competitively priced - its features put it on par with machines costing two to three times as much. With included Torchmate CAD/CAM design software and the easy-to-use machine Torchmate driver program, the buyers of a Torchmate X will be up and running and making high quality products in a short amount of time.

 

With unlimited free technical support, your Torchmate X will be the ultimate in durability, versatility, and precision.

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Specifications

Machine Size

  • 5’x10’ to 12’x60’
  • 5’X10’ machine leaves 96”x151” footprint

 

Table Type

  • Gantry Kit or Turn-Key Machine

Model Features

  • Welded with 6-axis robot
  • Adjustable water height on water table
  • Low backlash 10:1 gearboxes
  • Durable powder coat finish
  • Easy access doors for cleaning
  • Angled support slats for increased life
  • Complete in house testing prior to shipment on fully assembled systems

Standard Equipment

  • Choice of water or zoned downdraft table
  • Full cable carrier system included

Construction

  • Steel fabricated gantry with dual x-axis drive
  • Precision y-axis linear guide—the ultimate in accuracy and durability
  • Precision ground x-axis guide rails—.001 tolerances, 63 Micro finish, custom made in the USA

Electronics/Motion System    

  • Two X-axis 380 oz. in. stepper motors or two 152 oz. in. servo motors
  • One Y-axis 380 oz. in stepper motor or one 152 oz. in servo motor
  • 8 amp micro stepping or servo drives

User Controls

  • PC based control software with USB interface

Weight

  • Approximately 5500 to 5800 lbs for 5’ x 10’ system (dependent on package selected)

Input Power

  • 15 amp/ 110 volt for controls
  • 220 volt models available for international customers

 

Cutting Area

  • 5’x10’ to 12’x60’

Cutting Capacity

  • 2”+ thick plate
  • Up to 13 in. thick (Tool dependent)

Drive System

  • Rack and pinion with 10:1 low backlash gearbox reduction

Traverse Speed

  • Up to 1500 ipm

Cut Speed

  • Up to 500 ipm

Machine Resolution        

  • Approximately .0004”

Available Plasma Units    

Compatible with most plasma cutters

Lincoln Electric

  • Tomahawk® 375
  • Tomahawk® 625

Thermal Dynamics

  • Auto Cut Series
  • Ultra Cut Series
  • Manual Systems
  • Cutmaster A Series

Hypertherm

  • Powermax Series

Standard Software

  • Torchmate Driver Software
  • Accepts any .dxf or G-code

Available Software

Torchmate CAD/CAM

  • Everything in CAD/CAM Lite plus nesting, scanning and hogging

BobCAD-CAM

  • In addition to being a full-blown computer assisted design program, BobCAD renders 2D images into three dimensional shpes. It then generates G-code to create the 3D pieces with torchmate’s automated z-axis in conjunction with a router, roto-ZIP tool, engraver, etc.

Rhino 3D

  • Create digital 3D models of your projects before you start the actual fabrication process. All parts fit together just as they would in a physical model. It is possible to rotate the model, zoom in to see the finest detail, and view its components model from the real thing.

RhinoCAM

  • RhinoCAM is a general purpose machining program for the general machinist. RhinoCAM includes 2 ½ axis, 3 axis, 4 axis and 5 axis operations. This powerful package is ideal for mold, die and tooling, wood working rapid prototyping and general machining markets and generate G-code to be directly sent to the Torchmate machines. This product boasts of powerful toolpath generation strategies coupled with tools for efficiently controlling the cutting tool for detailed machining capabilities, while not sacrificing ease of use. It has all the basic functionality as well as additional features suitable for demanding users with sophisticated manufacturing requirements.

Computer Requirements

  • Windows XP/Vista/’07
  • 1 GB processor
  • 1 GB ram
  • 30 GB hard drive

Warranty

  • Full 1 year warranty on electronics, parts, and software
  • Lifetime unlimited free technical support

 

Turn-Key

Torchmate X CNC Machines When customers need a complete turn-key system that can handle heavy-duty use, the Torchmate X is the answer. Whether it is cutting thick or thin plate using plasma or oxy-fuel the Torchmate X will do it with power, speed, and accuracy. The Torchmate X includes your choice of a built in automatic water table or downdraft system and is available in sizes up to a 12 x 60 foot cutting surface area.  The Torchmate X is a full-scale industrial grade production machine.

 

 The Torchmate X product is very competitively priced - its features put it on par with machines costing two to three times as much. With included Torchmate CAD/CAM design software and the easy-to-use machine Torchmate driver program, the buyers of a Torchmate X will be up and running and making high quality products in a short amount of time. Your Torchmate X will include a Dell desktop computer preconfigured with CAD and driver software as well as the secure steel cabinet with limited access to computer, monitor, and keyboard.

Special precautions must be taken when cutting aluminum with the automatic water table or the downdraft system.

 

Torchmate X steel gantry

Pictured here is a Torchmate X set up with plasma, oxy fuel, and plate marking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Torchmate X CNC Plasma Cutting Machine

 All Torchmate X water tables are welded using a six axis industrial welding robot. This technology is normally found only in the manufacturing of machines selling for $150,000 or more, and ensures perfect water tightness.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Torchmate X Machine Rock Buggy

 As can be seen in this photo of a 3,500 lb. rock buggy (including 600 lbs. of lead), sitting on a Torchmate X table, the unit will easily support steel plate up to several inches thick.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

>>Learn about financing options

>>Download financing application

Specifications

Machine Size

  • 5’x10’ to 12’x60’
  • 5’X10’ machine leaves 96”x151” footprint

Table Type

  • Gantry Kit or Turn-Key Machine

Model Features

  • Welded with 6-axis robot
  • Adjustable water height on water table
  • Low backlash 10:1 gearboxes
  • Durable powder coat finish
  • Easy access doors for cleaning
  • Angled support slats for increased life
  • Complete in house testing prior to shipment on fully assembled systems

Standard Equipment

  • Choice of water or zoned downdraft table
  • Full cable carrier system included

Construction

  • Steel fabricated gantry with dual x-axis drive
  • Precision y-axis linear guide—the ultimate in accuracy and durability
  • Precision ground x-axis guide rails—.001 tolerances, 63 Micro finish, custom made in the USA

Electronics/Motion System

  • Two X-axis 380 oz. in. stepper motors or two 152 oz. in. servo motors
  • One Y-axis 380 oz. in stepper motor or one 152 oz. in servo motor
  • 8 amp micro stepping or servo drives

User Controls

  • PC based control software with USB interface

Weight

  • Approximately 5500 to 5800 lbs for 5’ x 10’ system (dependent on package selected)

Input Power

  • 15 amp/ 110 volt for controls
  • 220 volt models available for international customers

Cutting Area

  • 5’x10’ to 12’x60’

Cutting Capacity

  • 2”+ thick plate
  • Up to 13 in. thick (Tool dependent)

Drive System

  • Rack and pinion with 10:1 low backlash gearbox reduction

Traverse Speed

  • Up to 1500 ipm

Cut Speed

  • Up to 500 ipm

Machine Resolution

  • Approximately .0004”

Available Plasma Units

Compatible with most plasma cutters

Lincoln Electric

  • Tomahawk® 375
  • Tomahawk® 625

Thermal Dynamics

  • Auto Cut Series
  • Ultra Cut Series
  • Manual Systems
  • Cutmaster A Series
  • Drag-Gun Plus

Hypertherm

  • Powermax Series

Standard Software

  • Torchmate Driver Software
  • Accepts any .dxf or G-code

 

Available Software

Torchmate CAD/CAM

  • Everything in CAD/CAM Lite plus nesting, scanning and hogging

BobCAD-CAM

  • In addition to being a full-blown computer assisted design program, BobCAD renders 2D images into three dimensional shpes. It then generates G-code to create the 3D pieces with torchmate’s automated z-axis in conjunction with a router, roto-ZIP tool, engraver, etc.

Rhino 3D

  • Create digital 3D models of your projects before you start the actual fabrication process. All parts fit together just as they would in a physical model. It is possible to rotate the model, zoom in to see the finest detail, and view its components model from the real thing.

RhinoCAM

  • RhinoCAM is a general purpose machining program for the general machinist. RhinoCAM includes 2 ½ axis, 3 axis, 4 axis and 5 axis operations. This powerful package is ideal for mold, die and tooling, wood working rapid prototyping and general machining markets and generate G-code to be directly sent to the Torchmate machines. This product boasts of powerful toolpath generation strategies coupled with tools for efficiently controlling the cutting tool for detailed machining capabilities, while not sacrificing ease of use. It has all the basic functionality as well as additional features suitable for demanding users with sophisticated manufacturing requirements.

Computer Requirements

  • Windows XP/Vista/’07
  • 1 GHz processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 30 GB hard drive

Warranty

  • Full 1 year warranty on electronics, parts, and software
  • Lifetime unlimited free technical support