US: Gerber Technology unveils latest GerberCutter
Gerber Technology has introduced a wide version of its GerberCutter GtxL, which is designed to cut technical textiles and knitwear as wide as 2.2m.
The hardware and software systems supplier said the wide model will save money and allow manufacturers flexibility in the cutting room, the company said.
The GerberCutter GtxL Wide is a low-ply conveyorised system, which can cut up to 2.5cm of compressed material. It includes variable vacuum regulation to provide stability while cutting and create accurately cut parts with less energy consumption.
Ron Ellis, product manager for Gerber Technology's multi-ply cutting systems, said: "Over the past few years, the trend has been toward smaller, quick-turn orders. At the same time, manufacturers are using wider materials to maximise material utilisation and to cut full-size parts that don't require sewing.
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