XT Overview

The XT is a true industrial workhorse. It uses the same frame as the SeriesOne but uses planetary gearboxes and rack & pinion drive. The XT delivers extremely rigid and stable motion throughout it's entire speed range. In addition to adding a second motor to the gantry, the 5:1 reduction ratio on the XT gearboxes also provide increased torque over the SeriesOne. The XT carries a small price premium over the SeriesOne for those demanding jobs where a rack & pinion motion system is more desirable.

The XT controller consists of a new Dell PC with Mach3 control software and includes BobCAD and SheetCAM. CLICK HERE to see a comparison between the SeriesOne, XT and XT-P machines.

 
4X8
5X10
6X12
Overall Footprint 80.5W x 127L 92.5W x 151L 104.5 x 175L
Cutting area 48W x 96L 60W x 120L 72W x 144L
Weight Approx 1400 lbs Approx 1500 lbs Approx 1600 lbs
Motor Type Stepper Stepper Stepper
Reduction Type Planetary Gearbox Planetary Gearbox Planetary Gearbox
X Axis Drive (Dual Side Drive) Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Y Axis Drive Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion Rack & Pinion
Z Axis Drive Ultra-Smooth Lead Screw Ultra-Smooth Lead Screw Ultra-Smooth Lead Screw
Travel Speed (X and Y) 800 IPM 800 IPM 800 IPM
Travel Speed (Z) 100 IPM 100 IPM 100 IPM
Warranty (Mechanical Components) 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years
Warranty (Electrical Components) 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year
Automatic Torch Height Control Included Included Included
BobCAD Software Included Included Included
SheetCAM CAM Software Included Included Included
Pricing $13,495 $15,495 $17,995

 

XT Features

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x The XT features an all steel welded gantry with a wider footprint that the SeriesOne for added stability.
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The most notable difference between the SeriesOne and XT machines is that the XT uses rack & pinion drive. While our SeriesOne chain drive works well and has proven itself over the years, the XT's rack & pinion delivers greater stability and system rigidity.

x The XT features planetary gearboxes rather than belt belt reduction. Planetary gearboxes provide less backlash, less maintenance and better accuracy. We use a 5:1 single stage gearbox which delivers more torque than our SeriesOne belt drive.
x Some machines use springs to engage the pinion into the rack. We chose to use air pressure. Air pressure is adjustable and by using an air solenoid valve, we can easily disengage the pinions from the racks. This feature acts as a secondary E-Stop.
x TruCut machines have always been known for reliability and durability, and the XT is no exception. The XT uses hardened V-rail and rollers for long term reliability and service.
x The XT uses an extruded aluminum lifter assembly with ultra-smooth precision lead screw. This lifter has proven to be reliable and durable. Should the lifter need service down the road, individual parts are inexpensive and easy to replace.
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x X and Y axes cable carriers keep power and drive cable and torch leads secure and out of the way. Cable carriers are standard equipment on every machine.

All XT tables come standard with a spring style break-away torch mount. We use two springs to secure the torch that are strong enough to hold the torch securely during normal use, but not so strong that they will not flex in the event of a torch crash. The torch rests in a V which means that after a crash, it returns to exactly the same position it was in prior to the crash.

The XT torch mount also includes an integrated laser. Use the laser for accurate positioning or for tracing parts using our TruTrace feature included on every machine.

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Every XT machine includes either an open frame grid system or a water pan. When you place your order, just let us know which way you would like to go. Water pans all include a 1-1/2" NPT fitting to attach a valve or plug. Open frame tables are a great way to go if you would like to build your own downdraft system.
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x A stable cutting grid is an essential component in making quality cuts. When the cutting grid is allowed to move, the material resting on the grid also moves. The SeriesOne curved cutting grid ensures that the grid and the material being cut remains stable, even during rapid changes in direction. Grid slats are simply 1/8" x 2" flat bar available at your favorite steel supplier. No preforming is required. Just flex the slats so they fit in the grid support.
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Our TruTracâ„¢ automatic torch height control delivers true industrial performance without the industrial price. The TruTracâ„¢ operates outside of Mach3 controlling the Z axis directly, which allows Z axis height corrections at speeds up to the maximum velocity setting. The internal PID controller continuously adjusts Z speed based on torch height.

The TruTrac THC includes a digital remote control for easy adjustment of THC parameters. Just set your target arc voltage, which is obtained from the Hypertherm cut charts, and regardless of pierce height, the THC will drive the torch to your desired height.

Our TruVision program allows you to connect any name brand web-cam to the machine for accurate remote positioning. The TruVision program includes a cross-hair with user selectable color. Choose the color that best contrasts with the background. If you would rather purchase a complete camera system and not bother with sourcing your own camera, we offer the complete system as an option. The TruVision software is installed on every machine at no additional charge.
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Motion control is handled by the Mach3 controller software. This PC based controller is widely accepted as the most reliable and stable controller available and we are proud to offer it with the XT.

Our controller also includes an integrated shape generator. This time saving feature allows the operator to create simple shapes right from the controller screen without going through the CAD/CAM process. A simple button click is all it takes to generate a wide variety of shapes.

A PC is included with Mach3 and SheetCAM pre-loaded. Complete machines also include a monitor. Kit purchasers provide their own monitor.

Please visit our Mach3 pages for further details.

SheetCAM software is also included with every machine. This powerful and easy to use software converts your images to G-code.

Please visit our SheetCAM pages for further details.

Every XT machine includes a new Dell PC and widescreen monitor with the following specs...

  • Inspiron 3252
  • 4GB Ram
  • 500MB Hard Drive
  • Intel Pentium Processor
  • Windows 10 Home

Optional PC upgrades are available. See our Options page for details.

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The XT is not only inexpensive to purchase, but it also has a very low cost of ownership. The rack & pinion drive and planetary gearboxes offer virtually maintenance free operation.

Unlike some manufacturers, our controller is modular. What that means is that all components within the controller housing are replaceable individually. If your table is out of warranty and a drive fails, the last thing you need is to spend $1-2k on an entire controller when all you have to is replace one motor drive.

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We proudly stand behind our products with a three (3) year warranty on mechanical components and controller electronics and a 90 day warranty on the PC. We will repair or replace components returned to us within the warranty period at no charge.

We support our machines indefinitely. Whether you buy a new machine or a used machine from a private party, we'll always be here for you. We don't offer expensive support contracts because every machine comes with support for life. We give you phone and e-mail support for the life of the machine. If it's our machine, we support it, regardless of where or how you bought it.

 

 


RC Enterprises * 208 Edwards Drive * Jackson * TN * 38301 * (615) 290-6260