The machine mounted Edge Connect CNC Control uses Phoenix™ motion control software and is designed specifically for the metal cutting industry by Hypertherm, the world leader in plasma cutting technology.
The Edge Connect CNC control is has a 15″ touch screen and is mounted into the upper section of the Hornet Cutting Systems machine mounted control cabinet as shown in the image to the right. The lower section of the cabinet includes a six to twelve station operator control panel and an industrial keyboard in a roll out drawer
CNC files may be transferred to the control using the USB port or RJ45 network connector.
With unparalleled ease of use, the Phoenix™ screens prompt the operator to select material type, material thickness, cutting amperage and gas selection from the cut chart screen. Process parameter tables within the Phoenix™ software set and control cutting processes and motion control variables delivering total system integration.
The control fully supports Hypertherm True Hole Technology technology when configured with an HPRXD plasma system and Hypertherm ProNest programming software.
Edge Connect CNC Control Features
|Operating system||Windows 10|
|Axis count||2 to 6|
|Inputs / Outputs||96 user definable (48 in / 48 out)|
|Hard drive||SATA drive, ≥120GB|
|USB interface||Five USB 2.0 ports|
|Drive interface||Analog, 0-10 VDC|
|Operator control panel||Six to twelve station control, E-Stop, speed pots, UP/DOWN switches, station select switches, eight position job button, plasma ON/OFF, laser pointer ON/OFF, oxy-fuel process control switches|
|Input devices||Industrial keyboard with pointing device in roll out drawer|
|Temperature range||-10⁰ C to 40⁰ C (14⁰ F to 104⁰ F) ambient|
|Warranty||Two-year warranty standard|
|Operating voltage||100-240 V, 50/60 Hz|
|Software||Part Program Support (PPS), remote help, networking, HPRXD autogas support, DXF import, and simple shape nesting|