This cutting machine (LK 45 1W) with shears is mainly intended for cutting of preformed wire ropes. Mounted on a wagon permits easy insertion of the wire rope since it is closer to the ground. The open design and quick operation makes this machine a convenient help in the wire rope industry. The wagon makes the machine portable so that it can be moved to where the work needs to be carried out. The cutter can be mounted horisontal or vertical on the wagon.
Equipped with an auto switch the motor stops automatically after the cutting operation. The machine is easily started again by pressing the foot pedal. The automatic stop is a measure to bring down the noise level as well as environmental resource saving.
The machine is equipped with a safety device including a cover with an inspection windows and brushes on both sides where the wire rope is inserted. This protects the operator and it is still easy to enter the wire rope. Operation is made by the hydraulic unit. Cutting capacity of ordinary single layer round strand rope grade 1 960 is up to 45 mm or up to 65 mm depending on which model that is chosen.