Manufactured in Italy, the MEP Shark 332-1 SXI Evo is a Semi-Automatic hydraulic metal cutting bandsaw built in a cast iron construction to cut from 45° right to 60° left with four modes of operation. Manual, Dynamic, Semi-Automatic and Cycle Down Up.
Manual cycle, the operator clamps material manually and pulls cutting bow down by use of the low voltage handle and lifts back up after the cut.
Dynamic mode, the operator pulls bow down to desired starting point, squeezes the trigger, the vice closes, cut commences hydraulically, after the cut the blade stops, vice opens, and bow returns to where it started.
Semi-Automatic mode, the operator programmes top and bottom position and presses the start button. The vice closes, cut commences hydraulically, after the cut the blade stops, vice opens, and bow returns to the programmed top of stroke position.
The centralised control panel provides all information required by the operator, including alarms, diagnostics, pieces cut, cutting time and blade tension.