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Dratex

Application
  • Shielding for cable products
  • Reinforce tubes
  • Cords and ropes
  • Medical - Catheters
Configuration
  • Vertical axis operation
  • Capstan take-off system
  • 12, 16, and 24 carrier round braid construction
  • Integrated drive motor and control
  • Wire carriers designed for high speed operation
  • Integrated take-up and pay-off for reels up to diameter 800 mm
  • Integrated Sound Cabinet
  • Capstan pressure roller
  • Broken end detector
  • Durable tubular steel frame construction
Technical Features
  • Individual carrier tension control
  • Operating speeds up to:
    • 12 Carrier 150 rpm
    • 16 Carrier 180 rpm
    • 24 Carrier 110 rpm
  • Driven take-up, adjustable for different braid angles
  • Inverter motor drive for controlled acceleration and deceleration, continuous main drive with controlled AC motor
  • Adjustable traverse mechanism to accommodate reel variation
  • Automatic central lubrication
  • Lifetime lubrication for all important bearing points
  • Automatic single wire and bundle breakage monitoring
  • Digital readout of head speed, product counter, and hours of operation
Options
  • Empty bobbin detector
  • Electronic tension controled take-up for fine material
  • Longitudinal taping attachment
  • Separate reel take-up and pay-off

Technical Specifications

Model Dratex 12
Type 1215
Dratex 16
Type 1615
Dratex 16
Type 1616
Dratex 24
Type 2425
Dratex 24
Type 2426
Number of Carriers  12   16   24 
Bobbin Rotation Speed  50 - 150 rpm   60-180 rpm   30-100 rpm   35-110 rpm 
Jog Speed  12 rpm   8 rpm 
Bobbin Dimensions  °75 x 100/70 mm or °80 x 100/80mm 
Bobbin Capacity  260 cm│ or 370 cm│ 
Braid Material All soft metals, and textile materials  
Pull off per Bobbin Revolution  Change Gears: 3.2 - 32.5 mm or 6.4 - 65 mm
Continuous Drive: 3 - 60 mm or 4.5 - 90 mm 
 Change Gears: 3 - 88 mm
Continuous Drive: 3 - 90 mm 
 Change Gears: 13.2 - 134.5 mm
Continuous Drive: 6 - 120 mm 
  Continuous Drive:
5 - 150 mm 
Diameter of Pull-off Capstan  380 mm   480 mm or
610 mm 
 630 mm   610 mm 
Central Passage  15mm   40mm 
Braid Diameter Max  14mm   28mm 
Reel Size  °800 mm (Integrated Reel Winding) 
Motor Output  2.2kW   3.0kW 
Floor Space  1600 x 1500 mm   1800 x 1700 mm 
Machine Weight  1000 kg   1300 kg 
Noise Level  80 dB(A)   76 dB(A)   80 dB(A)   76 dB(A) 
Carrier Models  2013/3 & 2023/3, 2016/3 & 2026/3, 2017 & 2027, 2017/1 & 2027/1 

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Wardwell Braiding Co. . 1211 High Street Central Falls, Rhode Island 02863 . Phone: +1.401.724.8800 . sales@wardwell.com
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