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Dratex 2450

Application
  • All wire & cable designs
  • Hydraulic Hoses
  • Automotive Hoses
  • Gas & Air Pressure Hoses
  • Heavy Duty Cable
Configuration
  • Vertical axis operation
  • Capstan take-off system
  • 24 carrier round braider construction
  • Integrated drive motor and control
  • Wire carrier designed for high speed operation
  • Lever arms made from aluminum, titanium or carbon fiber in accordance to the braid application
  • Integrated sound cabinet
  • Capstan pressure roller
  • Broken end detector
  • Durable tubular steel frame construction
  • Separate switch cabinet
  • Separate reel pay-off and take-up units
Technical Features
  • Individual carrier tension control
  • Operating speeds up to 80 rpm
  • Motor driven take-off, adjustable for different braid angles
  • Inverter motor drive for controlled acceleration and deceleration, continuous main drive with controlled AC motor
  • 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

Technical Specifications

Model Dratex 24 Type 2450 Dratex 24 Type 2451
Number of Carriers  24 
Bobbin Rotation Speed  20 - 80 rpm   20 - 50 rpm 
Jog Speed  5 rpm 
Bobbin Dimensions  °98 x 100/80 mm or °110 x 108/90 mm or °110 x 108/85 mm   °120 x 120/102 mm 
Bobbin Capacity  550 cm│ or 780 cm│ or 735 cm│   1070 cm│ 
Braid Material  All soft metals, and textile material   Steel and Spring Steel wire 
Pull off per Bobbin Revolution  Continuous Drive: 6 - 120 mm 
Diameter of Pull-off Capstan  915 mm 
Central Passage  55 mm 
Braid Diameter Max  45 mm 
Reel Size  Max °1600 mm (Separate Reel Winding) 
Motor Output  7.5 kW 
Floor Space Machine  2000 mm x 2000 mm 
Floor Space Switch Cabinet  800 mm x 400 mm 
Machine Weight  1900 kg 
Weight Switch Cabinet  500 kg 
Noise Level  80 dB(A) 
Carrier Models  2018, 2028, 2028/2   2056/3 



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