view large photo

Rapid Braider

Application
  • All wire and cable designs
  • Textile covering
  • Medical products
  • Pressure hose
  • Shoe laces
  • Elastic cords
  • Novelty cords
Configuration
  • Vertical axis operation
  • Capstan take-off system
  • 16 and 24 carrier round braider constructions
  • Integrated drive motor and control
  • Textile or wire carriers
  • Integrated take-up and pay-off for up to 36" reels
  • Head guard for safe operation
  • Take-up pressure roller
  • Broken end detector
  • Durable tubular steel frame construction
Technical Features
  • Core centralizing unit
  • Operating speeds:
    • 16 carrier 75 rpm for wire / 160 rpm for textile
    • 24 carrier 55 rpm for wire / 110 rpm for textile
  • Individual carrier tension control
  • Gear driven take-off for accurate control
  • Braid patterns of 2 over 2 and 1 over 1
  • Inverter motor drive for controlled acceleration/deceleration
  • Adjustable traverse mechanism to accommodate reel variation
  • Digital production counter
Options

Technical Specifications

16C Rapid T160 16C Rapid AW110 24C Rapid T110 24C Rapid T110LB 24C Rapid AW90
Number of Bobbins 16 16 24 24 24
Bobbin Rotation Speed 160 110 110 110 90
W/ Optional Jog Inverter 135-160 90-110 90-110 90-110 75-90
Jog Speed (W/ inverter) 30 30 30 30 30
Bobbin Dimensions 66x105mm 66x105mm 66x105mm 66x165mm 66x105mm
Bobbin Capacity 255 cu. Cm 255 cu. Cm 255 cu. Cm 460 cu. Cm 255 cu. Cm
Braid Material Both the 16 & 24 carrier braiders can be used to braid copper and soft steel wire at reduced speeds Textile Yarns Aluminum Textile Yarns Textile Yarns Aluminum
Central Passage (braid diameter, max.) 12 or 19mm 8 or 15mm 12 or 19mm 8mm 28 or 44mm 22 or 35mm 28 or 44mm 22 or 35mm 28 or 44mm 22mm
Pull off per bobbin Revolution/lay length (change gears) 6.5 - 51mm 6.5 - 51mm 6.6 - 75.8mm 6.6 - 75.8mm 6.6 - 75.8mm
Diameter of pull-off capstan 457mm 457mm 610mm 610mm 610mm
Reel size (integrated into machine) 762mm 1000mm max 762mm 1000mm max 762mm 1000mm max 762mm 1000mm max 762mm 1000mm max
Motor Output 1.5hp/1.12 kW 1.5hp/1.12 kW 2 - 3 hp 1.15-2.25 kW 2 - 3 hp 1.15-2.25 kW 2 - 3 hp 1.15-2.25 kW
Floor Space 1650x1450mm 1650x1450mm 1800x1600mm 1800x1600mm 1800x1600mm
Machine Weight 360kg 360kg 580kg 580kg 580kg
Noise Level 76dB(A) 76dB(A) 78dB(A) 78dB(A) 78dB(A)

 


Wardwell Braiding Co. . 1211 High Street Central Falls, Rhode Island 02863 . Phone: +1.401.724.8800 . sales@wardwell.com
go to our home page go to our sales office contact info