Pathfinder M-Series Industrial Textile Cutter

Pathfinder M-Series Industrial Textile Cutter

Fairway Products acquired the Pathfinder industrial cutter to increase productivity and improve efficiency. Thanks to clever design, Pathfinder cutters require very little maintenance to continually delivery exceptional cut quality over a long working life. This investment allows Fairway Products to manufacture at the highest of quality standards while being consistent, fast, and competitive. From being able to handle wide rolls (maximizes material usage and limits waste) to having the industry’s fastest setup to being able to process multiple layers of material at once, Fairway Products can now handle all of your industrial fabric needs.

Textile Cutting Machinery

Features & Benefits

  • Increase capacity
  • Wider roll up to 90″ (Competing cutters only cut up to 72″)
  • Can do more patterns at once
  • Faster and easily maintained
  • Can adjust cut pattern to align with your own design
  • Automatic spreader
  • Has multiple drill heads for more precision
  • Can do more layers of fabric at once
  • Utility drawer
  • Digital Vacuum control
  • Vacuum Re-sealing blind
  • Dynamic vacuum monitoring & regulation
  • Vacuum exhaust filter
  • Multi-level user access – parameter protection
  • MultiCut™ queuing of nested files
  • QuickPath™ automatic cut piece ordering to reduce dry haul
  • Integration- automatic cut job queuing, cutting list status & Completed marker list
  • Automatic Selvage waste cut at programmable intervals
  • Self Adjusting software parameters optimising cut quality
  • Marker manipulation features, notch selection, rotation, flip, drill ommission, scaling etc
  • Conveyor advance pause – automatic user definable
  • Automatic conveyor load assist – distance & time user definable
  • Automatic pause at piece selected
  • Selection of pieces – do not cut
  • PPR – Pathfinder Proportional Reciprocation

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Additional Features & Benefits

  • Vacuum Economiser® power saving function
  • QuickDraw® automatic diamond sharpening system
  • Automatic bristle cleaning
  • Import standard industry files – DXF, HPGL, ISO RS274d, NTV, ESSI
  • Common line deletion – dynamic ‘on the fly’ calculation
  • Notch identification and transformation
  • Drill hole identification and transformation
  • Cut line proximity awareness
  • Automatic cutting window calculation – ‘Whole piece cutting’ where possible.
  • Zoom & Scroll graphic finger gesture’s
  • Piece & cut order identification
  • Self diagnostics
  • End Cut – Operator programmable
  • Automatic lay width checking
  • System history file – production cut file verification
  • Power Fail Re-start sequence – itegrating intuitive operator prompts
  • Maintenance Manager – automatic reporting of maintenance requirements and schedule
  • Head parking – user definable
  • Units display in metric, imperial/yards and inches
  • Flaw avoidance – automatic piece movement avoiding material flaws
  • Recut – Selection of single piece or from piece number
  • Multi-language supported.
  • Automatic knife & sharpening stone wear compensation
  • Pre-set cutting parameters
  • Cutting small pieces first – user definable

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