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VT4555M (8-Mark-III)

Description

VERTICAL TILT-FRAME SAW

The Worlds Most Popular Vertical Tilt-Frame

  • 5 H.P.
  • 1-1/4″ Blade
  • Marvel Series (8-Mark-III)
  • All-Mechanical Design
  • Cast Iron Construction
  • Metal Cutting
  • Large Adaptable Work Table
  • Semi-Automatic

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features

  • Front Mounted Speed Control
    • Allows blade speed to be adjusted from the operator’s control station.
  • T-Slotted Work Table
    • Work area 24.25” x 33” (616 mm x 838 mm); table height 34.5” (876 mm); four machined T-slots accept .625” (15.5 mm) T-Bolts on our VT4555. Work area 24.25” x 33” (616 mm x 838 mm); Table height 38” (965 mm); Two machined T-slots on our VT4555M.
  • 0 – 3° Canted Column
    • Adjustable 0 or 3° forward approach angle, for notching, or increased efficiency in the cutting of structural materials. 
  • Miter Cutting
    • Column and blade tilt up to 60° right and left. Optional Powered Tilt is available.
  • Quick Action Vice
    • Maximum opening 18” (457 mm). Jaws can be shifted to either right or left side of the blade. Jaws are 6” (152 mm) high, 12” (305 mm) wide.
  • Automatic Stops
    • Adjustable stops can be pre-set to stop advance and return of blade, and also to stop the motor at any location within the 18” (457 mm) travel of the blade.
  • Flushing Hose
    • Washes chips from hard to get at places reducing clean-up time.
  • Power Chip Brush
    • Together with blade wipers and flood coolant deep blade teeth free of chips.
  • Eagle Beak VTR Blade
    • Eagle Beak VTR blade with 3/6 tooth pitch. This is the standard blade that is included with machine purchase.
 

specifications

ModelVT455M

Cutting Capacity
(Standard Column with
3° Forward Cant)

Round (Diameter)

at 0°

17.5″445 mm
at 45° Right14.5″368 mm
at 45° Left 13.0″330 mm
at 60° Right9.7″246 mm
at 60° Left7.3″185 mm
Rectangle (W x H)
at 0° 17.5″445 x 558 mm
at 45° Right17.5″ x 14.5″445 x 368 mm
Rectangle at 45° Left 17.5″ x 13.0″445 x 330 mm
at 60° Right 17.5″ x 9.7″445 x 246 mm
at 60° Left 17.5″ x 7.3″445 x 185 mm
Maximum Vise Opening
at 45° Left17.5″445 mm
at 60° Left17.5″445 mm
Work Load Capacity4,996 lbs2,267 kg
Saw Blade
Dimensions (L x T x W)15’4″ x 0.042″ x 1-1/4″4674 x 1.1 x 34 mm
Blade Speed50-450 ft./min by Inverter15-137 m/min by Inverter
Tension ControlPneumatic (tightening by air ratchet)
Blade Control
Cutting ControlClutch Power Feed

Blade Feed Force0 to 250 lbs0 to 1112 N
Motors
Saw Blade5 HP 3.7 kW
Sawhead Fast Feed1/4 HP0.2 kW
Cutting Fluid Pump1/8 HP0.1 kW
Tilt Gear 1/15 HP0.05 kW
Power Requirement
Power Supply VoltageAC230V±10% or AC460V±10%, 3 PH, 60 Hz
Voltage must be specified when ordering
Power Requirement 
Cutting Fluid
Tank Capacity19.8 gal75 liters
Pump TypeElectric
Air Supply
Air Supply87-145 psi0.6-1.0 MPa
Air Set Pressure80 psi0.55 MPa
Chip Disposal
Manual
Feed Table
Feed MechanismNA
Feed StrokeNA
Machine Dimensions (W x L x H)94.7″ x 99.2″ x 90.8″2404 x 2518 x 2305 mm
Table Height (Above Floor)38.0″965 mm
Machine Weight2,867 lbs1,300 kg

Specifications and the machine design may change without notice at the sole discretion of Amada’s Engineering Department.

Additional Information

Specifications

Capacity: 90°
18" x 22"
Capacity: 45° Right
18" x 14.5"
Capacity: 45° Left
18" x 13"
Capacity: 60° Right
18" x 9.7"
Capacity: 60° Left
18" x 7.3"
Speed Range
50 - 450 fpm infinitely variable with inverter drive.
Front Mounted Speed Control
Allows blade speed to be adjusted from operator's control station.
Feed Range
0 - 250 lbs. infinitely variable with control on operator's panel and Automatic Column Return.
T-Slotted Work Table
Work area 24.25 x 33"; Table height 38"; Two machined T-slots.
Wheel Diameter
19" cast iron wheels.
Blade Break/Stall Detection
Standard equipment shuts off machine in the event of blade breaking or stalling.
Miter Cutting
Column and blade tilt up to 60° right and left of vertical; work always stationary. Manual tilt standard with Sure-Lock and Built-in protractor. Electric Power tilt optional.
Saw Column
Amada Marvel patent pending Quick change Column is standard on all machines. Allows column to be set either upright or at a 3° forward cant. Column travels on recirculating linear ball bearing rails.
Quick-Action Vise
Maximum opening 18". Jaws can be shifted to either right or left side of blade. Jaws are 6" high, 12" wide.
Automatic Stops
Adjustable stops can be pre-set to stop advance and return of blade, and also to stop motor at any location within the 18" travel of the blade.
Coolant System
Built in with flood system, available with added optional drop lubrication system. Controlled by on-off selector switch at operator's station. Tank capacity 21 gallons.
Flushing Hose
Washes chips from hard to get at places reducing clean-up time.
Power Chip Brush
Together with blade wipers and flood coolant deep blade teeth free of chips.
Carbide Guide System
Solid carbide post design equipped with Patent Pending Amada Marvel Easy Load Guide Blocks. Upper and lower guides have preloaded carbide faced back-up blocks to support back edge of blade.
Blade
15' 4" Long x 1.25" Wide x .042 Thick
Blade Tension
Blade tension ratchet stops automatically at factory pre-set, 40,000 psi.
Motors
Main: 5 H.P., 1800 RPM, totally enclosed fan cooled. Coolant Pump: 1/8 H.P. enclosed motor-built-in integrally. Available voltage: 208 volt, 230 volt, 460, 3 phase, 60 Hz. Voltage must be specified when ordering.
Controls
IEC fused disconnect switch and magnetic motor starters, with overload and low-voltage protection. DC Power supply provides low voltage control to all push buttons at operator's control panel and machine lighting circuits. PLC control and components mounted in moisture proof NEMA 12 compartment. Electrical Panel is UL labeled.

Options

Powered Column Tilt
Provides powered tilting of saw column up to 60° to both right and left sides. Tilt control switch is located on the operator’s control panel.
High Column
Column 6” longer than standard, providing increased vertical capacity to 28” at vertical position. High frame machines require a 16’ 4” blade.
High Jaws (jaws only)
10” high x 12” wide. In place of standard jaws provided with machine. Jaws use same clamping hardware provided with machine. Does not permit miter cutting.
45° High Jaws (jaws only)
In place of standard jaws provided with machine. One Front Jaw and one Rear Jaw, both mitered 45°, 10” high x 12” wide.
Mist Lube - Manual
Drop Lubrication System. (Requires compressed air connection 60-120psi)
Mist Lube - Automatic
Drop Lubrication System. (Requires compressed air connection 60-120psi)
Laser Alignment Light
Laser projector for quick spotting of the cut.
SUPPLEMENTARY EQUIPMENT UPON REQUEST.

Material Handling

First Section Dead Roller Conveyor
5’0” LONG, with five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, two stands, one end stop, and mounting bracket.
Extension Dead Roller Conveyor
5’ 0” LONG, five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, one stand, attached to the first section dead roller, for use on either loading or discharge side of machine.
Length Gauge
Manual light duty length gauge.  Securely mounts on roller conveyor.  Gauging limited by length of roller conveyor.
Coolant Pan
Will fit First Section and Extension roller conveyors.  Collects and returns coolant back to machine.  Includes pan, V-trough, and hangers.
Eccentric Lift Roller
May be mounted on roller conveyor for either load or discharge sides; manually operated to raise roller and material slightly above machine table. Lift capacity 1,000 pounds.
Additional Rollers
For added support; can be installed between standard rollers.
First Section Dead Roller Conveyor - Free Standing
5’ 0” long with five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” (64 mm) diameter, spaced on 12” centers, two stands, and one end stop.
Extension Dead Roller Conveyor - Free Standing
5’ 0” long with five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, with one stand.
First Section Dead Roller Conveyor with Manual Length Gauge
10’ 0” long, ten ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, includes Dead Stop, Tilting Type Gauge, Manually operated.
Extension Dead Roller Conveyor with Gauge Rail
5’ 0” long, five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, similar to the Extension Dead Roller Conveyor.
SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT UPON REQUEST

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