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Diabetic Test Strip Manufacturing Systems – Kinematic Automation

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Matrix 2360™ Overview

The Matrix 2360 Programmable Shear Offers a flexible means of cutting a wide variety of diagnostic test strip products. The easily adjustable infeed guide allows the feeding of narrow or wide web or cardstock while the Touchscreen operator interface provides for quick changes of strip width. The touchscreen operator interface continuously shows current strip width, quantity and calibration selections as well as warning and instructional screens for maximum flexibility and performance. Kinematic Automation’s unique blade design allows for extremely long blade life while cutting even the most demanding materials.

The programming flexibility coupled with a cutting speed of 360 strips per minute provides utility unsurpassed in the industry. This system can be used for the lower volumes of product development as well as much higher quantity production scenarios.

The Matrix 2360 vs. others:

  • 6 strips / sec = 360/min.
  • Requires infrequent sharpening
  • Captive blade design for high reliability, low maintenance
  • Integral touch screen Operator interface with help screens
  • Blade removed for maintenance using just three screws, and requires no alignment.

Key Features

  • All electric drive for quiet, vibration-free operation
  • English or metric programming
  • Quick change blade design
  • Anti-static bar helps reduce electrostatic problems
  • Easily change card width without the use of tools
  • Cuts from continuous web or individual cards
  • Simple calibration
  • Long life blade design
  • Touchscreen control

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Matrix™ 2501 Overview

The Matrix 2501 Rotary Slitting Module is a high speed precision strip cutting instrument. Designed to cut a wide variety of rapid diagnostic test strip products, this unit can easily support your slitting requirements from product development through production quantities.

Constructed from quality components and engineered for long life, the Matrix 2501 Rotary Slitting Module provides outstanding performance and value. With quick change, slide-out cutting modules a new level of flexibility is now available to the strip manufacturing industry.

The Matrix 2501 Rotary Slitting Module’s  extremely high cutting speed allows for production rates exceeding 60,000 strips per hour (based on 50-up cutting with cards fed at 3 second intervals).

The Matrix 2501 Rotary Slitting Module vs other rotary cutting:

  • Ergonomic Machine Design
  • Blades require virtually no maintenance other than cleaning
  • Excellent output geometry for strip handling
  • Compatible with virtually all test strip materials
  • Blade life is extremely long