Komatsu Industries Corp. launching New High Performance Plasma Cutting Machine TWISTER “TFPL10-6” and ”TFPL08-6”

Aug. 21, 2020

Komatsu Industries Corp. (President and CEO: Yasushi Kitade), a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Hiroyuki Ogawa), launched the new high performance plasma cutting machine TWISTER TFPL10-6” and ”TFPL08-6” in August 2020.

They are large plasma cutting machine for cutting medium and heavy thickness plate with Komatsu original leading technology.

We launched the first all-new “TFPL10-6” “TFPL08-6” in 10 years, based on the concepts; “High speed”, “Low cost” and “User friendly”. 500A hyper plasma output, the highest level of output as an oxygen plasma cutting machine, and industry-first cartridge-type of electrode and nozzle enable high-speed cutting for plate thinner than 50mm with low cost. And the new operation control panel has so high usability that you can use it like your smart phone and easily operate the machine well with it even if you use it for the first time. Furthermore, "Inkjet marking" has been newly added as an optional to contribute to the rational joining of structural steel.

Komatsu Industries Corp. has innovated leading plasma cutting technologies in many fields since the initial launch of plasma cutting machine TWISTER in 1989 and keep on contributing customers’ improvement of quality and productivity by launching “TFPL10-6” and “TFPL08-6”, reflecting our cultivated know-how and advanced ICT technology.

While continuing its commitment to Quality and Reliability and working to maximize its corporate value, Komatsu group is working to achieve safe, highly - productive, smart and clean workplaces of the future through DANTOTSU Value (ESG solutions and improvement of earnings through customer value creation). 

[Product main features]
1.Adoption of new cartridge type consumable
Thanks to the cartridge type consumable that is integrated the electrode and nozzle, in short assembly-free, the setup time(※1) is shorten than former type and more, eliminates cutting error caused by miss assemble of consumable parts.
※1 Former type consumables assembly time: approx. 5 minutes / piece

2.User friendly
Anyone can operate new panel intuitively like a smart phone by undertaking a fundamental review of the interface and operability.

3.Inkjet marking 【optional】
Inkjet marking have some effects, such as shortening of working hours, manpower saving and prevention of the error by handwritten.

[Product description]
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