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EDGE Connect CNC system – Shape cutting control

EDGE® Connect, Hypertherm’s newest Computer Numeric Control (CNC) platform, delivers unmatched reliability, powerful embedded capabilities, and a high level of customizability.

  • Superior plasma cutting performance and embedded expertise (Hypertherm® Phoenix® and SureCut™ technology)
  • Convenient operator programming with SureCut outcomes via ProNest® CNC
  • Greater reliability through improved industrial system hardware
  • Optimized machine setup using EtherCAT communications
  • Reduced costs and customization via a Soft Operator’s Console (Soft OpCon) and PLC Connect
  • Modular, simple and upgradable CNC ordering and point-of-use configuration design
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Easy to use

  • With Patented CutPro® Wizard, even new operators can be cutting production parts in less than five minutes
  • On-screen Software Operator’s Console (Soft OpCon) allows easy setup and operation of cutting station and manual motion
  • Integrated communications with plasma and torch height control systems deliver automated and expert control using installed factory or custom cut charts
  • Custom cut charts can be created & controlled within the part program or made available to the CutPro Wizard
  • EDGE Connect runs on the Windows® 10 Enterprise (OS) operating system

Customisable performance

  • Available in three hardware configurations to best align with cutting machine manufacturer needs
  • Optional Sensor™ plasma torch height control mechanics (Sensor THC)

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Point-of-use configuration

  • Basic and advanced process control for CNC plasma system
  • Integrated Sensor THC and bevel
  • ProNest CNC True Shape Nesting
  • PLC Connect™

OEM customization

  • PLC Connect is embedded in the CNC for additional capabilities tied to I/O signals, position, cutting state, and error conditions; IEC61131 compliant
  • OEM customization of the on-screen software operator’s console for control of unique system tools and features though use of a C# Application Program Interface (API)

Quick, easy installation

  • Requires only a single EtherCAT cable for all motion and I/O signals from the CNC, dramatically simplifying system wiring and reducing installation time
  • Communication to Hypertherm’s HyPerformance® plasma systems is accomplished through EtherCAT connectivity directly to the cutting system.
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Size with antenna43.1 mm (1.70 in) H x 133.8 mm (5.27 in) W x 94.2 mm (3.71 in) D399.5 mm (15.73 in) H x 530 mm (20.90 in) W x 131.4 mm (5.17 in) D
Weight 1.2 kg (2.7 lb.) 8.6 kg (19 lb.) 10 kg (22 lb.)
Display OEM supplied (1366 x 768)  483 mm (19 in) display (1366 x 768)
Ports HDMI, 4-USB, Lan/Wireless, ECAT  2-USB, Lan/Wireless, ECAT
Front Panel OEM Supplied USB, Power USB, power, start, stop,
program and manual speed adjustments
raise/lower torch and joystick.
Mount Side bracket or DIN rail  Flush mount bracket, 100 mm VESA rear or 4 screw bottom