CS1-EA: Hybrid Burr-Free and Precision Abrasive Cutoff Machine

The Tridex CS1-EA Hybrid Burr-Free Electrochemical (ECG) & Precision Abrasive Cutoff Machine combines the best of the CS1-A Precision Abrasive and CS1-E Electrochemical Cutoff machines into one robust and compact design. The hybrid design provides flexibility depending on the part being cut.

Key Features

  • Electrochemical Cutoff for Burr-Free tube or wire cutoff.
  • Precision Abrasive cutoff with minimal burr.
  • Easily change between ECG and Abrasive modes.
  • Cuts multiple tubes or bars per cycle.
  • All stainless construction including full access stainless splash guard and electrolyte/coolant tank.
  • Easy setup and operation using color touchscreen HMI.
  • Fixtures and jobs can be changed in one minute.
  • Programmability and flexibility of changing cut lengths without operator input.
  • Offered in right-or-left-hand configuration to create a work cell with one operator running two machines.
  • Thin, inexpensive rubber-bonded wheels never go dull or need sharpening, minimizing kerf loss.
  • Leaves parts with a smooth surface finish, 0.2 -0.4 RA typical.


  • Cutting Capacity – Diameter: Standard .012” (0.3 mm) to 3.15” (80 mm)
  • Cutting Capacity – Length: min .25” (6 mm) to .12” (3 mm)
  • Positioning Accuracy: .0004” (0.01mm)
  • Traverse Speeds: 600”/min (15m/min)
  • High Precision Spindle: Ceramic Bearings and Air Purge
  • Spindle Motor: 7.5HP direct drive servo motor
  • Power (Precision Abrasive Mode): 460V, 60Hz standard. 380V, 50Hz optional
  • Power (Electrochemical Mode): 20V, 300A DC – 600A optional
  • Carbide Blade Guides (Abrasive Mode): Low profile with simple adjustment control
  • Control: Operator pendant color touchscreen
  • Fixtures: Quick change – no tools required
  • Electrolyte/Coolant Supply Tank: 50 Gallon (200 Liter) Stainless Steel
  • Safety Standards: Meets CE and ISO-13849.1
  • Air: 4CFM @ 80PSI
  • Machine Footprint: 137” x 79” x 79” (3,480 x 2,000 x 2,000mm)
  • Machine Weight: 3,300 lbs (1,497kg)