8600 CNC Contour Cutter

8600 CNC Contour Cutter

Hotwire Direct™ offers well designed and easy to use CNC foam cutting machines. In little time you can be designing and producing parts in the quantity you need when you need them. Our CNC machines increase your productivity and design capability allowing you to expand into larger projects and new markets.


Machine Specifications

Cutting Capacity
106″ x 51″ x 105″ (269cm x 130cm x 266cm).
Wire is 105″ long. Other sizes available.

0.001″ (0.025mm)

+.002″/foot (0.0167mm/m)

Drive Motors
Five 188 ounce/inch (2.1kg/cm) high accuracy steppers

Drive System
X & Y axis timing belt drives, precision sealed bearings ride on hardened ground rods

Max. Cutting Speed
55″ (140cm) per minute

Max. Rapid Speed
1,200″ (3000cm) per minute

Cutting Wire
Up to 2 – .014 (.355mm) wires

Power Required
110v – 120v single phase 50-60hz, 20 Amp

1 year on all electrical components,
3 years on all mechanical components

Tech Support
Unlimited support at no charge*

*We back the mechanical and electronic equipment and software to perform as advertised and expected free of charge within the warranty period. We do charge an hourly rate for fixing problems associated with things outside our control such as when 3rd party products are introduced i.e. modems are introduced in the network and connection is lost, or reloading software when customer changes computers, re-training on CAD/CAM, and creating custom drawing files for customers.

CNC Production Example

Prep & Production Time for 72,
8′ Pieces (576′)

Draw: 8 min
Nesting: 20 min
Coding: 1 min
Multiwire Setup (2 wires): 1 min
Cutting: 42 min
Total First Run: 72 min
Total Second Run: 42 min

Options And Specifications


Dimensional Cutting and Wire Capacity

Attachments for Extending Creativity

You can enjoy the benefits of the 8600 CNC with a low monthly payment. Click here for more information and a finance application.

Additional information

Weight 1155 lbs
Dimensions 128 × 128 × 94 in
HW Case Study Primary Image 5

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