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Variable Rake Vertical Action Hydraulic Guillotine

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Sheet Metal Cutter

Sheet metal cutter, hydraulic, variable rake, vertical cutting action guillotine

Accurate cutting of sheet materials, steel plate 
Available capacities: 4 to 24 mm thickness |  1250 to 6100 mm cut lengths

Hydraulic operation-vertical cutting action-variable cutting rake angle, variable 0.7° to 3.0°
dependant upon the HGR model

When the straightness of the cut edge, reduced twist on the cut piece really matters, the solution is a variable rake, vertical action sheet metal cutter, a RICO HGR metal cutting guillotine being the best example in the market.

1000 mm stroke ball screw backgauge with
ELGO P40 Digital read
Manufactured in Portugal by RICO Model HGR

To download the RICO HGR brochure, click on the pdf icon below,or use our contact page to request the RICO brochure.

Why Choose This Rico HGR?

  • Vertical Cut
  • Angle Variation
  • RAE System
  • Standby Function
  • Customisable

Product Specification

Standard Equipment:

  • Vertical cut action – gives a flat cut along its length
    ‘swing beam’ guillotines give a slightly curved cut
  • Variable top blade ‘Rake’ cutting angle – gives reduced Helix on cut piece
  • NC control ELGO P40 ‘mounted into the hanging swivel control panel‘
  • BGS back gauge, equipped with ball screws, linear guides, standard stroke 1000 mm, some of the heavier cut machines have a stroke of 1200 mm
    Speed 70mm/s – [ Accuracy + / – 0.1 mm ]
  • 1 off – 1500 mm LH mounted squaring arm, double guides, measure scale, flip up stops
  • 2/3/4 off – 1000 mm Square front material support arms double guides & scale dependent on model 
  • Front table with painted ‘in fill’ plates, fitted with roller balls for easy material positioning / movement
  • Tilting front finger protection,with clear viewing panels along its length
  • LED illuminated ‘down lighting’ for the cutting area
  • The material ‘hydraulic‘ hold down jacks’ are fitted with Teflon tips to avoid any material marking
  • Independent hydraulic hold down jacks (pre-selected)
  • Blade gap mechanism – easy regulation,  handle, pointer, scale, positioned on side of guillotine
  • RAE system,  that gives automatic retraction of the back gauge at the commencement  of the cut
  • Illuminated shadow cutting line
  • Continuous cut, or cycle-by-cycle cut
  • ‘Rear’ of guillotine machine operator entry protection – photo electric barriers (Category IV)
  • Easy purge system for the hydraulic circuit
  • Guillotine Blades suitable for Carbon and Stainless Steel-UK manufactured
    2 cutting edges top blade – 4 cutting edges bottom blade 
  • Hour counter
  • Re filled with Hydraulic oil
  • RICO Standby function – automatically turns off the power after 5 minutes of consecutive non activity
  • RICO standard warranty – 2 years, parts & labour, supported by JPS Machinery Ltd service team
  • Operators instruction manual
  • CE certificate

Optional Equipment

Optional Equipment:

  • BGA motorized ball screw back gauge, offering increased speed of 250 mm/ sec
  • Front mounted gauging system
    details on request
  • Choice of alternative controllers being:ELGO P40 T – CYBELEC CybTouch 6G – DELEM DAC 360
    Offering | touch screen option (T), Programmable functions, such as rake angle adjustment, blade gap adjustment
  • Full length lift up front finger guard, fitted with operator safety
    Fiessler beam guarding
  • Rear pneumatic sheet support system(s) choices of :
    MAC1 – MAC2 – –MACX
  • Cut sheet extraction conveyor MAC3, combined with a pneumatic sheet support system
  • Return to sender (RTO) the ‘cut piece’ feeds back through to the front of the metal cutting guillotine
    details on request
  • Front of machine small cut piece extraction bin – for the collection of small cut pieces
  • Extended length material support arm(s) 1500 / 2000 / 3000 mm
  • Choice of measure strips, flip up back stops, arms fitted with roller balls for easy material movement



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