Selected Concept - Horizontal Guillotine
This is a rendering of what the machine will look like when the safety hatch is closed and the device is ready for operation.
To give a better look into the inner workings of the straw cutter, a picture was rendered with the safety guarding removed. Notice the black rubber bumpers to prevent any potential metal-to-metal between the carriage and the end supports.
This rendering is similar to the one shown above with the removed guarding, but this example shows the device with the cylinder at full travel.
This is an exploded view of the slider assembly and its functional components. The blade carriage is not in fact one piece, but is shown in an exploded view below.
In this, the exploded view of the blade carriage, you can see the two(2) pillow block mounted linear bearing assemblies, along with the blade and its mounting screws, as well as the custom fabricated mount