Patent Number: 6,305,446

Title: Cutting machine

Abstract: A cutting machine comprises first (10) and second (12) work piece support means, said means including opposed surfaces operable to grip a work piece and move it in a controlled manner in a first dimension, and first (14) and second (16) cutting tools disposed substantially between the first and second work piece supported means such that they are operable to approach and cut the work piece from opposite sides, wherein each cutting tool is movable in second and third dimensions that are substantially orthogonal to the first dimension and to each other.

Inventors: Showan; Nicholas Timothy (Barham, Canterbury, Kent CT4 6EU, GB)


International Classification: B23Q 39/00 (20060101); B23Q 39/02 (20060101); B27C 5/06 (20060101); B27C 5/00 (20060101); B27B 31/00 (20060101); B27C 005/00 (); B23Q 039/02 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018