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FRAMA™ 6800

SPECIALIST FLOOR JOIST SYSTEM (12 GAUGE / 2.5MM)

The Howick FRAMA 6800 ™ is a dedicated floor joist cassette manufacturing system machine offering increased production and installation efficiency and innovation over lattice floor systems.

FRAMA 6800 ™ benefits

The FRAMA 6800 ™ features Howick’s unique swaged service hole for ducting and plumbing. The Howick swage and tab design allows for smooth joints, consequently, the floor lining sits flush against the joists. The floor cassettes can be built as modular units or easily assembled piece by piece in existing structures.

Frame & Truss

Commercial Construction

 

Frama™ 6800
Dimensions L X W X H 4.5m x 1.0m x 1.65m 14.7' x 3.3' x 5.4' 
Weight 5000kg 11000lb 
Drive Motor Power 11kW 15hp
Hydraulic Power 5.5kW 7.5hp
Hydraulic Tank 60L 15.8gal
Hydraulic Cooler  Optional
Forming Stages 10
Line Speed 20m/min 65'/min 
Production Speed 300 - 600m/hr.* 984 - 1950'/hr.*
Touch Screen Panel PC (Windows 10)
Machine Control FRAMA Machine Control
Machine Input Files CSV
Tooling 7 Standard Tools
  Swaged Service Hole, Service Hole, Bolt Hole, Tab, Lip Roller, Swage, Crimping Cut-off
Component Marking Dual Head Inkjet Printer

 

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Dimensions L X W X H 1.35m x 1.0m x 1.45m 4.4' x 3.3' x 4.7' 
Weight 700kg 1550lb
Drive Motor 4.0kW 5.4hp
Jaws 3 Jaw Self Centring
Jaw Expansion Hydraulic
Jaw Expansion Range 480mm - 520mm 1' 7'' - 1' 8 1/2'' 
Speed Control Dancer Arm with Inclinometer
  Auto Pause at Coil End
Max Coil Weight 3000kg 6600lb
Mac Coil Width 400mm 1' 3 3/4''
Mac Coil OD 1500mm 4' 11''
Nominal Bore 508mm 1' 8''
Saftely CE, UL, Cat 3 Compliant
Guarding Fully Guarded Chains & Electrical Controls 
*Production Speed will vary due to component complexity. Howick Ltd Reserve the right to update the machine specification without notice.

STANDARD METRIC SIZES

Section Size

200mm  250mm 300mm
Web Width 200mm 250mm 300mm
Flange Height 50mm 50mm 50mm
 Lip Width 15mm 15mm 15mm
Service Hole *1 34.1mm 34.1mm 34.1mm
Bolt Hole *2 13mm 13mm 13mm
Swaged Service Hole *3 80mm 140mm 140mm
Tab *4 Single Tab Double Tab Double Tab
Nominal Strip Width 310mm 360mm 406mm
Max Meterial Thickness 2.50mm 2.50mm 2.50mm

STANDARD IMPERIAL SIZES

Section Size

8''  10'' 12''
Web Width 8" 10'' 12''
Flange Height 2" 2" 2"
Lip Width 19/32" 19/32" 19/32"
Service Hole *1 1 11/32'' 1 11/32'' 1 11/32''
Bolt Hole *2 1/2'' 1/2'' 1/2''
Swaged Service Hole *3 3'' 5 1/2'' 5 1/2''
Tab *4 Single Tab Double Tab Double Tab
Nominal Strip Width 5 19/32'' 14 3/8" 6 13/16''
Max Meterial Thickness 12 Gauge 12 Gauge 12 Gauge

*1 & 2 Combines Service and Bolt Hole. Custom Service Holes and Slots available on request

*3 Custom Swaged Service Hole 

*4 Smaller sections have a single tab while larger sections utilise a double tab configuration

Frame Machine Standard Connections

Using the standard machine tools, all the required connections can be made to produce Panels & Trusses.
Click on the panel below to reveal the connection.

Download the documents below for further information

Howick_Brochure.pdf

3.07 MB | pdf

Datasheet_FRAMA_6800.pdf

2.42 MB | pdf

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