Zig Zag Machine

The Wells Zig Zag (Sinuous Wire Forming Machine)

Price: Call The Wells Company for a Quote (262)754-1100

Sinuous spring machine offers unparalleled speed and flexibility in forming wire for the furniture and automobile industries
utilizes a unique oscillator with only two wear pins, which provides ease of service and simplicity
standardized quick-release couplings make for quick and seamless connection to our accumulation systems

*Note: The SW200 Zig Zag Machine is ordered and quoted with the Synchronized SW150 Payoff Reel.

Model Number:
Machine Weight:
1225 kg (2,700 lbs.)
Crated Machine Weight:
1,360 kg (3,000 lbs.)
Payoff Reel Weight:
317 kg (700 lbs.)
Crated Payoff Reel Weight:
386 kg (850 lbs.)
Machine Dimension:
295 x 133 x 206cm (116″ x 52″ x 81″)
Payoff Reel Dimensions:
125 x 125 x 84cm (49″ x 49″ x 33”)
Equipment Type:
Wire Forming
Wire Specs:
Both furniture and automotive grades; diameters: 2.3 mm to 4.3 mm (.092″ / 13 gauge to .169″ / 8-1/2 gauge)
Output Speed:
Arc Diameters:
Reel Capacity:
3,000 lbs. maximum
Sound Enclosure:
To CE Standard. Access panels to all serviceable areas of machine
Power Source:
Electrical specifications to customer’s requirements
Variety of Die Styles already available and Wells will design new dies to suit company’s needs
Power Consumption Wattage:
Approximately 7.5 kw maximum (9.6 kw maximum with the Payoff Reel)
0.007 cubic meters/min. at 6.2 bar (.24 cubic feet per minute at 90 psi)
Number of Pieces:
Included Components:
Tooled SW200 Zig Zag Machine & SW150 Payoff Reel
Limited Warranty:
6 months from the date of installation

Customers often buy this supporting equipment to maximize their efficiency!
Accumulators: The Stacker, Nester, and Roll Accumulator
Additional Die Sets: We offer a wide variety of die sets and design and build custom options for our customers

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User-Friendly Operator Control Station


Air Clutch Minimizes Tooling Breakage

Fig. 1: Unique oscillating forming utilizes two pins for ease of service and simplicity

Fig. 2: The Wells SW200 versatility allows it to produce all zig zag formats and arcs. Wells offers dies to form many standard and specialized end treatments.

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