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BX17 Arc Generator


The BX17 has the following product features:

  • Single very compact universal 19″ 3U enclosure
  • High efficiency switched mode current source
  • Mains input voltage range 100-240V 50/60 Hz
  • Serial ASCII interface
  • Serial Modbus-RTU interface (upcoming SW release)
  • Fully configurable arc parameters
  • Arc current up to 30A
  • Cutting frequency up to 200 KHz
  • ISO-Frequency mode
  • ISO-Pulse mode (same amount of energy in each arc strike)
  • Single shot mode by external optical isolated trigger signal.
  • Analog differential speed command output signal for CNC speed control
  • Differential sense input for accurate arc voltage measurements
  • All data I/O interfaces optically isolated
  • Workpiece edge finding mode, with dedicated isolated output
  • Switched 12V output for high voltage / EDM active warning light
  • Firmware updates through USB interface (additional features will be released in the form of SW updates)
  • PC application with material parameter library and lots of other features
  • Self diagnostics
  • Protected by hardware authentication and secure boot
  • Reserved extra IO for additional future functionalities
  • Stand alone mode (serial interface only required once to save the parameters in non-volatile memory, after that the generator can be used without serial interface).
SKU: X-15-BX17-01 Category:


This store item is the BX17 arc generator excluding installation materials. For installation additional installation materials are required. This list provides an overview of what your application might need, you can chose to exclude items from your order if you already have them:

List of required installation materials for the BX17 arc generator

Instead of chosing your own materials from the list, it is also possible to order a complete installation kit:

Complete BX17 installation kit