COMET 500 Wedge Welder
The COMET 500 hot-wedge welding machine from Leister offers practical convenience to reliably weld thick and thin geomembranes made of thermoplastics such as PE, HDPE and LDPE. It reaches speeds up to 8 m/min - without the need for a gearbox conversion. The required welding pressure is set on the COMET 500 via a force module with an adjustment screw, depending on the application and/or material. The hot wedge is automatically positioned at the correct point in the overlap thanks to Leister innovative new design. Extremely efficient heat transfer thanks to the optimized wedge shape. In general, the COMET 500 is characterized by a slim design and is ideally suited for hot-wedge welding geomembranes up to 125 mm overlap.
- Speeds up to 8 m/min without gearbox conversion
- Optimized wedge with automatic positioning
- 60 mm wedge length
- High power-reserves
- Large variety of pressure rollers and wedges
- Force module to easily adjust the welding pressure
The COMET is available in Canada only through STANMECH and our distributor network. Tools bought through us are electrically certified for use in Canada. In many cases this entails replacing cords or switches in the tool to meet stringent CSA standards. Each tool is physically inspected by an approved field inspector prior to certification. We offer same-day shipping on in-stock items from our facility in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
Many versions of this tool are available. Options include weld width, with or without test channel, sharp or blunt rollers, and indoor or field kit. Please contact your technical sales representative to discuss which model is right for your application.
Tool Specific Accessories
GEOSTAR G5/G7 Wedge Welder
The GEOSTAR wedge welder is the fastest Leister wedge welder available with a top welding speed of 12 m/min, depending on conditions.
TWINNY T7 / T5 Hot Air Welder
Ideal for welding geomembranes from 20-100 mils (0.5-2.5 mm), the TWINNY T5 welds almost 50% faster than its predecessor, TWINNY T, while the TWINNY T7 is twice as fast
UNIDRIVE Semi-Automatic Welder
The UNIDRIVE 500 welds every overlap, even if space is tight, three times faster than manual welding.
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