Archives for September 2016

Configurable calipers set for quality control

TigerStop has introduced TigerSPC, a configurable caliper set designed to make critical quality control measurements easy and affordable for parts as long as 16 ft, the company says. The set is accurate to ±0.006 in. (±0.15 mm) and has snap-on jaws to accommodate end to end, mitre to mitre, hole to hole, hole to centre […]

European beech temperate hardwoods

Pollmeier has introduced what it calls the newest, only high-quality engineered hardwood product of its kind — Ingenious Hardwood BauBuche, European beech. The company says its processes can create an economical laminated veneer lumber from Beech for structural applications. BauBuche comprises boards and beams for timber constructions, as well as panels for furniture and interior […]

Drawer system has versatility

The InnoTech drawer system from Hettich provides moving compartments that swing out to the side to house small items. Technical details include: 2 drawer side-profile heights; 7 lengths; 4 rear panel heights; colours are silver, white, anthracite; side elements for front extensions in two heights, railings.

E-letter: Running amok

American football player Colin Kaepernick’s antics, refusing to stand during the national anthem, have the media all-abuzz. Self-styled experts on the U.S. Bill of Rights are doing cameos on all the news, sports and entertainment channels. I assume this confuses most of us, so let’s take a look at what it means, and why it’s important for Canadian […]

Digital tool measuring stand

The OptiControl Digital tool measurement stand from Weinig is said to provide reference points essential for precise setting of the moulder and the production of high quality mouldings. Tool measuring stand key functions include: help functions for accurate measurements; management of adapters required for measuring tools with various clamping systems; measuring of radii and angles […]

Evolving wood bonding technology

Tensor adhesives — a brand of Quin Global — are suited to products from cabinets and countertops to furniture and upholstery. The TensorGrip Laminate and Foam & Upholstery ranges were developed with an understanding of the needs of the two closely-connected industries, the company says. Greenguard Gold certification has been achieved by the TensorGrip L10N […]

Widebelt planer/sanders

The Newman Machine Co. PST4000 series widebelt planer/sander has been designed to provide increased production volume and increased width requirements in heavy workload environments. Features include: air tensioned and tracked abrasive belts; safety door interlocks; endless conveyor belt; ac variable speed conveyor drive; color touch screen operator interface; digital thickness indicator for bed position; quick […]

Machine produces cabinet door in two minutes

The Model 250 machine from Unique Machine & Tool has a 10 hp direct drive spindle, quick change turret and other features that make this model an improvement over its predecessor. It is said that one man can produce one door in two minutes with the machine. The unit is suitable for cabinet door manufacturing […]

Lightweight panels replace solid materials

Thinklightweight Corp. provides a product range of lightweight panel products that replace solid materials in the architectural wood market. There are six panel technology options to meet various market and product demands: Foam Light; 3/8in. Comb Light; Light Tack; 1/8 in. Comb Light; 1/8 in. Luxa Light; and, Structa Light. Some examples of lightweight products […]