Archives for March 2017

Corner shelf technology opens up storage space

To make optimum use of storage space, the Quaturis S corner shelf system from Grass swings the contents of the cabinet out of its interior. The system was developed to ensure an optimized movement curve in terms of ergonomics, aesthetics and function, the company says. The movement system for standard corner cabinets is available in […]

March-April 2017 Wood Industry

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ITC ruling: Bosch Reaxx saws excluded from U.S.

The SawStop table saw infringement case has reached a new threshold. Effective immediately, the Presidential review period for the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) cease and desist order has expired, and the ITC order is in force: The ITC order directs Customs to exclude Bosch Reaxx table saws, and components for those saws, including cartridges, […]

Horizontal mortising machine

The FD 250 horizontal mortising machine from Felder is said to be a versatile unit with a small footprint and the ability to handle large workpieces. The table size is extendable in all three directions by up to 1,000 mm without the requirement of tools. The drilling motor is mounted on roller bearings, providing forward […]

Software drives panel storage system

The Holz-Her Store-Master panel storage system is suitable for a variety of formats and materials. The panels can be positioned by the manipulator in a chaotic as well as a structured environment. In each case, exactly the right panel is selected by a computer during removal, the company says. Stock panels can be rotated by […]

Laminate provides light wood grain finish

Laminate provides light wood grain finish Field Elm laminate from Wilsonart is characterized by straight grain intermingled with subtle cathedrals in an overall light neutral color with a slight contrast. Sheets come in 3 x 8, 4 x 8, 5 x 10 and 5 x 12 ft sizes. Available product includes Chemsurf, a chemically-resistant laminate […]

Drawer edge pulls in rose gold anodized aluminum

The Rose Gold Collection from Doug Mockett & Company is available as part of the Edge Pull series. The 1/16 in. thick pulls project 1-5/8 in. and range from 1-9/16 to 13-25/32 in. lengths for a uniform look in varying sizes. Units can come with both rounded and squared edges — DP211 and DP212, respectively. […]

Laser distance meters provide easy measurements

Laser distance meters have been announced by Milwaukee Tool. Designed to provide easy measurements from any orientation, the instruments feature functionality such as intuitive user interfaces, 2- and 3-position auto-detecting levers, and a digital auto-level feature. Both the 150- and 330-ft meter models have 2 in. colour screens for maximum visibility in low light conditions. […]

Laminate slab doors introduced in nine feature colours

Popular straight lines and a smooth, simple look are said to be easy to achieve with the Elias Woodwork line of Laminate one-piece slab style doors. The company’s machinery is also said to ensure a virtually invisible transition from the edge-band to the face of the door. There are nine colours reflecting current design trends […]

Moulder system accommodates 7,000 rpm spindles

The Powermat 700 announced by Weinig can be equipped with the company’s 8,000 rpm Powerlock toolholders or conventional 7,000 rpm spindles. The system features 40 m (131 ft) per minute feed speed, user-friendly “Comfort Set” tool free setup, “Smart Touch” function for wireless connection between machine controls and tablet, and, photo and video functions built […]