Archives for July 2017

Wide-belt sanders with super aggregate

Wide belt sanders from Felder, Format-4 “finish” 1352 and 1353 modular, can be equipped with different units such as contact-bars module, cutterblock planing head, sanding cushion unit or structuring brush. A new cutterblock planer aggregate with 1350 mm processing width on the machine in-feed side is optional. Sanding height ranges from 3 to 170 mm, […]

Jobsite radio features Bluetooth streaming

Festool has introduced the Sysrock jobsite radio. The jobsite radio weighs close to 0.7 kg and measures 102 x 149 x 94 mm. Radio features include Bluetooth streaming capability, hands-free calling, aux-in, FM radio reception, built-in microphone for taking hands-free calls and a 2.5 in., 10-watt speaker. The unit can be powered with the supplied […]

Squaring frame upgrade compensates for angular positioning

The circular saw models SC30P and SC40P from Casadei Busellato can be equipped with a new squaring frame to compensate the angular working position to ensure processing flexibility. New options for the circular saws Xenia 30, Xenia 40, Xenia 60 And Xenia 70, such as prearrangement for dado, allows users to fit a tool and […]

Automated furniture production without programming

The Nextec software system from Weinig permits automated furniture production without programming. The system operates in tandem with the CabinetSelect database, whereby a click of the mouse is all that is required to select the desired piece of furniture. Create any piece of custom furniture by then simply adapting dimensions and quantities, the company says. […]

E-letter: Summer stories

It is summer in Canada, and life certainly could be worse. The economy is chugging along at a nice clip and the bellwether indicator for our sector, the number of building permits issued, is up nine percent in May. I understand our national media can find a cloud for every silver lining, but sometimes things […]

Wood and timber waste shredder

The WL 6s shredder from Weima is used for shredding large quantities of wood and timber waste. The machines are fitted with rotors of 800 mm width and is 368 mm diameter. The large rotor and the wrap angle of the screen ensure high throughput rates, the company says. Machines with a drive output of […]

Joiner integrates stable, detachable, connectors

Festool has announced a new generation of Domino Connectors that will allow builders and end-users to create, build, set-up and knock-down large, custom constructed pieces using a hex wrench. The new Domino XL Connectors can create flat or corner joints providing simple and quick connections without the need for templates or complex measuring, the company […]

Edgebanding presses have multiple heating elements

The Mobil 2500 and 3000 series edgebanding presses from Hoffmann are designed to quickly and precisely attach solid wood edges to panels made of common sheet goods such as MDF, particleboard and plywood. Units are equipped with two heating elements and two (2500 series) or three (3000 series) pneumatic clamping stations. Each station features two […]