Archives for December 2017

Wood sanding machine covers widths up to 63 inches

The Weber KSF is a 2 to 3 shift per day wood sanding machine available in 3 widths up to 63 in. It can be equipped with up to 8 machining stations with the arrangement of the sanding stations varied as needed. Modular construction allows reconfiguration of sanding stations at a later date. Used for […]

E-letter: A Christmas story

Winter has drifted its sheet of sleep over Canada. The first day of winter, they say, is Dec. 21. That is also my wedding anniversary day. It saves on memory stress. Winter is a time for story-telling, and I have one in mind as a departure from some of our more contemporary topic areas. So […]

Digital printer creates innovative haptics

The J-Print SP series from Cefla Finishing is said to meet growing market demand for tactile effects or “haptics.” Units include an advanced series of single-pass modules equipped with industrial print heads that can deliver UV-curable inks designed for integration into either fully digital or hybrid single-pass printing environments. The modular print bars can be […]

Ten-inch heavy duty worm drive table saw

Skilsaw has introduced a 10-inch heavy duty table saw with worm drive power train for maximum torque, and a patented Dual-Field motor that runs cool, the company says. The table saw features a 3-5/8-in. depth of cut that is said to rip through sheet goods and cross cuts 4x with ease and accuracy, as well […]

Clear polyurethane topcoat provides good build, levelling

The Sirca 6OPU77S15G topcoat from Katilac Coatings is a general purpose clear polyurethane that is characterized by a good build and levelling. Specifications include: 47 percent weight solids and 44 percent volume solids; 20 in. viscosity Zahn 4 at 20oC; 12 hours to stack; 10, 30, 40, 50 and 80 degree sheens; 50 percent catalyzation […]

Automated loader system for high volume gluing

The Alyx from Doucet is an automated loader system for high volume gluing applications, panel preparation and loading and unloading of the clamp carrier. The system is divided into several sections, including the MFE-150 lateral chain feeder that receives the slats and guides each piece through the glue application device, as well as a glue […]