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. […]

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 […]

Concealed undermount slides

Dynapro, the concealed undermount slide system from Grass, is said to offer a high load carrying capacity, 3-dimensional adjustment option for alignment and a synchronized movement. The system allows the drawers to offer a low pull force and a soft-close action provides a smooth, quiet, gentle stop. Units are available for 5/8 and ¾ in. […]

SawStop to be acquired by TTS Tooltechnic Systems

Tualatin, Or.-based SawStop has announced that it has been acquired by TTS Tooltechnic Systems, a third-generation family-owned company based in Wendlingen, Germany. The TTS group of companies includes Festool, Tanos, Cleantec and others, and employs more than 2,500 people around the globe. The acquisition is expected to be completed in July 2017. SawStop’s current management […]

Laser edging technology for processing panels

The edgebander Lumina 1588 from Holz-Her offers a technology combination for processing panels. The GluJet glue application system for standard use of PUR glue and the Ltronic, the new laser edging unit are said to offer high speed and cost efficiency. Two cutter units include one corner buffing unit, as well as one free space […]

CNC machining centre features 5-axis routing

The profit H500 16.56 s-motion CNC machining centre from Felder features a 5-axis router spindle and a 12 kW liquid cooled motor. Woodflash software includes F4-Design 3D cabinet software for presentation, parts list and connection to the machine. Possibility of 5 axes processing with F4 Solid is powered by AlphaCam software. A dual circuit vacuum […]