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 […]

Battery technology reduces charging time by up to 60 percent

Festool has launched Airstream battery technology, which it says will reduce charging times by up to 60 percent. The charging system pulls cooled air through the air intakes of the battery pack and channels airflow through the cells and into the charger while heat from both the battery and charger are exhausted to the side. […]

Vacuum cups avoid damage to tools, tables and cups

Better Vacuum Cups has introduced the SS line of vacuum cups for CNC flat table routers. Sizes available now in 90 and 105mm height, with areas of 50 x 400 mm, 150 x 150 mm, 150 x 300 mm, 200 x 200 mm and 200 x 400 mm. The repairable cups are designed to prevent […]

Vacuum suction robot grippers made-to-measure

Schmalz individually designs vacuum suction spiders for different application needs. The spiders have been designed according to a modular principle. All versions of the vacuum suction spider are derived from the basic design which can be flexibly optimized for complex handling tasks. Applications for the grippers include automation of handling tasks in panel processing and […]

Undermount slide supports up to 60-in. wide drawers

The commercial-grade 3160EC undermount slide from Accuride gives cabinet makers the ability to design cabinetry with drawer widths up to 60 inches. A supplied Cable System and a Wide Drawer Stabilizer Kit (additional for extra wide drawers 41 to 60 in. only) are said to minimize drawer sagging and prevent side-to-side movement. Plus, in-and-out adjustments […]

Router bits allow for multiple sharpening

Amana Tool router bits feature European sub-micrograin and micrograin carbide, thick enough for multiple sharpening. Different carbide grades for different materials and silver induction brazing for maximum carbide bonding strength are also featured. Bits are produced according to Holz-BG German standards for safety and quality. Bodies are manufactured in single clamping for what is said […]

Paint colour of the year for 2017

Announced during the launch of AkzoNobel’s annual trends forecast (known as ColourFutures), Denim Drift is said to be the foundation for an inspirational palette of paint colors centered on the expected global social and design trends for the upcoming year. The forecast is said to be regarded as a vital resource for all those working […]

All-in-one CNC machine for cabinet making

Optimus from Axyz International is a heavy-duty industrial CNC router combining a customized machine configuration, dedicated support and a range of specially designed machine options suitable for cabinetry or general woodworking. The router accommodates widths from 49.5 to 74.5 in. and lengths from 96 in. to 20 ft. A steel base and an 8 in. […]

Panel preparation machine

Top and bottom brushing machine from Cefla Finishing offers thorough cleaning of panels prior to applying coatings. The Smartclean machine is said to feature easy controllability and high-output. Units can be configured for different types of production requirements. Inverter-driven brushes and conveyor are all independently controllable via touch-screen control. One single frame includes different units […]