Finishing technology for surface coating

In the partnership with Makor, Homag has announced the GSF 100 series of spray machines. This machine can be used as both a stand-alone spray machine or as part of a larger finishing line. The series is said to be among the most compact automatic spraying machines in its class – and is used for […]

Programmable sliding table saw has automatic rip fence

The kappa 550 e-motion sliding table saw from Felder features an automatic rip fence, unlimited tooling data storage banks and programmable cut settings. From the clearly laid out 10.4 in. TFT touch screen control unit operators can set all of the machine elements from a central location, the company says. Benefits include: electronic crosscut fence […]

Edge banders allow automation of setup process

The Flexa 47XE edgebanding machine from Casadei Busellato with controlled axis is said to allow complete automation of the set-up process and increase of productivity, thanks to the elimination of setting times of the units according to the required processing. The company has also announced increased performance for Flexa 207 Super and Flexa 307 with […]

Semi-automatic entry-level contour edgebander announced

Vitap S.p.A. and Atlantic Machinery have announced the Stellar, a semi-automatic entry-level contour edgebander. What sets the Stellar apart from other entry-level edgebanders, the companies say, is its movable support arm. The adjustable swivel arm is equipped with a vacuum pod that holds the panel in place, which allows for large panels to be edgebanded. […]

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. […]

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 […]