Colour-consistent solvent-based wood stain system

The AccuStain solvent-based stain system from AcromaPro is said to deliver a wood finishing product for batch-to-batch colour consistency with deeper, cleaner colours. Fast, repeatable color development, using a wide palette, means that finishers can achieve the correct colour quickly in fewer steps, the company says. Sixteen uniquely ground pigments and three clear bases specifically […]

Anthropomorphic painting robot

Cefla Finishing has introduced the iGiottoApp X2, an advanced version of its 6-axis anthropomorphic painting robot. Designed to provide the highest level of flexibility and performance, the company says, iGiottoApp X2 fully exploits the potential offered by two anthropomorphic robots, virtually doubling productivity in comparison with the iGiottoApp single version. The two robots can work […]

Paint program for cabinet components

Conestoga Wood Specialties has announced that its Prism paint program offers more than 1,200 paint colors with 70-plus shades of white and off white, six substrates and five glaze options. The program allows wood product supplies to create a formalized paint offering for its customers, the company says. It adds that painted finishes making up […]

Roll coater and roll coating equipment

Black Bros. has announced roll coater and roller coating equipment. The 22D-875 roll coaters can coat the heavy substrates in rugged environments or use its precision to achieve high accuracy of coating weights, the company says. Standard sizes start at 44 in. (1118 mm) and run to 74 in. (1880 mm) wide. Units are built […]

Electronic release agent spraying unit

Upstream of the formatting unit, an ultrathin coat of the Adwood special release agent LPZ/II is applied to the top and bottom face of the workpieces (edge area) by means of an electronically controlled release agent spraying unit. This prevents squeezed out glue from adhering to the workpiece. A thin application of the release agent in […]

 Perfect for small shops

Casadei Busellato has introduced the Flexa 27 RM6 Edgebander, designed for small and medium-size shops. It has a six-millimetre capacity. With an auto feed strip magazine, it’s configured to apply PVC and HPL/wood strips from 0.4 to three millimetres. An ergonomic PLC controller makes it easy for operators to change edgeband strip sizes. Pneumatic positioning […]

Raising the edge profile

Turkey’s Tece Dekor recently launched its new 2in1, a special two-tone PMMA edgebanding. The company says the product gives all furniture, from residential to restaurant to office pieces, a realistic depth effect. The 23-millimetre strips combine brushed aluminum with a six-millimetre, high-gloss colour line. A one-millimetre thick layer of translucent PMMA material on top of the […]

Smoother, more even panel edges

New from Nordson is its EF 60 V Edge Filling and Edge Sealing Slot Applicator. It’s designed to help shops manufacturing furniture improve product quality while reducing their production costs. The EF 60 V produces smooth, even panel edges on less expensive, larger-particle boards. The applicator system creates a high-quality finished appearance. Also, it provides improved moisture protection and […]

A world-first sander

Mirka has unveiled what it says is a world first — an electric sander with a brushless motor and no external power supply. The Mirka Direct Electric Random Orbital Sander (DEROS) is a lightweight, compact sander that comes in at just 950 millimetres high and one kilogram in weight. Mirka says the DEROS is the […]

Getting more current

Mirka has expanded its range of Deros 220- to 240-volt handheld, orbital sanders with a new 100- to 120-volt model for the North American electrical current. The Deros line of lightweight, variable-speed (4,000 to 10,000 rpm) sanders come with both five- and six-inch pads. Air channels leading to the center of the backing pads increase […]