Planer provides stock removal with depth control

Milwaukee Tool has expanded its M18 cordless system with the introduction of the M18 3-1/4 in. planer. Featuring a motor that delivers up to 14,000 rpm and a two blade design, the new unit is said to deliver powerful stock removal and unmatched depth control. With 20 locking positions, the 7.5 lb (3.4 kg) tool […]

Graphic tooling

At Ligna 2015, Kuper showcased a refined model of the Kuper SWT XL Planer/Moulder that has the new K2 Professional control system. It gives you graphic representations of specific tooling situations for fast, safe processing. With the K2 Professional control system, positions of pressure elements and manual spindles can be stored, then read and set […]

Going big

Weinig has moved into a new dimension of large-dimension joinery with its Hydromat 45 Planing Machine, designed for architectural woodwork projects. The Hydromat 45 is Weinig’s new, entry-level planer for four-sided planing of cross-laminated timber and laminated wood. It features floating vertical spindles that follow the wood’s contours, producing clean surfaces. Horizontal spindles allow axial […]

Designed for first-timers

Felder’s new AD741 Jointer Planer is designed to be an entry-level machine for your shop. It features a planing width of 16 inches, and planing heights from 1/8 inch to nine inches. Can be configured with a 5.5, 7.5 or 10.5 hp motor and an available two- or four-inch cutter block. Both configurations provide fast, […]

In a spin

Baileigh describes the IP-2509-HD as the ultimate in numerically-controlled planers. This industrial 25-inch planer has a 10 HP single-phase motor that makes sure you never run out of power — even when using the planer on 25-inch boards. Because of the 10 HP motor, the IP-2509-HD can take a quarter of material at one time […]

It’s the carbide

The Helical Carbide Cutterhead from Newman is designed to provide significant improvements in noise, cost and performance in comparison to conventional cutterheads. The replaceable carbide-tipped cutters fit precisely into the helical slot, which provides a continuous helical cutting edge. The helical geometry of these cutterheads allows for continuous engagement with the work-piece, which reduces work-piece […]