Technology Trends Highlight IWF 2012
By Staff Report | Posted: 08/02/2012 4:49PM
Wood production supplies and echnological advances in machinery and equipment will highlight the Aug. 22-25 trade show. A sampling of products from recently issued press releases is presented here. Find more news and product infomration about the International Woodworking Show at the IWF 2012 news channel.
The Moisture Meter Co.
The Moisture Meter Co., LLC and AB Brookhuis introduce the Timber Grader MTG_TGT Module, designed for E-Rating and strength grading. The IWF 2012 Challengers Award Entry has applications for small businesses as well as large companies. The MTG can be used as a hand-held device or for high speed applications that performs as a 100 percent machine-strength grading system, says the company. Service and updates are available online. (877) 785-0274, MMC-LLC.net
ANTI-CHIP MARK TOOL
The anti-chip mark tool developed by NAP Gladu eliminates unsightly chip marks on the finished wood surface of high quality mouldings, often caused by chips that are not evacuated and become trapped between the knife edge and the finish surface of the wood. NAP Gladu will be in Booth 5113 at IWF 2012. (800) 634-8665, NAPGladu.com
3-D THERMOFOIL PRESS
Italpresse USA Inc.
Italpresse introduces the professional grade Matrix 3-D Thermofoil Press. The Matrix features digital scanning of the panels and Italpresse’s “relieving bed” technology that eliminates the need for pedestal panels or manually set riser pins. Italpresse will be in Booth 5546 at IWF 2012. (941) 639-2100, Italpresse.com
VERTICAL PANEL SAWS
Safety Speed Cut
Safety Speed’s 7400 vertical panel saws now accept SawGear and TigerStop automatic measuring systems. The user enters a dimension on a keypad and the stop device will move to the exact position for vertical cuts. Both of these optional measuring devices are available for all the 7400 Series Vertical Panel Saws built after June 1, 2012. Safety Speed Mfg. will be in Booth 6013 at IWF 201. (800)772-2327, SafetySpeed.com
VERSATILE SAW SYSTEM
The new T2006 OPT from OMGA, Inc. is an automatic high-speed cross-cut, defecting and optimizing saw system, equipped with a CNC precision programmable pusher to accurately position the board to selected lengths. The system is capable of cutting material up to 5” thick and 10” wide and has a maximum feed speed of 800 feet per minute. It is available in 13’ or 20’ useable infeed lengths, says the company and the system can cut and handle up to 3 different grades within the same cutting list. OMGA will be in Booth 5129 at IWF 2012. (800) 233-6642, OmgaInc.com
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