RT Machine bringing CNC dovetailer, pocket hole machine and more to WPE Lancaster
October 7, 2021 | 1:21 pm CDT
Mereen-Johnson 1100 CNC dovetail machine

RT Machine will demonstrate the Mereen-Johnson 1100 CNC dovetail machine in the Running Machine Program on both days of Wood Pro Expo Lancaster.

MANHEIM, Lancaster County, Pa. – RT Machine plans to showcase four woodworking machines and its customer service support at Wood Pro Expo Lancaster.

The Hughesville, Pa.-based machinery distributor, will conduct demonstrations of the Mereen-Johnson 1101 CNC dovetail machine, including as a participant in the Running Machine Program. The CNC dovetailer maximizes flexibility because of its fast changeover. It features a 3-hp high-speed spindle motor and programmable cutting speeds up to 5 inches per second. The machine can handle material thicknesses of 3/8 inch to ¾ inch and can produce at a rate of 60 boxes per hour based on four dovetails being cut.

RT Machine will also exhibit the following equipment:

Diehl SL30 ripsaw

The Diehl SL30 features a 10-hp arbor motor, 14-inch. or 16-inch. blade diameter, a fixed arbor, and a fixed feed speed of 60 fpm. It can handle stock thicknesses up to 2-1/2 inches with a maximum glue line of 5 feet. It utilizes Diehl’s unique undercutting principle to provide a quality cut and simplifies dust collection.

Castle TSM 22 pocket hole machine

The Castle The TSM-22 is Castle’s best-selling pocket hole machine.  The TSM-22 clamps the stock routs a pocket, and drills a pilot hole with a tap of the foot pedal. Castle says the TSM-22 creates fast, strong, stable butt joints. The machine can be used with composites, panels, hardwoods or softwoods. 

Vecoplan VHZ shredder

The Vecoplan VHZ 800 is a small footprint shredding machine specifically developed for the needs of the wood processing industry. Feature include easy access screen, and PLC controls/touchpad monitoring.

RT Machine service van

RT Machine backs its machine sales with a staff of technical support professionals. The company plans to have a tech support team on hand, as well as one of its service vans, to highlight its repair and rigging capabilities.
Meet with RT Machine representatives at booth #503. Learn more at rtrtmachine.com.

Wood Pro Expo Lancaster will be held Oct. 14-15 at the Spooky Nook Sports complex. 

About Wood Pro Expo
Wood Pro Expo is a regional event for woodworking businesses that brings together suppliers and experts for a localized presentation of equipment and supply solutions. WPE includes a strong educational program on best practices for shop production including CNC basics, employee recruitment, finishing, lean manufacturing, business management, software, and shop safety. The expo features a wide variety of equipment and supplies geared to small and medium-size shops.The 2021 edition of Wood Pro Expo Lancaster takes place Oct. 14-15 at the Spooky Nook Sports Center/Warehouse at the Nook in Manheim (Lancaster County), Pa. For information visit woodproexpolancaster.com

For exhibitor information contact Lewis Goldman at lewis@woodproexpo.com or phone 800-969-2212. 

More upcoming Woodworking Network events
Wood Machinery & Supply Conference & Expo (WMS), Feb. 24-26, 2022, International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario.

Closets Conference & Expo co-located with Wood Pro Expo California, April 27-29, 2022, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, Calif.

Wood Pro Expo Lancaster 2021




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