Panel Processing

Panel Processing

Industrial low-angle pocket cutter

The new R2063 from Ritter is the industrial model of the company's two new pocket cutting machines. Features of the router bit-based pocket cutter include: 6° low angle, PLC controlled cycle, adjustable material stops and a cycle time of 1.75-2 seconds. The R2063 three-phase machine carries a spindle motor for heavier use and longevity.

CNC drill & dowel inserting

Available from Akins Machinery, Gannomat Index CNC drill and dowel inserting machines offer fully automatic bore, glue and dowel insertion. The versatile Gannomat Index line – Logic, Trend and Pro – has options including: frame sizes from 27.5 inches to 130 inches, 3-5-7-9 spindle drill heads, vertical and horizontal routers, grooving saws, pocket screw aggregate and multiple inserting stations.

Robots for woodworking applications

Robotic Solutions specializes in the integration of various robotic applications for the woodworking industry. These include: machine tending, sanding, spraying paint, clear coatings and adhesive application. Other operations including heavy lifting, part flipping, or tasks considered a safety risk make perfect sense for robotics. CMA spray robots with 3D scanning technology and Kuka industrial robots are among the products available from the company.


MKT North America now stocks Alpha-Tape ABS and PP Zero edgebanding to match 16 of its popular FENIX colors. Edgebanding is available in as little as one roll quantities and wide widths for your projects.

S-Series Panel Processing Cell

S-Series Panel Processing Cell from C.R. Onsrud is designed to increase your production with American-made automated panel processing solutions. Built to the highest standards of quality and performance, each C.R. Onsrud automated cell combines top-of-the-line CNC machinery with advanced material handling and labeling systems to decrease cost per part, eliminate unnecessary steps within the workflow process, reduce direct labor, and optimize machinery usage.

5-Axis CNC machine

The Laguna SmartShop 5 Axis machine is designed to deliver the flexibility of multiple cutting angles and compound machining with unmatched precision and cut quality. Starting with a robust 8600-lb. all steel frame, an HSD 2-axis articulating head, and Fanuc’s industry leading Oi-MF control, the SmartShop 5 Axis is also priced to be economical.

CNC boring & dowel insertion

Available from Pillar Machine, the HPJ 48 is a vertical and horizontal boring and dowel insertion CNC machining center used for case construction in cabinet and furniture manufacturing. This latest version of the HPJ has a newly designed 3x3 steel tube frame, a rear safety cage, updated clamp assemblies, servos as well as many more new features.

Over stack panel feeder

With its reduced footprint, the Over Stack Panel Feeder available from Black Bros. Co. boosts efficiency and productivity while feeding panels directly from a scissors lift into the production line. As the name suggests the Over Stack Panel Feeder feeds boards from overhead instead of behind the stack, taking up less manufacturing floor space. After each panel is fed, the scissors lift indexes upward, and the Over Stack Panel Feeder is ready to feed the next panel.

Versatile edgebander for small or large scale

Stiles Machinery says the EDGETEQ 6.6 edgebanders are designed to produce perfect edges for small shops to large-scale furniture and component industries who require the highest-quality results. With a wide variety of equipment designed to meet each customer's specific needs for materials, feed speed, aesthetics, and functionality, the EDGETEQ 6.6 edgebander has a solution for every challenge, the company says.

VM suction blocks for Biesse CNC machines

Padsmore offers a new line of VM suction blocks for Biesse CNC machines, with the pods at 74mm height. The company notes the green light will come on when vacuum is good, while the red light will be on if there is no suction or if there is leaking.