Panel Processing

Panel Processing

Nested-based CNC router

Biesse’s Rover K is a CNC nested-based cell designed for small to large manufacturers who need to automate their production process as well as companies that specialize in custom-made products. The company says the Rover K is a versatile machine with a flexible worktable that can quickly pass from solid wood manufacturing to panel processing. It can be used for manufacturing doors, architectural millwork and panel processing.

PVC edgebanding

DC Distributing offers PVC edgebanding in a wide selection of colors and patterns. Customers can also choose from a variety of widths and thicknesses. The company offers in-house custom slitting and gluing, along with same-day shipping. Veneer and metal edgebanding products are also available.

Sliding table saws

In 2006 Martin presented the first sliding table saw worldwide with a saw blade that could be tilted to both sides. In March 2010, the company says it set new industry standards in terms of performance and flexibility with the T75 PreX. Today Martin has more than 1,700 machines with 2x46° technology have been sold.

Smart vertical panel saw

The EF5 Panel Saw from Safety Speed is designed to be the smartest and safest vertical panel saw in its price range on the market, featuring a brushless controlled motor. The EF5 Vertical Panel Saw enters the market featuring a servo motor and as a continuous usage machine is capable of cutting  up to eight hours daily.  If an operator uses their EF5 machine inappropriately or the machine needs routine maintenance, the motor will shut down and display an error message on the keypad.

Metalworking CNC machines

AAG Tailored Cutting Solutions announce the all-new AXYZ METALWORKER CNC router and the WARDJet M-Series waterjet to their line-up of powerful CNC machines. These high-performance cutting systems are designed to deliver results while pushing the boundaries of creativity and manufacturing excellence. 

Entry-level edgebander

Available from Stiles Machinery, the Homag EDGETEQ S-200 FC edgebander offers versatility and adaptability for small shops with quick and easy band changeover from 0.5mm to 3mm and quick-change profile scraping heads. Designed to provide production solutions such as corner rounding, premilling, and touchscreen operation at a low price point, the machine is targeted for any size operation.

EVA hotmelt

Available from SNX Technologies, Xcel-Edge XE 190-220 is an EVA hotmelt unfilled glue for use with straight-line and contour edgebanders. The company says the new formula creates a stronger bond and offers a more consistent glue spread, and has a temperature range of 190-220C. It comes in 5-gal pails with resealable lids.

CNC beam saw for the small shop

Available from Biesse, the Selco WN2 Series of beam saws have an array of features and options including the company's patented Quick Disconnect tooling, helical rack-and-pinion saw carriage drive and a PC-based user interface. The Selco CNC saw is ideal for small shops looking to increase production and improve quality, Biesse adds.

Router with rotary indexer

ShopBot Tools has expanded the capability of the 96’x48’ ShopBot PRSalpha ATC with the addition of a 6" rotary indexer. The company says the combination of the rotary indexer with the full-size PRSalpha ATC opens up more possibilities for 3D carving while still allowing space to cut full 4’x8’ sheets of plywood. ShopBot’s PRSalpha ATC tools are available in standard sizes, as well as larger and customizable configurations.

CNC beyond entry level

Laguna Tools says its SmartShop SUV CNC machine delivers outstanding performance and production output for those shops needing more throughput than entry level machines provide. With a class-leading frame design, servos, and a control system from B&R automation, the Laguna SUV CNC machine is designed for shops looking to drive business to the next level and beyond.