The Salvador SuperCut 500 from Stiles Machinery is a high-speed optimizing saw that the company says meets high-production requirements with maximum reliability. The NC system of the SuperCut 500 optimizes sorting processes and when paired with the machine’s brushless motor, enables quick and precise cuts.
Solid Wood Machining
Available from ACMOS, Waxilit 22-2411 is a silicone-free lubricant spray designed to minimize friction on contact surfaces of woodworking machinery, including table saws, moulders, and planers. The company says Waxilit provides an excellent sliding action, protects metal surfaces from corrosion and resin accumulation, and is economical in consumption.
Castle USA makes wood plugs for the company's line of pocket machines. Castle plugs are available in maple, walnut, alder, birch, ash, cherry, red oak, white oak, pine, and cherry. The plugs are used to completely hide the pocket or as an added design element. They are available in packs of 25 or 100.
Epilog Laser says its entry-level Fusion Maker is available in 30- and 40-watt configurations and features up to 60 ips engraving speeds, 3.5G acceleration and the IRIS Camera System, which allows users to position artwork and graphics quickly and accurately. The 24 x 12-inch engraving table offers 7 inches of Z-clearance, allowing space for engraving taller items as well as a rotary attachment option to engrave cylindrical items.
Available from Bacci America, the T4MO CNC is CNC turning lathe with 4 vertical spindles for machining a variety of solid wood elements including furniture, gunstock, knives, clothes hangers, musical instruments, etc. The T4MO CNC reaches a high output rate, with 4 parts machined each working cycle (one piece for each rotating spindle) and a great dynamic of the cutterheads (275” per square second of acceleration). for a hyperbolic increment of productivity.
Lentz Machinery Group/Pade USA says the Intorex TRO- has been developed specifically for difficult milling on round turnings. The machining center incorporates a steady ring to hold the rough blank for the gouges; three roll steady units to eliminate "whipping" caused when the material is removed while turning; two sanding units on separate axis for independently engagement; and .a router with HSK spindle and 10 position tool carousel to do any required milling.
Cameron Automation’s Rack & Stack is designed to nest and bundle flooring strips up to 5″ wide and bundles up to 7.5′ long, and can handle an average of 30 boards per minute. The Rack & Stack will accurately measure each board, sort, nest and build bundles based on customers’ needs. The Servo Driven Rack System is designed with a steep angle that uses gravity to its advantage, the company adds.
The Bacci Master Pro triple table provides high volumes batch-one processing capability for the sizing, squaring, profiling and sanding of custom solid wood kitchen cabinet doors. The Master Pro plus the Robot allows 24/7 round-the-clock run time capability, true high volume, batch-one processing capability, lower overall labor costs and flexibility to adapt to changing production requirements, adds Bacci America.
Biesse America offers the T-Jet dust mitigation system. Patented by Biesse, the system removes chips and dust during milling operations. The device follows the machine trajectories, ensuring total cleaning of channels and side surfaces in one single movement with effects guaranteed even in the narrowest corners or with changes of direction.
Bacci America says the disappearing jig-less clamps featured on the Artist 5-axis CNC machining center increase productivity thanks to the ability to quickly and easily switch from one type of configuration to another. The total set-up time for three Bacci disappearing jig-less clamps is less than 60 seconds, the company says, and the machine is ideal for use by furniture manufacturers who want to easily work very different pieces with a single CNC machine.