Next Wave CNC says the new Shark RS1000 PRO will transform nearly any router table into a full-fledged two-axis CNC. The company's patented Shark technology allows the fence and lift to move in direct relationship to the bit while providing 12 inches of fence travel for larger projects and 3.6 inches of available lift. The RS1000 PRO integrates an onboard processor with LCD color touchscreen pendant control for easy operation and comes preloaded with applications for more than a dozen common router and specialty joinery functions.
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Macoser offers the new Omec 750CN-C, a two-axis automatic dovetailer equipped with an exhaust diameter of 5.51", a fully-variable pitch with a 20" capacity and an 18,000 rpm spindle that can produce 60 drawer boxes per hour. It also features variable travel speed and scoring for different woods. The machine has a full cover on the spindle and mill cutter area for increased safety and a reduction in saw dust and noise pollution.
SawStop has announced a new Compact Table Saw, a 10-inch benchtop saw that incorporates the company's contact detection safety system that detects contact with skin and drops and stops the blade in less than 5 milliseconds. The saw features a rack-and-pinion fence, quick-tilt bevel, easy carry handle, and optional stand. SawStop says the saw is due for release in the fall of 2022.
Castaly's raised panel door shaper features a 6-inch high stackable spindle with three pneumatic stops for panel, rail and stile mass production. The machine comes with a 40-inch to 120-inch stroke, with model options of manual or auto. The machine also has two side cast-iron fences and two separate stops for rail, stile or panel arch cutting positions.
Available from Stiles Machinery, the Vertongen Shaper Sizer is designed for the center-panel profiling of kitchen cabinet doors. The company says the machine offers full CNC operation for fast, accurate, and reliable operation, and features heavy-duty 12-inch spindles for multiple tool-stacking to promote fast profile changes.
Available from Stiles Machinery, the Salvador SuperCut 300 is a 12-inch capacity thru-feeding chop saw which supports large diameter drive rollers and a synchronized belted table for faster production. The machine-specific software allows for value/yield optimization, defecting, and up to five grade qualities, which the outfeed take-away belt features programable ejectors for product sorting by size, grade, and job.
CNC-Tool.com provides CNC gaskets for "grid," "in-board" and “on-board” applications. "Grid" and "in-board" products are available in square, rectangular, or round configurations, in various diameters and densities. The "on-board" gasket is available in either sheet or strip form, with or without adhesive, in different thicknesses, and densities. CNC gaskets prevent the loss of vacuum between parts and/or the spoilboard.
The Newman KD-20 double-end trimmer is designed to end trim lumber in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner. The KD-20 has new and improved, fully enclosed saw guards, rack-and-pinion traversing, coupled with a VFD-powered feed system. The saw units may be set manually or with optional automatic setworks. The KD-20 also has a stand-alone operator console and electrical cabinet; the scrap conveyor is included. Additional saw units may be added.
Available from ACMOS, the Waxilit series of lubricants are designed to minimize friction anywhere wood slides over the metal, wood, or plastic surfaces of production woodworking machinery, especially those with automatic and manual bed lubrication systems, such as moulders and planers. A silicone-free product, it also provides protection for both the surface of the machine as well as the wood from any unwanted etches or from becoming rough and unusable, is easy to use and does not leave any greasy residue.
Dodds' single-spindle CNC dovetailer Model SE-1-25AF features independent pneumatic clamping and a 3-HP high-frequency spindle and 25-in. capacity. The machine produces standard English dovetails on the 1- and 2-in. centerline while cutting both the mortise and tenon at the same time. Using the touchscreen, the operator can enter part dimensions, cut speed, scoring options, and customize fits.