VANCOUVER, WA – The TigerSaw1000 with Crayon Marking Push Feed System from TigerStop is a semi-finalist in the IWF 2014 Challengers Award program. It automates and optimizes cross cut saws, reading downloaded cut lists and rapidly pushing boards to queue cuts, including defect removal marked by crayons.
The TigerSaw1000 incorporates the TigerSaw precision crosscutting system with TigerStop’s automated linear positioning system to obtain high-quality parts from low-grade lumber, says the company. Features include: crayon defect marking; Dynamic Optimization; various printing options; download cutting bills directly from the office; multi-grade optimization; panel stock and linear stock defect optimization; and independent edge detection. The TigerSaw1000 uses floor space comparable to a typical cross cutting saw.
TigerSaw1000 moves the board rapidly through the saw at 225 feet per minute (back scan speeds are in excess of 325 feet per minute). It can also calculate and handle optimization for cutting raw material for panel glue up.
Among standard software items included are: Dynamic Optimization software, Optimization for strip cutting software, it comes standard with panel stock and linear stock defect optimization;
Upgrades include Touch Screen interface, and integration to a return conveyor. TigerStop calls TigerSaw1000 "the perfect lean work cell for doors and face frame work."
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