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Planers & Thicknessers


Carba-Tec® 13" Spiral Head Thicknesser
Carba-Tec® 13" Spiral Head Thicknesser
Carba-Tec® 13" Planer Moulder
Carba-Tec® 13" Planer Moulder
Jet Benchtop 12" Thicknesser
Jet Benchtop 12" Thicknesser
Powermatic® 15" Helical Head Thicknesser
Powermatic® 15" Helical Head Thicknesser
Powermatic® 20" Helical Head Thicknesser
Powermatic® 20" Helical Head Thicknesser
Carba-Tec® 15" Thicknesser
Carba-Tec® 15" Thicknesser
Carba-Tec® Deluxe 15" Thicknesser
Carba-Tec® Deluxe 15" Thicknesser
Spiral Head 15" Industrial Thicknesser
Spiral Head 15" Industrial Thicknesser
Carba-Tec® 20" Thicknesser
Carba-Tec® 20" Thicknesser
Spiral Head 20" Industrial Thicknesser
Spiral Head 20" Industrial Thicknesser
 

Basic Points on Planers & Thicknessers

The terms planer and thicknesser really refer to the same machine. This type of machine is used for dressing timber so that it is even and level.

The most basic thicknesser is a 12.5" benchtop machine; it is suitable for preparing smaller panels and timber lengths. Larger 15" and 20" thicknessers are more suitable for dressing large panels.

Another variation is our planer moulder. This allows you to use the same machine as a 13" thicknesser or as a small-profile moulding machine.

A new variation on the traditional design of the thicknesser is the helical cutter head that's now available with our spiral cutterhead models. The advantage of a spiral cutterhead is its shearing contact with the workpiece rather than the chopping effect produced by a traditional cutterhead. This translates into a much smoother cut with less chipping and tearout as well as significantly quieter operation.

 
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