Showstoppers: featured on the following pages are approximately 70 "showstopping" products and services that will be on display at the 2010 IWF.
A CARBIDE TOOLING
A&H says it is an experienced domestic manufacturer of polycrystalline diamond (PCD PCD
polycystic disease. ) and carbide tooling for moulders, shapers, CNC (Computerized Numerical Control) See numerical control.
CNC - Collaborative Networked Communication routers, saws and other woodworking machinery. Complete sharpening service, tooling repair and dynamic balancing are available regardless of the manufacturer, the company adds. (800) 225-8369
B DUST COLLECTION POLYBAGS
American Fabric Filter
AFF AFF Affectionate
AFF Adult FriendFinder (website)
AFF American FactFinder (US Census data retrieval system)
AFF Accelerated Free Fall (type of skydiving training) stocks disposable heavy-duty plastic collection bags to fit most dust collectors, available in two sizes: 21 in. deep by 50 in. long and 24.5 in. deep by 72 in. long. According to the company, its bags are durable enough to stand up under constant use, help companies save time by eliminating repeated dumping and simplify shop clean up. (800) 367-3591
C FSC FSC
See: Foreign Sales Corporation CERTIFIED BAMBOO
Hardwoods Specialty Products
Hardwoods Specialty Products announces the addition of O2 Bamboo to its GREENBELT line of environmentally friendly products. All of the products are available FSC Certified and are made with NAUF glue. Hardwoods Specialty says O2 Bamboo offers LEED Credit Support for MR 4, 5, 6, 7 and IEQ IEQ Indoor Environmental Quality (synonymous with IAQ)
IEQ Initial Enrollment Questionnaire (US Medicare)
IEQ Isotopic Equilibrator
IEQ Input Event Queue 4.4. (602) 278-5000
D DIAMOND AND CARBIDE INSERT
NAP GLADU'e The Next G Series, a 2008 Challengers Award winner, is the first tool capable of automatically positioning diamond and/or carbide profiled inserts while keeping an accurate, constant axial and radial diameter. It features: an accurate self positioning system, constant diameter and profile positioning, rear clamping system with single screw fastening, diamond or carbide inserts in the same tool body and easy change profiles as needed. (800) 457-7468
E LED LIGHTING
Outwater Plastics Industries Inc.
Comparable in size and appearance to a T5 fluorescent with the functionality of a fixture, Outwater says the fully dimmable SunRay LED Lighting is one of the most energy-efficient and cost-effective LED lights available. The ultra-bright 5/8-in. diameter SunRay LED Lighting has a sturdy aluminum housing with a frosted lens that can be mounted to wood, metal or glass for use in dry or damp applications. Available in cool and warm white, the lighting comes in five sizes from 12 to 60 in., and comes complete with mounting connectors and an end-to-end connector. (800) 631-8375
F LEAN ROLL COATER
Black Bros. will be featuring its new World Class Roll Coater L300RC at IWF IWF Interworking Function
IWF Internet Watch Foundation
IWF Independent Women's Forum
IWF International Weightlifting Federation
IWF Internationaler Währungsfond (German; IMF)
IWF Independent Wrestling Federation . This "Lean" Coater will remove waste in both process and material in the roll coating operation, the company says. Benefits include reductions in daily clean-up, weekly preventive maintenance and monthly roll changing--with over 2-1/2 hrs saved, Black Bros, adds. The company says the L300RC uses 30% less electrical consumption than similar machines built 10 years ago, and its lean features will improve throughput and reduce downtime. (815) 539-7451
G TOOLING SERIES
Vortex Tool Co. Inc.
Vortex recently developed a new series of tooling, the XP "Extreme Performance" Series. According to the company, testing was done as a result of tool life issues being reported by one of its longtime customers. Vortex purchased material from the customer and developed a uniform testing procedure for new tool designs. After testing nearly 100 different tool configurations and routing over 40,000 lineal That which comes in a line, particularly a direct line, as from parent to child or grandparent to grandchild.
LINEAL. That which comes in a line. Lineal consanguinity is that which subsists between persons, one of whom is descended in a direct line from the other. feet, Vortex says it was able to increase tool life 10 to 1 over current tool technology. The new XP series will be designated by the standard part number followed by "XP" and is available in the most popular two flute compression geometries only. (800) 355-7708
H CABINET & DOOR SOFTWARE
KCD KCD King Conservation District (King County, Washington)
KCD Kids Can Do! (University of Puget Sound)
KCD Kansas City Division (Allied Signal Inc. Software
KCD Software's Version 9 software now includes useful features such as: 3-D express view, beaded face frames, Osborne and Adams Wood Products libraries, custom countertop edges, the ability to import 3-D DXF DXF - Drawing Exchange Format mesh files, and much more. KCD also introduces a specialized program called Doors Plus which is specifically designed for the traditional and CNC door manufacturer. (508) 760-1140
WMMA WMMA Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America
WMMA Word of Mouth Marketing Association (also seen as WOMMA)
WMMA Wisconsin Marketing and Management Association
WMMA Western Montana Mycological Association
Booth # 5141
The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (WMMA), a trade association of U.S manufacturers of woodworking machinery, cutting tools, and supplies, announced that 165 members of the WMMA will be exhibiting at IWF and demonstrating how their products can reduce labor, shorten set-up times, increase speed and productivity and increase overall profits. (608) 834-9951
I CNC SYSTEMS
ShopBot Tools Inc.
ShopBot says it significantly expanded its IWF booth size to demonstrate the variety of ShopBot CNC systems available. From the automatic tool changer to the side-loaded PRSalpha 108-60 cabinet CNC to the five-axis head to the new small-format benchtop CNC, ShopBot says that it has spent the past year developing and testing new product offerings. (919) 680-4800
J CNC ROUTERS
Techno will display its popular LC 4896 Series CNC Router at IWF. The company also says it will demonstrate panel processing and 3-D carving CNC processes. Attendees are encouraged to visit the booth and ask the knowledgeable application engineers on hand any questions they have about CNC automation. (516) 328-3970
K STOCK RECYCLING CENTER
Drawer Box Specialties
DBS (Direct Broadcast Satellite) A one-way TV broadcast service from a communications satellite to a small round or oval dish antenna no larger than 20" in diameter. will be showing both a Single and Double Stock Recycling Center at IWF. Easy to install, the stock units can be adapted to many cabinet styles, DBS says. Each unit includes 36-qt trash containers and is mounted on soft-close slides. Manufactured with dovetail dovetail
n a widened or fanned-out portion of a prepared cavity, usually established deliberately to increase the retention and resistance form. corners, the recycling units add a decorative touch to any kitchen. (800) 422-9881
L WOOD INVENTORY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Dakota Automation introduces its Inventory Management System, designed to improve material flow and efficiency. The customizable system is able to pre-sort books of material for laminating equipment, CNC machining centers and panel saws. Benefits of the system include a reduction of labor and production traffic and improved production efficiency with material delivery. (218) 749-3291
M PANEL SAW
Saw Trax Mfg. Inc
Saw Trax offers the 3000 Series of panel saws. It uses a 10-in saw blade and a 2-7/8-in. depth of cut. The 3000 Series includes the dust hood and hose and a blade shroud brush under the carriage, which contains the dust until it is collected by the vacuum system. (888) 729-8729
N ECHO-FRIENDLY FINISHES
Becker Acroma says it is a "LEEDer" in eco finishes for a cleaner environment and it features an extensive line of water-based clear and pigmented precatalyzed, conversion varnish and UV wood finishes. In addition it has a full line of ECO and AquaChroma waterborne stains, dyes and dye concentrates. Becker Acroma also offers an extensive line of high quality polyurethanes that are formulated and produced at its plant in Italy. (519) 758-1508
O HORIZONTAL END FEED GRINDER
Cresswood Shredding Machinery
Cresswood's EF-24A horizontal end feed grinder features a 24-in. rotor length and a 10-in. diameter rotor. It can automatically eliminate all the waste generated by small band saws, resaws, gang rip saws and blocks from chop saws, the company says. The EF-24A can be used as a dedicated grinder for a high-speed panel saw or gang ripsaw, and its small footprint allows placement of the grinder in close proximity to the waste stream. It is suitable for small furniture, cabinet, and woodworking companies. (800) 962-7302
P PNEUMATIC VACUUM SYSTEM
Quality VAKuum Products
Quality VAKuum offers the new 60 CFM Venturi venturi
a tube with a decrease in the inside diameter that is used to increase the flow velocity of the fluid and thereby cause a pressure drop; used to measure the flow velocity (a venturimeter) or to draw another fluid into the stream. style all-pneumatic automatic air-powered vacuum pump, which reaches 25-in. Hg for vacuum pressing eguipment and CNC equipment. Suitable for large shops that want fast evacuation of vacuum bags and large frame presses. It also can be used for vacuum hold-down on CNC vacuum tables as a standalone vacuum unit or backup or booster to an electric pump. (800) 547-5484
Q KEYLESS LOCKING SYSTEM
CompX offers the CompX Timberline StealthLock keyless locking system. With radio frequency technology, the StealthLock allows for the use of a single transmitter pad to operate multiple receiver latches and has an operation range of 15 ft. This allows the case to be designed with no visible signs of security or hardware, the company says. (847) 752-2600
R UNDERMOUNT SLIDE SYSTEM
Dynapro, the new undermount slide system for wooden drawers, offers a high load carrying capacity, 3-D adjustment option for perfect alignment and a synchronized movement that allows the drawers to operate without a sound. When Dynapro closes, the Soft-close action provides a smooth gentle stop, Grass says. (800) 334-3512
S ARCHITECTURAL COLUMNS
Osborne Wood Products Inc.
Osborne introduces its new line of architectural columns, including new capitals and bases. The company will also be at IWF exhibiting new corbels, dining table legs, bun feet and more. Representatives from each department will be on had to help with any questions. (800) 849-8876
T TOOL HOLDERS
T-Tool USA LLC (Logical Link Control) See "LANs" under data link protocol.
LLC - Logical Link Control
T-Tool offers tool holders for various industries including woodworking, metalworking, plastics and stone and marble. The company says it has developed new products, which it will be introduced at IWF. Featured products will include the new patented ER Zeta collet nut system, which gives machinists a totally new way of clamping their tooling. Also on display will be the "Compact" line of tool holders, which feature larger tool shank capacity with a 50mm collet nut commonly found on ER32 collet chucks. (954) 358-6071
U CERTIFIED WOOD FINISH DOORS
Decore-ative Specialties' Pure Colors finishing program now bears SCS Indoor Advantage Gold certification. The certification meets requirements for LEED, BIFMA BIFMA Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturer's Association , CHPS CHPS Collaborative for High Performance Schools
CHPS Certified in Healthcare Privacy and Security
CHPS Center for Health Policy Studies (healthcare consulting firm with offices in New York, Maryland, and Illinois)
CHPS Combat Hybrid Power System and CA 01350 for use in schools, health care and commercial interiors. Pure Colors includes durable factory finishes ranging from stains to high-end glazed looks, the company says. (877) 4-DECORE
V SLIDING TABLE SAW
Felder introduces the new HAMMER K3, US Edition--a quality European sliding table saw on a small footprint. This unique saw features a professional rip fence on round, steel guide bar for more precision, a solid cast iron saw table for more stability, up to 3/4-in. dado capacity and more. The sliding table comes in four models with rip capacities from 31 in. to 48 in. and a 31-in., 48-in. or 79-in. long slider. (866) 792-5288 felderusa.com
W GARB-COMPLIANT ADHESIVES
Franklin Adheslves & Polymers
Booth #2016, 2022
Franklin Adhesives is unveiling its new Plywood Line at IWF, a first-of-its-kind selection of seven CARB-compliant adhesives for plywood and lamination lamination
a laminar structure or arrangement. products. The line includes PVA PVA
polyvinyl alcohol. adhesives, a new EPI EPI
exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. product - and the division's first-ever bio-modified PVA adhesives, using soy. (800) 877.4583 franklinadhesivesandpolymers.com
X NESTED-BASED CNC ROUTER
MultiCam announces its new 3000 Series nested-based CNC router for cabinet making and other woodworking applications. The machine features an all-steel, heavy-plate frame base, 25mm linear bearings and custom engineered steel castings supporting the gantry Gantry
A name for the couch or table used in a CT scan. The patient lies on the gantry while it slides into the x-ray scanner portion.
Mentioned in: Computed Tomography Scans . A wide range of table sizes are available and an 11-hp, automatic tool change, 100% duty-cycle spindle is standard along with a 15 spindle, 32mm drill bank and scoring saw. All 3000 series come standard with the MultiCam EZ Control System featuring an easy-to-use hand-held operator interface and are compatibility with cabinet software packages. (972) 929-4070
Y ADHESIVE SYSTEMS
Nordson's PURBlue 4 melters process 2-, 3- or 4-kg foil-encased PUR adhesive slugs for low volume edgebanding applications. "Melt-on-demand" systems heat only adhesive needed, reducing thermal stress and protecting bonding characteristics. PURBlue melters offer easier maintenance and do not require inert gas and foil bags are quickly, easily changed, the company says. (800) 683-2314
Z CUTTING TOOLS & SYSTEMS
Leitz Tooling Systems
At IWF, Leitz will showcase two Challengers Award entries: the RipTec cutting system and Apex-F specialized flooring tools. Leitz adds that its other products, such as Marathon knife treatment, ProfilCut dedicated profiling systems, ProFix constant diameter tooling, ThermoGrip heat-shrink chucks and solid carbide hinge boring bits, are among the solutions that can help customers thrive in a competitive world economy. (616) 698-7010
A1 WOOD GRINDERS
Vecoplan will present its VH and RG series of wood grinders at IWF, including "Shorty short·y also short·ie Informal
n. pl. short·ies
1. A person short in stature.
2. A thing of less than average size, length, extension, or duration.
adj. " and XL models. VH horizontal grinders fed by vibratory vibratory /vi·bra·to·ry/ (vi´brah-tor?e) vibrating or causing vibration.
vibrating or causing vibration; vibritile. conveyors, are designed for strips, rippings, slabs, mouldings, and other lineal scrap. RG hopper fed "dump & run" vertical grinders, are engineered for trim blocks, panel scraps, furniture parts, pallets, and dunnage. "Shorty" models feature shorter feed rams to fit tighter spaces. Hoppers and infeeds remain the same, with the infeed calibrated for throughput efficiency. XL models include larger rotors, more cutters and increased HP for speed and efficiency on bulky feedstock. (336) 861-6070
Mastercam's X4 Router continues the trend of faster, more efficient programming with a suite of new features for any shop, the company says. The product features nesting improvements and new toolpaths combined with other new enhancements in a package designed to improve shop floor productivity. (800) 228-2877
C1 MANUAL AIR-ASSISTED SPRAY GUNS
Graco says its G15/G40 air-assist spray guns are designed to maximize efficiency and quality. The AAF tip line is designed for soft spray and improved transfer efficiency. A key feature of the lightweight gun is its ability to significantly vary its spray pattern without changing tips simply by rotating the fan pattern adjustment knob. The two models also feature a new aircap that provides uniform atomization Atomization
The process whereby a bulk liquid is transformed into a multiplicity of small drops. This transformation, often called primary atomization, proceeds through the formation of disturbances on the surface of the bulk liquid, followed by their and improved finish quality, as well as soft spray capabilities. (612) 623-6460
A HIGH-GLOSS & VENEER DOORS
At its booth, Northern Contours will be showcasing the latest "fuze fuze
n. & v.
Variant of fuse1.
Noun 1. fuze - any igniter that is used to initiate the burning of a propellant
fuse, primer, priming, fuzee, fusee " design concepts for cabinetry. Doors are available with ultra high gloss acrylics, exotic veneers, textured thermofoils, new wood species and specialty veneer and thermo-foil surfaces. (651) 695-1698
Weima America Inc.
Weima America offers both hopper-fed and horizontal shredders to fit the customers' needs. The company says it has 25 years of experience manufacturing wood scrap shredders and briquette bri·quette also bri·quet
A block of compressed coal dust, charcoal, or sawdust and wood chips, used for fuel and kindling.
[French, diminutive of brique, brick presses for sawdust and shaving compaction. (888) 440-7170
C SOFTWARE SYSTEM
Trakware Systems Inc.
Booth #TBD TBD
to be determined
At IWF, Trakware is launching its TRAKware 7 software system for custom manufacturers and fabricators of any size, and for any type of final product. The company says its innovative parametric configuration engine will help to maximize profit and minimize costs on every single order, producing 100% torque, 100% of the time. (800) 370-1849 x600
D TOOL JOINTING SYSTEM
Leuco Toot Corp.
Leuco says its new p-system jointing system improves cut quality, edge life, while offering noise reduction, a reduction of cutting forces and improved dust extraction. (800) 631-0096
E PACKAGING CUSHION
Western Pulp Products
Western Pulp Products offers Shock Block industrial cushions. SCS-certified with 98% pre-consumer recycled paper content, Shock Block Industrial Cushions offer shock absorbing protection at low-cost, the company says. (800) 547-3407
DUAL PROCESS TECHNOLOGY
C.R. Onsrud Inc.
With its optional Multi-Head Dual Process Technology, C.R. Onsrud says you can get the throughput of two machines from a single footprint. On a twin-table model, add a second tool changer and main router spindle. With the dual process capabilities in the OSAI OSAI Office of SAFETY Act Implementation (encourages development of anti-terrorism technologies) controller, you get Multi-Head Dual Process Technology. (800) 638-8185
F SCREEN-TO-MACHINE SOFTWARE
Planit Solutions Inc.
Planit offers a full line of design to CNC (Screen-to-Machine) software systems. According to the company, the software allows users to create room layouts, produce photo-realistic renderings, bid jobs using actual cost/profitability info and produce accurate machine code. (800) 280-6932
G INSERT & PCD CUTTERS
Always working to improve technology, Royce//Ayr is introducing insert- and PCD-diamond cutters with integrated tool holders. The tools offer reduced runout run·out
1. The act or an instance of fleeing so as to evade undesirable consequences.
2. The area where one curved surface merges with another: a snowy runout at the bottom of the ski slope. and vibration, which increases the life and finish of cut, Royce//Ayr says. They are available for most tool holder configurations. (800) 959-5641
H DOVETAIL DRAWER KITS
Alabama Inter-Forest, a subsidiary of Panel Processing
Alabama Inter-Forest is now making dovetail drawer kits in five finishes - white, woodgrain print and unfinished 1/2-in. MDF (1) (Main Distribution Frame) A wiring rack that connects outside lines with internal lines. It is used to connect public or private lines coming into the building to internal networks. , and prefinished pre·fin·ished
Coated or treated before being sold or distributed: prefinished wood paneling. and unfinished 12mm Baltic birch. Sizes run from 2-in. to 11-1/2-in. heights, 9-in. to 24-in. depths, and 6-in. to 28-in. widths, in 1/16-in. increments. (334) 687-8009
I PINLESS MOISTURE METER
The Ligno-Scanner SD pinless moisture meter has a selectable measuring depth for 1/4 in. deep and 3/4 in. deep. Using the dual depth setting, the surface moisture can be compared to the core moisture, making it ideal for checking waterborne finishes and engineered floor planks. It has 75 calibrations for domestic and tropical wood species and different kinds of bamboo are included in the software. (503) 257-8957
J THERMO-TREATED HARDWOOD
Bingaman & Son Lumber Inc.
Bingaman & Son Lumber now offers Thermo-Treated hardwood. Bingaman says the chemical-free, thermal modification process creates lumber offering dimensional stability, outdoor durability and a rich brown tint and wood grain appearance in 12 species. Samples are on display at IWF Booth #4546. (570) 374-1108
K CURVED DRAWERS
Gingrich Woodcraft wood·craft
1. Skill and experience in matters relating to the woods, as hunting, fishing, or camping.
2. The act, process, or art of carving or fashioning objects from wood.
Noun 1. Inc.
Gingrich Woodcraft can supply custom-designed curved drawers. Gingrich says these drawers are machined with beautiful half-blind dovetails on every corner, with the curves designed to be flex free, laminated from solid wood. Undermount hardware prep is available as is prefinishing. (807) 486-2266
L CONCEALED HINGE
Blum's CLIP top BLUMOTION is a concealed hinge with the soft-closing mechanism integrated into the hinge cup. Improved geometry enables the hinge to work on all cabinet doors, even thick doors with minimal gaps, Blum says. For smaller or lighter doors, the mechanism can be deactivated on one hinge. All existing CLIP mounting plates can be used with the new hinge. (800) 438-6788
M UNDERMOUNT DRAWER SLIDE
USA COMTRAD/Canada COMTRAD
USA COMTRAD and Canada COMTRAD distribute King Slide Technology and King Slide Works Taiwan products. The 1A88F electric-free, all mechanical, patent-pending undermount drawer slide features a smooth gliding motion and positive opening force, dampening system and a bump-free opening and closing action. It is available for face frame in 9-in., 12-in., 15-in., 18-in. and 21 -in. lengths and for frameless cabinetry in lengths from 250mm to 550mm, in 50mm increments. (888) 531-6977
N DECORATIVE ACCESSORIES
Castlewood by AMS AMS - Andrew Message System
Castlewood has expanded its Metaline program of contemporary-styled wood decoration with metal inlay inlay /in·lay/ (-la) material laid into a defect in tissue; in dentistry, a filling made outside the tooth to correspond with the cavity form and then cemented into the tooth.
1. . They are available in five standard hardwood species with six standard metal finishes that include Copper Relief, Stainless Steel, Satin Black and more. The product line includes corbels, countertop supports, feet, legs, mouldings, ornaments and rosettes. (800) 346-4042
O BRIQUETTING MACHINES
RUF Noun 1. RUF - a terrorist group formed in the 1980s in Sierra Leone; seeks to overthrow the government and gain control of the diamond producing regions; responsible for attacks on civilians and children, widespread torture and murder and using children to commit US Inc.
RUF offers a series of briquetting machines which can turn wood chips up to 2 in. into briquettes. The press automatically adjusts its settings to allow for changes in incoming material and all briquettes are produced without any bonding agents or other additives. (440) 779-2747
P BEAM SAW CONCEPT
At IWF, Schelling America is unveiling its Duplus2 concept for single-axis beam saws. The Duplus2 increases productivity by utilizing two independent feeders to position the material in the saw. This allows for simultaneous cutting of the head and main piece or cutting of staggered patterns with one cut. (919)544-0430
Q ISLAND LEGS
Adams Wood Products
Adams Wood Products has added two new island legs to its line of stock components. A square Mission leg and a square Traditional leg are now available in five hardwood species and two sizes. All products are made in America, by American craftsmen, using North American hardwood species. (423) 587-2942
R DUST & WOOD WASTE SYSTEMS
O2 Filtration says its products offer energy-saving solutions, including the Hocker Polytechnik's Vacumobil dust collector, Hocker Polytechnik's briquetting and Endress wood boilers systems, O2 Filtration can design, specify, supply, install and service small to large economic and energy-efficient dust collection systems ranging from 1000-100,000 cfm. (336) 778-1236
S PUR ADHESIVE
Daubert Chemical Co. Inc.
Daubert Chemical offers Daubond PUR U8000 Series single-part adhesives, designed for difficult-to-bond areas. Daubert says it is suitable for laminating flat components, as well as wrapping and edgebanding. Seven standard formulations are available, as well as custom formulations. (800) 688-0459
T PCD ROUTER BITS
GUHDO USA Inc.
GUHDO introduces specially designed PCD router bits to machine abrasive materials at higher feed rates, including phenolic phe·no·lic
Of, relating to, containing, or derived from phenol.
Any of various synthetic thermosetting resins, obtained by the reaction of phenols with simple aldehydes and used as adhesives. , Trespa, solid surface, thermoplastics, OSB OSB
Order of Saint Benedict , melamine melamine (mĕl`əmēn'), common name for 2,4,6-triamino-1,3,5-triazine. Melamine is a trimer (see polymer) of cyanamide, H2NC≡N, and is synthesized from calcium carbide. , veneered particleboard, HPL HPL - Language used in HP9825A/S/T "Desktop Calculators", 1978(?) and ported to the early Series 200 family (9826 and 9836, 68000). Fairly simple and standard, but with extensive I/O support for data acquisition and control (BCD, Serial, 16 bit custom and IEEE 488 interfaces), and more. GUHDO says the router bits have high density tool bodies, low cutting force and can be used at a feed rate of up to 90 fpm. (800) 544-8436
IMA (Interactive Multimedia Association, Annapolis, MD) An earlier trade association founded in 1988 originally as the Interactive Video Industry Association. It provided an open process for adopting existing technologies and was involved in subjects such as networked services, scripting America Corp.
IMA America's new Advantage line of edgebanders feature automatic setup for different types of edgebanding applications, coiled material as well as strips and solid wood lippings. They are equipped with state-of-the-art touch screen controllers which can store programs and keep track of the performance of the IMA machine. (919) 246-0350
V LOW FORMALDEHYDE VENEER
3A Composites U.S.A. Inc.
Gator-Ply Green Gator-Backer is manufactured with an alternative resin system that does not require the addition of formaldehyde, says 3A Composites U.S.A., Inc., making it a chemically low-emitting wood-fiber veneer product that is designed to meet industry green initiatives for improved indoor air quality Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) deals with the content of interior air that could affect health and comfort of building occupants. The IAQ may be compromised by microbial contaminants (mold, bacteria), chemicals (such as carbon monoxide, radon), allergens, or any mass or energy stressor . Gator-Ply Green Gator-Backer is Greenguard and FSC Mixed certified. (877) 424-9860
W BRUSH SANDERS
SlipCon USA Inc.
The SlipCon Finishing Systems line of Perfection brush sanders are for white-wood and sealer sanding of doors, mouldings, face frames and more. They also can sand solvent-based and water-based traditional and UV coatings. The line includes a vertical sander for hang-lines and standard horizontal sanders for flatline sanding. (877) 754-7266
X DIAMOND TOOLING
Saber Diamond Tools Inc.
Saber Diamond manufactures a wide variety of diamond cutting tools for the woodworking industry. The company says it has computerized tracking of each tool order and can offer its customers custom tooling, as well as off-the-shelf standards. (888) 240-4324
CNC MACHINING CENTER
Komo Machine Inc.
Komo Machine's Mach Xtreme CNC machining center can be combined with the Komo Automatic Material Handling System for a 30 second cycle time to unload, clean and load new material. Parts can be labeled on the machine, and the conveyor can be used to separate the machined nest. (800) 255-5670
Y THERMAL-MODIFIED WOOD
Thermal modification is a value-added wood drying technology that uses high temperatures and steam to modify wood properties. Jartek says ThermoWood lowers the equilibrium moisture content The moisture content of wood below the fibre saturation point is a function of both relative humidity and temperature of surrounding air. The equilibrium moisture content is the moisture content at which the wood is neither gaining nor losing moisture; this however, is a dynamic , reduces shrinking/swelling and decreases permeability. ThermoWood is more durable, more stable and darker color and is ideal for hardwood flooring, or outdoor softwood products like siding, Jartek adds. (604) 762-7075
Z VACUUM CUPS
Better Vacuum Cups
An all new designed half cup--with reportedly 30% better holding power--can replace the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and cup on pod-and-rail machines. The half cup is 114mm x 86mm at 100mm tall and is also available 50mm tall. It can be used on Weeke, IMA, Homag, Busellato, Morbidelli, Holz-Her and more. (877) 872-2821
A1 E-COMMERCE SITE
Panel Processing Inc.
The Panel Store, an e-commerce site at www.panel.com, sells: slatwall in various finishes; white and unfinished pegboard; black and white dry erase markerboard; chalkboard; dovetailed drawer kits in 1/2-in. MDF and 12mm Baltic birch ply; sample boards for flooring, tile and other materials; and rigid print media hard-board sign blanks, finished two sides and edges with Eco-Finish bright white water based paint. (800) 433-7142
B1 BENCH-TOP KEY ROUTING MACHINE
Hoffmann Machine Co. Inc.
At IWF, Hoffmann Machine will introduce its new X-25 pneumatic bench-top routing machine for machining Hoffmann dovetail keys. In addition, the company will also show its new MORSO NM notching machine for the production of beaded face-frames, as well as wide range of other Hoffmann and MORSO equipment. (866) 248-0100
C1 THIN-CUTTING FRAME SAW
On display at IWF, the DSG DSG Direct Shift Gearbox (Audi)
DSG Deputy Secretary General
DSG Duke Student Government (Duke University) Notum no·tum
n. pl. no·ta
The dorsal part of the thoracic segment of an insect.
[New Latin n thin-cutting frame saw offers a new feed system controlled by a frequency converter. Other features include: a centrically designed saw frame for faster frame assembly; enhanced airjet for improved blade life; touch screen for easy operation; up to 10-in. cutting height; saw kerf kerf
1. A groove or notch made by a cutting tool, such as a saw or an ax.
2. The width of a groove made by a cutting tool. starting at 0.027 in. and a five channel system to cut five 4/4 blocks at the same time. (801) 924-5702
PANEL & SURFACES GUIDE
Composite Panel Assn.
The CPA's Annual Buyer's Guide includes information on composite panel and decorative surfaces and also identifies products made with no added urea formaldehyde, as well as companies that participate in the CPA's EPP (1) (Enhanced Parallel Port) See IEEE 1284.
(2) (Ethernet Packet Processor) A chip from Kalpana, Inc., Santa Clara, CA that doubles speed of Ethernet transmission to 20Mbits/sec. In 1994, Kalpana was acquired by Cisco. and EPP Downstream programs. (703) 724-1128
D1 PROFILE TOOLING
ETP ETP Eligible Termination Payment (Australian finance)
ETP Equivalent Temps Plein (French: Full Time Equivalent)
ETP European Technology Platform
ETP Employment Training Panel Transmission Inc..
At IWF, ETP will introduce its new patented adjustable system CUBIT cu·bit
An ancient unit of linear measure, originally equal to the length of the forearm from the tip of the middle finger to the elbow, or about 17 to 22 inches (43 to 56 centimeters). . With this tool, ETP says, in just three steps profiling of the tongue and groove tongue and groove
A joint made by fitting a tongue on the edge of a board into a matching groove on another board. in the flooring industry can now efficiently be done at an extreme precision. (203) 877-8289
E1 ADJUSTABLE DUST COLLECTOR
Oneida Air Systems
With a patent-pending Flame Guard Arrestor and infinitely variable fan curve, the Smart Dust Collector automatically adjusts to the air volume and pressure needed at each tool, resulting in less fugitive dust escaping. Oneida says for 4-in., 5-in. and 6-in. dust ports, it provides two-to-three times more air volume and pressure than a standard dust collector. Oneida adds 99% of the waste is pre-separated with a high efficiency cyclone and clean air is returned to the shop. (800) 732-4065
F1 SFI-CERTIFIED WESTERN ALDER
Booth #1761, 5052
Northwest Hardwoods says its brand of western alder is an excellent quality lumber for cabinetry, furniture and millwork, with the visual appeal of cherry, maple and other more expensive, fine-grained species. It accepts a wide variety of stains, has excellent machining properties, comes in thicknesses from 4/4 to 12/4, lengths up to 12 ft and is SFI SFI Sustainable Forestry Initiative (forest certification program of AF&PA)
SFI Santa Fe Institute (scientific research in Santa Fe, New Mexico)
SFI Science Foundation Ireland
SFI Six Figure Income certified. (866) 870-3040
Mohawk Machine & Engineering
Newman Whitney and Mohawk Machine will display their new line of planer/sanders and widebelt sanders at IWF Booth #5653. U.S. built, the machines' configurations can be changed at any time. Options shown include a worm gear adjustable contact drum and power lift conveyor, as well as Newman CNC "set works" on the conveyor position, controlled from an A-B panel view touch screen controller. (423) 235-9585
H1 PRESSURE POT
ANEST IWATA says its new 2 gal/double regulator heavy-duty commercial pressure pot resists tipping and is easy to clean. A centrally located handle on the lid allows for one-handed lid removal and easy moving of the entire pressure pot, which comes complete with two regulators and gauges. One regulator is for control of fluid pressure and the second is for setting the gun atomizing air to a maximum of 100 psi. (800) 440-0282
I1 POLISHING MACHINE
At IWF, Smartech will be demonstrating the Bauerrichter PM88 High-Gloss Polishing Machine. Smartech says the Bauerrichter name is synonymous in Europe with durable high-gloss finishes. From highly automated systems down to robust manual polishers, Bauerrichter can tailor its machines to specification and application requirements. (704)362-1922
J1 MOBILE RACK
Riebling Machinery Inc.
The new Mover Mobile Rack Model SK-X4VV-A59 is equipped with four support columns, each with 16 support bars, 23-in. long. Rear extension legs can turn the unit into a double-sided rack and swivel columns on each side supply V support on each end for small panels. The rack also can be extended out to 63 in. for larger panels. (845) 915-0058
K1 WOODWORKING MACHINERY
Booth #4723, 6029, 6153, 6234, 6246
Excelling in today's competitive marketplace requires the absolute best in machinery, software and automation controls, working together harmoniously With this in mind, Dakota Automation, Eurosoft Inc., IMA America, Koch Machinery and Schelling America have formed the "Solutions Alliance," with the goal of helping customers diagnose and address their automation goals and needs.