WMIA has big presence at IWF 2002: nearly 100 members will exhibit.
Many of the products they display will be shown for the first time ever in North America. Following is an advance scouting report of more than 30 products that will be displayed by WMIA members at IWF 2002.
Atlantic has introduced Coral's Eurofilter dust collectors in one-, two-or four-bag models. They filter at 64-69 dB and have anti-static cartridge filter bags, the company says. Features include 2-, 3- or 5.5-hp motors, overload protection, manual cleaning of cartridge filters and four casters. Airflow ranges from 1,350 to 3,500 cfm.
IWF Booth #5835
The Arrow FT and Arrow ATS are hybrids of Biesse's technology incorporated into modular designed twin tables. The Arrow series is a flexible machine that offers precision machining and a high-quality finish, according to the company. The FT incorporates a high flow universal vacuum table while the ATS style utilizes the flexible pod system.
IWF Booth #8340
Richard T. Byrnes Co.
The hydraulic-operated Copy-Shaping-Sanding Machine, Model FC from Byrnes/Bacci, was developed for milling and sanding components of chairs, tables, armchairs, sofas, beds, frames and other furniture items. The middle working units on the 6- and 8-head machines can be reached by opening a sliding wing with hydraulic control. Basic machine versions may be enhanced by special configurations.
IWF Booth #8162
CMS North America
The CMS Pentax is designed for 3-, 4- and 5-axis machining of solid wood and panels. It combines the power, simplicity and economy of a 3-axis milling machine together with the flexibility of 5 interpolated axes, CMS says. The Pentax is for woodworkers engaged in vertical, horizontal and inclined drilling and milling operations, on small, medium- and large-sized panels and solid wood parts.
IWF Booth #5552
CRP Industries offers 3-phase, high frequency, totally enclosed, fan-cooled Perske router motors.
They feature special lifetime-lubricated, angular contact bearings with a life of at least 5,000 hours, the company says.
IWF Booth #6020
VERTICAL PANEL SAWS
Colonial Saw introduces the new Striebig "Evolution" manual vertical panel saw and "Control" automatic saw -- both with 7.5 hp motors, stable frames and many new features like push-button "everything," standard digital measuring and TRK dust system with full support backing grid.
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IWF Booth #6235
Conception RP Inc.
The CRP 2000 fingerjointing system from Conception RP comes equipped with a double shaper with two 20-hp, 4,800 rpm spindle units, 113/16-in. diameter with adjustable speed by a variable frequency drive. The system also includes: two 10-in, trim saws; two 8-in, scoring saws; a self-feeder up to 140 ppm; four feeder rolls with adjustable speeds up to 325 fpm with a pressing force up to 12,000 Ibs; and digital readouts on saws and spindles.
IWF Booth #8241
Danckaert Woodworking Machinery
The Simimpianti throughfeed press, sold through Danckaert, is a high-capacity, semi-automatic or fully automated pressing line. The press, built with heavy angular structures and drilled solid steel platens, is equipped with specially designed rams which guarantee a high uniformity in pressure distribution. Scanners are also sold as an option to increase flexibility and productivity.
IWF Booth #4813
UV VACUUM COATING SYSTEM FOR MOULDINGS
Delle Vedove USA Inc.
Delle Vedove says it offers a comprehensive approach to finishing mouldings with 100% solid UV coatings. The space-saving UVC Vacuum Coater can coat selectively on one or more sections as well as on all four sides in a single pass, according to the company. The FUV Curing Tunnel allows instant curing on wood, veneered or composite mouldings with intricate or simple shapes. No coatings are lost as overspray.
IWF Booth #6253
Delmac Machinery Group
Designed for the custom cabinet and architectural millwork shops, the Busellato JET 2000XL is a heavy-duty, small footprint machine with large machine capabilities. It has a working field of 112 in. x 43 in. x 6.7 in. and a boring head equipped with 12 vertical and 6 horizontal spindles with an integrated grooving saw. The machine can be equipped for heavy-duty routing of solid wood parts with 12.5-hp electro-spindles with C-axis, and a high capacity for tool storage with a 10 position rotary changer. The JET 2000XL comes standard with a PC with Windows NT and is loaded with the Genesis operating system.
IWF Booth #8106
BELT SANDER AND POLISHER
The Progress Model PMC 202-6 is a low-cost, manually operated, 72-in, sanding and polishing machine. Built around an all-welded structure, it features dust hoods on both sides, a table with steel rollers and virtually wear-free balanced and quiet running aluminum pulleys with sealed ball bearings.
IWF Booth #5135
E&R System Technik
The Stegherr KSF-K, a milling machine for kitchen cabinet face frames from E&R System Technik, uses up to three tooling sets at a time that are adjusted pneumatically. With a second tooling set, the KSF-K cuts the right angle joints, and with an additional fence, cuts the cross-joints for arch angles. The KSF-K is provided with three spindles, two cutters and one saw.
IWF Booth #6718
Eurohansa is introducing its newest line of size-reduction machinery. The ZENO ZTH series Knife Hogs and the ZTLL series low speed single-shaft shredders/grinders are now available with the patented Adjustable Anvils, extending life by four times while providing optimum cutting conditions, the company says. Machines are available for 200 lbs/hr up to 120,000 lbs/hr. Individual machines or turn key, automated recycling lines are also available.
IWF Booth #4840
The new generation Contourmat profiling machine from Fruilmac has a heavy-duty base with high accuracy required for component production in the fields of kitchen cabinets, furniture and door frame applications, the company says. The feed system, driven by an electrical or mechanical motor, runs on high-precision linear guides with anti-break-out blocks. Based on a modular system, nearly all production requirements can be done efficiently for small and large batch production.
IWF Booth #6552
Giardina Finishing Systems USA
The Two Headed Robotech GS25 from Giardina Finishing Systems USA offers flexibility and range of motion and features two independently programmable robotic heads. This allows manufacturers to coat flat or already assembled furniture with little overspray. Giardina's patented belt system also allows paint to be recovered, limiting waste. The air filtration system eliminates the need for buffing by producing a cured finish. Low VOCs, high productivity, low waste and low production overhead costs are the highlights of this system, the company says.
IWF Booth #8862
Giben America Inc.
The SuperSmart panel saw from Giben, designed for small shop operations, has a standard cutting length of 3,800mm and a cutting height of 65mm, making it flexible for a wide variety of applications. It incorporates electronic and pneumatic clamps with floating "fingers" that keep material books firmly in place during the entire cutting cycle, up to the last trim cut. Other standard features on the SuperSmart include a saw carriage, four air flotation tables, pneumatic quick blade release, a 15-hp main saw motor and a 1.5-hp scoring saw.
IWF Booth #6335
RESAW BAN DSAW
The Model G3619 features a 23 3/4-in. by 31 1/2-in. precision ground cast-iron table, a 45[degrees] table tilt capacity, a foot pedal brake, a built-in 4-in. dust port, rack-and-pinion upper blade guide adjustment, computer balanced cast-iron wheels, cast-iron fence and miter gauge and magnetic power switch. Height from floor to table is 34 1/4 in. with an overall machine height of 80 3/4 in. Cutting capacity is 13 3/4 in. high with a throat width of 22 7/8 in.
IWF Booth #4635
Hess Group America
The Mobil edgebanding press from Hess Group America is an alternative method for applying heavy wood edges quickly, typically in less than one minute, according to the company. The Mobil uses heat and white (PVA) glue and has zero changeover for mitered corners or butt corners. Edging thickness, up to 1 1/4 in. standard, with 2 in. or more optional.
IWF Booth #9040
DOUBLE MITER SAW
Hoffmann Machine Co.
The Hoffmann MS 35 SF Double Miter Saw is designed for the production of mitered cabinet doors, furniture components, lighting fixtures, RTA frames, etc. The computerized machine cuts two 450 miters and routs the key ways for Hoffmann dovetail keys in one cycle. According to the company, production times can be cut by 70% because no clamps, nails or staples are necessary to assemble the joints.
IWF Booth #6934
VERTICAL PANEL SAW
Holz-Her U.S. Inc.
Holz-Her U.S. Inc.'s Super-Cut 1225 sizes panels up to 208 in. by 82 in. Its patented dust-extraction system operates through electronically monitored panel support bars that position automatically to allow horizontal rip cuts anywhere on the saw. The 1225's pneumatic tilting/ plunging saw head can house an optional V-grooving blade to cut solid surface material.
IWF Booth #8011
Koch Systems Ltd.
Koch's Sprint-Plus-L single-sided CNC machine features additional 3-axis routing capability, plus vertical and horizontal boring, glue injection and dowel insertion. It is especially designed for small-batch manufacturing of drawer and door parts. The working field is 2,500mm.
IWF Booth #4935
POWER CHUCK TOOLING
Leuco Tool Corp.
The Leuco Tribos is a new power contraction chuck for both high-frequency CNC machines and standard CNC machines. Leuco has developed this chuck system based on a new principle: power contraction. This new technique now makes it possible to cut up to 40,000 rpm's, according to the company.
IWF Booth #8240
Lobo Machinery Corp.
Lobo offers a selection of widebelt sanders with digital thickness control up to 0.01-in. accuracy. The sanders come with variable feed speeds and a large sanding platen and drum. The company says precision bearing support allows for heavy, smooth sanding.
IWF Booth #6622
AUTOMATIC ROSETTE MAKER
Mikron Woodworking Machinery
Mikron says its R200 automatic rosette maker simplifies the time-consuming process. Features include: automatic loading and clamping, hydraulic feed, high-speed cutter and automatic high-speed ejection. It can accommodate blanks from 2.5 in to 5 in.
IWF Booth #4901
The OMGA Stop is a numerically-controlled stop and positioning system. It can be used with a variety of machines such as up-cut saws, radial arm saws, table saws, drills, miter saws, double miter saws and others for wood, plastics and metal. The system comes complete with software for pusher, stop and picture frame applications. The software operates in either millimeters or inches while the input can be in fractional or decimal form. The system includes advanced diagnostic capabilities for ease of troubleshooting.
IWF Booth #8352
Eric Riebling Co., Inc.
The OTT Megatronic, a single or double head widebelt sander from Eric Riebling, is constructed of a heavy machine frame. It is equipped with automatic belt centering, disc-brake for instant stop of sanding belt, contact roller, electronically controlled segment pad, variable feed speed, lacquer sanding and several other options. The OTT is available in widths of 1,100mm and 1,360mm.
IWF Booth #8662
CNC MACHINING CENTER
SCM Group USA
The all new Ergon CNC machining center was designed to machine a wide range of components for the furniture, store fixture, cabinet and contract manufacturing industries. Its new rear unit design allows for easy access and maximizes safety, according to the company, by keeping the workpiece and tooling away from the operator. Productivity is also maximized by its multiple head configuration with independent Z-axis.
IWF Booth #6013
The Computer Numeric Sander (CNS) from QuickWood is a feed-through machine for finishing/sealer sanding of 3-D workpieces. The CNS uses a unique system including a scanner and central computer to determine the edges and profiles of workpieces to accurately place the sanding heads.
IWF Booth #6515
USED WOODWORKING MACHINERY
Schmidt Industrial Services
Schmidt Industrial Services -- a Woodworking Machinery specialist -- offers a wide range of used woodworking machinery including Edgebanders, CNC machining centers, CNC routers, boring machines, panel saws, presses, sliding table saws, vertical panel saws, wide belt sanders, jointers, lathes, woodworking software and tenoners. Schmidt carries a variety of woodworking machinery from numerous manufactures including Brandt, Weeke, Holz-Her, Biesse, Homag, Jonsdorf, Heian, SCMI, Busellato, Masterwood, Morbidelli, Ligmatech, OCMAC, Belfab, Butfering, Kuper, Timesaver, AEM, Celfa, Alberti and Lehbrink.
IWF Booth #6435
MOULDER HEAD UNIT
Stiles Machinery offers Northwood machining centers, which feature an NC-controlled servo moulder head unit. The moulder head has full 3600 C-axis programmability and features an aggregate ready, NC-controlled router spindle with ATC and a 19-spindle, individually selectable drilling unit.
IWF Booth #5413
DRILLING & DOWELING
The Gannomat Elite 50 from Tritec drills both vertical and horizontal holes, glues and inserts 8 or more dowels all in a 6 second cycle time. The Elite 50's vertical and horizontal drill heads can be operated independently or in sequence to fully automate the machining of connected holes for RTA Fasteners. All machines functions, including glue amount, are controlled by a fully automatic self-diagnostic PLC unit. The Elite 50 features Gannomat's field tested glue pump design and closed glue system with integrated rinsing to eliminate "glue problems" common with other designs.
IWF Booth #7762
Winternitz Inc. The Winteritz family has been working as auctioneers and appraisers since 1894 assessing and evaluating equipment. All of its auctioneers are appraisers, with direct, up-to-date knowledge of the woodworking industry. Whether a sale spans one day or several days, it begins with assessing and evaluating the equipment on site. The company conducts 50 auctions conducted per year.
CARBIDE TIPPED SAW BLADES
Wintersteiger's new carbide tipped saw blades for frame saws offer a higher cutting accuracy, reduced cost in setup time of saw frame and reduced re-sharpening cost, according to the company, and a cutting kerf as low as 0.9mm.
IWF Booth #6360
WMIA at IWF 2002 Nearly 100 WMIA member companies will exhibit at IWF 2002, August 22-25 in Atlanta. They include: Company Name Booth # Advanced Machinery 7053 Adwood Corp. 6173 Altendorf America 5413 Amana Tool Corp. 6943 Anderson America Corp. 8640 Atlantic Machinery Corp. 5835 Rudolf Bass 4814 Biesse America 8306 Julius Blum 2537 Brooks Machinery 4845 Richard T. Byrnes Co. 8162 C.P. Tools, Inc. (Transpower) 9162 Cabinet Vision 2143 Carpenters Machinery Co. 8115 CMS North America 5552 CMT USA, Inc. 7562 Colonial Saw Co. 6235 Conception R.P. 8241 Costa & Grissom Machinery Co. 5153 CRP Industries Inc./ Perske 6020 Danckaert Woodworking 4813 Machinery Delle Vedove USA 6253 Delmac Machinery Group 8106 Derda, Inc. 6683 Doucet Machineries 5135 E & R System Technik, Inc. 6623 Eurohansa Inc. 4840 European Woodworking Machinery 6053 Evans Machinery 5235 Ex-Factory 6664 Festool 6836 Fezer North America 9262 Fine Woodworking Magazine BC407 Freud 8252 Friulmac 6552 General Mfg. Co. 6973 Giardina Finishing Systems USA 8862 Giben America 6335 Grizzly Industrial 4635 Guhdo-USA 5705 Hess Group America 9040 Hettich America 2115 Hoffmann Machine Company 6934 Holz-Her U.S., Inc. 6035 Hymmen GmbH 5952 IMA America Corp. 7806 Industrial Machinery Sales 6859 Italpresse USA 5152 J & P Machines 7948 Jet/PerformaX/Powermatic 4913 Joos USA, Inc. 8622 Jowat Corporation AC318 Koch Ltd. Machinery & Systems 4935 Leitz Tooling Systems 5834 Leuco Tool Corp. 8240 Lobo Machinery Corp. 6622 LRH Enterprises Inc. 8533 Macoser Inc. 6421 Makor USA Inc. 6453 Masterwood Group USA 8251 Mayer USA Inc. 8606 Mikron Woodworking Machinery 4901 M-M.L.S. Inc. 9063 Modern Woodworking Magazine BC309 Newman Machine Company 7953 Ogden Enterprises 6534 Omga Inc. 8352 Pattern Systems International 2155 Progressive Machinery 8527 Rehau Inc. 2245 Eric Riebling Co. 8662 SAC USA, LLC 9006 Sand-Tech/Quickwood Systems 6515 Scarlett Machinery 7510 Schelling America 8206 Schmidt Industrial Services 6435 SCM Group USA, Inc. 6013 Siempelkamp L.P. 6521 Solid Wood Systems, Inc. 6273 Steinemann Technology USA 8414 Stiles Machinery, Inc. 5413 Sunhill Machinery 6353 Tech Mark, Inc. 7826 Tritec / Gannomat 7762 Veneer Systems 8726 Virtual Systems 2355 Weima America 6352 Weinig Group 5553 Wilke Machinery Co. 7852 Wintersteiger 6360 WMIA CCAB21 Wood & Wood Products/ CWB AC423 Wood Digest BC402 Woodshop News Magazine BC408 WoodWeb AC349 Woodworkers Supply, Inc. 6972 Woodworking & Furniture Digest AC351
RELATED ARTICLE: WMIA Members Enter 29 Products for Challengers Awards
Twenty-nine of the 113 entries competing for the Challengers Distinguished Achievement Awards at the International Woodworking Fair this year were submitted by members of the Woodworking Machinery Industry Association.
The Challengers Award recognizes advancements in technology or significant contributions to environmental improvement, and focuses on companies that have distinguished themselves by developing innovative technology in products, services or manufacturing techniques.
In mid-July, the top 20 entries will be announced as finalists. The final judging will take place during IWF 2002. Awards will be bestowed during a special ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 1:30 p.m.
For more information about the competition or IWF, visit www.iwf2002.com.
The WMIA entries are: Member Products Altendorf America: Altendorf ELMO Biesse America: ATS Advanced Table-Setting System Biesse America: Biesse Stream Edgebanding Patented Glue System Colonial Saw Co: Striebig Control vertical panel saw Evans Machinery: Pneumatic Tilting Laminate Rack Festool: Duplex Linear Sander Giben International: Ergonflow Table Holzma,: New Side Pressure Device Div. of Stiles Machinery IMA, Homag, Leitz and Leuco: i-System tooling IMA America: IFS System for cabinet assembly Koch Machinery: Woodeye Vision Optimization and Paul Saws and Grading Scanner * L.R.H. Enterprises: Magic Molder tooling Ogden Enterprises: Terminator High Speed Frame Saw Panhans: Panhans HWS 45 Sand-Tech/QuickWood: QuickWood CNS Machine Stiles Machinery Inc.: Homag Modular Design Flexible Processing Center Stiles Machinery Inc.: Friz Throughfeed Lamination of 3-D Profiled Surfaces Stiles Machinery Inc.: Kuper Veneer Cross Feed Splicer Stiles Machinery Inc.: Stiles Education Virtual University Stiles Machinery Inc.: Heian Stack Router F.A. Line Tech Mark Inc.: Beaded Face Frame Chopper * Weima America Inc.: Beaver 1300 grinder * Weima America Inc.: Leopard Jumbo grinder * Weima America Inc.: WL series grinders Weinig Group: ProfiPress for edge gluing Weinig Group, Raimann: Straight Line Replacement Solution -- Valu-Rip SLR Weinig Group and Grecon Dimter: OptiCut Work Cell with MillVision software Wintersteiger: Thin Cutting Circular Saw ** WoodWorker's Supply: Bear Paw Clamp Pads * WMIA Associate Member ** WMIA Distributor Member
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|Publication:||Wood & Wood Products|
|Date:||Jun 1, 2002|
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