Woodworking Tools and Woodworking Machinery Article Archives
Written by Jennifer Hicks Wednesday, 03 December 2008 00:00SL-Laser Systems, a German company with U.S. headquarters in Charlotte, N.C., introduced the ProCollector at IWF 2008. It’s a job-site measuring, templating and layout tool that can generate real-time CAD files.
Friday, 05 December 2008 00:00Woodstock International introduced its Shop Fox 10" sliding table saw, model W1811, at IWF 2008. The 5-hp single-phase machine draws 22 amps and is capable of cutting sheet goods up to 78-1/2" wide x 63" long, using the sliding table and crosscut fence. The saw includes a standard rip fence for traditional table saw cuts with up to a 33" maximum ripping width and has a scoring blade that can be raised and lowered independent of the main blade, along with a riving knife and guard.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Wednesday, 03 December 2008 00:00Jet has updated its 14" closed-stand band saw to offer a 12" re-saw capacity without the need for riser blocks. The new saw, model JWBS-14DXPRO, also features a 1-1/4-hp motor, micro-adjustable blade guides, and an overall beefier design, according to product manager Patrick Curry.
Thursday, 04 December 2008 16:49Freud America Inc. displayed a potpourri of products at IWF 2008, including a new line of Double-Grind straight router bits and a large expansion of its Quadra-Cut router bit line. Numerous industrial saw blades with the company’s red Perma-SHIELD coating or Silver ICE coatings were also showcased.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Thursday, 04 December 2008 15:31Donaldson Co. Inc. introduced its line of Torit PowerCore dust collectors at IWF 2008, which feature PowerCore filter packs and a pulse-cleaning system. They are available in multiple variations for shops of all sizes.
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