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Epilog Laser launches Zing 24

Wednesday, 06 May 2009 14:06

Epilog Laser, a producer of CO2 and fiber laser engraving, cutting and marking systems, launched the Zing 24 laser engraver in March. The machine, which fits into the company’s entry-level product category, provides woodworkers with a wide variety of options for laser-engraving projects, such as box tops or panels.



Dynabrade unveils Silver Supreme line

Wednesday, 06 May 2009 14:04

Dynabrade has introduced an extensive line of air-powered random orbital sanders designed for use in high-production areas. The Dynorbital Silver Supreme sanders are suited for flat and horizontal sanding on wood, metal, composites, solid surface, plastic, fiberglass and other materials.



TigerScan: more production and less waste

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 19:37

TigerStop, a manufacturer of automatic stop/gauge and pusher systems, has added the TigerScan, a push feed optimizing system designed to increase production while reducing waste in shops that make windows, face frames, cabinet doors, passage doors, and furniture parts, for example. TigerScan optimizes material, counts pieces, and gives the right length and quantity.



Sioux launches new geared orbital sander

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 19:23

Sioux Tools recently added another tool to its Signature Series of powered hand tools. The Geared Orbital Sander is designed for heavy-duty work, such as large solid surface applications on wood, metal and marine industry products. Product manager Randy Thomas says the highlight of the sander is that it’s comfortable to use while working for extended periods of time, eliminating fatigue.



Shop Fox adds major planer/molder changes

Tuesday, 31 March 2009 19:22

Shop Fox has made some major changes to its planer/molder combination machine, and the new offering from Woodstock International, model W1812, features a 7" square cutterhead that accepts molding knives with a variety of sizes and profiles. The machine has a planing capacity of 7" wide and accepts material up to 7-1/2" high. When used as a molder, the unit handles profiles up to 6-3/4" wide with a maximum cutting depth of 3/4".



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