PRECISION EDGE is a new wide belt sander line from G.C. Peterson Machinery.
"Precision Edge wide belt sanders were created as a result of the company's more than 40 years experience in understanding and solving critical finishing production and quality problems of wood processors," says Harold Kapaun, Precision Edge service manager. The sanders feature the new EASI control system and are available with a two-year comprehensive warranty. The line is available through independent machinery distributors. Contact: G.C. Peterson Machinery. Tel: 800-678-6062. www.gcpeterson.com
GRIZZLY INDUSTRIAL'S bench-top oscillating spindle sander smooths curved edges and fits on space-limited workbenches. The spindle is powered by a 1/3-hp, 110-volt, single-phase motor and oscillates at 72 SPM with a 5/8" stroke length. The 20" x 14" table has storage underneath for inserts, sanding drums and sleeves. It also features an on/off paddle switch with a lockout key and 2-1/2" dust port. The oscillating spindle sander sells for $149.95. Contact: Grizzly Industrial. Tel: 800-523-4777. www.grizzly.com
LARICK 410 SHAPER/SANDER will shape and sand a variety of workpieces, according to the company. Features include a 6" wide feed chain with four staggered rows of hold-down tires, front-adjusting hand wheels with digital readouts for horizontal and vertical shaper and sander positions, and AC inverter-controlled variable speed for shaper, sanders and feed with digital readouts for speed and load. Floating heads, which are optional, allow shaping and sanding of arched panels. Contact: Larick Machinery Inc. Tel: 970-224-3061. www.larickmachinery.com
16" TOP AND BOTTOM PLANER from Oliver Machinery is a surfacing machine capable of machining both the top and bottom surfaces of a workpiece in a single pass. It offers four driving feed rollers. The first roller is segmented, allowing the operator to feed multiple pieces of varying thickness. The last roller is made of rubber, ensuring no slip feeding. It's available with a 3- or 5-hp single-phase and 5- or 7.5-hp 3-phase motor. Working capacity is 16" x 6". Model 5220 has a list price of $5,925. Contact: Oliver Machinery. Tel: 800-559-5065. www.olivermachinery.net