sander maintenance

Providing regular maintenance on your wide belt sander can help mitigate small problems from turning into larger ones. These issues can often cause a halt to production and lead to costly delays.

Edgebander

Edgebanders tend to be one of the more complex machines to operate in a woodworking shop, and their performance has a vital impact on the quality of your finished product. Proper machine setup, maintenance, and cleaning play a major role in achieving the best edgebanding results. Below are some basic tips that can greatly reduce the downtime you experience on your edgebander and keep it producing quality components.

When purchasing a straight line ripsaw a number of factors are considered to ensure you are getting a machine that fits your needs. You need to ask yourself what are you going todo with the machine.  Do you require a glue joint cut? If so how long of a glue joint do you require?  How deep do I need to cut?  What is the maximum ripping width?

Below we explain some of the key differences between straight line rip saws which will aid in your machine selection.

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More often today you are finding features on smaller edge banders that initially were exclusive to larger, higher production machines.  One of those features is pre-milling.  Pre-milling consists of two counter-rotating cutterheads which are designed to mill the edge of the panel prior to applying the edge banding material.

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