Sedgwick PT Planer Thicknesser 1 Phase
The Sedgwick PT255 planer thicknesser has a rigid mainframe assembly (cast iron base, side frames, and fixed outfeed table) gives exceptional stability, and accurately houses the feed and cutterblock bearings, and the infeed and thicknessing tables. The Tersa knife block is available as an option.
The Sedgwick PT Planer Thicknesser is designed and built for precision, long life and minimum maintenance. Its rigid mainframe assembly (cast iron, side frames, and fixed outfeed table) gives exceptional stability, and accurately houses the feed and cutterblock bearings, and the infeed thicknessing tables.
A large diameter three knife TERSA cutterblock provides improved finish, and runs in ‘sealed for life’ bearings for minimum maintenance.
Driving the cutterblock is an industrial motor via a heavy section vee belt which, combined with the centrifugal force of the large diameter block, provides ample power.
The cast infeed table rises and falls square gibs for long term accuracy, and is fitted with a rule showing depth of cut. A generously proportioned cast iron fence is then mounted off the table on a cast iron bracket. The fence cab be tilted between 90° – 45° making it suitable for bevel work and chamfering, and is easily returned to 90° via a positive stop. Adjustable shaw guards are also supplied.
For long term accuracy, and to avoid time consuming mode changes, the surfacing tables remain in place when thicknessing, utilising instead a dual function chip collection hood.
The thicknessing table is again cast iron and is mounted on a large diameter precision ground pillar to ensure precise and parallel positioning, with an off-centre lock for added rigidity. The steel feed rollers (one spiral-fluted the other rubber-coated) run in self-lubricating bushes and are driven by a heavy-duty chain for efficient and constant feeding of demanding production work and difficult stock.