The A117 Shaper Sander can accommodate five or more shaping/sanding stations. Clockwise and counter-clockwise rotations are used on specific shapers to eliminate rejects and produce the highest quality finished part. The A117 Shaper Sander can be configured with one to three shaping units to shape outside edges and raised panels. When equipped with two or more shaping units, the first shaper is reversible and rotates with the feed direction, and as the substrate passes, the station jumps in to make a short but full depth cut on the trailing edge of the substrate to prevent wood grain tear-out.
The A117 Shaper Sander can be configured to accommodate two (2) dual sanding stations. The first and third sander spindles rotate with the direction of feed while the second and fourth sander spindles rotate against the direction of feed. The stations can be locked for straight sanding or allowed to follow a contour. Dual sanders, when combined with Turbosand rotary sanding system, provide a smooth, high- quality finish on all woods and MDF. These pneumatically actuated sanders can turn pre-cut arch panel stock into finished raised panels ready to be assembled to produce a door.
The A117 Shaper Sander transport system incorporates a bottom transport chain assembly and a roller hold-down assembly. The transport chain assembly is composed of a urethane top with double V-lug that traveling over a precision-machined double V-track, which guarantees precise linear transition of the part through the machine. The single-end tenoner is equipped with a dual purpose edge guide system, which accurately squares the part as it is fed to the shapers. It provides adjustment for straight and arch pre-cut boards.