The A2515 Double-Side Cope Shaper is equipped with mirrored shaping stations on either side that automatically position all necessary adjustments for each profile setup. All spindles are reversing and set up to rotate with or against the direction of feed with a jump feature on the first station. This cope shaper is equipped with variable-speed transporter drive motors that are electronically synchronized and includes automatic CNC control of the hold-down and the horizontal and vertical axes for all shaping stations for the best possible repeatability. Servo positioning is accurate within.002”.
The A2515 Double-Side Cope Shaper profiles BOTH edges of MDF and hardwood parts in ONE continuous pass. With the movable side adjustable for width, the transporter assemblies incorporate an infeed support area that is configured with a gravity-fed hopper system. Bottom-feed chains with pop-up lugs on 4” centers grab and pull the substrate from the bottom of the hopper into the frame cabinet, and past the shaping stations. Two optional automatic space ball insertion assemblies can be attached to the hopper feed system to automatically insert balls into the board. The inserting nozzles are positioned directly above the feed chain to insert space balls into the rail groove approximately 5/8” away from the cope cut.
After the substrate passes through the machine, it automatically drops onto two urethane belts driven by an AC motor that is synchronized with the transport chain and returns the finished parts to the operator. The urethane belts are driven by a common shaft and are running in the opposite direction of the transport system.
The A2515 Double-Side Cope Shaper has the most user-friendly interface in the industry. The entire calibration, setup, and operation of the machine are accomplished using only four different touchscreen displays.