Gilbert High Speed Planers

FAST AND FURIOUSLY…EFFICIENT

GILBERT 8 Roll Planer.1

Fastest planer in the world, the Gilbert High Speed planer runs over 300 boards/min, leaving any competition in the dust. Using «Pull-Through» technology, the planer reaches over 95% efficiency: it rarely ever stops! Its exclusive, user friendly, automatic positioning system increases flexibility and produces outstanding lumber finish.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

FR.Pull-Through

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY

  • The Gilbert planer runs with a gap between each piece, each piece is independently pulled into the planer.
  • ‘’Pull-Through’’ technology prevents overlapping and breakage in the machine, allowing the operator to run damaged end boards with less trim loss.
  • This technology reduces downtime and increases productivity.
EN.Efficiency

EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS

  • The Gilbert planer has the highest running uptime, over 95%. It rarely ever stops!
EN.HighSpeed

A FURIOUS PACE

  • Gilbert Eight Roll planer runs up to 4000 feet per minute (1200 meters per minute).
EN.SuperiorGrade

PREMIUM GRADES

  • Generating significant payback by producing higher grades.
  • Its sturdy, heavy-duty frame prevents vibration.
  • Gilbert Eight Roll planer is equipped with 16 in (400 mm) cutting circle cutterheads and up to 42 knives.
EN.AUTOMATICAJUSTEMENTS

ADVANCED FLEXIBILITY

  • The Gilbert automatic positioning system, installed on all planers, controls the four cutterheads and an unlimited number of additional axes.
  • Optimal precision and higher grades.
  • Easy to use, the automatic positioning system allows fast and efficient changeovers.
  • Greater flexibility in production, less downtime and a safe environment.
  • Equipped with a quick release system, it immediately resumes production after jam ups, reducing down time.
EN.Electric

PRECISION AND ACCURACY

  • Equipped with electric motorization, Gilbert planer ensures steady speed, high accuracy planing and safe operations.
  • Gilbert electric motorization reduces maintenance and operation costs.
  • No hydraulics means high energy savings.
EN.Safety

A PRIORITY

  • The Gilbert planer rarely stops, minimizing operator interventions and reducing risk of injury.
  • The Automatic positioning system allows operators to control the planer from outside the planer room.
  • Automatic jointing for the top and bottom heads, a recent technical upgrade, increases safety.

 

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