FAST AND FURIOUSLY…EFFICIENT
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:
- 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.
- The Gilbert planer has the highest running uptime, over 95%. It rarely ever stops!
A FURIOUS PACE
- Gilbert Eight Roll planer runs up to 4000 feet per minute (1200 meters per minute).
- 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.
- 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.
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.
- 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.