If you need a bit more... ... take the advantage of planing and sanding within one machine
Get the best of both worlds:
- Cutter-blocks give a high stock removal rates using less power
- Sanding heads improve surface quality ready for finish
- The combined Planer / Sander offers the best of both worlds giving
accurate thicknessing and finish sanding in a single pass
Cutter-block characteristics: The CASTOR-Finish spiral cutter head is supplied by the
Swiss tooling company OERTLI.
Designed to produce a perfectly planed finish, the cutter head uses
Tungsten Carbide tipped inserts mounted in an aluminum alloy block. The
spiral orientation gives a perfect cut without marking as each knife
overlaps, and has a special curve to its edge. To eliminate the tendency
for parts to be driven sideways while cutting, the spiral directions are
The cutterhead is easily accessed to rotate the inserts.
Each knife insert measures 15 x 15 x 12.5 mm, and has four cutting
edges. Knives can be rotated or changed selectively and use a special
reference marks to archieve optimum utilisation.
A Service Cart is provided too.
The Bütfering Planer Head is available for all machine