Com­bin­ing forces

Australasian Timber - - AUSTRALIAN TIMBER DESIGN AWARDS -

Com­bin­ing ma­chin­ery with tool­ing en­gi­neer­ing tal­ent has re­sulted in Leitz and Holz-Her re­ceiv­ing Chal­lengers Award fi­nal­ist sta­tus for the 2016 In­ter­na­tional Wood­work­ing Fair. Leitz Qu­at­troForm tool­ing, as part of the HOLZ-HER Mul­tiTool Sys­tem, uti­lizes an in­no­va­tive tool body gear sys­tem, al­low­ing mul­ti­ple edge­band­ing pro­files to be ma­chined by a sin­gle tool. The pro­file is selected at the ma­chine con­trol, and the changeover is com­pleted in sec­onds. Numer­i­cally-con­trolled ser­vos as­sure 100% ac­cu­racy and re­peata­bil­ity. The new Qu­at­troForm sys­tem will help man­u­fac­tur­ers meet the de­mands of mass cus­tomiza­tion and short­run pro­duc­tion.

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