plan 51L

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The strength lies in the length
The solid plan 51L planer from the premium brand FORMAT-4 impresses with its new design and above all with the new three metre planing table length. The feeding planer table alone offers 1,650 millimetres of adequate supporting surface for larger dimensioned workpieces. As an absolute highlight, the new plan 51L is the first FORMAT-4 planer that offers a tiltable planing table for concave and convex joint finishing. The space saving design of the planing fence makes it possible to position the planer directly against the workshop wall. The comfort guard is integrated into the machine chassis and can be folded away which, when coupled, with the counter design of the machine cover panel allows absolute freedom of movement when planing. The Power Drive electrical height adjustment is included as standard and offers operating comfort of the highest level. The ergonomically designed control panel is positioned at eye level.

... FORMAT-4 Premium machines for premium requirements

  • Constantly high performance in industrial continuous operation
  • Customer specific optimised production solutions
  • Solid design with premium components
  • Many variations of specification packages with high-tech solutions
  • Complete engineering precision
  • Premium user comfort
  • Award winning design
  • Quality and precision from Austria
  • Uncompromised productivity
  • Perfect service package before, during and after the purchase
  • CE + GS dust certified
  • Tailor made financing solutions

Details

Surface planer table length 3000 mm

Surface planer table length 3000 mm



The highlight of the planers are the heavy, solid, ribbed planing tables with a total length of three metres. The length of the infeed planing table alone is an impressive 1650 mm and offers a solid support surface even for the biggest of woodworking challenges.

SILENT-POWER®

SILENT-POWER®



The Silent-POWER® spiral knife cutterblock reduces the noise emissions when planing by more than a half. Specially developed tungsten carbide blades with their constant pulling cut, guarantee a tear free planing finish of every wood type. The optimised extraction hood ensures that the noticably shorter chips are effectively extracted and land considerably more compact in the dust bags. This more compact filling of the chip bags, saves you from having to frequently change the bags. Maximum reliability and highest level of planing quality - the innovative new development from Format-4 offers a planing system with knives that have a usable life up to 20 times longer when compared to a conventional HSS-blade system. Damaged blades can be exchanged individually, removed and replaced with a few turns of the hand. The advantages at a glance ...

Format-4, perfect planing technology-suitable load distribution!

Format-4, perfect planing technology-suitable load distribution!



For decades the Format-4 system with double sided disposable planer knives has proved its worth. Perfectly manufactured and adjusted in the factory, there is no need to adjust the planer knives and no expensive adjusting tools have to be purchased. It’s simple to change the planer knives. In less than a few minutes you can change all of the Format-4 planer knives and once they have been tightened, they are ready for use! Your Format-4 can also be equipped with a standard or tersa knife cutterblock

See and feel the incredible smooth finish!

See and feel the incredible smooth finish!



120 mm cutting diameter and the unique Format-4 knife system with reversible blades - for many decades a guarantee for excellent planing results. Maximum blade life and minimum cost of the blades ensure considerable savings.

Set the depth of cut at the touch of a button with “Power-Drive”.

Set the depth of cut at the touch of a button with “Power-Drive”.



The high-precision planing table adjustment system provides excellent surface planing quality. The long, solid cast iron planing tables can be adjusted to a tenth of a millimetre at the touch of a button, using the electromotive “Power-Drive” adjustment which is included as standard and ensures maximum user comfort. The ergonomic control panel is always at eye level.

Concave - convex joint

Concave - convex joint



The plan 51L is the first Format-4 planer to offer a tilt setting of the infeed planing table for the production of convex and concave pieces. With the concave or convex planed workpieces you will achieve perfect results when gluing together without any visible joints.

Professional planer fence withparallelogram adjustment

Professional planer fence withparallelogram adjustment



A masterpiece of stability, precision and space saving design - the innovative parallelogramm Format-4 planing fence system design allows you to be able to position your machine directly next to the workshop wall, without restricting the planing width.

Fully adjustable

Fully adjustable



The planer fence can be tilted to any position up to 45 degrees. There is an end stop at both the 90° and 45° positions.

The new Format-4 auxiliary fence

The new Format-4 auxiliary fence



When processing thin or narrow workpieces the new tiltable auxiliary fence attached to the planer fence, guarantees a safe and comfortable planing option.

Format-4 planer guard

Format-4 planer guard



Maximum operational safety and an unprecedented ease of use. The space saving planer guard integrated into the machine chassis also stabilises the workpiece when planing and bevelling the narrow edge.

Complete freedom of movement when planing

Complete freedom of movement when planing



The EURO comfort planing fence can be folded in two places which offers maximum safety and the highest level of operating comfort for all planing work.

SUVA planer guard

SUVA planer guard



The SUVA planer guard covers the entire planing area and lifts automatically when planing.

Excellent planing results

Excellent planing results



The perfectly optimised construction of the large dimensioned chip extraction hood always guarantees the best extraction results.

Equipment

Electrics
001 3x 400 V motor voltage Standard equipment S
002 3x 230 V motor voltage Optional equipment at no extra cost
004 50 Hz motor frequency Standard equipment S
005 60 Hz motor frequency Optional equipment at no extra cost
007 7.5 HP (5.5 kW) S6/40% (!002) Standard equipment S
008 10 HP (7,35 kW) S6/40% Option
10 Star-delta start Standard equipment S
12 Potential free contact Option
13 Timer for operating hours Option
14 3 phase EURO-plug for extractor/power feed with delayed start and emergency stop (for example: Power feeder) Option
 
Planer and Cutterblock
30 Surface planing width in mm 510
Total planer table length in mm 3000
Infeed planer table length in mm 1650
31 Total planing table length 2700 mm, infeed table 1350 mm Optional equipment at no extra cost
Maximum depth of cut in mm 8
50 Power-Drive electrical height adjustment of the infeed planer table with digital display Standard equipment S
Concave and convex joint setting Standard equipment S
32 Professional planer fence, dimensions 1300 x 170 mm Standard equipment S
34 Aigner combination planer fence, 1300 mm in length Option
36 Planer guard EURO “Standard” Standard equipment S
37 Planer guard EURO “Comfort” Option
38 SUVA-planer guard Option
39 4 knife Format-4-System cutterblock Standard equipment S
40 4 knife Standard-knife cutterblock Option
41 4 knife TERSA-System cutterblock Option
44 Silent-POWER spiral cutterblock Option
Number of knives - Silent-POWER spiral cutterblock 77
 
Important Accessories
212 Power feed mount Option
 
General
Working height in mm 890
Extraction connection Ø in mm 140
Weight, kg (with average equipment) 800
 
Packaging
221 Preparation for container transport, palette 2100 mm x 1500 mm Option
223 IPPC packaging Option
 

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