Sedgwick SM255t

Spindle Moulder

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  • Features

    • Manufactured in the UK
    • Tilt spindle, forwards and backwards
    • Cast iron spindle assembly
    • Sturdy machine frame with ribbed cast iron work table
    • Cast iron 'horse shoe' fence assembly
    • Independently adjustable precision ground fence plates
    • Speed change by easy to access belt and pulley
    • Viewing panel to indicate spindle speed
  • Description

    Unlike the majority of manufacturers, the Sedgwick SM255t is designed with a backward tilting spindle. Working from underneath the stock makes for safer working, without restriction on the size of stock being machined, and without obstruction to the pressure guards or power feed. Wood chips are directed into the exhaust outlet in the machine base.

    ‘True Vertical’ Rise and Fall – The SM255t’s unique ‘true vertical’ rise and fall system allows for vertical adjustment of the spindle independent of the tilting mechanism. The angled tool when adjusted up or down thereby retains its position relative to the fence assembly.

    Construction – A cast iron table mounted on a heavy duty steel cabinet provides maximum timber support and a stable and accurate base for anchoring the spindle, motor housing, and rise & fall mechanism. All tables feature an anti-friction planed finish. The bearing housing, rise & fall assembly and motor mountings are also in machined cast iron. The spindle is belt driven by an industrial motor and runs in “sealed for life” bearings, which require only minimal maintenance.

    Ease of Operation – The spindle rise and fall and tilt mechanisms are operated by a crank handle at the front of the machine. Both positions are read from a digital indicator. The SM255t features a cast iron ‘horseshoe’ type assembly with independently adjustable precision-ground fence plates and movement indicators. Changeover between the four spindle speeds is effected by quick and easy belt re-positioning. A viewing panel showing pulley speed is incorporated.

    Versatility – The machine’s removable spindle allows the operator to select between 30mm and 11/4” dia. spindles, as well as offering the flexibility of optional router or tenoning spindles.

    Safety Features – The machine is equipped with a cast aluminium cutter guard and a robust shaw guard set with hexagonal mountings and steel ratchet handles. Twin outlets facilitate dust extraction from both the cutter well and fence locations. Additional safety features include: automatic braking; starter with thermal overload no volt release protection and lock-off emergency stop; lockable isolator; electronically interlocked door; a footstop and a socket for a power feed unit.

  • Specification

    • Table size 1000 x 750 mm
    • Maximum spindle working height 140 mm
    • Spindle speeds 3000/ 4500/ 6000/ 8000 rpm
    • Spindle tilt (option) + 5 to - 45°
    • Maximum tool diameter lowered under table 180 mm
    • Maximum cutter block diamater 150 mm
    • Maximum profiling cutter diameter 255 mm
    • Maximum tenoning cutter diameter 310 mm
    • Spindle stroke 90 mm
    • Table height 880 mm
    • Extraction outlet diameter 1 x 125 mm, 1 x 100 mm
    • Motor 4 kW
    • Power 3 phase
  • Disclaimer

    Our suppliers have a policy of continuous product development and improvement, specifications are therefore subject to change without notice. We can accept no liability for discrepancies in specifications or illustrations contained in our publications or the publications of our suppliers.

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