20" Planer - 5 HP 1 Ph 230V - Helical Cutterhead - 209HH
This heavy duty planer offers performance and value, loaded with standard features not found on other machines in its class. The powerful 5HP motor and 20" planing capacity will handle the most demanding work. The helical cutterhead provides quieter operation and finer finishing than...
This heavy duty planer offers performance and value, loaded with standard features not found on other machines in its class. The powerful 5HP motor and 20" planing capacity will handle the most demanding work. The helical cutterhead provides quieter operation and finer finishing than conventional systems, and the four-sided knife inserts seat themselves without requiring a set-up gauge. The 5" dust port connects easily to any dust collector. The anti-kickback fingers and pressure bar are located in close proximity to the cutterhead for an exceptional finish. The solid cast iron base, table and head are designed for production. The 2-speed oil bath gearbox transmits full power to feed rollers and facilitates fast speed changes at 24 and 31 FPM. The gearbox can be changed to 4-speed with the included gear to run lower speeds of 16 and 20 FPM. The corrugated infeed and fine groove outfeed rollers ensure a smooth feed. The precision ground and polished cast iron table rides on four steel columns giving it plenty of support for the larger workpiece. Heavy cast iron extension wings ensure a flat, smooth cut.
- 5HP motor and 20" planing capacity for heavy duty work
- Fully enclosed base cabinet with integrated casters for shop mobility
- Cast iron table with extensions creates a big 55-1/2" x 20" working area
- Four feed speeds - 24 and 31 FPM, 16 and 20 FPM with gear change - provide versatility
- Feed rollers and cutterhead supported by full cast iron head assembly for rigidity
- 5" diameter dust port
- Cast iron extension tables
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Powermatic makes high quality, very heavy machines. This planer with the Helical head (Byrd) is a joy to use....why spend this much? if these things matter to you... amazing finish, looks like it was just sanded quiet, VERY quiet vs. jet engine of the lunch box variety. power, can eat a lot of wood without bogging down why HH? easy to change blades, simple 90 deg rotation, but they seem to last forever difficult grain, no issue with tiny scallop cuts, so if you work with burls or wild grain, this is the ticket... width...even if you are not passing 20" boards through, u can pass two boards of about 9" wide together which really speeds up the process it also prevents snipe, as you start them at staggered times so there is always a board passing through... keep the tables rust free, they are cast iron... getting those tables just right, was quite the battle, a 6ft starret straight edge really helped...
What a great step up from my delta benchtop planer. No more shoving wood through the machine or having it get stuck. Clean cuts with no high-pitched squeals. I'm glad I got the 20". It's just a bit more in cost but way bigger in power and potential. I'll never have to buy another machine.
Wonderful Cuts On Difficult Grain
This was an upgrade from a 15 inch HH. The power and speed of pass through is a time saver. While I rarely have boards 20 inches wide I do have many glue-ups wider than 15 inches. I have nothing but good things to say about this unit.
So far so good. Super QUIET and SMOOTH