Steel City Portable Planer 13 inch Helical Head with CARBIDE CUTTERS

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Steel City Portable Planer 13 inch Helical Head with CARBIDE CUTTERS 40300HC

Helical cutterheads run significantly quieter and provide improved overall quality of finish compared to straight-knife cutterheads. They also greatly simplify blade maintenance since a nicked cutter can easily be rotated to a fresh edge instead of having to resharpen or replace an entire knife.

With its patented segmented, cutterhead design, Steel City is the first company to bring a helical-style benchtop planer to market at an affordable price.

Our Steel City model 40300HC portable planer uses 26 two-sided carbide indexed cutting inserts for superb edge retention. The cutters are arranged in straight rows in a staggered pattern around the cutterhead in a way that greatly reduces noise as well as improving chip removal compared to planer knives mounted in a conventional cutterhead. Note that the cutting edges are NOT positioned at a shear angle to the stock on this cuttehead.

The Steel City 40300HC planer's footprint is 12-1/2" x 20" and it will fit on either our Shop Fox Tool Table or our HTC Tool Table.

  • Two year Warranty
  • 15 Amp, 120V, 60Hz Motor
  • Toggle switch with Removable Key
  • 12.6 inch x 9 inch Infeed and Outfeed tables
  • 2-1/2 inch or 4 inch dust chute
  • Polyurethane Feed Rollers
  • 13 inch maximum stock width
  • 6 inch maximum stock thickness
  • 1/8 inch minimum stock thickness
  • 1/8 inch maximum depth of cut in 6 inch wide stock
  • 1/16 inch maximum depth of cut in 13 inch wide stock
  • 26 2-sided Carbide indexable inserts
  • 10,000 RPM Cutterhead Speed
  • 2 inch Diameter Cutterhead
  • 26 FPM Feed Rate
  • 32 cuts per inch

The steel city 40300HC 13 inch Helical Planer with Carbide Cutters comes with a 2 Year Warranty.

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