The Newman EPR Electric Series Double Roughing Planers provide state-of-the-art technology backed by the world's most experienced planer manufacturer. Newman's new EPR Series Planers feature electric feed drive. Additional innovative features include an improved locking mechanism for the cutterhead leveling system, and redesigned bottom cutterhead dust collection. The benefits of the new, environmentally friendly EPR Series Planers include precision feed roll synchronization, extended tire life, superior feeding, precision grinding and jointing, new digital thickness indicator, and reduced maintenance.
Maximum Feed Opening 18"x 6"
Minimum Stock Thickness 3/8"
Minimum Stock Length 51" (48" when butted)
Minimum Feed Speed 40 FPM
Maximum Feed Speed 150 FPM
6-knife, high speed steel 7" cutting circle
Top Cutterhead 40 HP, 3600 RPM @ 60 Hz TEFC premium efficiency direct coupled motor
Bottom Cutterhead 25 HP, 3600 RPM @ 60 Hz TEFC premium efficiency direct coupled motor
Top Feed System: Two 16" pneumatic tire rolls with 1-1/2" independent yield
Bottom Feed System: Four 4" diameter steel infeed rolls and one 12" diameter steel outfeed roll
Top rolls are powered by two 10 HP helical gear motors with AC variable frequency drive
Top Head Chipbreaker independently yielding 3" wide sections. 1-1/2" yield of each section. Air operated quick release of the chipbreaker is standard. Optional Equipment