Last updated on July 7th, 2022 by Myla Pablo
A planer is a power tools mainly used in construction most especially in woodworking as a machine to trim down boards and woods to a precise and consistent thickness throughout its whole length and width.
A thickness planer is a woodworking tool used to trim boards to a uniform thickness along their length (also called as a thicknesser in the UK and Australia and a planer in North America). Using the downside as a guide or index, this machine transcribes the required thickness. Therefore, the down surface must be straight prior to planing in order to generate a perfectly straight board. Either face planing with a jointer or face planing with a jointer and planer sled is necessary to achieve the first flat side.
A thickness planer is a piece of equipment used in the woodworking industry to cut boards to a uniform thickness along their whole length and flat on both surfaces.
In contrast, the cutter head of a jointer or surface planer is fixed into the bed surface. A surface planer may be able to create the first smooth surface in a single pass, which gives it a modest advantage. The thicknesser can generate a board with a uniform thickness, prevents the creation of a tapering board, and by turning the board and making passes on each side, it may also be used for the first preparation of an unplaned board. These are the thicknesser’s more significant advantages.
Three components make up a thickness planer: a cutter head that houses the cutting knives; a set of rollers that pull the board through the machine; and a table that is movable in relation to the cutter head so that the final thickness of the board may be adjusted. Some portable thickness planers differ differently from others in that the cutter head/feed roller assembly can be changed while the table is set.
Industrial thickness planers have the capacity to accommodate boards that are very wide and remove a lot of material in one pass. These devices are quite hefty and are propelled by strong engines. Recently, a variety of lightweight, portable thickness planers have become available that are far less expensive than industrial counterparts and employ universal motors instead of induction motors, which are less expensive but noisier.
Planer follows a straight path to clear out desired thickness using a reference or index. A planer has a varying power including sizes and specifications.
The table below shows the latest retail Feb 2022 prices of Planer in Philippines Peso price per pieces including its brand, specification and maximum wattage.
Price and Specification for Planer per pc in the Philippines
|1911B 110mm (4-3/8″)||840W||13000.00|
|2012NB 304mm (12″)||1650W||29500.00|
|2012NB Blade Set||2900.00|
|M1100KB 83mm (3-1/4″)||750W||6500.00|
|M1902M 83mm (3-1/4″)||500W||3000.00|
|N1923B 82 mm (3-1/4″)||600W||10500.00|
|PC5001C 125 mm (5″)||1400W||29500.00|
|PJ7000 100 mm (4″)||701W||9750.00|
|STANLEY||STEL630 82 mm(3-1/4″)||750W||3500.00|
UPDATED: Construction Material Prices for Planer in the Philippines (Feb 2022)
UPDATED: All Construction Prices are based on retail prices around hardware in Metro Manila
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