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Cantek P508HV 20" Planer

by Cantek
Original price $13,500.00 - Original price $13,500.00
Original price
$13,500.00 - $13,500.00
Current price $13,500.00

The Cantek P508HV 20" Planer has a solid steel helical cutterhead with two-sided carbide knife inserts that require no adjustments when changing. With a digital readout and simple PC controller, setting the table height is quick, accurate, and easy. The frame is made from heavy cast iron with known vibration damping resulting in long bearing life and superior cut quality. The planer’s segmented, serrated infeed roll & segmented pressure shoe ensures material is held firmly during the feeding and planing process The P508HV planer has a quick-set micro-adjustable lever that easily raises and lowers the table rollers to aid in the feeding of difficult to feel wood.  The industry standard 30×12×1.5mm carbide insert knives are positioned by two pins and held buy a gib and screw which do not require any special tools to set the height.   The knives have a slight bevel in the corners which provide for a superior finish without any stepping between the knives.  In addition, the knives sit vertically into the head which produces a proper cutting angle and gulley to allow for superior cutting depth.

Key Advantages

• PLC digital control for auto-thickness setting in Inch or Metric
• Sectional infeed roller and sectional chip breaker
• Anti-kickback safety fingers for safe operation
• Variable speed drive for optimum finish results according to the planing depth and material being planed.
• Quick-set table roll adjustment to aid in feeding difficult to feel material
• Steel spiral cutterhead with carbide inserts – 6 rows, 75 inserts, 30 x 12 x 1.5 mm cutters mounted on angle for "shear" cut
• Exhaust hood with 6" outlet
• Flip open upper hood for easy and convenient access to change the knives on the cutterhead
• Safety limit switch on the cover will not allow the operator to run the machine with the hood open.


Planing width 20"
Planing thickness 11-13/16"
Maximum depth of cut 5/16"
Minimum planing length 8 3/4"
Table size 22" x 29"
Feed speed 20-39 FPM Variable
Main motor 7.5 HP
Feed motor 1 HP
Power rise and fall of table ½ HP
Cutterhead diameter 98mm (3.86")
Carbide Inserts 6 rows, 75 inserts, 30 x 12 x 1.5 mm cutters
Dust Port (1) 6" - 900 CFM
Table jack screws 2
Net weight 1590 lbs.
Shipping weight 1850 lbs.
Machine dimensions 46" x 35" x 48"
Shipping dimensions 50" x 34" x 50"
Electrical requirements 230/3/60 - 26 amps
575/3/60 - 10.4 amps