ZX-150 High Volume Blocks Finger Jointer

Machine Information

The ZX-150 fingerjointer, the ultimate fingerjointing machine, a very-high production unit designed for non-structural as well as structural applications, for hard wood and soft wood.

The Doucet ZX-150 is a Double End Fingerjointer with lugs on 9″ or 12″ centers, a semi-automatic lug loader capable of feeding up to 150 pieces per minute, a fully automatic corner transfer, a pre-assembly tunnel and a 24 foot assembly press expandable in 4 foot increments, up to 40 feet.

The ZX-150 Fingerjointer includes:

  • Semi-automatic Feed Conveyor, 24″ X 20′
  • Fingerjointer shapers includes:
    • 2 Machining Stations, one left, one right
    • 10″ Scoring Saws on 5 HP Motors, 3400 RPM
    • 14″ Trim Saws on 7.5 HP Motors, 3400 RPM
    • Cutterheads on 25 HP Motors, 3400 RPM
    • Calibration readouts on saws and spindles
    • High precision ductile iron chain with automatic chain lubrication
    • Automatic transfer between machining stations
    • Apquip Glue Applicator
    • 25 HP feed motor with variable speed drive up to 120 FPM
  • Automatic Corner Transfer with 1 HP motor
  • Pre-assembly Tunnel, 15′ long
    • 2 side powered platen chains with 7.5 HP motor
    • 1 bottom powered platen chains with 5 HP motor
    • All motors for tunnel are linked to the same variable speed drive and automatically vary according to board flow
  • Automatic Assembly Press, 16′ long
    • 5 HP motor on pressing wheels with variable speed drive
    • 14″ Undercut Saws on 5 HP Motors
    • 5 HP motor on side lug transfer chain toward the pressure cylinder
    • 5 HP power unit for pressure cylinder and top deflection holddown
  • Control Panel with Omron programmable controller and production report