Wood Molding Machines, Molding Types, and Functions. Molding is a machine that is used to shape the surface of the wood so that it forms angles, curves, or motifs that are useful for decoration or easy installation. Besides being called molding, this machine is also usually called a Shaper machine because it functions to form the surface of the wood.
Decorative molding, for example, crown molding, architrave, and other forms of decoration. Meanwhile, functional molding, for example, to make T&G profiles for wooden floors, profile connecting frames for doors and windows so that they can be used as connectors. Besides that, it can also be used to make filling panels for house doors and cabinet doors.
The picture above can give an illustration of one of the uses of a molding machine or a spindle machine that has various functions other than decorative functions.
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Types of Wood Molding Machines
Single Head Molding Machine is a 1 head molding machine because it only uses one forming knife. Usually, this machine is for light work that does not require complicated settings. Single head machines are also called spindle machines. This machine works only on one wood surface, so if you want to make a profile on several wooden faces, the process must be repeated.
Multi-Head Molding Machine is molding for industrial standards that can work massively and continuously. Usually, this machine consists of 4 heads or even 8 heads. This shapper machine makes it possible to tap you and form profiles on 4 surfaces at once with a very high degree of precision.
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Currently, the molding machine has undergone such sophisticated developments. Performing machine settings can be done automatically via the touch screen. A high degree of precision, high efficiency, and high technology. Some have even adopted an AI (artificial intelligence) system that makes it possible to work robotically.
Wood Molding Machine Functions
- Form a decorative profile.
- Forming a precision connection profile or Joinery.
- Smooth the wood on 4 sides.
- Accurately reduce wood thickness.
Various Brands of Wood Molding Machines
This machine has many brands in circulation. Economical brands are usually made in China. Meanwhile, well-known world-class brands include Weinig, SCM, Grizzly, Laguna Tools, and Logosol.
Wood Molding Machine Prices
The price of this machine varies depending on the type and brand. Brands from China usually have a more economical price. As an illustration, the price of this machine for a single head made in China can range from tens of millions while European brands can reach tens of millions. Meanwhile, sophisticated European machines such as automatic screening can cost hundreds of millions to billions of rupiah