Accurate: The Altendorf WA 8 TE with motorised rise/fall and tilt adjustment of the main saw blade.
Ergonomic controls: With the Altendorf WA 8 TE the height and angle of the blade are simply adjusted at the press of a button. The digital display of the angle remains in your field of vision at all times during the cutting operation.
Motorised rise/fall and tilt adjustment.
Motorised rise/fall and tilt adjustment of the main saw blade
The Altendorf sliding table is renowned for its smooth and exact running. This is hallmark of an Altendorf, and it all comes down to design: the table runs on large dumb bell rollers sandwiched between hard chromed guide bars, guaranteeing absolute precision. The system’s large rollers ensure smooth action, meaning the table takes less effort to move and glides as securely as if it were on rails. This quality running will endure decades of heavy load bearing in the constant presence of dust and chips, and it needs virtually no maintenance. Each time the table moves, the brush fitted to the upper part automatically cleans the round guide bars. The system operates without any lubrication. The table’s hollow multi-chamber aluminium extrusion guarantees optimal torsion resistance and rigidity.
The rip fence is smooth and precise to adjust. The hard chromeplated round bar ensures the fence moves smoothly. If you need to divide large panels, you can swing the rip fence away under the level of the machine table.
The robustly mounted crosscut fence enables precise cutting of 90° angles. All settings are easy to read off the slanted scales. The flip stops are robust, free of play and are easy to slide individually along the full crosscutting range.
Motor rating 5.5 kW (7.5 HP), with three speeds 3/4/5 000 rpm, manually adjusted
Cutting height max. 125 mm
Machine frame control panel.
All functions are easily accessed on the control panel on the machine frame. You can control the rise/fall and tilt of the main saw blade at the touch of a button. The tilt angle is shown on the digital display.
The large Altendorf extraction and safety hood system boasts a design which ensures optimised airflow. You can switch between narrow and wide hoods in seconds. The hood allows cutting heights of up to 125 mm (with or without scoring unit) and can be swung away fully to one side.
The WA 8 has a torsion-resistant machine frame built in the same way as the machine frames for the F 45 series. The frame design ensures very smooth running and stability. The machine frame is fully enclosed.
The Altendorf saw unit is the engineering heart of all our saws. It is a powerhouse produced with the latest manufacturing technology. The saw shaft runs incredibly smoothly: this is because it is electronically balanced as a fully assembled unit, and extensive use is made of cast components. The high-precision vertical movement of the unit is linear with maintenance-free guide bearings. The robust tilt quadrants incorporate the traditional Altendorf tongue and groove connection system, which allows the whole unit to tilt easily and precisely to exactly the correct angle.