Tuesday, February 14, 2023
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Raute receives order from Pfeifer Group, Austria, for their latest panel repairing technology. Two-and-a-half by five-and-two-meter three-ply enormous oak panels will be repaired with polyurethane filler using the automated Panel Repair Station R5, which is equipped with the most recent machine vision technology. Pfeifer will be able to enhance throughput, reduce repair material and personnel costs, and ensure consistent panel quality with the new automated method of mending.
About the purchase
Raute Panel Repair Station R5 (patented) is the best solution for starting industrial panel repair in a mill or adding new capacity to existing processes. This advantage is achieved through an easy investment as the Panel Repair Station R5 fits into the same space as a traditional manual repair cell would and no foundations are needed. Space-saving is reached by repairing panels directly in a stack on the topmost panel.
Panel repairing process using Raute Panel Repair Station R5 is cost-efficient by significantly reducing work hours and repair material. These savings are achieved with the most modern analyzer technology on the market, which allows optimizing the filling material usage. Panel Repair Station R5 brings flexibility to your material flow in the mill as you can repair trimmed and untrimmed panels with filling material of your choice. Panel Repair Station R5 is a true labor saver as one operator can handle two stations simultaneously.
In terms of mill-scale projects for plywood and veneer, Raute is a leading player. It is the only business in the world that is able to market a complete plywood mill, from log handling to further panel processing. Competitors of the business include less specialised, more localised, and smaller operators.
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