Hoffmann PU2-VH Dovetail Routing Machine

Hoffmann PU2-VH Dovetail Routing Machine
Brand: Hoffmann Machine Company
Part No: W1076000
Availability: Out Of Stock
Price: $21,760.00
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Production-duty, freestanding dovetail routing machine with solid cast aluminum table and large work surface at comfortable working height.  Equipped with one heavy-duty 1,700 watt router motor and PLC controls.  Operator selcetable horizontal and vertical routing strokes. 

Vertical Machining:

The supplied 45 degree fence plate, which is guided in a keyway in the machine table, is used to accurately position the material on the table. The location of the dovetail slots for the Hoffmann keys is adjusted by simply moving this fence plate.

The machine is equipped with an electronic foot pedal. Upon pressing the foot pedal, the routing sequence is initiated:

  • pneumatic clamps secure workpiece on machine table
  • router head advances until the pre-set height position is reached
  • router head returns to base position
  • pneumatic clamps release workpiece

The routing height is easily adjusted between 0 - 7".

Horizontal machining:

The router head is moved above the machine table by operating a switch on the front of the machine. The distance between the router bit and the table depends on the thickness of the material being processed and can be adjusted between 0 - 5".

Upon making the necessary adjustments, the routing sequence is again started by pressing the electronic foot pedal.

  • pneumatic clamps secure workpiece on machine table
  • router head advances either from the outside of the machine toward the middle or from the center of the machine toward the outside, until the pre-set return position is reached
  • router head returns to base position
  • pneumatic clamps release workpiece

The horizontal routing stroke is easily adjusted between 0 – 9 1/2".

PU2-VH Operation

Flow control valves on all pneumatic cylinders allow the operator to adjust the vertical and horizontal feed rates independently, depending on the material being processed.

A cast-aluminum machine table provides a large work surface; the steel cabinet has a 4" diameter dust collection port on its backside for dust free operation.

All movements are controlled with electronic proximity switches as well as sensors on the pneumatic cylinders. An industrial quality PLC is located in a dust-proof electrical cabinet and controls all major machine functions.

The supplied router bits are solid tungsten carbide, made to exacting specifications. Depending on the routing depth and the material to be routed, the useable cutter life is approx. 8,000 strokes.

Every machine is shipped with a tool kit and set-up jig, which allows a router bit change in only minutes. Diamond cutters are also available.

Standard Features:

Hoffmann Dovetail Routing Machine, model PU2-VH, ready for operation with one W-2 carbide router bit, standard 45 degree fence plate and square stop, air filter, air regulator, and oil lubricator installed. Also includes toolkit and manual.

Warranty: One year on parts and workmanship.  Complete Hoffmann Warranty Terms apply.

Freight Cost Information:

Machines are shipped in sturdy plywood boxes and shipping charges vary greatly due to different shipping weights, transit times and destination ZIP codes.

If you would like to get a freight quote or to place an order for this machine, please contact our office toll-free at (866)248-0100.

Power Supply 230 Volt - 7.4 Amps.
Motor 1,700 Watt
Motor Speed 25,000 RPM
Collet Size 1/4"
Air Supply 90 PSI
Max. Material Height 9 1/2"
Installed Router Bit W-2 Solid Carbide
Available Router Bits W-1, W-2, W-3, W-4
Dust Collection 4"
Operation Industrial PLC
Dimensions 39 3/8" x 29 1/2" x 63"
Weight 583 Lbs.
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