The most important highlights at a glance

FORMAT-4 kappa 550 e-motion - Sliding Table Panel Saw
Tool free saw blade change system
Scoring unit with park position
CNC control with 10.4" (264 mm) TFT touch screen in the overhead control panel
“X-Roll” sliding table, 10 year guarantee

The premium model for maximum performance and productivity in one

The first choice when it comes to panel saws: The particular highlights that impress with the kappa 550 e-motion are the automatic rip fence, unlimited tooling data storage positions and programable cutting programs. From the clearly laid out TFT touch screen control unit you can set all of the machine elements from a central position.

  • Overhead control panel at eye level with 10.4” (264 mm) TFT touch screen
  • Electronic crosscut fence with 2 crosscut stops and extendable to a maximum of 3400 mm (Option)
  • Automatic cut optimisation and network connection set-up
  • 3-axis scoring unit control with park position (Option)
  • Positioning control of the rip fence
  • Unlimited tool storage positions
  • Complete programmable cut sequences
  • Cut sequence import (option)
  • Additional functions: rabbets, grooves, row of slots, wrong mitre and mitre cuts, each with 99 storage positions

... FORMAT-4 Premium machines for premium requirements

  • Constantly high performance in industrial continuous operation
  • Customer specific optimised production solutions
  • Solid design with premium components
  • Many variations of specification packages with high-tech solutions
  • Complete engineering precision
  • Premium user comfort
  • Award winning design
  • Quality and precision from Austria
  • Uncompromised productivity
  • Perfect service package before, during and after the purchase
  • CE + GS dust certified
  • Tailor made financing solutions

Details & Accessories

WORLD FIRST: PCS® - Preventive Contact System
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The saw unit “200”
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Oversized saw arbor with double bearing trunnions
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“Easy-Glide” - 6 year guarantee!
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Large cutting depth
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Tilting of saw-blade
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To use a grooving cutter “Dado cutter”
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"Easy-Lock" tool free saw blade change
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3-axis “Control” scoring unit
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Scoring unit park position
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Safety made visible – Scoring unit operation display
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Saw blade change without tools
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Simple, safe & quick - "Quick-Lock" saw blade clamping
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The TFT control panel with touch screen function
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Ardis Cutting Optimisation Software
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Label printer
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Bar code scanner
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Rip fence with position control
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“X-Roll” sliding table, 10 year guarantee
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Main operating switches on sliding table
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Fix in every position - Multiple position locking of the sliding table
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“X-Roll” outrigger table
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“digi-compensation plus” - digital angle/length compensation
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Parallelogram outrigger table
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Angle adjustment and fence length compensation
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Digital accuracy
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Telescopic crosscut fence
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Even more flexible - Ergonomic locking lever at the crosscut fence
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Parking the outrigger
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Electronic crosscut fence
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Overhead saw guard
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On the right track - Laser cutting line marker
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Remote lock release
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Overhead saw guard with sub-table extraction system
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Pneumatic workpiece holder
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Always at hand - Additional storage options in the front tool compartment
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Spraying equipment for the processing of non-ferrous metals and plastics
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Can now be retrofitted: Full surface support on the outrigger table
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The crosscut fence
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Rip fence for “X-Roll” sliding tables
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The electronic double mitre gauge
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Transport and mounting unit for outrigger table
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Equipment & Specifications

Electrics (CNC)
@452S
Motor 3x 400 V 50 Hz 7.5 kW S6 Star delta start
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@453S
Motor 3x 400 V 50 Hz 10.0 kW S6 Star delta start
Option
@454S
Motor 3x 400 V 50 Hz 15.0 kW S6 Star delta start
Option
@253S
Motor 3x 230 V 50 Hz 7.5 kW S6 Star delta start
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@254S
Motor 3x 230 V S1 50 Hz 7.5 kW Star delta start
Option
@263S
Motor 3x 230 V 60 Hz 7.5 kW S6 Star delta start
Option
@264S
Motor 3x 230 V S1 60 Hz 7.5 kW Star delta start
Option
Electrics
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3x 400 V motor voltage
Standard equipment
002
3x 230 V motor voltage
Optional equipment at no extra cost
004
50 Hz motor frequency
Standard equipment
24
3x 208 V motor voltage, 60 Hz motor frequency
Optional equipment at no extra cost
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60 Hz motor frequency
Optional equipment at no extra cost
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10 HP (7.35 KW) S6/40%, 3 speeds 3000/4000/5000 rpm
Standard equipment
007
13,5 HP (10 KW) S6/40%, 3 speeds 3000/4000/5000 rpm
Option
008
20.0 HP (15.0 KW) S6/40%, 2 speeds 2800/4000 rpm (!002)
Option
10
Star-delta start
Standard equipment
17
10 HP (7.35 KW) S6/40%, variable speed 2000–6000 rpm
Option
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13.5 HP (10 KW) S6/40%, variable speed 2000–6000 rpm (not possible for 3x 230 V)
Option
12
Trigger switch for dust extractor start up
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Saw unit
Saw blade diameter 250–550 mm, max. cutting height 202 mm
Standard equipment
Electrical height adjustment
Standard equipment
Electrical angle adjustment 0°–46°
Standard equipment
71
Storage compartment for 5 saw blades of up to 400 mm
Option
Powder coated steel extension to increase the cutting length by 1200 mm
Standard equipment
72
Anodised aluminium extension to increase the cutting length by 1620 mm
Option
73
Spraying unit to assist in processing light metals or plastics
Option
74
“Classic” scoring unit with 1.1 kW motor and scoring blade Ø 120/125 mm which can be used in combination with a max saw blade Ø 400 mm (max saw blade Ø without the scoring blade is 500 mm)
Option
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“Classic” scoring unit with 1.1 kW motor and scoring blade Ø 120/125 mm which can be used in combination with a max saw blade Ø 400 mm (max saw blade Ø without the scoring blade is 500 mm)
Option
73A
Spraying unit to assist in processing light metals or plastics
Option
75
“Automatic” scoring unit with 1.1 kW motor and scoring blade Ø 120/125 mm which can be used in combination with a max saw blade Ø 400 mm. Rise and fall of the scoring blade is automatic.(max. saw blade D without the socring blade is 500 mm)
Option
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“Control” scoring unit with 3 axis control (height, width, lateral positioning) and park position. 1.1 kW motor, scoring blade Ø 120 mm which can be used in combination with a max saw blade Ø 400 mm (max saw blade Ø is 550 mm, with the scorer in the park position). Scoring blade width is adjustable between 3.0 and 3.8 mm and is included with the unit.
Option
77
Flange set for scoring blades with a 22 mm arbor instead of 20 mm for the “Classic” and “Automatic” scoring units
Optional equipment at no extra cost
79
Scoring unit status light
Option
65
“Automatic” scoring unit with 1.1 kW motor and scoring blade Ø 120/125 mm which can be used in combination with a max saw blade Ø 400 mm. Rise and fall of the scoring blade is automatic.
Option
66
“Control” scoring unit with 3 axis control (height, width, lateral positioning) and park position. 1.1 kW motor, scoring blade Ø 120 mm which can be used in combination with a max saw blade Ø 400 mm (max saw blade Ø is 550 mm, with the scorer in the park position). Scoring blade width is adjustable between 3.0 and 3.8 mm and is included with the unit.
Option
78
"Easy-Lock" - Tool-free quick change system of the main saw blade and riving knife, can be retro-fitted on all kappa 550’s
Option
780
Quick-Lock, the saw blade changing system for main circular saw blade, anti-twist protection by driving pins in flange
Option
820
Clamping unit for slotting saws
Option
Control Systems
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kappa e-motion control with 10.4” (264 mm) TFT-colour touch screen at eye level; includes USB connection and is network ready
Standard equipment
100
Software package e-motion plus
Option
26
Plug connection for quick dismantling of the saw guard and overhead control panel
Standard equipment
Safety devices
Overhead guard is height adjustable and can be swung away, includes a cover for 90° cuts and a separate cover for mitre cuts
Standard equipment
80
LASER cutting line marker on the overhead saw guard
Option
81
Foot pedal to allow the release of the overhead guard position lock so that it can be swung away
Option
Cutting width and rip fence
83
1250 mm rip capacity, anodised aluminium
Standard equipment
891
Rip capacity 1000 mm with position control and readout from the control panel at eye level.
Optional equipment at no extra cost
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Rip capacity 1250 mm with position control and readout from the control panel at eye level.
Standard equipment
89
Rip capacity 1600 mm with position control from the control panel at eye level.
Option
89A
Rip capacity 1600 mm with position control from the control panel at eye level.
Option
Sliding tables anodized, “X-Roll” guiding system
130
2200 mm “X-Roll” sliding table with edging shoe
Optional equipment at no extra cost
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2800 mm “X-Roll” sliding table with edging shoe
Standard equipment
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3200 mm “X-Roll” sliding table with edging shoe.
Option
133
3700 mm “X-Roll” sliding table with edging shoe.
Option
134
Multiple locking mechanism on the sliding table (!130)
Option
139
On and off switch on the sliding table
Option
139A
On and off switch on the sliding table
Option
Outrigger table and crosscut fence
160
Outrigger table dimensions 1250 x 650 mm
Standard equipment
161
1250 x 650 mm (49” x 25”) “X-Roll” outrigger table with adjustable support and digital angle display
Option
162
1250 x 650 mm (49” x 25”) parallelogram outrigger table with digital angle display (!133)
Option
163
Precision mitre guide index system (#160)
Option
164
Extendable extrusion up to 500 mm on the outrigger table with work piece roller (!162, !169)
Option
161A
1250 x 650 mm (49” x 25”) “X-Roll” outrigger table with adjustable support and digital angle display
Option
165
Swing away device for the outrigger table (#072,!169)
Option
166
3200 mm crosscut fence, moves from 90°–45° with 2 crosscut stops as standard
Standard equipment
167
1900 mm crosscut fence with precise adjustment, tiltable from 90° to 45°, 1 stop digitally adjustable up to 1900 mm, telescope with analogue stop adjustment for up to 3200 mm.
Option
168
3200 mm crosscut fence with fine adjustment, pivots between 90° and 45° with 2 digital fence stops
Option
169A
Crosscut fence with CNC controlled crosscut stop, 120 mm to 1760 mm range, includes removable 3400 mm telescopic fence with a second stop (!160)
Option
169
Crosscut fence with CNC controlled crosscut stop, 120 mm to 1760 mm range, includes removable 3400 mm telescopic fence with a second stop (#161/162) (!160)
Option
175
Crosscut fence with 2 digital stops, including calculation of the length compensation when the fence is at an angle (#161/162) Digi compensation plus
Option
Packaging
221
Preparation for container transport, palette 2100 mm x 1500 mm
Standard equipment
221A
Preparation for container transport, palette 2100 mm x 1500 mm
Option
221B
Preparation for container transport, palette 2100 mm x 1500 mm
Option
223
IPPC packaging
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