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Planer-Thicknesser A3

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A3 – Sensational results for an unbeatable price, you will only find these at ­Hammer!

Solid, cast iron planing tables, 3 knife quick-change, self-setting cutterblock system plus many other exceptional details on the A3 combine to achieve the striking ­surface planing and thicknessing results. The innovative machine ­technology of your A3 also offers sensational value for money – see for yourself! The 3 knife quick-change, self-setting cutterblock enables planer knife changes in a matter of seconds and produces a finish that will please even the most critical eye.

For mortising you can, as an option, equip your Hammer with the ­horizontal mortiser.

Hammer. Affordable functionality and reliability

Since 1997 Hammer has been producing high quality yet affordable woodworking machines for do-it-yourselfers and small businesses. Robust, durable, space-saving and precise in its operation. Quality products that simply make woodworking fun.

The most important highlights at a glance

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... why you should choose a Hammer

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  • Excellent value for money
  • Decision making reliability for many years to come
  • Innovative machine technology
  • Solid cast iron tables and units
  • High quality, unique detail solutions as part of the standard package
  • Top quality manufacturing with strict quality guidelines
  • Remarkably user friendly
  • Classic design
  • Quality and precision from Austria
  • Compact functionality
  • Mobile as an option
  • Minimal space requirement
  • Quickest changeover times

Details

The Hammer 3 knife quick-change, self-setting cutterblock system guarantees excellent planed wood surfaces and simple operating comfort. Since 1987 the cutterblock quick-change system has proven itself a thousand times over and our customers worldwide have saved on expensive additional investment in standard planer cutterblocks. The quick-change cutterblock system is only available from the Felder Group! Your advantages at a glance:

  • Planer knife change without adjustments in seconds
  • Disposable knives, each with two cutting edges at an affordable price
  • no expensive adjustment devices required as with the standard planer knives for example
  • no second set of planing knives are required during the sharpening cycle

Exclusive for planer/thicknessers from the Felder Group. The Silent-Power® spiral cutterblock reduces noise emissions by more than half when planing. The continuous pulling cut ensures tear-free results when planing all types of wood. With this revolutionary new development from Felder you are obtaining all of the advantages of a spiral cutterblock at considerably lower operating, investment and adjustment costs. The advantages of the Silent-Power® cutterblock at a glance ...

  • Sensationally quiet, noise emissions halved
  • Blade life up to 20 times longer
  • Four highly precise cutting edges on each knife

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The strong ribbed Hammer planer and thicknesser tables are made from solid cast iron and ensure excellent precision in every situation. The width of the planing table equates to the planing width, which means that workpieces can be planed safely across the full length of the planing table.
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The large adjustment handle for the planing depth of cut is integrated perfectly into the machine design. The depth of cut adjustment of up to 4 mm can be carried out quickly, simple and precisely without having to release any locks. That is top class operating comfort.
The planer fence can be moved and fixed to any position across the width of the table. The planing fence is made of aluminium and can be tilted and fixed at any position between 90°–45°. Fine adjustable end stops ensure an exact 90° and 45° position. The precise workpiece guiding whilst joining and bevelling is helped by the long planing fence.
A space saving solution with optimum ergonomics: Planer tables tilt away from the user operating area, this ensures that working with your Hammer planer is as user-friendly as possible and also requires less workshop space. The simultaneous, dual opening and closing of the planing tables saves time and is extremely comfortable. The planing tables lock automatically at the 0° end position.
The maximum thicknessing height of 225 mm is a guarantee for the perfect processing of large and heavy workpieces. An even more precise, tenth of a millimetre accurate adjustment of the thicknessing height is possible as an option with a handwheel and integrated digital clock.
The aerodynamically optimised construction of the dust extraction hood with its ample chip space guarantees an ideal chip extraction and clean working surface.

The horizontal mortiser is mounted on the planer side.

Processing long and heavy workpieces without assistance - no problem with a Hammer! The Hammer table extension system has proven itself thousandfold, the world over. In just a few steps and without tools the table extensions can be mounted to every Hammer machine. The surface can be extended by 400 or 800 mm on each side of the working table. Which means that it is possible to increase your table length by up to 1600 mm!
Hammer woodworking machines are an absolute spatial wonder. The efficient machine design of a Hammer means that space can be found in even the smallest of workshops. As an option a rolling carriage can be fitted to every Hammer, offering mobility and freeing up additional space.
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HAMMER - Stability, functionality and reliability from Austria - Hammer woodworking machines are a top-quality product from the Felder-Group Since 1997 Hammer have been producing high quality yet affordable woodworking machines for smaller workshops and businesses. The models have been specifically designed for this customer group and are now available in the basic, winner and perform configuration, offering price optimised solutions for every requirement. Decades of experience building machines, Austrian craftsmanship, strict quality standards and tried and tested Felder system solutions, guarantee excellent woodworking machines, the best operating results and customer satisfaction for years to come. From the passionate woodworker to the business user with high demands, with machines from Hammer you are guaranteed reliability and precise woodworking.
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Variations

Models
Variations
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A3 41

Variations
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  • Planing width: 410 mm
  • Planer table length: 1800 mm (2600 mm)
  • Cutterblock: Self-aligning blades; Silent-Power® spiral­ cutterblock (Option)
  • Thicknessing height: 4–225 mm
  • Feed speed: 6 m/min
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A3 31

Variations
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  • Planing width: 310 mm
  • Planer table length: 1400 mm (2200 mm)
  • Cutterblock: Self-aligning blades; Silent-Power® spiral­ cutterblock (Option)
  • Thicknessing height: 4–225 mm
  • Feed speed: 6 m/min
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A3 26

Variations
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  • Planing width: 260 mm
  • Planer table length: 1120 mm (1920 mm)
  • Cutterblock: Self-aligning blades; Silent-Power® spiral­ cutterblock (Option)
  • Thicknessing height: 4–225 mm
  • Feed speed: 6 m/min
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Technology Data

Electrics

A3 26
A3 31
A3 41
001
3x 400 V motor voltage
A3 26
A3 31
S
A3 41
S
003
1x 230 V motor voltage, motor 4.0 HP (3.0 kW) S6/40%
A3 26
S
A3 31
O
A3 41
O
004
50 Hz motor frequency
A3 26
S
A3 31
S
A3 41
S
005
60 Hz motor frequency
A3 26
O
A3 31
W
A3 41
W
007
Motor 4.0 HP (3.0 kW) S6/40%
A3 26
A3 31
S
A3 41
28
Additional emergency stop
A3 26
O
A3 31
O
A3 41
O
008
Motor 5.5 HP (4.0 kW) S6/40%
A3 26
A3 31
A3 41
S

Surface Planer and Cutterblock

A3 26
A3 31
A3 41
42
3 knife quick-change, self-setting cutterblock system
A3 26
S
A3 31
S
A3 41
S
43
3 knife standard-knife cutterblock
A3 26
A3 31
O
A3 41
O
44
Silent-POWER spiral cutterblock
A3 26
O
A3 31
O
A3 41
O
-
Number of knives - Silent-POWER spiral cutterblock
A3 26
39
A3 31
47
A3 41
62
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Surface planing width in mm
A3 26
260 mm
A3 31
310 mm
A3 41
410 mm
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Surface planer table length in mm
A3 26
1120 mm
A3 31
1400 mm
A3 41
1800 mm
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Planer fence tilting from 90°–45°, anodised
A3 26
S
A3 31
S
A3 41
S
-
Length of surface planer fence in mm
A3 26
750 mm
A3 31
1100 mm
A3 41
150 x 1100 mm

Thickness planer unit

A3 26
A3 31
A3 41
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Maximum depth of cut in mm
A3 26
4 mm
A3 31
4 mm
A3 41
4 mm
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Thicknessing planing width in mm
A3 26
254 mm
A3 31
306 mm
A3 41
406 mm
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Thicknessing table length in mm
A3 26
540 mm
A3 31
540 mm
A3 41
600 mm
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Thicknessing height min.–max. 4–225 mm
A3 26
S
A3 31
S
A3 41
S
-
Synchronized feeder drive 6 m/min. (50 Hz)
A3 26
S
A3 31
S
A3 41
S

Mortising Unit

A3 26
A3 31
A3 41
190
Mortising table
A3 26
O
A3 31
O
A3 41
O
191
Mortising chuck 0–16 mm
A3 26
O
A3 31
O
A3 41
O

General

A3 26
A3 31
A3 41
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Extraction size Ø
A3 26
120 mm
A3 31
120 mm
A3 41
120 mm
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Weight, kg (with average equipment)
A3 26
245
A3 31
290
A3 41
400

Important Accessories

A3 26
A3 31
A3 41
210
Rolling carriage without lifting bar
A3 26
O
A3 31
O
A3 41
O
211
Lifting bar
A3 26
O
A3 31
O
A3 41
O
221
Preparation for Container Transport
A3 26
O
A3 31
O
A3 41
O
S ... Standard equipment O ... Option W ... Choice - ... not available
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Customer service & maintenance

Specially trained service personnel are always available to provide specialised on-site service for you. If the matter is urgent you can call our hotline centre for straightforward immediate help.  Contact our consultants or report your request conveniently online around the clock.
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Do you have any questions?

We are happy to advise you online, over the phone or on-site at one of our more than 270 sales and service centres worldwide. 

Showrooms

Felder Georgia LLC

Felder Georgia LLC
WOODMASTER
67 Levan Ghoghoberidze St
0165 Tbilisi
Tel.: +995 32 275 22 90

E-Mail: [email protected]