In addition to the electric motor-driven rip fence, unlimited tool storage locations and programmable cutting sequences, the Format-4 Premium sliding table panel saw kappa 550 e-motion stands out as the world's only sliding table saw with the revolutionary PCS® safety device.
Preventive Contact System - PCS®
Serious accidents on the sliding table panel saws are a thing of the past - successful woodworking in safe hands with PCS®.
Every woodworker, and with him every woodworking company has ten good reasons not to compromise when it comes to working safety - PCS® prevents accidents and guarantees dexterity and a quality handshake forever! PCS® prevents accidents and guarantees dexterity and handshake quality for ever.
Prevent accidents at the speed of light.
When the risk of an accident is detected, PCS® triggers the lowering of the saw blade under the saw table at the speed of light. The functionality, based on the electro-magnetic law of repulsion, allows for an extremely short response time of a few milliseconds.
Surveillance of danger zone with approach detection.
Upon detection of an unexpected, fast approach within the saw blade area, PCS® triggers the safety mechanism, lowering the blade. The safety environment surrounds the saw blade and protects against access from all directions.
Absolutely damage free, immediately ready for use.
The PCS® safety lowering mechanism works damage free and at no extra cost. The sliding table panel saw is immediately ready to use again at the push of a button. PCS® works without consumable parts and therefore completely adjustment and maintenance free.
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- 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