The Gilbert S Series Planer is the ultimate machine to produce value added manufactured wood products such as moulding, sizing, splitting (ripping) and more.

  • Feed speeds from 300 to 1800 FPM
  • ½’’ to 6’’ thickness, 2’’ to 13’’ width, 4’ to 60’ length
  • Cutting circle 11’’ up to 26 knives

Features and advantages

Premium grades

  • Many cutterhead designs to offer high quality grades and beautiful lumber

Advanced flexibility

  • The Gilbert automatic positioning system, installed on all planers, controls all cutterheads and an unlimited number of additional axes.
  • It offers optimal precision and higher grades.
  • Easy to use, the automatic positioning system creates rapid changeovers.
  • Greater production flexibility, less downtime and a safer environment.

Precision and accuracy

  • Driven by electric motorization, the Gilbert planer ensures steady speed, high accuracy planning and safe operations.
  • The electric motorization reduces maintenance and operation costs.
  • High energy savings.

Safety a priority

  • The Gilbert planer rarely stops, minimizing operator interventions and reducing risk of injury.
  • The automatic positioning system allows the operator to control the planer from outside the planer room.
  • Automatic jointing for the top, bottom and side heads, increases safety.

Technical specs

Change measuring unit

Imperial

SPECIFICATIONSS-SERIES PLANER6 ROLL PLANERHIGH SPEED PLANER
Pull-Through TechnologyYesYesYes
Weight 21 500 lbs36 600 lbs41 000 lbs
Max lumber width12’’12’’ (optional 16’’)12’’ (optional 16’’)
Max lumber height6’’6’’6’’
Max Speed2000 FPM3000 FPM4000 FPM
Main Frame1 ½’’ thickness2’’ thickness2’’ thickness
Length9’ 6’’10’ 9’’12'6''
Number of rolls868
Length of the rolls10’’9 ½’’ 9 ½’’
Diameter of the rolls10’’12’’12’’
Number of motorizations for the feed rolls2 x 40 HP2 x 60 HP (option 1 x 75 HP)2 x 75 HP
Rolls driven by driving shaftYesYesYes
100 % ElectricYesYesYes
Automatic Positioning system for CutterheadsYesYesYes
LubricationCentralized manual or automatic (optional)AutomaticAutomatic
Cooling SystemOptionalStandardStandard
Cutter Head diameter11 ½’’14’’16''
Number of knivesMax 26Max 36Max 42
Type of knivesFlat or corrugatedFlat or corrugatedFlat or corrugated
Top roll height adjustmentAutomatic with one motorManual, Automatic or Grip optionsManual, Automatic or Grip options
Side head 4’’ vertical movementYesYes Yes
Multi pattern side headsAvailableAvailableAvailable
Option to add more cutterhead modules for special profilesYesYes Yes
Option to add splitting moduleYesYes Yes

Metric

SPECIFICATIONSS-SERIES PLANER6 ROLL PLANERHIGH SPEED PLANER
Pull-Through TechnologyYesYesYes
Weight 9 750 kg16 600 kg18 600 kg
Max lumber width300 mm300 mm (optional 400 mm)300 mm (optional 400 mm)
Max lumber height150 mm150 mm150 mm
Max Speed600 MPM900 MPM1200 MPM
Main Frame38 mm thickness50 mm thickness50 mm thickness
Length290 cm328 cm381 cm
Number of rolls868
Length of the rolls254 mm241 mm241 mm
Diameter of the rolls254 mm305 mm305 mm
Number of motorizations for the feed rolls2 x 30 kW2 x 45 kW (optional 1 x 55 kW)2 x 55 kW
Rolls driven by driving shaftYesYesYes
100 % ElectricYesYesYes
Automatic Positioning system for CutterheadsYesYesYes
LubricationCentralized manual or automatic (optional)AutomaticAutomatic
Cooling SystemOptionalStandardStandard
Cutter Head diameter292 mm355 mm400 mm
Number of knivesMax 26Max 36Max 42
Type of knivesFlat or corrugatedFlat or corrugatedFlat or corrugated
Top roll height adjustmentAutomatic with one motorManual, Automatic or Grip optionsManual, Automatic or Grip options
Side head 4’’ vertical movementYesYesYes
Multi pattern side headsAvailableAvailableAvailable
Option to add more cutterhead modules for special profielsYesYesYes
Option to add splitting moduleYesYesYes

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Our technologies

«Pull-Through» technology

The GRIP System provides: - Increased traction - The control to decrease the gap, giving the opportunity to run more pieces at the same speeds - The ability to adapt to variations in thickness ...

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4.0 Intelligent Planer

Gilbert offers to control many automatic functions so that the planer auto-adjusts itself and keeps it very simple for any operator to run and produce high quality grades.

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«Pull-Through» technology

The GRIP System provides: - Increased traction - The control to decrease the gap, giving the opportunity to run more pieces at the same speeds - The ability to adapt to variations in thickness on the fly - Maintain a constant pressure on a piece of wood regardless of its thickness - Run smoother and increase the life expectancy of the mechanical components (bushings, trunnions, pins)

4.0 Intelligent Planer

Gilbert offers to control many automatic functions so that the planer auto-adjusts itself and keeps it very simple for any operator to run and produce high quality grades.

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