2019 Mini-Max ME35TR3 edgebander
SCM MiniMax ME 35tr3 Edge bander
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Minimax ME 35TR3
The Minimax ME 35TR3 is a 3-phase automatic edgebander with great flexibility for both thin and thick edges, intended to bridge the gap between a traditional small to midsize edgebander for woodworkers; to the more robust equipment used in the Classical line of products. Two of the key features are the pre-mill and corner rounding units. There is no competition in the U.S. market for such a small, versatile machine, with pre-mill or corner rounding that is so economical! This machine is meant to be used with melamine edges, PVC and ABS up to 3mm. This amazing machine boasts capacities usually only found on much larger and expensive machines. The ME 35TR3 comes with an anti-adhesive unit, pre-milling unit, endcutting/corner rounding, top and bottom trimming, edge scraping, glue scraping, and buffing unit, with 3mm edge processing tooling.
Premiered at the Xylexpo in Europe, the Minimax ME 35TR3 won first place under the “tooling machine” category for its ability to combine the corner-rounding and trimming features into a single tool, compact-sized machine with a minimal footprint. This applied technology makes this edgebanding machine a must-have product for small to medium sized facilities, the ideal onestop machine for facing and trimming the front and rear ends of panels, while at the same time, rounding the front and back edges all at an affordable price for every shop.
The Minimax ME 35TR3 is made even more versatile with this new feature. The machine can now handle panels up to 50mm in height. That is almost 2 inches in thickness!
Each station on the Edgebander is easily adjustable and repeatable through the use of these digital mechanical readouts. Easily input the dimensions you are processing, and fine tune them simply. By taking note of the positions for the different panels you run, you can easily change the settings on the fly for any change in operation.
Positioned before the pre-milling unit, the anti-adhesive unit prevents the glue from sticking to the upper and lower panel surfaces. This unit is complete with two spraying guns and a tank for the anti-adhesive liquid.
This unit is set in the machine before the gluing unit to heat the panels for a better glue adhesion to optimize the edge banding. This device is particularly useful when working with cold environments and/or panels in stock.
The Minimax ME 35TR3 Pre-mill unit is complete with two diamond cutters that are 80mm in diameter. This allows for a clean edge and a good lineal finish during the pre-mill process. Pre-milling comes with an independent exhaust and air blower for cleaning of the panel during this station. Vertical adjustment of premilling unit allows for even tool wear. Four manual shims of varying thicknesses (0.5 to 1 to 1.5 and 2mm) come with your ME 35TR3 for setting stock removal thickness.
The Minimax ME 35TR3 Edgebander features a glue pot with a quick heat-up system.
This self-lubricating glue pot is Teflon coated to allow for easy clean up and replacement. The system easily applies the glue to the panel with a vertical glue spreading roller, and the temperature is adjustable via the PLC control. Additionally, the unit also has a device to automatically recover unused glue, and automatic lowering of the glue pot temperature after temporary non-use of the machine.
This feature allows you to easily remove and replace the glue pot tank in the machine. This machine does not come with a spare glue pot which can be purchased with the machine as an optional accessory upon request (code 58.05.15).
During the process of removal of the front and rear exceeding edge; this two stage unit cuts and rounds the edge in a single pass at the end of the panel. Driven directly from the control panel it is possible to work with only the end cutting function for thin tape, and 3mm thick banding or wood. This is the first unit in its class to have this advanced engineering, this small of a footprint and overall capabilities at a price point that allows the small to medium-sized shop to compete.
PROFILES TO BE MACHINED WITH COMBINED END CUTTING-ROUNDING UNIT
Note: The working quality is strictly linked to the panel characteristics
The control system for the Minimax ME 35 TR3 is an intuitive and easy to use interface. Positioned near the tape roll holder and infeed side of the machine, this allows for you to easily access all of the main functions. The PLC unit guides the operator during maintenance, cleaning, diagnostic operations and more.
The Minimax ME 35TR3 is equipped with high frequency motors, horizontal and vertical copy wheels for accurate positioning of tools with reference to the cutting point. This unit is provided with 55.3mm diameter, combined cutters: the radius part of the cutter is used to trim 3mm radius edges and chamfered thin edges. The straight part of the cutter is used for the trimming of edges in wood up to 3mm. Changing from radius edge to wood tape is done easily by manually adjusting the cutters. The edge thickness is shown by two numeric readouts. The unit is equipped with independent exhaust systems.
High finishing quality of material edges thanks to the radius knives that help ensure the elimination of any marks left from the trimming unit tools, all equipped with front and vertical copy wheels, and a user-friendly device for exclusion of the unit when it is not in use.
Ideal for removing all excess glue squeeze-out on the top and bottom surfaces of the panel. Engineered with a high-polish finish, the adjustable copy shoes are designed to help prevent scratching on delicate materials.
The buffing station includes two independent motors running at 2,800 rpm for edge cleaning and polishing. The unit is tilted, and vertically adjustable to optimize the polishing and cleanliness of your finished panel.
Thanks to the high frequency motors of the end cutting unit and of the in-line top/bottom trimming units, the reliability of the Minimax ME 35TR3 is unmatched. With the absence of belts or other conventional driving systems, we have engineered less vibration into the unit, increasing reliability and precision over the life of your machine.
The Minimax ME 35TR3 panel movement system is designed to improve your panel finish by the panel conveying belt (SCM patent), which prevents the panel from having the feed affected by the typical pulse generated by the pinion of a traditional feed track.
3000 x 525mm
Thickness of rolled edges
0.4 - 3mm
Min. to max. panel height
8 - 50mm
Min. panel length/width with rolled edges
Feed motor power
Pneumatic operating pressure
Exhaust outlet glue pot
Exhaust outlet pre-milling unit
Exhaust outlet trimming unit
20 - 190°C (68 - 374°F)
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