Joint Machine

This coil-fed joint assembly machine is the fastest, most efficient way to produce multiple jack trusses.


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Most Efficient Way to Produce Jack Trusses

  • Plating and pressing are automatically initiated and completed.
  • Equipped with a touch screen for easy setup. 
  • Features coil-fed plates on the press head and a gear-driven plate drive system with an automatic shear.

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The JackRabbit® coil-fed joint assembly machine is the fastest, most efficient way to produce multiple jack trusses. Works with most production materials: hardwoods, softwoods, plywood, OSB, and high-density plastics. 

  • No cutting or nailing
  • The production table slides in and out for easy reach and visibility.
  • Grooved and painted guidelines allow quick alignment.
Physical Data
6' wide x 7' 2" high x 7' 6" deep
Throat Opening
2-7/8" high x 10" deep (from plate cutoff)
15 hp
Hydraulic Reservoir
38 gal.
Coil and Plate Data
Plate Thickness
Coil/plate width: 1"
Coil length: 183', Coil weight: 25.4 lb, Coils per pallet: 24, Pallet weight: 609 lb
Coil/plate width: 1.5"
Coil length: 175', Coil weight: 36.6 lb, Coils per pallet: 16, Pallet weight: 585 lb
Coil/plate width: 2"
Coil length: 175', Coil weight: 48.8 lb, Coils per pallet: 12, Pallet weight: 585 lb
Coil/plate width: 3"
Coil length: 132', Coil weight: 56.0 lb, Coils per pallet: 8, Pallet weight: 448 lb
Performance Data
Cycle Time
2 seconds
Pressing Capacity
Operating Pressure
1,500 psi
Lumber Capacity
Hardwoods, softwoods, plywood, OSB, and high-density plastics with thickness of 3/4" to 1-5/8"
Plate Embedment
Direction of Travel
Top platen moves down and up
Touch screen setup, photoelectric touch controls to press
Electrical Data
Electrical Specs
208/230/460 VAC, 3-phase, 60 Hz
Safety Data
2-handed operator control buttons
Safety Compliance
UL (panel), OSHA
Bilingual or ISO

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