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.
Dimensions6′ wide x 7′ 2″ high x 7′ 6″ deep
Throat Opening2-7/8″ high x 10″ deep (from plate cutoff)
Motor15 hp
Hydraulic Reservoir38 gal.
Plate Thickness20-gauge
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
Cycle Time2 seconds
Pressing Capacity6-ton
Operating Pressure1,500 psi
Lumber CapacityHardwoods, softwoods, plywood, OSB, and high-density plastics with thickness of 3/4″ to 1-5/8″
Plate Embedment100%
Direction of TravelTop platen moves down and up
HMITouch screen setup, photoelectric touch controls to press
Electrical Specs208/230/460 VAC, 3-phase, 60 Hz
Controls2-handed operator control buttons
Safety ComplianceUL (panel), OSHA
LabelsBilingual or ISO

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