Used LMC C230-5 (523C) 9″ 5 Head Moulder

Machine Information

Main Frame, Machine Bed and Enclosure:

  • 1 Piece – Cast Iron Main Frame. Specially heat treated for maximum stability and minimum vibration
  • 78 inch (2 meter) long Adjustable Straightening Infeed Table and Fence (each adjustable .4 inch) – other lengths optional
  • Tables, Chipbreakers & fences are Hard Chromed with approx. .012”-.014” chrome thickness (except 1st bottom receiving plate which is alloy steel specially hardened for best wear ability)
  • Lift up sound & safety enclosure incl. safety interlocks & strobe-free lighting inside enclosure.

Drive Includes:

  • Maintenance free Full Cardan Shaft Drive to feedworks for balanced drive performance, with individual worm reduction gear box to each feed roll station
  • Powered rise and fall to extra heavy feed support beam by 1 HP/.75 kW motor.
  • Upper support Beam is supported at both the Infeed and Outfeed ends on 2 large columns for best most rigid upper beam support
  • All feed rolls and pressures move with top beam rise and fall, including safety switches at extreme points.
  • 8 Top Driven Feed Roll Assemblies (each equipped with Multiple 2” wide rolls that can be quickly spaced/positioned or removed as desired)
  • 2 driven Full Width Bed(Bottom) Rolls & 1 Idling Full Width Bottom Midfeed Roll
  • 2 Piece (Interchangeable) Full width Bottom Driven Infeed Roll
  • Driven Midfeed Rolls
  • Top/Bottom Powered Outfeed Rolls, with bottom full width and plain
  • Top Infeed rolls before first bottom head with pneumatic rise and fall by switch
  • Centrally located Pneumatic Pressure Gauges & Controls for Top Rolls, Chip Breakers and Roll holdover Assembly opposite rear side head on Exterior Column
  • All Top Rolls are Pneumatically Tensioned. There are 3 different pressurized groups to the Top Rolls. Infeed, Midfeed & Outfeed Top Rolls. Each group has a pressure gauge and regulator for varying pressure setting. This really helps for the feeding of different materials with different conditions, smoothly and efficiently.
  • All Infeed Top Rolls are Hardened, Serrated and Chromed to resist wear and prevent chips and shavings from sticking to them
  • Top feed rolls after top head are Polyurethane
  • Intermediate short stock top driven feed roll station with pneumatic pressure for feeding minimum 8” (200mm) length work pieces. It is easily flipped up for rear side head removal.
  • Inch forward & reverse to feed w/ duplicate control at top head position for fast & easy setting
  • Feed roll diameter 5” / 140mm
  • 5 HP Mechanical Variable Speed Drive from 20-80 FPM

Chipbreakers, Fences and Holdowns/Holdovers:

  • Tables, Bedplates, Chipbreakers and Fences are Hard Chromed with approx. .012” of chrome
  • 25” (32mm) high fences (2.4”-60mm optional)
  • Double side pressure unit opposite fence side head moving with near side head
  • Left & Right-Side Head equipped with telescopic bed plates
  • Side guide after near side head moving with near side head
  • Spring Top Head Chip breakers
  • Sectional Chip breakers before top heads with vertical screw adjustment and mechanical digital position readouts
  • Pad pressure Plate after top heads with vertical screw adjustment and mechanical digital position readout
  • Std Digital Counters included on Top Head Chipbreaker and Pressure Plate
  • Outfeed bed plate is easily shimmed to compensate for bottom head cut