Bandmills - Optimil's proven high strain Bandmills are designed to achieve the highest feed rates and the lowest sawing deviation. Low friction linear bearing slideways achieve shorter set times and greater accuracy. Optimil Bandmills operate at up to 30,000 lb strain to achieve improved accuracy.
Canter Feed Systems -The Optimil Canter feed system consists of a heavy duty Auto Rotation Conveyor, Log Turner, and Skewing Slewing and Tilting Infeed, which are designed to presents the log to the cutting section in precisely the correct position as calculated by the optimization software to achieve maximum yield.
Canters - Conical side heads are designed to produce two sided cants while achieving the highest quality chips and maintaining the horizontal feed position of the log. The patented non rotating anvil provides superior log guiding and minimum deviation through the chipping section. A facing saw can be added for improved finish.
Edger Optimizers - The Optimil Board Edger Optimizer System combines North American standards with CATECH European designs. The Optimil Board Edger Optimizer System will process over 50 pieces per minute on random length boards and include in line and true shape scanning combined with last in real time optimization software to improve sawmill recovery.
Gang Saws - Optimil Vertical Arbor Gangs are designed for maximum throughput and maximum sawing accuracy. Our unique swing out door design enables quick and easy saw changes. Thinkerf climb cutting saws yield efficient sawing and improved throughput. Superior cant control is achieved through a design incorporating large roll diameters and close roll centers
Operator Cabs / Consoles - Custom designed for your application, Optimil Operator Cabs provide maximum comfort and visibility. Built in overhead shelving let you view multiple monitors while minimizing neck strain. Heavy duty protective glass minimizes the danger from flying debris. Insulated and air conditioned for use inside or outside.
PLC Controls / Scanning - Bucking Optimization, Log Optimization, Cant Optimization, Edger Optimization, Trimmer Optimization, MillController
CSA/UL Approved Panel Shop - Formerly known as Omega Controls Ltd., our electrical panel shop has been servicing customers locally and around the world since 1982. Esthetics, Quality, Satisfaction and Strong Support are some of the qualities our shop values in their work.
Saw Sections - Horizontal - Optimil Horizontal Saw Sections are manufactured in quad arbor or double arbor with splined sleeves. Slides are mounted on round ways for ease of maintenance.
Sharp Chain Systems - Designed for today’s high speed sawmills running at over 400 FPM, the Optimil sharp chain system provides positive dogging and accurate transport through the cutting modules (Chipper heads, bandsaws or circular saws).
Trimmer and Sorter Systems - Hi-Speed Optimized Trimmers, Bin Sorters for automated wet and dry sorts,
EDEM Vibrating Conveyors - EDEM vibrating conveyors are used around the world to convey, sort, and screen materials for many different industries, including Wood Processing, Food Processing, Recycling, Pulp & Paper, Engineered Wood and Foundries. Vibrating Conveyors provide a more even flow of material than can be achieved with belt conveyors.
WPM Log Home Machine - This modular machine is the first of it's kind in the world to be specifically designed for machine-profiled log home manufacturing. The WPM2000 positively grips and transports the piece of wood through a series of modular wood shaping modules that will precisely shape the log.
About Optimil Machinery Inc. - Optimil is a name recognized around the world as a leader in primary and secondary log processing machinery, as well as providing log and board optimization systems for the progressive sawmill. Since its founding in 1983, Optimil's objective has been to help progressive sawmillers produce more lumber from their existing wood resource.
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