Top 10 Best Planers with Helical Cutterhead
for January 2022

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Shop Fox W1754H 20

Shop Fox W1754H 20" Planer with Built-in Mobile Base and Helical Cutterhead

by Woodstock International
What We like

Minimum stock length: 8"

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Product Features

  • Maximum cutting height: 8"
  • Motor: 5 HP, 240V, single-phase, 19A
  • Minimum stock thickness: 3/16"
  • Maximum cutting width: 20"

Motor: 5 hp, 240v, single-phase, 19a Minimum stock thickness: 3/16" Maximum cutting width: 20" Maximum cutting height: 8"

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Powermatic 1610082 PJ-882HH 8-Inch Parallelogram Jointer with Helical Cutterhead

Powermatic 1610082 PJ-882HH 8-Inch Parallelogram Jointer with Helical Cutterhead

by Powermatic
What We like

PARALLELOGRAM DESIGN: Close table-to-cutterhead proximity and fast depth of cut adjustments.

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Product Features

  • HANDWHEEL-OPERATED WORM GEAR SYSTEM: For smooth fence tilting.
  • 54 FOUR-SIDED CARBIDE INSERTS: Provides smoother, quieter cutting and a superior finer finish.
  • LARGE 8" X 82" PRECISION-GROUND CAST IRON TABLE: For heavy-duty work.
  • NON-MAR FENCE INSERT: Protects table surface.

Handwheel-operated worm gear system: for smooth fence tilting. Non-mar fence insert: protects table surface. Large 8" x 82" precision-ground cast iron table: for heavy-duty work. 54 four-sided carbide inserts: provides smoother, quieter cutting and a superior finer finish.

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15" JET Helical Cutterhead Planer

JWP-15BHH

by JET
What We like

Innovative JET - precision air strut system (pass) provides consistent upward pressure on the Cutterhead, reducing the chance of board snipe

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Product Features

  • Powerful 3-HP motor with v-belt transmission reduces vibration and running noise
  • Dual infeed speed control for 16Fpm or 20Fpm, maximizes cut efficiency
  • Heavy-duty precision ground cast iron table and four post design provides maximum control and support when passing boards through Planer.
  • Helical Cutterhead houses 48 staggered Carbide knives that are engineered to align themselves without any adjustment for a superior finish and quieter cut

Heavy-duty precision ground cast iron table and four post design provides maximum control and support when passing boards through planer. Dual infeed speed control for 16fpm or 20fpm, maximizes cut efficiency Helical cutterhead houses 48 staggered carbide knives that are engineered to align themselves without any adjustment for a superior finish and quieter cut Powerful 3-hp motor with v-belt transmission reduces vibration and running noise

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Powermatic 1610086K Model 60HH 8-Inch 2 HP 1-Phase Jointer with Helical Cutterhead

Powermatic 1610086K Model 60HH 8-Inch 2 HP 1-Phase Jointer with Helical Cutterhead

by Powermatic
What We like

Helical cutterhead with four sided inserts provides smoother, quieter cutting and a superior finish

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Product Features

  • Adjustment lever offers quick infeed table positioning and fine tuning of cut depth
  • Extra long tables are mounted on dovetailed ways, for extended workpiece support
  • High mount switch for operator convenience. Dust collection minimum - required (CFM) 450
  • Handwheel operated worm gear system for smooth fence tilting

Handwheel operated worm gear system for smooth fence tilting High mount switch for operator convenience. dust collection minimum - required (cfm) 450 Adjustment lever offers quick infeed table positioning and fine tuning of cut depth Extra long tables are mounted on dovetailed ways, for extended workpiece support

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Grizzly Industrial G0858-8

Grizzly Industrial G0858-8" x 76" Parallelogram Jointer with Helical Cutterhead & Mobile Base

by Grizzly
What We like

Rabbeting capacity:1/2"

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Product Features

  • Motor: 3 HP, 230V, single-phase
  • Fence size: 4-1/2" x 38"
  • Total table size: 8" x 76"
  • Maximum depth of cut: 1/8"

Fence size: 4-1/2" x 38" Total table size: 8" x 76" Maximum depth of cut: 1/8" Motor: 3 hp, 230v, single-phase

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Grizzly Industrial G1021X2-15

Grizzly Industrial G1021X2-15" 3 HP Extreme Series Planer w/Helical Cutterhead

by Grizzly
What We like

Minimum stock length: 6-1/2"

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Product Features

  • Maximum cutting height: 6-1/8"
  • Maximum cutting depth: 1/8"
  • Maximum cutting width: 14-7/8"
  • Motor: 3 HP, 220V, single-phase

Maximum cutting height: 6-1/8" Motor: 3 hp, 220v, single-phase Maximum cutting width: 14-7/8" Maximum cutting depth: 1/8"

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Grizzly Industrial G0891-15

Grizzly Industrial G0891-15" 3 HP Fixed-Table Planer w/Helical Cutterhead

by Grizzly
What We like

Minimum cutting height: 3/16"

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Product Features

  • Maximum cutting width: 15"
  • Maximum cutting height: 6"
  • Motor: 3 HP, 230V, single-phase
  • Table size w/cast-iron wings: 15-1/2"W x 49"L

Maximum cutting height: 6" Maximum cutting width: 15" Motor: 3 hp, 230v, single-phase Table size w/cast-iron wings: 15-1/2"w x 49"l

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ELEPHAS - 15

ElephasKnife ELEPHAS

15" Woodworking Tool Spiral Cutter head and Helical cutterhead for thickness planer, 4 rows 52 inserts

by ELEPHAS
What We like

"Excellent quality We are dedicated to provide our customers with better experience and durable use on woodworking tools. With strict and high quality control, you can choose our products with confidence. "

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Product Features

  • "Durable Materials Our products are made of Tungsten Carbide and other materials which not only reduce noise and tear-out but also produce much smoother finish on difficult woods"
  • Including tool kit: two bearings: 6204+6205/ 10 spare inserts/ 10 spare screws/ two T wrenches.Detailed dimensions are attached to the product photos. If you have any questions, please provide the brand and model.
  • "Save Money Indexable inserts; If one knife edge is dull or nicked, simply rotate to another edge. You'll only need to replace one insert when all 4 sides are out of use."
  • "Our Feature and Patent The indexable 4 cutting-edge double-layer insert on spiral cutter head have received the Patent of United States.The improved design helps users to install the carbide inserts correctly onto the insert seats.It is safer for the user and the machine by preventing the cutter from breaking inside the thickness planer."

"save money indexable inserts; if one knife edge is dull or nicked, simply rotate to another edge. you'll only need to replace one insert when all 4 sides are out of use." "our feature and patent the indexable 4 cutting-edge double-layer insert on spiral cutter head have received the patent of united states.the improved design helps users to install the carbide inserts correctly onto the insert seats.it is safer for the user and the machine by preventing the cutter from breaking inside the thickness planer." "durable materials our products are made of tungsten carbide and other materials which not only reduce noise and tear-out but also produce much smoother finish on difficult woods" Including tool kit: two bearings: 6204+6205/ 10 spare inserts/ 10 spare screws/ two t wrenches.detailed dimensions are attached to the product photos. if you have any questions, please provide the brand and model.

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RIKON Power Tools 25-130H 13-Inch Planer with Helical Head

RIKON Power Tools 25-130H 13-Inch Planer with Helical Head

by Scheppach
What We like

26, double sided HSS inserts change easily if dull or knocked

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Product Features

  • Generous, maximum planning width of 13" and thickness of 6"
  • Powerful 15 Amp, 115V motor cuts wood to a maximum 1/8" depth without
  • 26, double sided HSS inserts change easily if dull or knicked.
  • Generous, maximum planning width of 13" and thickness of 6".
  • 6 row Helical Cutter Head cuts cleanly for a fine, smooth finish on hard or soft woods

Powerful 15 amp, 115v motor cuts wood to a maximum 1/8" depth without Powerful 15 amp, 115v motor cuts wood to a maximum 1/8" depth without 26, double sided hss inserts change easily if dull or knicked. Generous, maximum planning width of 13" and thickness of 6" 6 row helical cutter head cuts cleanly for a fine, smooth finish on hard or soft woods 6 row helical cutter head cuts cleanly for a fine, smooth finish on hard or soft woods Generous, maximum planning width of 13" and thickness of 6".

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Grizzly Industrial G0495X - 8

Grizzly Industrial G0495X

8" x 83" Helical Cutterhead Jointer with Exclusive Digital Height Readout

by Grizzly
What We like

Precision ground cast iron tables and fence

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Product Features

  • Digital readout for infeed table height
  • Magnetic switch with thermal overload protection
  • Heavy-duty center mounted fence
  • Pedestal mounted switch controls

Heavy-duty center mounted fence Digital readout for infeed table height Magnetic switch with thermal overload protection Pedestal mounted switch controls

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