Makita Planers

Makita Planers

Makita is one of, if not the largest manufacturer of power tools in the world while they are continually praised for their performance and quality. Today, Makita personifies reliability, durability and incredible power. They strive for innovation in products to fulfil the needs of professional tradespeople around the world.

The selection of Makita planers available from ITS are compact and lightweight which allow you to maintain working at speed without any detriment to quality. The specs on the planers further enforce this. 

With a planning width of 82mm, up to a maximum depth of 3.0mm and no load speed of up to 14,000rpm, the Makita Planers deliver control, precision and power for whenever you need it.

You simply need to choose either the freedom of movement with the 18V LXT range or the operational consistency of 110V/230V mains power.

On selected cordless models, you can opt for a Brushless motor, Bluetooth connectivity for automatic dust extraction activation, as well as torque drive technology that adjusts the cutting speed according to the load condition.

Amongst the selection of planers from Makita, is a thicknesser. This is a unique, time saving machine that ‘planes’ both sides of board to a consistent thickness throughout the length and is perfectly flat on both sides. It is different from a planer, where the cutter head is set into the bed surface. A surface planer has slight advantages for producing the first flat surface and may be able to do so in a single pass.

However the thicknesser has more important advantages in that it can produce a board with a consistent thickness, avoids producing a tapered board, and by making passes on each side and turning the board, may also be used for the initial preparation of an unplaned board.

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