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Better readability for the DIGIT L

The frequently used crosscut fence DIGIT L will be even more user friendly as of 2017. Altendorf’s design engineers have moved the scale closer to the operator to make it easier to read when pre-setting the dimension. The two new magnifying glasses also help to improve readability, enabling pre-settings to be made 30% faster. In Read more…

F 45 now with an optional air table

Altendorf is launching the first air table for the F 45 model as an optional feature. The compressed-air unit operates on the right-hand side of the saw blade to make work at the rip fence easier. The air cushion reduces the frictional resistance between the material and the machine table by up to 80%. However, Read more…

Altendorf MAGIS – the new digital operator guidance system

Altendorf takes care to emphasise that Altendorf MAGIS is not a cut optimisation program but a new digital, graphical operator guidance system. This smart software takes the data from cut optimisation, detects the configuration of the saw and visualises everything. The loaded dimension specifications for manual fences or automatic adjustment of motorised fences are clearly Read more…

Progress By Listening

As one of the leading providers of sliding table saws, Altendorf’s machines are known for their quality and precision. Vit Kafka, director of Altendorf Sales Centre East, shares the company’s design philosophy and further plans with FDM Asia. By Sandy Sun FDM Asia: Can you tell us more about your new products and their competitive Read more…

Ligna 2017 – Another Successful Show!

Ligna 2017 has concluded, It is the world’s leading trade fair for machinery, plant and tools for the woodworking and timber processing industry. Altendorf attended the event with a full outfit of staff and new machinery. A warm congratulations to the our attending staff for another successful show! Stay tuned for updates on the latest machinery Read more…

Designcraft

The Parliament house, National Archives and the Australian War Memorial are typical hotspots you would find on a tourist map. However they are also some of the names you would find on an impressive Designcraft reference list. This not only reflects the calibre of work the organisation is engaged in but also the reputation accredited Read more…

Holz-Handwerk 2016

Another successful show at  the Holz-Handwerk show. The completely redesigned Altendorf F 45 was unveiled in 2015 and appeared at the Holz-Handwerk trade fair for the first time this year. Visitors saw what amounted in technical terms to a new beast entirely: from the machine frame to the motors to the control units, all key Read more…

iF Product Design Award

Altendorf continues to hit the right notes in design too: the new F 45 received the iF Label in the product design category in this year’s edition of the iF DESIGN AWARD. The jury of international experts praised the way it combines functionality with modern materials, design and use of colour in particular and identified Read more…

20 years with Altendorf

Frank Nemec made a telephone call recently. Frank owns and runs Eden Joinery, named for its home town on the Sapphire Coast along southern New South Wales. With an instinct for working in wood and a passion for his business, over the years Frank turned humble beginnings into a thriving venture with many domestic clients. Read more…