Powermatic - 12" Jointer, 3HP, 1PH, 230V Only, Straight Knife, Model 1285

$5,599.99

This 12″ jointer offers big capacity and performance in a machine that is loaded with features. Large center-mounted fence assembly adjusts easily via rack and pinion system with ram lock. Preset stops on the fence body allow for fast angle set-up at 45° in and out, and a positive stop for perfect 90° angles. The parallelogram design keeps the table in close proximity to the cutterhead for improved finish and allows for a fast depth of cut adjustment. This design also ensures the tables remain perfectly parallel even after years of tough duty. Choose either the standard three-knife cutterhead or the solid steel Helical cutterhead. The helical system makes fast work of knife changing and never needs adjustment.

Description

This 12″ jointer offers big capacity and performance in a machine that is loaded with features. Large center-mounted fence assembly adjusts easily via rack and pinion system with ram lock. Preset stops on the fence body allow for fast angle set-up at 45° in and out, and a positive stop for perfect 90° angles. The parallelogram design keeps the table in close proximity to the cutterhead for improved finish and allows for a fast depth of cut adjustment. This design also ensures the tables remain perfectly parallel even after years of tough duty. Choose either the standard three-knife cutterhead or the solid steel Helical cutterhead. The helical system makes fast work of knife changing and never needs adjustment.

Specifications:

Rack and pinion adjustable cast iron fence assembly for smooth fence positioning without play
Parallelogram design for close table-to-cutterhead proximity and fast depth of cut adjustments
Large 84″ x 12″ table surface for heavy-duty work
Table “lips” on both sides of cutterhead aid in noise reduction
Full size rabbeting ledge supports large workpieces for rabbets up to 3/4″ deep
3HP motor provides plenty of power
Cutterhead guard
Heavy duty fence
Dust port
Push blocks
Tool kit
Cuts Per Minute : 15000
Cutterhead Speed (RPM) : 5000
Cutting Capacity (W x D/in) : 11-3/4 x 3/4
Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required : 800
Dust Port Diameter (OD/in) : 6
Fence Positive Stops (deg.) : 45, 90 and -45
Fence Size (L x H/in) : 47 x 5-1/2
Fence Tilts (deg.) : 45 right, 45 left
Height (in): 39
Length (in): 89.5
Model Number : 1285
Motor HP : 3HP
Motor Phase : 1Ph
Motor Voltage : 230V
Net Weight : 835 pound
Number of Knives (Helical/Standard) : 3 standard
Overall Dimensions : 89.5 x 28.5 x 39
Part Number : 1791241
Rabbeting Capacity (in) : 3/4
Standard Knife Size (L x W x T/in) : 12 x 1-3/16 x 1/8
Table Height (in) : 31-1/2
Table Size (L x W/in) : 84 x 12
Width (in): 28.5
Shipping weight 880 lb.

Brand

Powermatic

From a family operated corn milling operation in McMinnville, TN to today’s 400,000 square foot facility in LaVergne, TN, the evolution of Powermatic has echoed the success of American business ingenuity throughout the 20th Century and into the new millennium. In 1921, Leonard F. Smith, Sr. was a seller of timber and rough-cut lumber in the McMinnville community of middle Tennessee. He believed he could make a better product to sell if he first planed the wood himself. Instead of purchasing a planing machine from an existing manufacturer, he decided to build his own in his workshop on the family farm. Upon completion, he used it in his lumber and timber business. Shortly afterward an individual offered to purchase the machine. Mr. Smith used the money to build four more planers, which he offered for sale to others he knew in the lumber industry. These sold quickly and as word spread of the quality of these machines, demand increased. Mr. Smith decided to leave the lumber industry and engage full time in the manufacturing business. The growth of the company demanded a move to larger facilities. In 1928, Mr. Smith named his company Powermatic, and moved his business into an old blacksmith shop in town. He introduced several new products including sanding machines, drill presses, and the industry’s latest invention, the Tilting Arbor Table Saw. Through the 1940’s several progressively larger factories were occupied as the demand for Powermatic products grew. In 1954, the company, now run by Mr. Smith’s sons, bought land on the edge of town and built a 38,000 square foot facility specifically tailored to their operations. In 1958, Powermatic took a unique step in the industry by establishing its own 50,000 square foot foundry. This enabled the company to keep tight control on the precision and quality of its castings and to ensure that the Meehanite ™ process, still in use today, would put the company at the forefront of the woodworking machinery manufacturing process for years to come. In 1966, the Smith brothers sold their business to Houdaille Industries. Although owned by a Fortune 500 Company, Powermatic continued to be influenced by the local community and run in autonomous fashion. In April of 1986, Powermatic was purchased and operated as a division of DeVlieg-Bullard, Inc. In October of 1999 Powermatic was purchased by WMH, who already owned Jet Tools, and Performax Products. These three companies along with the Wilton Tool Company were grouped together to form the WMH Tool Group. In 2014, Powermatic was purchased, along with its sister brands by Tenex Group and are now grouped together to form JPW Industries Inc., as they are still knowns today. In July 2001, a “NEW” Powermatic emerged and a strategic business decision was made to pursue the general purpose industrial woodworking machinery market much more aggressively. From a family operated corn mill to a world class leader of industrial woodworking machinery, we remain… The Gold Standard Since 1921.™

Additional information

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Shipping Policy

  • Free standard freight is offered on this item
  • Your order will ship in 2-5 business days. Delivery will be an additional 2-9 business days depending on your location and warehouse availability.
  • Express or overnight shipping is not available for this product.
  • Ships by Ground to the 48 contiguous states. Cannot ship to Alaska, Hawaii, PO Boxes, APOs, US Territories, Canada or other foreign countries.
  • Freight and LTL carriers are not responsible for product setup.
  • While many carriers will deliver products to the ground, they are only responsible for “back of truck” deliveries. To assure ground delivery, you may purchase “lift gate delivery” at checkout.

Return & Warranty Policy

All shipments must be inspected and any damage reported within 3 days of receipt:

Return Information

All returns must be pre-approved. Any non-warranty returns must be unused and in original packaging. A 25% restock fee will apply. Customer pays return freight.

Warranty Information

Because this item is purchased and shipped directly from the manufacturer the product falls under JPW warranty.

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