The IRONWOOD FX550 Shaper features unbeatable value.  Rugged cast iron construction, adjustable fences for versatility, and easy-to-use controllers are all packaged at value price points.  This machine features a large, heavy-duty cast iron ground and polished table to ensure maximum rigidity and stability for heavy cutting operations.  The Ironwood FX550 spindle shaper highlights a fixed interchangeable spindle, quick set-up and adjustments, and maximum stability and precision.

  • 1 ¼” Interchangeable spindles, but can also be fitted with ½”, ¾”, 1”, 30 mm and 35 mm sizes
  • Increased table sizes provide users with additional support when working with larger, more cumbersome work pieces
  • Driven by a 5-speed dynamically balanced v-belt pulley system for speeds of 3000/4000/6000/8000/10,000 RPM
  • Heavy-duty, cast iron fence assembly features halves that can be precisely adjusted by a micro-metric adjustment knob
  • Dependable fine-adjustments with micrometers are available on both the infeed and outfeed sides of the fence assembly
  • Innovative adjustable guide finger design to provide safer operations (in guarding the cutter) and to provide improved material support

  • Quick, manual speed adjustments are conveniently located through the front panel of the shaper
  • Spindle speed indicator lights to assist the operator within the control panel
  • Ironwood’s tooling assembly is precisely designed and constructed to secure absolute precision and greater cutting constancy, the spindles are dynamically balanced for extra smooth running at high speeds
  • Cast iron miter gauge with workpiece holding device for improved user operations
  • Operational controls are located within the centralized control panel and include all major control functions:
    • Forward and reverse spindle rotation with a directional indicator light to ensure safe climb-cutting operations
    • Raised and lowering of the spindle is adjusted by a precision graduated handwheel read via digital indicator
    • Spindle rotation controls with direction indicator light
    • Power on/off switches and the emergency stop 

  • Electronic spindle brake
  • Spindle lock – with limit switch safety, prevents the machine from starting when engaged
  • Cutter protection guard
  • Emergency Stop
  • Conforms to UL / CSA electric standards
  • One year warranty

Working table 700 mm x 900 mm
Table height 900 mm
Vertical spindle stroke 140 mm
Under the nut 160 mm
Speeds 5 Speeds (3000, 4000, 6000, 8000, 10000 RPM)
Spindle height adjustment Handwheel
Spindle position display Mechanical readout
Spindle size 1.25″ x 6″
Spindle rotation fwd / rev
Max tool diameter (below table) 180 mm
Max tool diameter (above table) 225 mm
Motor 5.5 HP IE3
Shipping weight 926 lbs. 
Shipping dimensions 1090 x 900 x 1100 mm
Dust Extraction (2) x 4” ports
Electrical connection 230 Volts | 3-phase | 60 Hz.

   *460V power upgrades available upon request.  Additional charges may apply.