The IRONWOOD P500 Series of 20” thickness planers provide operators with solid thickness planing machinery that offer a powerful cutting performance. This machine features an enhanced heavy-duty cast iron table that is heat treated and precision ground to assure the greatest rigidity and stability during intense cutting operations.  The Ironwood Planers cater to the American woodworker in offering enhanced engineering designs and superior build construction for long-lasting and trouble-free performance.

  • Machine base is manufactured from high-quality cast iron and incorporates strong interior construction supports to ensure motionless and vibration-free performance
  • Helical tooling is carefully machined, tempered, and dynamically ground balanced
  • 4” diameter spiral cutterhead, features six rows of carbide inserts to ensure longer-lasting and sharper tool life
  • Newly designed outfeed pressure roller configuration features solid construction and spring-pressure adjustments to provide additional strength and ensure appropriate levels of tension
  • Two 3” adjustable bed rollers for planing of rough or finished lumber, as well as glued panels
  • Powered table height positioning via keypad entry within the digital controller
  • A 1/4 HP motor drives the powered table elevation, providing operators with fast and convenient thickness settings
  • Both the infeed chipbreaker, and the outfeed pressure rollers incorporate spring-pressured adjustments to ensure the positive contact on the workpiece as it is passed through the planer

  • Integrated digital controller with key pad entry for powered table positioning offers quick and convenient thickness settings to the thousandths of an inch
  • Precisely designed infeed anti-kickback fingers to enhance the operator safety element
  • 2-sided carbide insert design within the helical cutterhead provides users with a higher chip-removal rate, superior surface finishing, and lower noise levels
  • Variable feed speed controls, from 19-39 FPM, are conveniently located on the upper side panel of the planer for improved versatility
  • Centralized control panel includes on/off controls for the cutterhead and feed, motorized table controls with keypad entry and digital readouts, and an emergency stop
  • Ironwood’s bed roller adjustments feature the ‘quick-set’ adjustment from 0.0” to 0.5” as well as the handy raise and lowering lever to ensure smooth feed rates
  • An enclosed micro-adjustment dial is also provided to ensure precise positioning of the table

  • Micro-adjustment dial for the table elevation is redesigned in an enclosed format to reduce the chances for operator injury
  • Table raise and lowering operations controlled by two limit switches
  • Equipped with carefully designed anti-kickback fingers
  • All electrics are UL and CSA approved and feature Telemecanique components
  • Emergency Stop
  • One year warranty

Max width of work piece 508 mm
Max thickness of work piece 300 mm
Min thickness of work piece 10 mm
Max cutting depth 8 mm
Min length of work piece 220 mm
Cutterhead Helical
Cutterhead Ø 98 mm
Number of knives 75
Cutting circle 102 mm
Cutterhead speed 4800 RPM
Table width 562 mm
Table length 748 mm
Infeed rollers (1) 76 mm Roller
Outfeed rollers (2) 60 mm Rollers
Table roller (2) 68 mm
Table adjustment Motorized
Table position display Digital Controller
Variable feed speed 19 – 39 FPM 
Cutterhead motor 5 HP IE3
Feed motor 1 HP
Table raise/lower motor 1/4 HP
Dust requirements 6″ port / 800 CFM
Shipping weight 1800 lbs
Electrical connection* 230 Volts | 3-phase | 60 Hz.

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