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HSKS Kerfing Saw

This machine offers a high-production alternative for machining-saw kerfs in the bottom of engineered flooring. It permits easy integration into existing production lines to eliminate labor and a variety of handling problems.


The HSKS is an automatic high-speed kerfing saw for engineered wood flooring up to 50″ long x 2-1/4″-6″ wide with a thickness of 3/8″-3/4″. It is also called a striating machine for other special applications.


  • Approximate weight: 5,500 pounds
  • Overall dimensions: 73″ wide x 77″ deep x 80″ high
  • High output rates of 60 pieces per minute

Saw Arbor

  • The standard machine arbor is powered by a 50 HP 3450 RPM direct-coupled TEFC motor
  • The arbor bearings and motor are arranged on a heavy and rigid fabricated yoke
  • The arbor yoke adjusts up and down via Joyce Jacks and an 1/2 HP-powered traverse and/or hand crank for quick changes and setup of saw sleeves
  • A removable interlocked outboard bearing assembly provides support at the end of the arbor and facilitates quick changes of the saw sleeves


  • Continuous output of 60 pieces per minute via eccentric cam on gearbox and feed-paddle-mounted on THK precision lineal bearings
  • Standard 7″ stroke length for approximate maximum materials size of 6″ wide x 50″ long
  • Fed through a magazine (hopper) for uninterrupted production
  • Adjustable hopper width to accommodate various stock widths via a quick-change fabricated insert
  • Optional inverter drive on feed motor varies machine throughput
  • 50″ of saw space with two 25″ sleeves for quick setup
  • Hopper-fed for steady, non-interrupted production
  • Rubber rolls with pneumatic tensioning minimize marking

Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen Association Wood Component Manufacturers Association National Wood Flooring Association