Cooper Machine Company, Inc.

 478-252-5885

A leader in custom sawmill machinery, Cooper Machine utilizes proven technology with the latest innovations to design and manufacture quality sawmill equipment. Cooper Machine is best known for our Scraggs, but we also offer a full line of sawmill equipment including Edgers (with or without optimization), Merchandising Systems, Sorting Systems, MIT Resaws and Carriages, Cooperage Equipment and Prodesa Pellet Mills.
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Cooper Machine MIT S.A. Vertical Band 1275

MIT has five models of their Vertical Band Resaw to cut varying widths and heights. The 1275 model uses a 6" band and has a 4'2" wheel. These resaws come with a line bar, variable hydraulic feed from zero (0) to two hundred and thirty (230) feet per minute, a live roller table with four (4) 6 ½ inch rollers, cartridge type pressure guides with the lower stationary, upper moveable, operator controlled, single or double hydraulic hauling and press roller drums, yoke and flywheel pistons of cast steel, air strain system with heavy duty air bag, using hydraulic hose for long lasting service and virtually no maintenance except for draining, electric motor activated system for raising and lowering flywheel, all systems are complete with valves, motors, cylinders, hoses, and controls, hydraulic system complete with tank, motor, pump, hoses, and valves, programmable measuring system using MUDATA microprocessor with ten position program and infinite variable parameters, and a main drive.

Cooper Machine MIT S.A. Horizontal Bands 700 Model

MIT makes four different models of the horizontal band. The smallest model is the 700 model. It has 28" diameter wheels and uses either a 1" or 2" band. It has one 20hp electrical motor on each head and can be used either 50 or 60htz. It also has a polychain belt drive and a 13’-0” infeed and outfeed metal tabletop chain conveyor.It uses pressure guides and can either have a manual saw set or a Mudata system can be added. Multiple heads available.

Cooper Machine MIT S. A. Center Split Resaw SCI-900

MIT has Two models of center split resaws to fit your needs. The SCI-900 model has 3 foot diameter fabricated solid steel wheels for 4 inch vertical band. Wheels will be flat ground unless otherwise specified. Has a high tension band with pneumatics systems. Includes a fixed pressure guide system. There are two modes where you can run it with a center split or off to one side. Manual setworks included (optional Mudata system available). Variable speed to 200 feet per minute. The principal motor is 30hp 50/60 htz and it comes complete with electrical panel.

Cooper Machine MIT S.A. Horizontal Bands 1000

MIT has four models of the horizontal band resaw. The 1000 model works well with cants and slabs. It has heads mounted on a reinforced frame, 40” (1000mm) diameter fabricated solid steel wheels for 2 or 4” bands. It has one 60hp electrical motor on each head either 50 or 60 htz. A variable speed drive for principle motor is included along with a polychain belt drive. Also includes a 13’-0” infeed and outfeed metal tabletop chain conveyor. Available with manual head adjustment or a Mudata programmable measuring system. We also include a Lubie lubrication system for ease of lubricating.

Cooper Machine MIT S.A. Horizontal Bands 1275 Model

MIT has four horizontal band resaw models. The 1275 model has 4’2” (1275 mm) diameter fabricated solid steel wheels for 6” or 8" bands. Designed and fabricated with a solid center to generate maximum airflow efficiency while still allowing optimum design strength. Wheels are stress relieved and balanced to ensure smooth and vibration free operation. All bearings are first line quality. Air strain system is supplied with heavy-duty air bag using hydraulic hose for long lasting service and virtually no maintenance except for draining. Pneumatic system for flywheel movement to change blade. System allows adequate movement for extension and contraction for blade removal. Tracking and final adjustment are easily made. 75hp electrical motor on the head either 50 or 60 htz. Mudata Model Pos Div 114 for one head is included. 13’-0” (3.96m) in feed and out feed metal tabletop chain conveyor and wide motorized pressure rollers on front and back of the blades.

Cooper Machine MIT S.A. Horizontal Bands 1400 Model Single

MIT has four models of Horizontal Band Resaws. The largest is the 1400 model. It comes as a single head, a double head in tandem (back to back) or as an over/under band. It has 4’7” (1400mm) diameter fabricated solid steel wheels for 8” bands. Designed and fabricated with a solid center to generate maximum airflow efficiency while still allowing optimum design strength. Wheels are stress relieved and balanced to ensure smooth and vibration free operation. All bearings are first line quality. Air strain system is supplied with heavy-duty air bag using hydraulic hose for long lasting service and virtually no maintenance except for draining. Pneumatic system for flywheel movement to change blade. System allows adequate movement for extension and contraction for blade removal. Tracking and final adjustment are easily made. 100hp electrical motor on the head either 50 or 60 htz. Frame configurations have been engineered and designed from structural steel tubing and steel plate.

Cooper Machine MIT S. A. Center Split Resaw SCI-1400 Model

The SCI-1400 is MIT's largest center split resaw. It comes with 55" diameter fabricated solid steel wheels for either 6 or 8" bands. Variable speed hydraulics feed from 0 to 227 feet per minute. Fixed pressure guides. Electric motor for quick change of saw. High tension band with pneumatic systems. Air strain system with air bags. Includes hydraulic tank, pump, electrical motor, valves etc. With 75hp 50/60 htz electric motor and complete electrical panels. This machine can either center split or offset cut. Now includes MIT PLC and touch screen.

Cooper Machine MIT S.A. Vertical Band 1500 Model

MIT Vertical Resaw Model 1500 has a 59 inch diameter fabricated steel wheels for 8 or 10” bands. Designed and fabricated with a solid center to generate maximum airflow efficiency while still allowing optimum design strength. Flat ground face (unless otherwise specified). Wheels are stress relieved and balanced to insure smooth and vibration free operation. All bearings are first line; flywheel bearings are double taper-lock roller type. The air strain system has air bags for long lasting service and virtually no maintenance except for draining. Line bar comes extra-long and extra high. The resaw also has double parallel hydraulic arms and a variable speed hydraulic feed from 0 to 230fpm. It is driven by 100hp motors 50 or 60htz. It also comes with a Mudata programmable measuring system and a live roller infeed table (7” in diameter). A hydraulic tank and power system comes complete with 7.5hp electric motor for quick change of saws. It comes on a frame of reinforced steel.

Cooper Machine MIT 1275 Center Split Resaw

The SCI-1275 is MIT's largest center split resaw. It comes with 55" diameter fabricated solid steel wheels for either 6 or 8" bands. Variable speed hydraulics feed from 0 to 227 feet per minute. Fixed pressure guides. Electric motor for quick change of saw. High tension band with pneumatic systems. Air strain system with air bags. Includes hydraulic tank, pump, electrical motor, valves etc. With 75hp 50/60 htz electric motor and complete electrical panels. This machine can either center split or offset cut. Now includes MIT PLC and touch screen.

Cooper Machine MIT 1400 Over/Under Resaw

The MIT 1400 Horizontal Resaw comes with either 8 or 10" bands. This machine can be used over/under with two independent heads on top of each other or can also come in tandem. Comes with 100hp motors and a pneumatic tension system with air bag. It has a fixed pressure guide system. Comes with MIT PLC controls.

Cooper Machine Vertical Saw Arbor (VSA)

If you're looking for another option to recover your slabs then a VSA is a great option. When adding vertical edgers to your Overhead or Sharp Chain machines, put this machine in to process 3 1/2" up to 5 1/2" wide material. Options to cut up to 6" thick slabs. Lengths can vary depending on the length of your slabs. Comes with infeed with two double sharp top chains and two sets of pushover feed rollers over the #80 roller chain. The VSA can have a single or double arbor that is on linear slides for easy maintenance. Also includes outfeed with safety cage and an optional hand stacking belt option. Comes with control panel with PLC to run the system. Also comes with starters and VFDs included for the whole package. Give us a call to find the best option for your application. Feed speeds of up to 350fpm. This machine works great for anyone not wanting to deal with band saws.

Cooper Machine Chipper

Cooper Machine is a sales representative for Precision Husky Waste Systems. We are able to provide any Precision Husky equipment to complement the Cooper Machine equipment you purchase including screens, chippers and vibrating conveyors. The canted side spout design and the position of the knife causes a smooth slicing action. The attack angle of the knife gives a gentle lift to the slab as the knife passes the center line and begins the upward swing turning the slab counterclockwise. The spout has a flat bottom and canted side to give 25 % more anvil contact, preventing slapping and wood turning in the wrong direction. Horizontal and vertical anvils give additional life, requiring less maintenance. Both anvils are hard surfaced with Colmonoy with a hardness of 62 - 65, Rockwell C scale. With a four sided replaceable anvil, maintenance and time are saved. Less horsepower is needed with Precision's smoother action. Options for 38" [96cm], 48" [122cm], 58" [147cm] and 66" [168cm]

Cooper Machine Heavy Duty Debarker

Now introducing the Cooper Stave Debarker. Debark logs 18” to 46” long and 8” to 34” in diamter. Comes with infeed plate slides, 48” long Stringer Bark King Debarker Head with 2 15/16” shaft and bearings, 125hp 1200RPM drive motor and drive, depth gauge plates in head, eyes for opening and closing log holding arm position, 1” AR log cage arm assembly with 3 7/16” Can Am pivot shaft bearings, 6”@20 beam, Six 21”OD, 1” AR Bull Wheels for Log Rotating and Removal. Debarked logs are dropped out below. You can open the cage and pass logs through if hog is down. Debarker will fit in the same spot as existing debarker. Comes with VFD and Soft Starter, Control Panel with Computer/PLC and Software to Auto Run Debarker. Cut down on your labor! One person can run the Stave Cutup System and Debarker. If you have short pallet logs you want debarked, this machine can handle that too!

Cooper Machine Board Edger

Now offering an all electric version of our popular two saw board edger (no hydraulics!) Cooper Machine manufactures a 2, 3 or 4 saw edger that is able to edge cants, boards or slabs. The most popular 6” edger comes with two movable saws to handle cants, boards or slabs from 3 inch to 18 inch wide (but custom configurations available). The operator uses the console to select the sawing size and then an optional set of laser lights follows the saw and shines on the wood to assist the operator in choosing the right sawing solution. The edger is available with an optional infeed rollcase with a set of jump chains to assist the operator in positioning the larger material onto the edger. The material can either be manually pushed onto the edger or this can be automated. On both options, multiple hold-downs pin the material to the rollers for better accuracy.

Cooper Machine Optimized Edger

Cooper Machine is now offering Optimized Edgers. We are able to provide a linear, transverse or for really tight spaces, we can do a combination of the two while cutting up to 15 boards per minute. Comes with either a two or three saw solution.We are able to feed from one or both sides. We are using A&E's Iris and controls package for optimization. Which uses Joe-Scan 25MX scanners in a triangulated position and is one of the fastest and most accurate scanners on the market. This system has an operating system that is user friendly. We can scan from just the top or from the top and bottom. Currently available for logs from 6' up to 20'. Give us a call for more details and to find out what will work best for your mill.

Cooper Machine Top Arbor Two or Three Saw

The top arbor two or three saw trimmer trims three sided cants or slabs. This is a great option behind the Yield Champ to edge the cants or three sided pieces.

Cooper Machine Stave Equalizer

Cooper Machine offers a Stave Equalizer Two Saw Top Arbor Trimmer. This machine feeds from the side and as soon as it gets in it even ends the board and lugs it through the trimmer. This machine manually adjusts from 30 inches up to 48 inches and trims boards from 3/4 inches up to 2 inches thick. Each arbor is mounted on 2" chrome slides and bearings with hand crank sets. The rollcase is a side feed 8', with 4' in the trimmer and 4' out for hand feeding with a 1hp drive. Four sets of board hold-downs over the lug feed. Comes with two 22" diameter saw blades, two 10hp saw arbor motors, 81x lug chain feed, 2hp electric lug chain feed, a starter panel with starters for the machine and a control panel with E-stop, motor start/stop buttons, lug start/stop eyes and a PLC for lug feed control. Frame is 6 @ 20 beam. Built heavier than standard stave equipment.

Cooper Machine Multi Saw Pallet Trimmer

Trimmer can be set up from two to give heads. Can by automatically fed or manually fed. 20" saws for up to 7" tall cants. Comes with guard cages, dust guard, and trim block and sawdust waste belt built into the frame. For more information or a quote, please give us a call. Trimmers also available for three sided flitches and boards.

Cooper Machine Gang Top Arbor Conventional

Cooper Machine makes a conventional gang saw. The operator selects the bay and then the computer automatically goes to that position (which the operator can override) before it feeds into the machine. Comes with infeed with jump chains, driven hold-downs and outfeed rollcase and cage. The machine can be customized to fit your needs.

Cooper Machine Stick Gang Rip Saw

These small gangs can cut battons, kiln sticks and strips with ease. Heavy fabricated steel frame with guards. Includes an electrical panel and VFD feed drive. Available with different configurations, so call to find the solution that works for your application.

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