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Production 7.5 HP tilting spindle shaper.

The Cantek SS512TB tilting spindle shaper is a ruggedly built shaper with refined features well suited for demanding production environments.  Its’ versatile design makes it the ideal shaping solution for edge-profiling, door & furniture components, mouldings, tenoning, and more.  The powerful dual direction 7.5HP driven spindle allows for optimum shaping even with large profiles.  The heavy-duty cast-iron table and shaping column ensure maximum stability with superior vibration damping for optimum finish quality.


Why Cantek SS512TB Tilting Shaper?

  • Tilting spindle from -5° to +45°
  • 1 ¼” interchangeable spindle is standard (other sizes available)
  • Large cast-iron table is ground and polished for maximum stability and durability
  • Powerful 7.5 HP motor for even the most demanding profiling work
  • Five spindle speeds can be easily adjusted to suit your tool diameter
  • Electronic spindle brake for added safety and facilitates with fast changeover
  • Precision fence assembly with micro infeed and outfeed fence adjustment
  • Finger style fence allows fence to be adjusted around the cutter for added safety and workpiece stability


Key Advantages

  • Cast iron ground & polished table with insert rings & t-slot for mitre / tenoning jig
  • Precision ground and electronically balanced spindle
  • V-belt drive with (5) spindle speeds is easily accessed from the front of the machine (3/4/6/8/1000 RPM)
  • Electric spindle brake for added safety
  • Spindle lock – with limit switch safety, machine will not start with lock engaged
  • Micro spindle height adjustment with dial indicator for precise height adjustment
  • 1 ¼” Interchangeable cutter spindle is standard
  • Forward/reverse spindle rotation
  • Adjustable “finger” type fence
  • Independent micro-fence adjustment on both sides
  • Plug to accept Cantek Power Feeder and table is pre-drilled for mounding feeder base
  • Includes the following standard equipment:
    • 1 ¼” spindle
    • (1) 5” dust chute on guard & (1) 4” dust chute in the table
    • Safety guard
    • Mitre tenoning jig




Table size

31 ½” x 39.4″

Tilting spindle

-5° to +45°

Spindle speeds (5)

3000/4000/6000/8000/10000 RPM

Spindle taper

5 MT

Spindle diameter

1 ¼”


7.5 HP

Largest diameter of cutter:


     Above table

8 ¼”

     Below table

13 ¼”

Fence size

6″ x 43″

Vertical spindle stroke


Useable length of spindle

5 ½” long

Dust port

(1) 5″ on guard, (1) 4” in table

Total HP

7.5 HP

Net weight

1034 lbs.

Machine dimensions

48.4″ x 39.4″ x 52 ¾”

Shipping weight

1166 lbs.

Shipping dimensions

45 ¼” x 37″ x 41″

Cantek 7.5 HP Spindle Shaper w/ Tilting Shaper SS512TB


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