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54A 6" Jointer with Quick-Set Knives

The 6 inch Jointer features three auto-set knives that align themselves in the cutterhead for rapid knife changes. Oversized infeed/outfeed tables are mounted on dovetailed ways and have a built-in rabbeting ledge. The fence is 38 inch in length, with positive stops at 90 degree and 45 degree right and left. The fine/quick adjustment lever on the infeed table offers quick set-ups with precision controlled depth of cut. The heavy steel stand features a powerful motor with a non-slip v-belt drive for maximum performance. The 4 inch dust port offers easy connection to any dust collection system.

The Powermatic 54A 6 inch Jointer with Quick-Set Knives
has a 5 Year warranty

  • The cutterhead features three auto-set knives that automatically align themselves in the cutterhead
  • 66 inch long adjustable infeed and outfeed tables provide more working surface
  • Fine/quick adjustment lever on infeed table for precision cuts
  • Extra-long 38 inch two-way tilting fence with positive stops provides quick positioning for 90 degree or bevel cuts
  • Enlarged sheet metal stand provides a sturdy base
  • 1HP motor offers plenty of power
  • Built-in ledge for 1/2 inch rabbeting capacity
  • Fence controls are center-mounted for convenience
  • Push button switch is lockable to prevent accidental starting
  • 4 inch port for dust collection
  • Standard Equipment:
  • 1HP TEFC Motor
  • Two push blocks
  • Dust collection port
  • Cutterhead guard
  • Industrial push-button switch
  • Set of three high-speed, heat-treated auto-set steel knives

 

1791279DXK Whitepaper
1791279DXK Manual

This 6" Jointer features a helical cutterhead with 40 four-sided indexable carbide knife inserts – this design provides a superior finish and quieter operation compared to conventional cutterheads, and the inserts require no adjustment once they are installed. If a knife insert becomes nicked, simply rotate it for a fresh edge and continue working. Oversized infeed/outfeed tables are mounted on dovetailed ways. The fence is 38" in length, with positive stops at 90° and 45° right and left. The fine/quick adjustment lever on the infeed table offers quick set-ups with precision controlled depth of cut. The heavy steel stand features a 1 HP motor with a non-slip v-belt drive for maximum performance. The 4" dust port offers easy connection to any dust collection system.

 The Powermatic 54HH 6" Jointer with helical cutterhead
has a 5 Year warranty

  • Helical cutterhead with four-sided knife inserts provides smoother, quieter cutting and finer finish than conventional systems
  • 66" long adjustable infeed and outfeed tables provide more working surface
  • Fine/quick adjustment lever on infeed table for precision cuts
  • Extra-long 38" two-way tilting fence with positive stops provides quick positioning for 90° or bevel cuts
  • Enlarged sheet metal stand provides a sturdy base
  • 1HP motor offers plenty of power
  • Fence controls are center-mounted for convenience
  • Push button switch is lockable to prevent accidental starting
  • 4" port for dust collection
  • Standard Equipment:
  • 1HP TEFC Motor
  • Two push blocks
  • Dust collection port
  • Cutterhead guard
  • Industrial push-button switch
1791317K Whitepaper
1791317K Manual
Detailed Specifications
Part Number 1791279DXK 1791317K
Brand Powermatic  Powermatic
Cuts Per Minute 18000   
Cutterhead Speed 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Cutting Capacity (W x D) 6 x 1/2 " 
6 x 1/2 "
Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required 800 cu.ft/min 800 cu.ft/min
Dust Port Outside Diameter 4 " 4 "
Fence Positive Stops 45 degrees left, 45 degrees and 90 degrees right  45 degrees left, 45 degrees and 90 degrees right
Fence Size (L x H) 38 x 4 "  38 x 4 "
Fence Tilts 45 degrees left, 45 degrees right  45 degrees left, 45 degrees right
Height 37.5 inch 37.5 inch
Infeed Table Length 32  ½ " 32  ½ "
Length 66 inch 66 inch
Model Number 54A  54HH
Motor Current 13 / 6.5 A  13 / 6.5 A
Motor Phase 1 Ph 1 Ph
Motor Power 1 HP 1 HP
Motor Voltage 115 / 230 V  115 / 230 V
Net Weight 328 pound 317 pound
Number of Knives (Helical/Standard) 40 four-sided knife inserts
Outfeed Table Length 32  ½ " 32  ½ "
Overall Dimensions 66 x 24 x 37-1/2  66 x 24 x 37-1/2
Prewired Voltage 115 V 115 V
Rabbeting Capacity  Ã‚½ "  
Rabbeting Ledge 9 x 2 1/2 "   
Standard Knife Size (L x W x T) 6 1/6 x 3/4 x 5/64 "  0.59 x 0.59 x 0.10 "
Table Height 31  ½ " 31  ½ "
Table Size (L x W) 66 x 7 1/4 "  66 x 7 1/4 "
Width 24 inch 24 inch

 

s-h alt WARRANTY AND SERVICE

WMH Tool Group, Inc., warrants every product it sells. If one of our tools needs service or repair, one of our Authorized Service Centers located throughout the United States can give you quick service. In most cases, any of these WMH Tool Group Authorized Service Centers can authorize warranty repair, assist you in obtaining parts, or perform routine maintenance and major repair on your POWERMATIC® tools. For the name of an Authorized Service Center in your area call 1-800-274-6848.

 

POWERMATIC JOINTERS and Accessories
1791279DXK 54A, 6" Jointer, 1HP 1PH 115/230V, Quick-Set Knives
1791317K 54HH 6" Jointer, 1HP 1PH 115/230V, Helical Cutterhead
2042374 Mobile Base for 54A Jointer
708801DX Knives, Quick-Set (Set of 3) for 6" Jointers
1791212 Inserts for SHELIX Heads (set of 10)

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1791279DXK
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1791317K
54HH 6 JOINTER, 1HP 1PH 115/230V, HELICAL CUTTERHEAD
Mfg. item #: 1791317K
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2042374
MOBILE BASE FOR 54A,54HH JOINTERS
Mfg. item #: 2042374
WMH2042374
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708801DX
Mfg. item #: 708801DX
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1791212
Mfg. item #: 1791212
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