perfect combination of two great sawmill features - the sawing head from the professional LT70 sawmill and the advanced heavy-duty bed construction from the industrial WM4000 sawmill.

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The LT70 HEAVY DUTY sawmill was designed by combining the best features of the LT70 model - popular and proven for its sawing head, and the industrial WM4000 - recognized for its heavy-duty bed with Super Hydraulic log handling functions. In this high-production sawmill configuration, timber processing reaches a higher industrial-level of production efficiency and retains the ease of operation of a professional sawmill.

There are two versions of the cutting head available – STANDARD for logs up to 95 cm in diameter, and WIDE for logs up to 105 cm in diameter. The standard sawing head offers a maximum 73 cm board width (64 cm cant width) and 39 cm depth of cut. For sawmillers who require converting larger logs into wider boards should consider the LT70WIDE HEAVY DUTY to increase the board width to 86 cm and the cant width to 78 cm.

The standard blades used in the LT70 HEAVY DUTY are 38-50 mm wide and 4670 mm long blades, and the LT70WIDE HEAVY DUTY blades are 38 mm wide and 5000 mm long. The sawing head features the Electric Blade Guide Arm for securing the blade during sawing through different sizes of logs and the Automatic Blade Lubrication for improved blade performance.

The saw head can be optionally fitted with a debarker – for removing dirt and keeping the blades sharp longer, Laser Sight – showing the precise location where the blade will cut the log next, or Board Return Arms – for transferring freshly sawn boards from the top of the log to the conveyor.

From the Remote Operator Station the sawyer controls the sawing head precisely and comfortably up/down and forward/reverse with variable speed controls. Board thickness is set up only once and the SW10 Setworks, PLC1, PLC2, or Accuset 2 takes care of resetting the head to its starting position automatically after each pass.

The HEAVY DUTY sawmills are built on a large and strong bed complete with a board removal conveyor, absorption roller and the operator’s station. For easy handling of logs as heavy as about 3 tons, the sawmiller has a Super Hydraulics Package that is powered by a heavy-duty 5.5 kW hydraulic pump and includes a log levelling roller, 3 double vertical supports, 2 power rollers on 2 cylinders, a bi-directional chain turner and a central clamp on two rods. The bed configuration can be upgraded by options such as another bed section (0.9 or 3.6 m) for handling longer logs, log-loading deck, sorting table or raised legs of the bed.

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Standard 18.5 kW electric
Options 22 kW electric
Cutting Capacity
Length 6.3 m (with Board Removal)
Diameter 95 cm
105 cm (WIDE head)
Max. width of cut 73 cm
86 cm (WIDE head)
Max. cant width 64 cm
78 cm
(WIDE head)
Max. Depth of Cut 39cm
Sawmill Head Features & Options
Standard SW10
SW PLC (AC only)
Accuset2 (DC only) 
Power up / down
Power feed
Electric blade guide arm
Hydraulic with Airbag
Options Debarker
Laser Sight
Operator Seat
Wireless remote
SW PLC2 (AC only)
Roller, double block blade guides
Blade Wheel diameter 600 mm
Blade Width 38-50 mm
38 mm (WIDE head)
Blade Length 4670 mm
5000 mm (WIDE head)
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