Raute's Patching Line P2 is fully automated patching line with the most advanced technology on the market. It helps you maximize face veneer recovery and get consistent high quality panels over 4 times faster than repairing manually.
Raute’s Patching Line P2 also has unique integrated vision system for defect analyzing. This leading technology is well-proven delivering the highest possible patched veneer quality with our firmly held butterfly type patch available in multiple sizes!
Patching Line P2 is your choice when you require the best consistent veneer quality. Over four million patches are made daily by Raute P2 patching lines globally.Learn more
Based on a recent study, the permitted shape of Grade A wood patches now includes rounded ends in the USA. This means you can now use the Raute Patching Line P2 with butterfly patches to produce the best possible plywood on the market!
Raute’s Patching Line P2 is a fully automated patching line with the latest technology. It runs with only one operator and will help you significantly reduce your labor costs.
With Raute’s Patching Line P2 you can maximize face veneer recovery by repairing defects with solid wood instead of synthetic materials. This means the plywood you produce is more eco-friendly and adapts, for example, to temperature changes more consistently.
The Patching Line P2 offers you the best vision system in the business. Raute’s VDA (Veneer Defect Analyzer) detects patchable defects and grades veneer at the same time. It guarantees that your veneer meets all quality standards.”
Raute’s vision system has accurate defect detection and grading rule settings. With these features you will avoid over patching and use up to 10 % less patches than with manual patching.
Accurate defect detection and easy grading rule settings together with visual reporting allow you to adjust the process to meet your production demands regarding face veneer grading and patching.
Raute’s vision system detects and grades veneer as well as optimizes patch counts and patching routes. This helps you to maximize the line output for desired face veneer grades.
Butterfly type are the most common compound boat veneer patches. The new PS1-19 Standard allows for Grade A veneer in the USA and Raute’s Patching Line P2 offers you the world’s best technical solution for veneer patching.
Why should you choose butterfly type patches? The simple answer is to increase your profit and to avoid losses. The best thing about butterfly type patches is that they don’t pop up and bear more than double the load compared to other types of patches!
The study shows that by choosing the butterfly type patches, you can save up to 25% in patching material costs compared to the boat type patches.
With butterfly type patches you don't have to worry about broken veneer caused by patches popping off. Butterfly type patches maximize veneer patching repair and have higher material yield than with composing and panel repairing
The retention properties of butterfly type patches last amazingly well in further handling and help you to get the most out of your wood. Due to these retention properties the butterfly type patches bear double the load compared to other type patches.
For nearly ninety years Polish company Paged has been offering a wide range of products and services to their customers in Europe. The P2 Patching Line was installed in the Morag mill in 2013, and it is one of the first P2 lines in Europe and the only P2 in Poland.
As one of the largest plywood producers in North America, Richmond Plywood peels average of 480,000 cubic meters of logs annually. 2016 they got Raute’s P2 Patching Line installed to help them to optimize the production line to stay competitive. It has helped them to double the patching capacity and reduce the labor requirements.
Columbia Forest Products (CFP) is North America’s largest manufacturer of hardwood plywood and hardwood veneer products. In September of 2019, CFP modernized their P1 patching line to P2 with ROI just over a year.