Raute Smart Scan HD is a block scanning and centering system that is compatible with any peeling line on the market, regardless of the manufacturer. Whether you’re working with hardwood or softwood, Smart Scan HD ensures that you will get most from the wood. The system is packed with features that will enhance your production. With precise laser scanning and our patented autocalibration, your veneer recovery will increase significantly, and you will get more valuable face veneer.
Whether you’re buying a new block charger or upgrading your existing system, Smart Scan HD is for you. With Smart Scan HD, perfect centering is simple. Read on to learn about the best bits of Smart Scan HD and start making the most of your wood.
With Smart Scan HD, you will increase your veneer yield with the same amount of raw material.
You will get more of the most valuable part of wood due to precise scanning and intelligent features.
Patented autocalibration keeps the centering extremely accurate through the whole peeling process, leading to longer maintenance intervals and increased uptime.
It’s your lucky day! Smart Scan HD is the best block scanning system on the market and you can install it even if your peeling line isn’t manufactured by Raute. This universal scanning system can be installed on nearly any peeling line, with few to no modifications.
Block centering is the most important part of the peeling process. With a modern peeling line, you will get more yield and thus make more money. It’s time to upgrade your existing line to meet the requirements of today. Smart Scan HD can easily replace your old single-point laser system or older generation curtain laser scanning system.
Fast scanning with scan-on-the-fly feature enables fast production with no waiting time. The optimal lathe knife carriage retraction gives the best possible good-wood-to-good-wood time for the peeling line.
Realistic 3D imaging together with intelligent block optimization algorithms ensure extremely precise block centering with any kind of block charger. This, combined with advanced diagnostic possibilities and production data capturing, keep veneer recovery continuously high.
Our patented autocalibration system ensures excellent centering accuracy regardless of wearing of joints and bearings between the service breaks. Connectivity enables remote support. These features, combined with local service and excellent spare parts availability, keep lines always productive without interruptions.
The payback time for the system can be as low as 6 months thanks to big improvements in production and lower operating costs. Improved cash flow is guaranteed with Smart Scan HD.
The Garnica Group is the biggest poplar plywood producer in Europe and they have been using Raute products for many years, including a Raute peeling line at their Valencia don Juan mill. Installed in 2003, the log centering technology at the Valencia don Juan mill was finally in need of an update. Garnica selected Raute’s Smart Scan HD as the best option.
International Panel & Lumber in New Zealand produces wood panel and plywood products from renewable plantation-grown pine trees. They recently decided to modernize the charger and lathe on their peeling line to ensure reliability and improve productivity. After careful consideration, they decided that Raute products would meet their goals best.
Enter the data into the easy-to-use calculator and you will immediately get a rough estimate of your potential raw material savings with Smart Scan HD, compared to your existing block charger. Raute specialists will help you to calculate your exact savings potential and provide an estimate of the actual investment.
Most peeling lines offer some scope for improvement. From increasing process accuracy and veneer recovery to reducing energy costs, there are many ways to raise your profitability and your yield. Raute offers a variety of systems and technologies that help customers improve the efficiency and productivity of their peeling lines. This article explains some of the factors that go into improving and optimizing production efficiency, and how new Raute solutions like Smart Scan HD manage to deliver their significant benefits.
Raute is a leading technology and service supplier in the wood products sector. We are a global market leader in the plywood and LVL industry. More than half of the LVL manufactured in the world is produced on manufacturing machines delivered by Raute.
We participate in the wood-processing value chain by creating value in forest assets through our sustainable and resource-saving state-of-the-art technology and services.
We are building our future on a sustainable foundation, and on our 110 year history, by continuously developing advanced and resource-efficient solutions for changing customer needs.
We serve the veneer, plywood and LVL industry on a global scale with an offering of technology and service solutions suited to a variety of customer needs – from high technology using the latest automation to basic smaller-capacity machines and production lines.