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Layup Lines & Equipment

In addition to press lines, SparTek Industries designs and manufactures a wide variety of equipment to move veneer, plywood panels, and a variety of other materials from simple transfer applications to complete panel assembly, saw, and glue applications. We build complete panel assembly lines for the leading high-volume panel producers in North America.

Our layup line systems are configured from a range of individual machines including:

Material handling equipment

  • Roller chain conveyors for high efficiency movement of loads
  • Roll case conveyors for careful handling of sensitive materials
  • X-Lifts with extreme high cycle ratings with high capacity lifting
  • Curved conveyors to pass material around corners
  • Vacuum veneer feeders for automated panel assembly systems
  • Tilting rollcases for assisted core feeding onto run down belts
  • Belt conveyors for careful handling of fragile materials

Specialized sawing equipment

  • Double ended trimming of veneer stacks
  • Splitting stacks of sheets into core sized stacks
  • Band saws for trimming the ragged edge of a stack
  • Flying saws for separating panels on a layup line
  • Fishtail saws for preparing stacks for core
  • Panel and veneer feeders
  • High-speed panel stackers and feeders

Glue application equipment

  • Spray glue booths
  • Glue heating, pumping, and filtration systems
  • Liquid extruded glue applicators
  • Foamed glue applicators
  • Precision glue metering equipment
  • Two-part glue metering and mixing systems

Contact SparTek Industries today to discuss how we can be of assistance in addressing a wide range of your service and support needs.