Powermatic 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead

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Powermatic 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead Model: pwmn1791213
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Powermatic 15HH 15 in. 1-Phase 3-Horsepower 230V Deluxe Planer with Byrd Shelix Cutterhead

Details
A spiral head on this 15HH Deluxe Planer provides smoother cutting and a finer finish than conventional knives. Three V-belts transfer maximum power from the 3 HP motor to the Byrd Shelix Helical cutterhead. Your workpiece will get substantial support from the precision-ground cast-iron table and two large extension wings. The 4 in. dust port angles the collection hose away from the work area. Stock return rollers atop the machine speed repetitive cuts. The serrated steel infeed and smooth steel outfeed roller allow for 1/8 in. maximum depth of cut and trouble-free operation. A 2-speed gearbox features an automatic chain tensioner. The one-piece welded steel stand has built-in lockable casters for easy movement around the shop.
Features:
  • The Byrd Shelix helical cutterhead and insert knives provide a smoother, quieter cut and a finer finish than conventional or spiral knife systems
  • Powerful 3 HP TEFC motor controlled with a magnetic switch
  • Three V-belts transfer maximum power to the cutterhead
  • Large cast-iron hand-wheel moves cutterhead quickly and easily
  • Large precision-ground cast-iron table and extension wings provide maximum workpiece support while planing
  • Serrated steel infeed roller and smooth steel outfeed roller allow for 1/8 in. maximum depth of cut and trouble-free operation
  • Two-speed gearbox features automatic chain tensioner
  • One-piece welded steel stand has built-in lockable casters
  • Steel top-mounted return roller speed repetitive cuts
  • Angled dust chute with 4 in. port positions collection hose away from the work area while providing efficient chip and dust collection
  • Head lock
What’s Included:
  • 15HH 15 in. Deluxe Planer - 1791213
  • Byrd  Shelix  Planer Cutterhead
  • Extension Tables
  • Closed Stand with Built-In Casters
  • Cast-Iron Infeed and Outfeed Tables
  • 4 in. Dust Port
Power Source
Corded
No. of Knives
74
Knife Width
15 in
PreWired Voltage
230V
Amperage
30
Knife Thickness
2.50 in
Feed Rate - Planing (FPM)
20
Feed Rate - Moulding (FPM)
16
Wifi compatibility
No
Material Thickness (Max.)Material Length (Min.)
6 in, 8 in
Knife Length
15 in
Bluetooth Compatibility
No
Cutterhead Speed (RPM)
4500
Motor Phase
1
Horsepower
3
Planing Depth (Max.)
1/8 in
Voltage
230V
Motor Type
Brushed
Cutterhead Diameter
2-7/8 in
Bench-Top
No
Planing Width (Max.)
14-7/8 in
Dust Port
Yes
Length
48 in.
Width
28 in.
Height
43.5 in.
Weight
502 lbs.
Warranty Term
5 Year

Reviews :

4.7 / 5.0
13 Reviews
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Would you recommend this product?
Yes (11)
No (1)
Pros
Powerful (11)
Easy To Use (10)
Powermatic 15HH Shelix Planer
This planer replaces my Parks Model 95 (12") planer. It was pretty straightforward to set up though getting the in and outfeed tables adjusted was tedious. Initially had some sniping but lowered the rollers to table height and sniping is very minimal and easily sandable. Having the extra few inches of width compared to the Parks is awesome and the cut is incredibly smooth and quiet. Some complain about the depth gauge but I check thickness with an inexpensive dial caliper that takes 3 seconds and only use the planers gauge for rough estimates. Being able to lock in the final thickness is a plus. I find that the wheels don't completely retract so the planer tends to 'float" when I have to rock a board from side to side to get it to feed in. All in all, very happy with this planer
June 18, 2017
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Excellent machine!
This machine arrived well packaged and in good condition. Very easy assembly,less than an hour. Perfectly adjusted right out of the box. I upgraded from my old reliable Powermatic 100 that was purchased used 25 years ago. Wow! What a difference in the two! All I can say is I should have upgraded long ago. This machine is amazingly quite, leaves a very smooth surface with minimal snipe, has quick and easy adjustments, and is in my opinion a good investment. As others have mentioned, a digital gauge would be nice but even without it I am well pleased..
March 15, 2015
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
I would buy this machine again!
Incredible machine, wish I would have bought this tool years ago. Smoothest finish you will ever find. Wished it would have come with an electronic height reader.
February 5, 2015
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Absolutely amazing planer!!!
Reduced my tear out by 90%, extremely quiet
December 27, 2014
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Powermatic 'nuff said
I was familiar with this machine, one of my woodworking buddies has one. I had a dewalt 735 with a Byrd SHELIX head and couldn't have been happier with the quality of cut, but it was so lacking in power that the DW735 took 7 passes to do what the Powermatic does in three. I built a rolling base to be able to steer the machine and raise it about 3 inches allowing me to plane onto my PM2000 table saw outfeed. Now how to talk my wife into the 8 inch PM jointer.
July 24, 2012
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Powerful
Great tool with few flaws
Planes so smooth you don't need to sand. So quiet you don't need hearing protection. Rollers need to allow heavy machine to turn. Adjusting the tables is almost impossible. Poor design on adjustment.
April 26, 2012
Would you recommend this product?
No
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Powermatic 15HH, good but not great
Overall, nice planer. The cutterhead does a GREAT job and makes this planer very good...without it I wound have reated it a 2 or 3 star. The planer has sufficiant power. The Manual analog guage works poorly and the digital should be included, especially at this price. Very Very cheap ([*]) paintjob.This is my first power planer. My expectations were very high and frankly I was disappointed because of the cheap [*] assembly, paint and packing.I think Powermatic USED to be the gold standard for woodworking tools but they have SOLD out to the allmighty dollar.I have two Powermatic tools(this planer and the drill press). I doubt that I will ever buy their products again.
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Quality Product
This is one GREAT product. I have owned it for over six months now and it has impressed several of my woodworking friends!! It isn't cheap, but as they always say, "You get what you pay for". The wood exits the planer using the Byrd Shelix head so smooth it needs almost no sanding and would be ready to go straight to painting in most cases. It is a very powerful machine and has not shown any strain, even when cutting 12" Black Walnut. It also does very well on figured woods, with very little tear out. I have been extremely satisfied and would recommend this product to anyone. I only wish it had a better thickness gauge.
October 16, 2011
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
A Great Planer
I bought this machine to replace an old Parks 12" 3-knife cutter head. What a difference. The Powermatic machine is MUCH quieter and leaves a beautiful finish with only tiny 'ripples' that can be sanded smooth easily. Necessity for sanding has been greatly reduced. Grain tear out is virtually a thing of the past. Machine can be rolled around easily for use in small shops. I suspect that the one set of carbide 4-sided cutter inserts will last me for 10 years or more.
October 15, 2011
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Powerful
Love it!
This is one fine planer. Considered the 20" but didn't see the need for larger capacity. The Byrd head is great! Smooth cuts and very quiet! I was using a Dewalt 735 the last 4 years and my ears would be ringing. Not with this one. Had it about a month and I'm very pleased!
September 14, 2011

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What is the minimum thickness I can plane?
Larry W on Dec 11, 2016
Can you run this planer on a 7,250 watt portable genetator?
A shopper on Apr 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Your question would be best answered by a Powermatic Service Technician. For assistance, please call 1-800-274-6848
What kind of lubricant oil uses? Thanks
A shopper on Dec 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The lubricant in the gear box must be replaced
every 2,500 hours. Multi-purpose gear box
lubricant will be suitable.
what is the weight ?
A shopper on Nov 17, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Powermatic 1791213 weighs 502 lbs.

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WHAT IS COVERED

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