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AE Gibson & Sons Sawmill Sawquip Chipping Canter For Cants

AE Gibson and Sons is a fifth-generation family-owned sawmill engineering business, based in regional Australia. The business is located at Kendall, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, which was once the heart of Australia’s native forest industry. Having begun operations in the late 19th century, we are the oldest and most experienced sawmilling equipment supplier in Australia.

We have partnered with Sawquip to offer more sawmill options and solutions to our customers. The Chipping Canter for cants is capable of very high production rates while producing four quality faces on a cant.

The combination of AE Gibson and Son’s local Australian based machinery design, manufacturing and Timber industry experience, coupled with the Sawquip machinery for high volume and small log processing applications, provides the Australian and New Zealand Timber industry with the latest technology to improve production volume, efficiency, and yield.

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Chipping Canter for Cants

The cant chipping canter processes two sided cants eliminating side slabs while being fed by the curve sawing vertical roll infeed. It is capable of very high production rates while producing four quality faces on a cant.


  • Two Sawquip 4, 6,or 8 knife chipping head assemblies each with heavy duty shaft and bearings mounted on a carriage assembly.
  • Two carriages (right and left) mounted on chromed slideways with frictionless bearings each supporting a chipping head assembly and drive
  • Carriages (and heads) are positioned laterally by hydraulic servo-cylinders
  • Central steel fabricated and cant chromed support anvil
  • Each chipping head is driven by a 150 hp/1800 rpm drive assembly

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Contact AE Gibson and Sons for the Australian Engineering in Dry Mill Equipment That You Can Rely On. (02) 6559 4001

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