Machine of the Month: January 2012

January 5, 2012

Montresor & C. srl has presented a new machine for easy and fast processing of mitered edges. Already an option on the edge polishers in the company’s Lola and Luna-series, the V-groove attachment is now available as a stand-alone machine.

The machine creates a double 45-degree angled cut with ordinary cutting discs, obtaining two polished slab pieces with a groove for biscuit joining, to be glued perfectly at 90 degrees.

Based on the hardness, type and thickness of the material, the rotation speed of the blades can be adjusted on the touch-screen panel.

For less compact materials, a lower cutting device on a motorized roller conveyor makes a slight triangular-shaped cut in the underside of the “V,” avoiding shattering of the edge.

The position of the “V” and the height of the drop-miter can be set on the touch-screen between 1.0 and 8.7 inches (minimum 9 inches if the distance between the edge and the center of the “V” is 0.4 inches.)

The cutting discs automatically move to their position with one touch of the button, and the program has a wear control for the cutting discs.

Special features

• Sturdy, full-machined, sandblasted steel construction with galvanizing epoxy undercoat

• Stainless steel protection covers

• Maximum protection against water and dirt

• Motors controlled by inverter for ideal r.p.m. for all materials

• Touch-screen control panel with on-screen use and maintenance manual

• Wear control for cutting discs


Technical details

Total dimensions: 7 feet 9 inches x 4 feet 4 inches

• Useful working length: limitless

• Min.÷Max. working width: 9 inches to 87 inches

• Min.÷Max. slab thickness: 0.4 inches to 1.2/1.6 inches (based on material)

• Min.÷Max. distance from edge to centre V-groove: 1.0 inches to 8.7 inches

• Max. power installed: 16 HP

• Max. water consumption: 18.5 gallons per minute

• Max. air consumption: 7.9 gallons per minute

• Total weight: 4,400 pounds


Montresor is represented in the U.S. by Salem Stone —

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Stone World 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

Cevisama product gallery 2015

The 2015 edition of Cevisama was a showcase of the latest trends in tile design, including textured surfaces, colorful mosaics and worn concrete aesthetics

Stone World Magazine

Stone World April 2015 cover

2015 April

This issue of Stone World contains our annual “Report from Brazil.” In addition to articles on Granito Zucchi and Antolini’s operations, there are several other features on Brazilian stone producers as well as a review of the show, including a Stone Gallery of the many stones that were displayed on the exhibition floor.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Spring 2015 cover

2015 Spring

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we bring you our annual focus on Kitchen & Bath Design. From a beach-inspired bathroom design to a kitchen backsplash made of circular mosaic tile, the following are filled with illustrations of innovative and unique uses of stone and tile.

Table Of Contents Subscribe


Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
View Results Poll Archive

The Stone World Store

How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

More Products

Stone Industry Education

Stone Industry Education

From marketing and much more!  We provide natural stone professionals with stone knowledge and education they can count on, as well as great networking opportunities. Click here to go to Stone Industry Education.


facebook logo Twitter  YouTubeGoogle+

Stone Guide 2014

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.