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Powermatic 54HH 6 in. 1-Phase 1-Horsepower 115/230V Jointer with Helical Cutterhead

  • Powermatic 54HH 6 in. 1-Phase 1-Horsepower 115/230V Jointer with Helical Cutterhead
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Details

The 54HH Jointer features a helical cutterhead with 40 four-sided indexable carbide knife inserts, which provides a superior finish and quieter operation compared to conventional cutterheads. The inserts require no adjustment once they are installed. Oversized infeed and outfeed tables are mounted on dovetailed ways. The fence is 38 in. in length with positive stops at 90 degrees; and 45 degrees right and left. The fine/quick adjustment lever on the infeed table offers quick setups with precision-controlled depth of cut. The heavy steel stand features a 1 HP motor with a non-slip V-belt drive for maximum performance. The 4 in. dust port offers easy connection to any dust collection system.
Features:
  • Helical cutterhead with four-sided knife inserts provide a smoother, quieter cut and a finer finish than conventional systems
  • 66 in. long adjustable infeed and outfeed tables provide more working surface
  • Fine and quick adjustment lever on infeed table for precision cuts
  • Extra-long 38 in. two-way tilting fence with positive stops provide quick-position for 90° or bevel cuts
  • Enlarged sheet metal stand provides a sturdy base
  • 1 HP motor offers plenty of power
  • Fence controls are center-mounted for convenience
  • Push button switch is lockable to prevent accidental starting
  • 4 in. port for dust collection
Includes:
  • 54HH 6 in. Jointer - 1791317K
  • Helical Cutterhead
  • (2) Push Blocks
  • Dust Collection Port
  • Cutterhead Guard
  • Industrial Push-Button Switch
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Specifications

AC Voltage: 115/230V
Cutterhead Speed (RPM): 6000
Cutterhead Style: Helical
Dust Port: 4 in.
Fence Height: 4 in.
Fence Length: 38 in.
Fence Stops: 3
Fence Tilt (Front): 45 Degrees
Fence Tilt (Rear): 45 Degrees
Horsepower: 1
Knife Length: 0.59 in.
Knife Thickness: 0.10 in.
Knife Width: 0.59 in.
Max. Cut Capacity (Depth): 1/2 in.
Max. Cut Capacity (Width): 6 in.
Motor Phase: 1
No. of Knives: 40
PreWired Voltage: 115V
Table Dimensions: 66 in. x 7-1/4 in.
Table Height: 31-1/2 in.

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Reviews

5.0 / 5.0
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Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Top Notch Jointer
I operate a small cabinet shop and set out to replace a old Delta bench top jointer. After doing some research on various brands and models, I had my sights set on a Powermatic 54A jointer. When I learned that it was back ordered I was forced to up grade to the 54HH model which was the same in every way except for the helical cutter head. I will say right now that I am very happy that it worked out this way. The carbide blades give a superior cut, over and over, every time. I am so pleased with the performance and cut finish that I want to upgrade my planer to a machine with the same type of cutter head! The carbide blades are also easy to replace (they have 4 cutting edges) and are self indexing. Anyway, assembly and setup was simple, took less than an hour. I wired the motor to 220v and connected it to a Powermatic PM1300 dust collector. These two machines work well together as very little wood chips end up on the floor. The helical cutter works well with no chatter or tear out and even planes out plywood edges. The tables were pre-set perfectly at the factory (I checked them anyway) and did not experience any snipe. The fence works well to make perfect bevels at infinite angles. I often find that some of my designs require some strange angles of jointery to get the desired effect on the piece that I am building. This machine is powerful and easy to use for that purpose. Its long bed (longest I've found for a 6 inch jointer) is profoundly effective in straightening out the edges of rough cut hardwoods. I mean, a table saw can only do so much, right? Overall, this is a jointer that I would highly recommend for a small or even a large shop. Its durable construction, long bed, helical cutter head, and ease of use are what have me convinced.
July 22, 2010
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Excellent
I've been in the woodworking business for 35 years.
Powermatic machines are the best for the buck.
April 3, 2011
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Best Uses
Home Repair
Perfect for my small shop
This thing was a breeze to setup. I would probably next time get a buddy to put help lift the bed up on the cabinet, this bad boy is a bit heavy, but I got R done. Works like a dream.
CPO done a great job getting it shipped out quick. They are the only Powermatic supplier I buy from. Great job CPO.
September 25, 2013
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
perfect tool for the job
I do a large amount of laminated wood glue ups for detailed inlay in furniture and cabinatry so really accurate jointing is very important to me. this jointer is the best I have ever used. It makes perfect edges quickly. I never enjoyed changing out blades on my old jointers. Not only are the blades on this one better cutters, they can be changed quicker and more accurately. The whole setup is easier to use and since the blades are four sided, will last much longer than conventional blades.
August 30, 2010
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Smooth cuts
I ran some oak, cherry, and black walnut through the jointer and was rewarded with smooth edges and surfaces ready for glue ups. Instructions were easy to understand. My big fingers had a workout when assembling the jointer, spaces were a little tight for attaching the nuts. Other then this, it is a great machine and I expect to use it for years.
April 3, 2012
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Best jointer avaialble
The jointer was shipped quickly and in good shape. The bed comes in a very long box, looked like I ordered a casket! Very easy assembly only took a few minutes and it was dead on accurate.
December 13, 2012
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Powermatic 54HH
Great tool for your woodshop
February 10, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
PM 54HH 6-in Jointer
the single best purchase i ever made so far in my shop!...straightens boards accurately and effortlessly...paid a little more than some brands...but got a machine that runs flawlessly...powermatic just flat out ROCKS!
March 28, 2012
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Cons
Heavy
Solid Performance
This jointer replaced an old Craftsman machine and is a dream to use. The helical cutters work very well on Mesquite which I use most of the time. The extra long tables allow for better results with long boards...

The infeed table came out of adjustment by .040" and it is a trial and error process with the jib screws to achieve parallelism with the out feed table.
December 12, 2014
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Powermatic 54HH Jointer
It does what it's designed to do. It is finished pretty decently. Other than squaring the fence to the bed I did nothing else to the machine - if you joint lumber that may have an occasional screw or nail in it the replaceable segmented cutters are wonderful. The fence and bed are as straight and flat as anything I have to measure/check them with. For what it's worth I put it together alone. It is made in Taiwan.
January 24, 2015

Questions & Answers

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Do Helical Cutterheads last a long time and are they worth having when you eventually have to replace them? They are rather expensive to replace. Are they hard to set? MS thanks.
ms. on Feb 23, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Helical head inserts are carbide sharpened on four sides. Carbide cutters last 10 times longer than high speed steel. Even in a production environment 1 set of inserts could possibly last 2 or 3 years. There is no "setting". Loosen the screw, remove the dull tool, install the new tool ( make sure the mark on the insert is pointing in the same direction as the others) replace and tighten the screw. Done. With the longevity of the 4 sided cutters and the ease of installation, absolutely worth the cost. Hope this helps! RR
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i would like to know the wt. of 54hh,, not the shipping wt. thank you,, doug stead
BEST ANSWER: The assembled weight for model 1791317K is 317lbs
Is there a mobile base for the 54hh?
Gary on Feb 15, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Hi Gary,

Yes. The model number of the model base is 2042374. Also, we will be running a 15% off sale soon. For more information, please contact Raymond Charles at 1-866-577-3014 ext: 27108 or email rcharles@cpocommerce.com
I live in Indiana. How do you ship this Machine?
Poppy Baker on Aug 18, 2013
BEST ANSWER: This item would ship directly from Powermatic. It would ship by a carrier.

Warranty

Powermatic 5 Year Warranty


WMH Tool Group, Inc., warrants every product it sells. If one of our tools needs service or repair, one of our Authorized Service Centers located throughout the United States can give you quick service. In most cases, any of these WMH Tool Group Authorized Service Centers can authorize warranty repair, assist you in obtaining parts, or perform routine maintenance and major repair on your POWERMATIC tools. For the name of an Authorized Service Center in your area call 1-800-274-6848.


Five Year Warranty for Non-Industrial Tools
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WHAT IS COVERED

This warranty covers any defects in workmanship or materials subject to the exceptions stated below. Cutting tools, abrasives and other consumables are excluded from warranty coverage.


WHO IS COVERED

This warranty covers only the initial purchaser of the product.


WHAT IS THE PERIOD OF COVERAGE

The general POWERMATIC warranty lasts for the time period specified in the product literature of each product.


WHAT IS NOT COVERED

The Five Year Warranty does not cover products used for commercial, industrial or educational purposes. Products with a Five Year Warranty that are used for commercial, industrial or education purposes revert to a One Year Warranty. This warranty does not cover defects due directly or indirectly to misuse, abuse, negligence or accidents, normal wear-and-tear, improper repair or alterations, or lack of maintenance.


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The product or part must be returned for examination, postage prepaid, to a location designated by us. For the name of the location nearest you, please call 1-800-274-6848.


You must provide proof of initial purchase date and an explanation of the complaint must accompany the merchandise. If our inspection discloses a defect, we will repair or replace the product, or refund the purchase price, at our option. We will return the repaired product or replacement at our expense unless it is determined by us that there is no defect, or that the defect resulted from causes not within the scope of our warranty in which case we will, at your direction, dispose of or return the product. In the event you choose to have the product returned, you will be responsible for the handling and shipping costs of the return.

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