Kappa 550 sliding table saw

  • Model: Kappa 550
  • Kappa 550 sliding table saw
  • PCS Safety System for operators
  • Cutting height 202 mm
  • Saw blade diameter 250 – 550 mm
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Product characteristics


The Kappa 550 sliding table saw is a new top-of-the-line model successfully developed with the PCS ® safety system. Powerful, smart, and safe are the words used to describe this first-rate kappa 550 saw. The Kappa 550 sliding table saw has been the top choice for over a decade, and now with a more advanced version, its favoured position would remain unchanged.

Kappa 550 Sliding Table Saw, technology leading in safety across the world

PCS ® the leading operator safety system, the award-winning PCS ® system, is the next step in innovation for sliding table saws worldwide. Researched and developed by Felder Corporation – USA, the PCS ® safety system is a revolution in safety for the sliding table saw operator. Serious accidents are now a thing of the past – PCS ® activates the preventive contact system, which detects human tissue before it comes into contact with the saw blade. Kappa 550 sliding table saw with safe retractable saw blade ready for use at the touch of a button. 

  • PCS detects accident hazards prior to contact with the saw blade.
  • PCS eliminates dangerous situations in milliseconds.
  • PCS is 100% safe and will not damage the machine and the saw blade.
  • PCS allows safe operation near the saw blade.
  • PCS supports grooving.
  • PCS is ready for reuse at the push of a button.
  • PCS does not require additional cleaning and maintenance cycles.
  • PCS operates without an additional external power source and without the need for external sensors or video systems.
  • PCS is resistant to dirt.

The integrated PCS ® for the Kappa 550 sliding table saw is a great function that guarantees absolute safety for the operator. The basic line of sliding table saws with strong and safe cutting capabilities is always the preferred choice in each customer’s workshop.

Highlights of kappa 550 sliding table saw

CNC transmission controller with LED display featuring intuitive interface.

Electronic digital display: Rip fences can be equipped with electronic digital displays. The perfect integration of the electronics allows the operator to rotate the screen approximately 90°. Therefore the values ​​can be read clearly and accurately from the operating area. Additional functions such as the input of consecutive measurements make daily labor easier. Highlights:

  • Bright, easy-to-read LED display
  • No batteries required due to direct connection to the machine’s power supply
  • Automatic recognition of vertical or horizontal fence position
  • Saw blade tooth width compensation
High-quality sawing components, stable cutting power

High-quality Form4 cast iron saw assembly for precision, performance and smooth operation:

  • Scoring unit “Control” 3 axes
  • Change saw blades without tools!
  • Large depth of cut
  • Spray equipment for processing non-ferrous metals and plastics
  • Sawing components with “Easy-Glide” inclined section guide system
  • Tilt saw blade 0°-46°
  • Oversized saw shaft with double bearing shaft

Large saw frame with double saw shaft

  • Absolute vibration-free machining
  • Incredible power transmission thanks to extremely efficient Poly-V belt drive technology

System “Easy-Glide” 6 years manufacturer warranty

  • Precise dual shaft system
  • High load capacity and long service life
  • Free angle saw
  • Unaffected by dust
  • Totally free maintenance
  • No need for lubrication

Tilted circular sawing components thanks to the tested Format-4 “Easy-Glide” rotating segment guiding rail. “Sliding guiding rails” on large swing segments are made of synthetic high-performance materials that are non-abrasive, dust-resistant and require no maintenance or lubrication. The Easy-Glide System“ comes with a 6 year warranty!

The Kappa 550 sliding table saw has a large cutting height, customers can significantly increase the cutting height of the table saw. The Kappa 550 offers customers 202 mm at 90° and 141 mm at 45°. With the need to find high-end sliding table saws, Kappa 550 is the perfect choice.

Saw blade tilt: Saw blade tilt 0°-46°, cutting height 8” (202 mm) at 90 degrees, cutting height 5” (141 mm) at 45 degrees

Grooving: Kappa 550 has grooving capability, used with large Format4 dado cutter head. With a special design, guaranteed precise saw marks from 1/4”–3/4” (6–20 mm).

Easy-lock tool for quick blade change, maintenance-free clamping system and years of premium comfort: Easily changing saw blade and wasting no time.

Powerful and effective scoring saw blade, between two high-performance scoring units: Classic, automatic. Both saw blades combine transmission technology and reliable operation for perfect scoring results. That is guaranteed with a 5-inch diameter scoring blade and a speed of 10300 rpm (60Hz).

The barrier is positioned by a motor and runs through a dust-free integrated ball spindle in the saw table. Accuracy of 1/10 mm, high positioning speed, as well as simultaneous positioning of cross-section fences. Saw blade height and blade angle ensure accuracy and save valuable working time.

  • Optional with x-motion
  • Standard on electronic movement model
Safe components for workers’ smooth operation

X-roll sliding table 10 years warranty by the manufacturer: “A masterpiece of engineering”, ensuring precision and smooth operation! This precise guiding system will accept the maximum load without affecting the movement of the sliding table. The “X” configuration of the bearing optimally distributes the workpiece weight to all sides, with the full width of the bearing in contact with the guide groove. There is no single point of contact between the bearing and the guide rail as found on conventional ball bearing systems, the rolling bearing will never wear the groove into the guide rail. The “X-Roll” system comes with a 10-year factory warranty.

Length compensation angle: The digital angle and length compensation module for X-shaped or parallelogram racking panels compensates for any changes in the length difference of the cross-section fence installation when the angle is changed. Direct access with the controller also allows it to compensate for the position of the crosscut fence in relation to the width of the tooth and the angle of the saw blade. This ensures that you always get accurate measurements without recalibration when using different saw blades.

Supplementary components for more convenient operation

Parallelogram outrigger table: Infinitely adjustable range from –45 to +45°, with the LED display, customers can set the required angle to be accurate to 1/10 degree, With electronic movement models, this is integrated into the TFT display. Bevel length compensation is done via gauge with standard fence, with CNC cross-section fence, the length compensation is automatic.

Kappa 550 CNC machine specifications

  • Cutting height 202 mm
  • Saw blade diameter 250 – 550 mm
  • Saw blade tilt: 90°- 45°
  • Vertical sawing capacity (width) 1000 mm
  • Motor 7.5 HP (5.5 kW), 3x 400v, 50 Hz
  • 3 speed levels 3000/4000/5000 rpm
  • Working table height 890 mm
  • Slider stroke (with 3200 mm slide length) 7300 mm
  • Width (W1-Saw table part) 1348/1954/2022 mm
  • Width (W2-Workpiece holder) 2037/3346 mm
  • Net weight 1300 kg
  • Vacuum hose connection 120/100 mm

The Kappa 550 sliding table saw is a risk-free, extremely secured choice during the entirety of the operation. Thereby, the innovative manufacturing technology of the Kappa 550 machine brings about immense value for the investing enterprise in terms of outstanding productivity, perfect cutting lines, and absolute safety.

FORMAT4 – High-end machines for premium demands

  • Great value worth the money
  • Reliable decision for many years to come
  • Highly improved machine technology
  • Tables and parts in solid cast iron
  • High quality, unique detailed solutions as standard
  • Top-quality manufacturing with strict quality guidelines
  • Exceptionally user-friendly
  • Classic design
  • Quality and precision from Austria
  • Multiple functions with compact design
  • Mobile function as an option
  • Limited space requirements
  • Least time-consuming


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