Maximize face veneer recovery and quality

Veneer Patching Line R7

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Veneer Patching Line R7 - master your productivity

Master your productivity with automation and machine vision - produce the highest grade veneer with ease out of any wood species with Raute Veneer Patching Line R7. 

Repairing veneer by patching the holes and knots is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve the value of the end product in terms of more valuable plywood grades → Veneer Patching.

Raute's Veneer Patching Line R7, a patented concept, is a fully automated patching line with the most advanced technology on the market. It helps you maximize face veneer recovery and get consistent, upgraded high-quality panels over four times faster than repairing manually. And only one operator is needed! 

Raute’s Veneer Patching Line R7 has a unique integrated vision system analyzer for defect analysis and grading with veneer recovery optimization. This leading technology is well-proven delivering the highest possible patched veneer quality. With MillSIGHTS data capturing and reporting system you get deep insight into patching performance, “what-if” scenarios, and line availability. 

And, it comes with our suggestion: durable butterfly type patching head and multiple die sizes optimized for each wood species having their own typical defects. 

Veneer Patching Line R7 is your choice when you require the best consistent veneer quality and capacity. With its possibility of 1-4 pathing levels, you achieve a patching speed of 3200-12000 patches/h. Over four million patches are made daily by R7-series patching lines globally.

Improve your production goals with R7-Series

To learn more about how to improve your production goals with the R7-Series veneer patching line, talk to our experts.

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Key benefits

Up to 3200 patches /h/level

No over patching saves up to 10% in number of patches needed 

highest retention with solid wood butterfly patches

one operator


Veneer Patching Line R7 machines

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