Planer-Thicknesser AD 531

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Sophisticated features and details. In this price class it is impossible to find a product that offers better quality for your money!

Woodworkers are amazed and appreciate the combination of exceptional engineering and functional modern design working together. The professional planer fence, the robust planer tables made of cast iron, and the Felder 2- or optionally 4-knive cutterblock or Silent-Power® spiral cutterblock- are sure to impress every woodworking enthusiast.

FELDER. Quality and precision in a nutshell

Since 1956, a guarantee for perfect results with excellent ease of use and reliability in regular professional use. Woodworkers are always enthusiastic about the individual and solid solutions for small and mid-sized businesses.

The most important highlights at a glance


... Your decision for Felder, a risk-free decision

Thicknesser AD 531 Felder Felder Group woodworking
  • The right machine for every budget
  • Complete reliability in professional use
  • Tailor made machine solutions
  • High quality cast iron machine table and aggregates
  • Innovative detail solutions derived from 60 years of experience – already included in the standard configuration
  • First class manufacturing and finishing standards
  • Intuitive application concepts
  • Modern, distinct design
  • Quality and precision from Austria
  • Powerful and efficient
  • Complete package: Comprehensive service support


Since their invention in 1969, Felder system table extensions have become a very common and useful choice for Felder owners. Within seconds and without the use of tools you are able to increase the working surface of your Felder, by up to 1000 mm!
The solid cast iron cutterblock housing is built for heavy duty work. The serrated steel infeed roller and micro-serrated steel outfeed roller ensure a smooth transport of the workpiece through the machine. Both steel rollers are well dimensioned and are non-wearing.
The Felder system cutterblock has guaranteed perfect planing results for decades. Resin free locking screws and the self-setting knives make it possible to change the blade in less than 2 minutes. Time consuming adjustments and purchasing of expensive setting gauges are a thing of the past.
  • 2 or 4 knife cutterblock
  • Quick and effortless knife change
  • Self-aligning knives are perfectly set each and every time!
  • No resin buildup on the clamping bolts.
  • Extremely quiet operation due to the enclosed design
  • Excellent durability of knife edges
  • Cost savings due to the 2 sided low cost knives

Exclusive for planer/thicknessers from the Felder Group. The Silent-Power® spiral cutterblock reduces noise emissions by more than half when planing. The continuous pulling cut ensures tear-free results when planing all types of wood. With this revolutionary new development from Format4 you are obtaining all of the advantages of a spiral cutterblock at considerably lower operating, investment and adjustment costs. The advantages of the Silent-Power® cutterblock at a glance ...

  • Extremely quiet, noise is reduced by half
  • Usable blade life twenty times longer than standard blades
  • Four highly precise cutting edges on each knife
  • Optimised chip extraction and reduced chip volume
  • Tear-free planing results
  • Reduced power consumption when compared to similar systems

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The cast iron planing tables are solidly ribbed and can withstand the toughest jobs.
The patented Felder planer table adjustment system, uses prism guidance for the highest level of adjustment precision. Quick and accurate adjustment of cutting depth from the operator side of the infeed table.
The space saving planer guard is integrated into the machine chassis which stabilises the workpiece when planing and bevelling.
2 spring-loaded pressure bars prevent “fluttering” of very thin workpieces whilst thicknessing.
The planer fence: A masterpiece of engineering providing stability, precision and performance! The fence can be tilted with end-stops at 90° to 45°.
The horizontal mortiser The horizontal mortiser is mounted on the planer side. An optional ­dowelling device can be added to increase the mortiser capability.
Using the tried and tested FELDER table extensions it is quick and easy to extend your thicknessing table by up to 1000 mm without the use of tools.
Thicknessing accuracy to one tenth of a millimeter with the use of the handwheel and its integrated digital display.
Max. Thicknessing height 220 mm.
FELDER Planer Thicknesser Range

Customer service & maintenance

Specially trained service personnel are always available to provide specialised on-site service for you. If the matter is urgent you can call our hotline centre for straightforward immediate help.  Contact our consultants or report your request conveniently online around the clock.

Do you have any questions?

We are happy to advise you online, over the phone or on-site at one of our more than 270 sales and service centres worldwide. 


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