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New Connector System from Lamello

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New Connector System from Lamello


New Clamex® P biscuit shaped connector system from Lamello allows users to quickly and easily create nearly invisible Ready To Assemble (RTA) connections. Made from rugged fiberglass reinforced plastic, with a new metal cam lever, Clamex P can join any miter angle without the use of glue or screws. This patented fastening system provides a strong interlocking connection for more frequent installations and disassemblies. The small installation depth of Clamex makes it an ideal detachable joining element for miter joints of all angles from 30 to 180 degrees, and for surface, corner and middle wall joints.

Installation of Clamex P is simple—a T-shaped groove is made in the work piece by almost any CNC machine with a mounted groove cutter or the new hand-held Lamello Zeta Biscuit Joiner with oscillating (up and down) cutter action. Clamex P is then inserted by hand into the T groove, locking perfectly into the work piece for a strong and tight installation. There is no risk of torsional movement due to its patented ridge system, which connects and aligns with only one fitting. The Clamex P System is so strong that it eliminates the need for any additional positioning elements such as dowels.

Benefits of this new T-groove Clamex P System include:

  • Installation without tools or glue
  • Extremely fast installation by simply sliding the connector into the groove
  • Optimal anchorage in the work piece

Clamex utilizing Lamello Zeta Dual Purpose Biscuit Joiner.

Clamex P detachable connectors are a versatile joining element that can be used for aesthetic solutions in RTA furniture, cabinets, displays, room dividers, fixtures, and more. Components made with the Clamex P System are stackable because there are no protruding parts in the surface.

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Colonial Saw introduces a new Zeta dual-purpose biscuit joiner from Lamello. Lamello makes profile groove technology accessible to all woodworkers with the new Zeta--the first handheld tool with a compact vertical mechanical drive (VMD). Here's how the VMD works:

  1. During the cutting process the cutter plunges to the maximum depth.
  2. Then it quickly moves up and down to create the profile groove.
  3. Next, the cutter moves back to the center position, and the machining of the slot is complete.

The new Lamello Zeta Biscuit Joiner with oscillating (up and down) cutter action will make a T-shaped groove in the work piece for the installation of the new Lamello Clamex P connector system. Clamex P is then inserted by hand into the T groove, locking perfectly into the work piece for a strong and tight installation. There is no risk of torsional movement due to its patented ridge system, which connects and aligns with only one fitting. The Clamex P System is so strong that it eliminates the need for any additional positioning elements such as dowels. Clamex P detachable connectors are a versatile joining element that can be used for aesthetic solutions in RTA furniture, cabinets, displays, room dividers, fixtures, closet systems and more.

Change out the Zeta cutter and with a simple switch of a lever, the Zeta can be used as a standard biscuit joiner.