Powermatic 1791317K Model 54HH 6"Jointer PLUS Helical Cutterhead


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The 1791317K includes:

  • 1x 1HP TEFC Motor
  • 2x push blocks
  • 1x Dust collection port
  • 1x Cutterhead guard
  • 1x Industrial push-button switch
  • 1x Powermatic 1791317K 54HH 6"Jointer PLUS Helical Cutterhead


  • Helical cutterhead with four-sided knife inserts provides smoother, quieter cutting and finer finish than conventional systems
  • 66" long adjustable infeed and outfeed tables provide more working surface
  • Fine/quick adjustment lever on infeed table for precision cuts
  • Extra-long 38" two-way tilting fence with positive stops provides quick positioning for 90° or bevel cuts
  • Enlarged sheet metal stand provides a sturdy base
  • Fence controls are center-mounted for convenience
  • Push button switch is lockable to prevent accidental starting
  • 4" port for dust collection

This 6" Jointer features a helical cutterhead with 40 four-sided indexable carbide knife inserts — this design provides a superior finish and quieter operation compared to conventional cutterheads, and the inserts require no adjustment once they are installed. If a knife insert becomes nicked, simply rotate it for a fresh edge and continue working. Oversized infeed/outfeed tables are mounted on dovetailed ways. The fence is 38" in length, with positive stops at 90° and 45° right and left. The fine/quick adjustment lever on the infeed table offers quick set-ups 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" dust port offers easy connection to any dust collection system.

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Tech Specs:

  • Brand: Powermatic
  • Model: 54HH
  • MPN: 1791317K
  • UPC: 662755955976
  • Type: Helical Cutterhead
  • Cutting Capacity: 6" x 1/2"
  • Cutterhead Speed: 6000 RPM
  • Number of Knives: 40 four-sided inserts
  • Table Height: 31-1/2"
  • Table Size: 66" x 7-1/4"
  • Infeed Table Length: 32-1/2"
  • Outfeed Table Length: 32-1/2"
  • Fence Size: 38" x 4"
  • Fence Tilts: 45 degrees left and right
  • Fence Positive Stops: 45 degrees left, 90 degrees, 45 degrees right
  • Dust Port Diameter: 4 OD/in
  • Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required: 800 CFM
  • Motor: 1 HP, 1 phase, 115/230 Volt
  • Dimensions: 66" x 24" x 37-1/2"
  • Weight: 328 pounds
  • Package Qty.: 1
Jet 5 Year Warranty

This item is covered by WMH's 5 Year Warranty.

WMH Stands behind every product it sells with outstanding customer service and support. Their multitude of service repair centers offer quick turnarounds and most of the time they can authorize warranty repair, assist you in locating replacement parts, and perform routine maintenance and large repairs on your tools and machinery. To find a service center near you, please call 1-800-274-6848.

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