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UNIVERSITY OF FORESTRY

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Address:
Sofia 1756, 10 Kliment Ohridski Blvd., University of Forestry.
Department of Woodworking Machines, phone: +359 2 91 907 334, fax: +359 2 862 28 30; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Head of the laboratory
Asst. Prof. Pavlin Vitchev, Ph.D.

Services provided by the laboratory:
The main purpose of the Training and Demonstration Center is to support students' hands-on training and to help them develop and strengthen their skills and competences when working with the technological equipment in the laboratory. The students will acquire knowledge about the technological capabilities and range of applications of each tool, the correct selection and installation of cutting tools, power tool adjustment and operation.
The Center will also contribute to the research in the field of wood cutting and wood based materials, surface quality, wear of cutting tools and etc.
Equipment available in the laboratory:

The Training and Demonstration center consists of two areas: one room for theoretical training and one for practical training. It is equipped with almost the complete range of power tools of the German company FESTOOL which are used in furniture production and assembly, including:
circular sawing machine for longitudinal and cross cutting, milling cutters, drill and screwdriver machine, sanding machines, edging machine, local dust extractors, multifunctional working tables, measuring instruments and etc.

Keywords for the activity of the laboratory:
power tools; cutting tools; wood cutting; wood based materials; technologies

Contact person
Asst. Prof. Pavlin Vitchev, PhD, tel.: +359 2 91 907 334, fax: +359 2 862 28 30;
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Acknowledgement
The University of Forestry and the Faculty of Forest Industry express their gratitude to the companies that supported the establishment of the Training and Demonstration Center for Power Tools: FESTOOL, TEKA, IKEA, JAF, Consult Engineering – KEM Ltd.

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