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SHELIX Cutterhead for CARBA TEC 20″ Planer, CTJ-508


This SHELIX head features 5 wings of knives with a total of 100 knives for installation in the CARBA TEC 20″ Planer, CTJ-508. All Shelix orders include at no charge:  Five replacement KN400 carbide inserts, One 1/4” Drive HandleOne T25 Torx Plus Bit.

Standard lead time to ship once your order is placed averages 8 to 12 weeks but can be shorter depending on production demand.  For an updated lead time please call us at: (855) 247-4450.

NOTE!  – Carba Tec has used a wide variety of cutter heads with varying dimensions for this model.  Upon ordering you will be contacted by Byrd Tool Experts so we can help you correctly measure and verify the exact model needed to fit your machine.  If you would like to review blueprints and measurements of various models before ordering please contact our support team at

Optional Upgrades:

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    KN400 Carbide Inserts for Byrd Tool Shelix Heads $45.00
    1/4” Drive Handle for installing carbide inserts $39.50
    Two Replacement Bearings for Shelix Install Medium (M) $115.00

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NOTE!  – Due to manufacturer design changes of the gearbox in 2006, the gearbox seal is smaller on these machines for models made from 2006 on.   If you have a 2006 or later model machine please make sure to add a replacement seal to your order to prevent leaks occurring from your gear box.



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