Bandsaw

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Bandsaw #1

Bandsaw #1

This is an extremely large bandsaw which is normally used for cutting soft metal (aluminum) and plastics.

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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Metal-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Machine Info

This machine is a Powermatic Model 87.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 149" to 152" long, up to 1" wide.

Bandsaw #2

Bandsaw #2

This bandsaw should be used for cutting steel only.

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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Metal-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Machine Info

This machine is a Craftsman model 351-243981.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 133" long, and 3/16" to 1" wide. Fastenal part #: 3329322 (3/4")

Bandsaw #3

Bandsaw #3

This is a large bandsaw specifically used for cutting wood. It should not be used to cut materials other than wood, as they will very quickly wear out the blade. Small wood cuts should be made on Bandsaw #4, also located in the Wood Shop.

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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Wood-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Machine Info

This machine is a Jet model JWBS-16B.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 123" long. Fastenal Part #: 3323992 (1/2")

Bandsaw #4

Bandsaw #4

This is a small bandsaw specifically used for cutting wood. It should not be used to cut materials other than wood, as they will very quickly wear out the blade. Larger wood cuts should be made on Bandsaw #3, also located in the Wood Shop. This is a small saw, best for detail work.

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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Wood-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Machine Info

This machine is a Craftsman model 321-214000.

Maximum cut depth is 4.5" and the throat is 9.5" wide

Replacement blades for this saw should be 70.5" long and up to 1/2" wide. Fastenal part #: 3328011 (1/4")

Horizontal Bandsaw #1

Horizontal Bandsaw #1

This is a powerful bandsaw specifically used for cutting metal or plastic rods, tubes, and pipes. Do not use it to cut wood.

Required Badge Required PPE
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Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) documents, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) information, and Operator's Manuals can be found in the Safety and Manuals section.

This machine is covered under the Metal-1 training. Users who have not completed this training cannot use this machine.

Be very mindful of the location of center of gravity when moving this tool on its built-in wheels. Use the handle, but don't lift it more than a couple of inches off the ground, or the machine will tip over.

Machine Info

This machine is a Jet model 414458.

This saw is designed to automatically shut off when the cut is completed, and it has a clamp to hold the stock while it's cutting. Be sure to place a waste container under the chute that directs chips away from the cutting area.

Stock up to 5" wide can be cut. The blade in the machine is optimized for metal and plastic. Do not use it to cut wood.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 64.5" x 0.5" and can be ordered from Amazon. Recommended metal cutting blade is Bosch BS6412-24M. McMaster Part #:4125A283. Fastenal Part #:3327900.