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The manual can be found here  [http://makerspace.tulane.edu/images/3/34/Jet_Horizontal_band_saw_model_414458_manual.pdf Jet Horizontal Band Saw manual (.pdf)]   
 
The manual can be found here  [http://makerspace.tulane.edu/images/3/34/Jet_Horizontal_band_saw_model_414458_manual.pdf Jet Horizontal Band Saw manual (.pdf)]   
  
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Click here [[PPE]] for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.
  
 
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
 
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

Revision as of 04:07, 19 January 2017

Bandsaw #1

Bandsaw #1

This is an extremely large bandsaw which is normally used for cutting metal stock or sheets.

Machine Info

This machine is a Powermatic Model 87.

The manual can be found here Powermatic Band Saw manual (.pdf) Another version can be found here Powermatic Band Saw manual v.2 (.pdf)

Click here PPE for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.

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

Bandsaw #2

Bandsaw #2

This bandsaw may be used for cutting smaller metal stock or plastic.

Machine Info

This machine is a Craftsman model 351-243981.

Manuals can be found at Craftsman band saw

Click here PPE for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 133" long, and 3/16" to 1" wide.

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.

Machine Info

This machine is a Jet model JWBS-16B.

Manuals can be found at Jet band saw

Click here PPE for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 123" long.

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

Machine Info

This machine is a Craftsman model 321-214000.

Manuals can be found [Small Craftsman bandsaw]

Click here PPE for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.

Replacement blades for this saw should be 70.5" long and up to 1/2" wide. They can be ordered from Fastenal or McMaster.

Horizontal Bandsaw #1

Horizontal Bandsaw #1

This is a powerful bandsaw specifically used for cutting metal or plastic rods, tubes, and pipes. It 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.

Machine Info

This machine is a Jet model 414458.

The manual can be found here Jet Horizontal Band Saw manual (.pdf)

Click here PPE for training (badge) levels and requirements and Personal Protective Equipment.

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