BANDSAW OPERATIONS - OD1646 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
which the drive wheel, idler wheel, bandsaw blade, and motor are mounted,
pivots from one corner of the sawing machine bed.
The frame is
counterbalanced by a tension spring between the frame and the bed. Feed is
controlled by positioning a sliding weight along a bar fixed to the top side
of the sawing machine frame. A dashpot is positioned between the frame and
bed to stabilize the feed movement and prevent any quick movement of the
frame that could cause damage to the bandsaw blade. The vise used to hold
the material being cut is a quick-positioning type and can be adjusted
easily to any angle.
An adjustable workpiece stop is provided for rapid
positioning of production work pieces.
A HORIZONTAL BANDSAW MACHINE.
Models of Vertical Bandsaw Machines
Since the vertical bandsaw machine is more common than the horizontal type,
three models of vertical bandsaw machines will be considered in this