BANDSAW OPERATIONS - OD1646 - LESSON 1/TASK 1
saw band wheel.
A saw blade welder with grinder is mounted in the machine
Model 2612-1M. The model 2612-1M is a floor mounting, metal cutting,
vertical bandsaw machine. It has a 24 inch throat depth and can accommodate
a 1 inch maximum bandsaw blade and a 1/2 inch maximum band file.
worktable (figure 4 on the following page) measures 26 x 26 inches; it can
be manually titled up to 45, to the right and up to 5, to the left. Power
is fed from the 220 volt, 60 cycle motor through a variable speed pulley to
the three-speed transmission (figure 5 on page 8).
The model 2612-1M
bandsaw machine has an integral butt welder and grinder.
Model 2614-1 is a floor mounted, metal cutting,
vertical bandsaw machine (figure 6 on page 9).
It has a 26 inch throat
depth. The heavy duty 30 x 30 inch table has a removable center disk. The
table can be tilted manually to a maximum of 5, to the left and 45, to the
right. The five horsepower motor drives a variable speed pulley which, in
turn, drives the three-speed transmission. The bandsaw machine is equipped
with a butt welder and grinder.
In the remainder of this subcourse, the term "bandsaw
machine" refers only to the vertical metal cutting
bandsaw machine. Operations for the horizontal metal
cutting bandsaw machine will not be discussed.
Uses of Bandsaw Machines
The bandsaw machine is used for external and internal sawing. With the use
of attachments, the bandsaw machine can also serve a variety of other
Band files and polishing bands can be used in place of the
bandsaw blade for filing and polishing operations.
A disk cutting
attachment permits the cutting of true circles.
An angular blade guide
attachment is furnished with most bandsaw machines. This attachment twists
the bandsaw blade so that large or long workpieces that would not normally
clear the bandsaw machine column can be cut. A miter guide attachment can
be used to guide the workpiece at any convenient angle.