Bandsaw, metal, horizontal (Craftex B013N)

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This article is about a tool that is no longer at Protospace.
Further information can be found below.
  • Type: Horizontal Metalcutting Bandsaw
  • Make/Model: Craftex B013N
  • Serial Number: ??
  • Original Owner: Jim Akeson
  • Removed by: Jim Akeson (presumably)
  • Removal Reason: {{{removalreason}}}
  • Loan Status: On Loan
  • Arrival Date: 18Dec2012
  • Removal Date: {{{removaldate}}}
  • Replacements: Bandsaw, metal, horizontal
  • Location: Metalworking Shop/Welding
  • Functional Status: Working
  • Usage Permissions: Open to Members, must fix/replace if you break it
  • Certification: Demo/Read Notes
  • Wiki ID: [[{{{id}}}]]
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  • Capacity: At 90 degree 4" x 6" rectangular 4 1/2" round
  • Speed: 80,120,200 FPM
  • Gearbox: Sealed worm gear
  • Motor: 1/3 HP, 110V, 1 phase belt drive, sealed worm gear transmission
  • Table: 8" x 8 3/4" for vertical use
  • Ball bearing drive wheels and blade guides
  • Auto shut off
  • Blade size 1/2" x .025" x 64 1/2"
  • Gross weight: 50kg.
  • Carton size: 15" x 13" x 41 1/2"

Usage Notes

  • Can be used as both gravity-fed bandsaw or as an upright
  • If used as upright, can attach cutting deck, 2 Phillips screws
  • Do not apply pressure when cutting flat, gravity is proper cutting weight
  • 3-stepped pulleys to vary speed/torque
  • Check blade tension before each use and that blade is seated in contact with bearings properly, that bearings are clean
  • If blade comes off, power down and unplug, unscrew door knob, slide bottom plate on door up or it will snap off. Loosen tension via top knob, place blade back onto wheel grooves, re-tighten, close door and replace knob.
  • Sweep or blow debris off after each use