HIGHLAND PARK STYLE 18 INCH SLAB SAW MODEL 18 WITH POWERFEED AND CROSS-FEED VISE
Up to 6-3/4 inch x 9-1/4 inch cross section
FEATURES AND SPECIFICATIONS:
-ARBOR SHAFT – Cold rolled steel machined to 1 inch bearing diameter. 3/4 inch diameter for diamond saw arbor
-AUTOMATIC CUT-OFF SWITCH – adjustable for length of cut
-BLADE FLANGES – Aluminum 3-3/4 inch OD.
-MOTOR – 110 volt 1 H.P. with start and run capacitors (230 volt 50 Hz available)
-POWERFEED – 3 speeds. Approximate workpiece infeed rates: 1) 9 inches per hour, 2) 10-3/4 inches per hour3) 13-1/2 inches per hour
-SAW BOX – Welded 7 gauge steel. Inside dimensions 25-3/4 inches wide x 11-9/16 inches deep x 33-13/16 inches long. Overall height with hood closed – 44 inches
-SPLIT NUT DRIVE – Engages carriage with powerfeed screw. Released by a flip of the handle for quick carriage return
-V-BELTS – Connect motor to saw blade and power-feed screw
-VISE – Cast iron jaws; 5 inches high x 7-3/8 inches long
Maximum workable jaw opening 9-1/4 inches
Lateral travel of vise assembly – 6 inches
-WAYS – 1-1/4 inch square cold rolled steel structural tubing
-SHIPPING WEIGHT – 540 lbs. CRATE INCLUDED FREE and NO "Handling Charges"
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JUST THE RIGHT SIZE FOR SCHOOLS, GEOLOGICAL LABORATORIES AND LAPIDARY CLUBS AND ALSO THE MOST POPULAR SIZE FOR THE HOBBYIST.
The Model 18 is the most economical saw for the ranges of sizes of material most frequently cut. It is ideally suited for the rock cutter producing in volume. A highly effective production tool, it is compact enough for quick and convenient operation. Schools like this saw because it cuts fast enough to complete a demonstration within a class period. Geologists use the Model 18 for slabbing core samples. It is a favorite with lapidary clubs; used by members for specimens that are tool large for their own saws.