Model 18 slab saw is an 18-inch precision glass coldworking and lapidary equipment m slab cutter with heavy-gauge, powder-coated steel tank, powerfeed, crossfeed vise, and 1 horsepower 230v motor.
HIGHLAND PARK 18 INCH SLAB SAW MODEL 18 WITH POWERFEED AND CROSS-FEED VISE
Up to 6-3/4 inch x 8 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
BLADE FLANGES – Aluminum 3¾ inch outside diameter
AUTOMATIC CUT-OFF SWITCH – adjustable for length of cut
POWERFEED – 3 speeds. Approximate workpiece infeed rates:
9 inches per hour
10¾ inches per hour
13½ inches per hour
SPLIT NUT DRIVE – Engages carriage with powerfeed screw. Released by a flip of the handle for quick carriage return
ROLLER BEARING CARRIAGE – Carriage rides on precision roller bearings instead of metal on metal bushings resulting in accurate operation that will never wear out
WAYS – 1¼ inch square cold rolled steel structural tubing
SAW BOX – Welded 7 gauge steel. Inside dimensions 25¾ inches wide x 11-9/16 inches deep x 33-13/16 inches long. Overall height with the hood closed – 44 inches. Stainless drain cap and heavy-duty locking casters included
VISE – Cast iron jaws; 5 inches high x 7-3/8 inches long
‒ Maximum workable jaw opening 9¼ inches
‒ Lateral travel of vise assembly – 6 inches
V-BELTS – Connect the motor to the saw blade and powerfeed screw
MOTOR – 1 H.P. 230v with thermal protection and start and run capacitors
SHIPPING WEIGHT – 560 lbs. FREE CRATE INCLUDED and NO “Handling Charges"
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.
We don't include the blade in this machine; the blades are sold separately. This price is for the saw only. If you wish to add a blade to your purchase, you can choose your preferred blade here.