Model 18 - 18-inch precision glass coldworking and lapidary equipment precision slab saw with heavy-gauge, powder-coated steel tank, powerfeed, crossfeed vise, and 1 HP 110v motor
HIGHLAND PARK 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
-BLADE FLANGES – Aluminum 3-3/4 inch outside diameter
-AUTOMATIC CUT-OFF SWITCH – adjustable for length of cut
-POWERFEED – 3 speeds. Approximate workpiece infeed rates: 1) 9 inches per hour, 2) 10-3/4 inches per hour 3) 13-1/2 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 – 1-1/4 inch square cold rolled steel structural tubing
-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 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 9-1/4 inches
-Lateral travel of vise assembly – 6 inches
-V-BELTS – Connect the motor to saw blade and powerfeed screw
-MOTOR – 110 volts 1 H.P. with thermal protection and start and run capacitors (230 volts 50 Hz available)
-SHIPPING WEIGHT – 560 lbs. CRATE INCLUDED FREE 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.