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HV-128 Horizontal Bandsaw


HV-128 Horizontal Bandsaw

The HV128 is a horizontal bandsaw, suitable for cutting metal stock up to approximately 125mm across. Suitable metals include steel, stainless steel, Annealed tool steels, brass, bronze, aluminium, titanium, nylon, acrylic, and Delrin. It is not suitable for use on chromed or hardened steels, ABS, Polythene, Polypropylene, Glass or carbon fibre reinforced materials, and wood. The horizontal bandsaw lives on a purpose-built cart underneath the stairs in the Main Workshop.

There are no guards on the saw. Care must be taken to keep hands away from the blade while it is running. Safety glases are recommended while using the saw. Before use check the cable is undamaged, the saw is clear of obstructions. The saw takes a 1638mm long, 13mm wide blade (other widths will NOT work) and is normally left with a 14tpi carbon-steel blade fitted.

Current Status[edit]

Date Status Comment
18th May 2022 Fully Functional

Planned Upgrades[edit]

Parts and upgrades that are planned/Budgeted/Purchased for in the near future

  • Nothing Planned


These are the people who look after and repair the horizontal bandsaw, they're the ones to contact if there's any problems with it

Name Notes

Recent Changes[edit]

If you make any non-trivial changes to the horizontal Bandsaw or perform maintenance please note it here, delete records older than 1 yr

  • New cable gland fitted. Jmf (talk) 11:35, 21 May 2022 (BST)
  • Re-fitted cable gland. Will need a new gland to replace damaged thread. Jmf (talk) 19:32, 18 May 2022 (BST)
  • Change blade, change bearings, realign blade and guides, change oil Stever (talk) 15:28, 6 October 2021 (BST)