Tools: Jet 14-inch Vertical Bandsaw
From Tampa Hackerspace Wiki
NOTE: Training and certification are required prior to use of this machine tool. This training is included in the Machine Shop Basic Safety Course.
From the Jet website:
JET’s 14-inch Vertical Band Saws are specially designed to effectively cut a variety of materials including wood, plastic, bakelite, composites, ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Models J-8201 and J-8203 are wood and metal cutting band saws. JET’s Model J-8201VS and J-8203VS 14-inch Variable Speed Band Saws are ideally suited for metal cutting only with an infinitely variable speed range from116 to 334 SFPM. The variable speed drive system allows the operator to fine-tune the blade speed to the material being cut to maximize the life of today’s bi-metal blades. These versatile and dependable saws are capable of contour cutting, straight cutting and resawing, and these band saws can cut delicate curves in thick or thin stock.