Vertical Tilt-Frame Saw

8-Mark-III Vertical Tilt-Frame Band Saw


  • All-Mechanical Design
  • Cast Iron Construction
  • Metal Cutting
  • Large Adaptable Work Table
  • Semi-Automatic

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Capacity: 90°
18" x 22"
Capacity: 45° Right
18" x 14.5"
Capacity: 45° Left
18" x 13"
Capacity: 60° Right
18" x 9.7"
Capacity: 60° Left
18" x 7.3"
Speed Range
50 - 450 fpm infinitely variable with inverter drive.
Front Mounted Speed Control
Allows blade speed to be adjusted from operator's control station.
Feed Range
0 - 250 lbs. infinitely variable with control on operator's panel and Automatic Column Return.
T-Slotted Work Table
Work area 24.25 x 33"; Table height 38"; Two machined T-slots.
Wheel Diameter
19" cast iron wheels.
Blade Break/Stall Detection
Standard equipment shuts off machine in the event of blade breaking or stalling.
Miter Cutting
Column and blade tilt up to 60° right and left of vertical; work always stationary. Manual tilt standard with Sure-Lock and Built-in protractor. Electric Power tilt optional.
Saw Column
Amada Marvel patent pending Quick change Column is standard on all machines. Allows column to be set either upright or at a 3° forward cant. Column travels on recirculating linear ball bearing rails.
Quick-Action Vise
Maximum opening 18". Jaws can be shifted to either right or left side of blade. Jaws are 6" high, 12" wide.
Automatic Stops
Adjustable stops can be pre-set to stop advance and return of blade, and also to stop motor at any location within the 18" travel of the blade.
Coolant System
Built in with flood system, available with added optional drop lubrication system. Controlled by on-off selector switch at operator's station. Tank capacity 21 gallons.
Flushing Hose
Washes chips from hard to get at places reducing clean-up time.
Power Chip Brush
Together with blade wipers and flood coolant deep blade teeth free of chips.
Carbide Guide System
Solid carbide post design equipped with Patent Pending Amada Marvel Easy Load Guide Blocks. Upper and lower guides have preloaded carbide faced back-up blocks to support back edge of blade.
Blade
15' 4" Long x 1.25" Wide x .042 Thick
Blade Tension
Blade tension ratchet stops automatically at factory pre-set, 40,000 psi.
Motors
Main: 5 H.P., 1800 RPM, totally enclosed fan cooled. Coolant Pump: 1/8 H.P. enclosed motor-built-in integrally. Available voltage: 208 volt, 230 volt, 460, 3 phase, 60 Hz. Voltage must be specified when ordering.
Controls
IEC fused disconnect switch and magnetic motor starters, with overload and low-voltage protection. DC Power supply provides low voltage control to all push buttons at operator's control panel and machine lighting circuits. PLC control and components mounted in moisture proof NEMA 12 compartment. Electrical Panel is UL labeled.
Powered Column Tilt
Provides powered tilting of saw column up to 60° to both right and left sides. Tilt control switch is located on the operator’s control panel.
High Column
Column 6” longer than standard, providing increased vertical capacity to 28” at vertical position. High frame machines require a 16’ 4” blade.
High Jaws (jaws only)
10” high x 12” wide. In place of standard jaws provided with machine. Jaws use same clamping hardware provided with machine. Does not permit miter cutting.
45° High Jaws (jaws only)
In place of standard jaws provided with machine. One Front Jaw and one Rear Jaw, both mitered 45°, 10” high x 12” wide.
Mist Lube - Manual
Drop Lubrication System. (Requires compressed air connection 60-120psi)
Mist Lube - Automatic
Drop Lubrication System. (Requires compressed air connection 60-120psi)
Laser Alignment Light
Laser projector for quick spotting of the cut.
SUPPLEMENTARY EQUIPMENT UPON REQUEST.
First Section Dead Roller Conveyor
5’0” LONG, with five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, two stands, one end stop, and mounting bracket.
Extension Dead Roller Conveyor
5’ 0” LONG, five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, one stand, attached to the first section dead roller, for use on either loading or discharge side of machine.
Length Gauge
Manual light duty length gauge.  Securely mounts on roller conveyor.  Gauging limited by length of roller conveyor.
Coolant Pan
Will fit First Section and Extension roller conveyors.  Collects and returns coolant back to machine.  Includes pan, V-trough, and hangers.
Eccentric Lift Roller
May be mounted on roller conveyor for either load or discharge sides; manually operated to raise roller and material slightly above machine table. Lift capacity 1,000 pounds.
Additional Rollers
For added support; can be installed between standard rollers.
First Section Dead Roller Conveyor - Free Standing
5’ 0” long with five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” (64 mm) diameter, spaced on 12” centers, two stands, and one end stop.
Extension Dead Roller Conveyor - Free Standing
5’ 0” long with five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, with one stand.
First Section Dead Roller Conveyor with Manual Length Gauge
10’ 0” long, ten ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, includes Dead Stop, Tilting Type Gauge, Manually operated.
Extension Dead Roller Conveyor with Gauge Rail
5’ 0” long, five ball bearing rollers, 2.5” diameter, spaced on 12” centers, similar to the Extension Dead Roller Conveyor.
SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL HANDLING EQUIPMENT UPON REQUEST