Powermatic PM1800B 18'' Bandsaw, 5HP, 1-Phase, 230V

Designed with an enormous 18'' resaw capacity, multi-step blade tensioning system, precision blade guides, and a 5HP motor hungry for hardwoods, the new PM1800 is a bandsaw like no other. It comes standard with all the extra features you've come to expect from Powermatic. With its 24'' x 27'' cast iron table and precision balanced cast iron wheels, it runs smoothly and quietly, with hardly any vibration. The easy-to-adjust T-square style fence includes a 6-1/2'' resaw fence that gives you excellent right angle support when running wide boards vertically. Whether you're resawing thin veneers or just thicknessing boards to minimize waste that would otherwise be eaten by your planer, this saw is more than up to the task. Read on to learn more about this industrial-quality bandsaw from Powermatic. Features:Blade tension lever has full tension, partial tension, and release settings for easy blade changes and trackingMicro-adjustable, virtually tool-free bearing guide system gives precise blade control with reduced frictionGrooved thrust bearing stabilizes smaller bladesMagnetic starter with power indicator lamp and jumbo stopMagnetic switch protects the motor from harm due to potential electrical supply issuesSolid chrome knobs and handles ensure solid grip and firm lockingComputer balanced cast iron wheels reduce vibrationAdjustable miter gauge with stopsExclusive Powermatic T-Square style Accu-Fence maximizes accuracy and safetyAccu-Fence has complete adjustability for aligning to blade and squaring to tablePositive locking cam with pressure adjustmentOversized side plate can be used in the horizontal or vertical positionElectrical interlock prevents the bandsaw from starting when the blade is de-tensioned (patent pending)Four-sided blade guard for optimum protectionIntegrated foot brake stops the coasting blade

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