H-18A Horizontal Band Saw

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The H-18A is an automatic horizontal band saw providing accurate 90° metal cutting for medium to heavy-duty applications.

The H-18A cuts fast, with its high-speed shuttle feed indexing up to 34″ in a single movement. Its standard split front vise delivers a short material remnant length, reducing material waste.

Featuring an 18″ x 18″ capacity, 10 HP motor, and 1 1/2″ blade, the H-18A is a reliable choice for all your horizontal metal cutting applications.


STANDARD FEATURES

  • The best cost per cut performance in its class
  • One-piece design – no alignment necessary
  • Spilt front vise
  • Cast iron shuttle features automatic multi-indexing up to 34” in a single stroke with automatic kerf compensation
  • Steel guide arms. The idler side guide arm is mechanically connected to the front vise moveable jaw for proper guide arm spacing at all times
  • 10 HP VFD. True direct blade drive – no belts/pulleys
  • Full capacity, full stroking hydraulic vises
  • Hydraulic positive down feed
  • High-resolution feed rate valve allows for constant feed rate when cutting special alloys
  • Blade chamber separates material from cut part
  • Cast iron band wheels
  • Automatic PLC control programmable up to 99 jobs with 5 in queue
  • Replaceable blade brush
  • Robust steel base
  • Automatic chip removal auger
  • Easy access electrical panel and hydraulics
  • Blade breakage switch
  • Hydraulic band tensioning with digital readout
  • Hydraulic carbide guide tensioning
  • Hardened, replaceable wear plates
  • Safety door interlocks
  • Flood coolant with wash down hose
  • Work light
  • Variable vise pressure
  • Out of stock switch

To view more information, please visit the Hydmech website.