UNSW Making

Metal Bandsaw

Bandsaw for Metal

A bandsaw is a saw with a long, sharp blade consisting of a continuous band of toothed metal stretched between two wheels to cut material. The blade itself can come in a variety of sizes and tooth pitches, which enables the machine to Design Futures highly versatile and able to cut a wide variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. This bandsaw is for metal.

A bandsaw is a saw with a long, sharp blade consisting of a continuous band of toothed metal stretched between two wheels to cut material. The blade itself can come in a variety of sizes and tooth pitches, which enables the machine to Design Futures highly versatile and able to cut a wide variety of materials including wood, metal and plastic. This bandsaw is for metal.

Suitable Materials

  • Metal
  • Mild Steel
  • Non-Ferrous Metals

Process

  • Cutting

Machine Locations

Makerspace Facility Make Model Work area Number of machines
Design Futures Lab Metal Workshop FUHO VBS 1610 550mm x 600mm 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace FUHO VBS 1408 Table Size: 500 x 500mm 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace FUHO VBS 1610 550mm x 600mm 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace HAFCO BS-912 Cutting Capacity: 230 x 178mm 1
Engineering Makerspaces James N. Kirby Makerspace HAFCO Horizontal Band Saw 2000mmx1200mm 1
The Making Centre The Toolroom - Metal Workshop Speeder KB-45 1