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.

Required Badge

To gain access to this machine you must complete one of the below badges.

Mech Metal Safety Induction Badge
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Basic induction to Metal Working for MME

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Sheet Metal Fabrication Fundamentals Badge
Sheet Metal Fabrication Fundamentals Badge image

Entry Level induction to Metal Working

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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