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A-2 - Manual Vertical Tilting Band Saw

Manual Vertical Band Saw

ESCO's tilt vertical foam band saws are designed to cut flexible foam at angles up to 45 degrees from the vertical. The model A-2 tilt foam band saw cuts angles in one direction, while the TWT-45 foam band saw will cut from -45 degrees to +45 degrees.

  • Overview
  • Standard Features
  • Optional Features
  • Technical Specifications
  • Floor Space Required


Legacy machinery is not available for quotation.

Edge-Sweets is currently modernizing our legacy machines utilizing state-of-the-art manufacturing processes to offer high-quality, modern machines at a competitive price. Your sales engineer will have more information when legacy machines will be available for quotation again.


The Model A vertical tilting head band saw is designed to cut polyurethane foam materials. It uses a fixed position tilting cutting head with a manually moved table.

Common Applications

Angle Cutting, Furniture, Packaging, Automotive, Medical

Commonly Processed Materials

PUR soft foam, HR foam, viscoelastic foam, latex, rebond foam, Basotect®, PE

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A-2 Specifications [Downloadable PDF][Opens in New Window]

  • 0-45° Powered tilting head assembly
  • Plastic coated wood top cutting table
  • Manually operated side-fence with lock
  • Embedded rulers in cutting table
  • Operator contols mounted to cutting table
  • Heavy-Duty industrial blade guide
  • 24 IN [610 MM] or 48 IN [1219 MM] Table side extension
  • 16 IN [406 MM], 24 IN [610 MM], 36 IN [914 MM] Fence height extensions
  • Carter roller blade guide assembly
  • Two-way cut assembly
  • Powered upper guide/guard assembly
  • Variable speed blade motor
  • Aluminum table top
  • Pneumatic assist table-drive
  • Pneumatic Blade Tension

Operator Controls

  • Push-button controls mounted to table assembly
  • Manually operated side-fence with lock
  • Pneumatic table-assist control feature [Optional]

Head Assembly

  • Powered tilt mechanism changes blade angle from 0-45°
  • Material indexed into cutting position with a manually operated side-fence with lock
  • Powered upper guide/guard assembly [Optional]

Table Assembly

  • Table Height : 42 IN [1054 MM] from floor
  • Table Surface : Sealed novaply with smooth surface
  • Side Fence : 8 IN [203 MM] High with Position lock
  • Fence Rulers : Embedded in table [Both Sides]
  • Table Lengths : 7 FT [1234 MM], 9 FT [2743 MM], 11 FT [3353 MM]

Blade Assembly

  • Blade Width : 0.5 IN [13 MM] Or 0.75 IN [19 MM]
  • Blade Thickness : 0.020 IN [0.5 MM]
  • Blade Type : Serrated
  • Blade Guide : Standard Teflon Coated [Powered Optional]
  • Blade Motor : 2 HP Pulley Drive
  • Blade Speed : 3100-3200 FPM [945-975 M/MIN]

Power Requirements

  • 230/460 VAC 3-Phase 60 HZ
  • All control circuits on 110 V
  • Circuits are fused to provide protection
  • Single Phase Electrics [Optional]
Cutting Width: Inside Blade 24 IN [609 MM]
Cutting Width: Outside Blade 48 IN [1219 MM]
Cutting Height 36 IN [914 MM]
Cutting Height - Full Tilt 27 IN [685 MM]
Floor Space Required
Overall Width 96 IN [2438 MM]
Overall Length 276 IN [7010 MM]
Maximum Height 117 IN [2972 MM]
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