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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


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
  • Manually operated side-fence with lock
  • Embedded rulers in cutting table
  • Side table extensions
  • Dual-direction cutting
  • Blade sharpening system
  • Pressure roll assembly
  • Aluminium cutting table surface

Operator Controls

  • Push-button controls mounted to table assembly
  • Manually operated side-fence with lock

Head Assembly

  • Powered tilt mechanism changes blade angle from 0-45┬░
  • Material indexed into cutting position with a manually operated side-fence with lock
  • Various models of the A-2 band saw provide different size tables and cutting heights to accomodate a wide range of material sizes

Table Assembly

  • Table Height: 41.5" [1054 MM] from the floor
  • Top Surface: Sealed novaply with smooth surface
  • Table Movement: Nylon wheels that ride on steel rails
  • Side Fence: 8.5" [216 MM] high aluminium with hand-wheel adjustment and position lock
  • Position Rulers: Embedded in table [Both Sides]

Blade Assembly

  • Blade Size: 1/2" [13 MM], 3/4" [19 MM]
  • Blade Thickness: .020" [0.5 MM]
  • Blade Types: Various
  • Blade Wheels: 12" [304 MM] diameter, Aluminium construction with a molded urethane tire
  • Blade Guide: Adjustable, teflon-coated
  • Blade Motor: 1.5 HP, Pulley drive

Power Requirements

  • 230/460 VAC, 3-Phase, 60 HZ
  • All control circuits on 110 V
  • Circuits are fused to provide protection
  • Optional electrics available. Contact your salesperson today.
Cutting Width: Inside Blade 24" [610 MM]
Cutting Width: Outside Blade 48" [1219 MM]
Cutting Height 36" [914 MM]
Cutting Height - Full Tilt 27" [686 MM]
Floor Space Required:
Width 96" [2438 MM]
Maximum Length 11' [3.3 M Table] : 276" [7010 MM]
Maximum Height 117" [2972 MM]
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