Band Saws are power tools designed predominantly to cut irregular shapes (e.g decorative mouldings) or ripping lumber into slabs. A band saw also makes the smoothest cuts and, with the appropriate blade, can be used to cut materials other than wood, including metal. Band saws are available in a variety of sizes, ranging from handheld tools, small portable bench-top to professional standalone models.
Band saws are built of a pair of wheels holding a thin rotating toothed blade stretched between them and a table to support the work. Wheels powered by electric motor move a toothed band producing a steady cutting movement.
Band Saws are tools typically used in woodworking and metalworking industry. Thanks to unique construction they allow for precise and easy cutting through wood, plastic, metal pipes, rods, unistruts, conduit etc. Band Saws are commonly used by professionals such as: