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Vertical bandsaw


One of a kind in the HYDMECH line up, with its saw head that can cut at 90° and its adjustable 3 degree canted head.
The VW-18 is a semi-automatic, vertical band saw with the ability to mitre from 60° left to 60° right. Featuring a 22″H x 18″W capacity, 5 HP motor, and 1 1/4″ blade, the VW18 is a reliable choice for all your light to medium-duty, vertical metal cutting applications.

Standard Specification

  • Adjustable 3° canted head
  • Double articulating, semi-automatic control
  • Two full stroking hydraulic vises
  • Manual precise head positioning from 60° left to 60° right
  • Digital angle display with a protractor
  • Mechanically adjustable  guide arm
  • On-demand hydraulics save energy
  • 5 HP VFD. True direct blade drive – no belts/pulleys
  • Hydraulic positive down feed
  • Cast iron band wheels
  • Replaceable blade brush
  • Robust steel base
  • Easy access electrical panel and hydraulics
  • Blade breakage switch
  • Mechanical band tensioning with digital readout
  • Replaceable carbide guide inserts
  • 0.5 HP hydraulic pump provides system pressure
  • Safety door interlocks
  • Flood coolant with wash down hose
  • Laser light and work light
  • Variable vice pressure

Optional Features

  • Power mitre angle tilt
  • Chip bucket
  • Hydraulic overhead bundling clamps
  • Mist lubrication
  • Work stop
  • Tall square vice inserts
  • Power transformer
  • Idler conveyors

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HYDMECH VW18 Technical Specifications

Manufacturer Hydmech
Machine Type Bandsaw
Dimensions 4953mm × 34mm × 1.1mm
Table Height 927mm
Motor 3.7kW
Coolant Tank 45 litres
Weight 1227 kgs net
90°45° Left45° Right60° Left60° Right
Round Section (mm) 438mm 381mm 260mm
Rectangular Section Horizontal (mm) 558x457mm 381x457mm 260x457mm

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