The JET 18" Band Saw has been equipped with a heavy-duty gear box allowing it to cut both wood and metal. A lever on the gear box allows for quick indexing between high and low speeds. Additional speeds can be configured under each gear by advancing the drive belt among the three pulley diameters. The pivoting motor and gear box assembly with tension release handle makes advancing the drive belt quick and easy. Exclusive quick-release, precision T-square style rip fence. Built-in cutting height scale, easy to read upper blade guide height. Extra large 19" x 19" cast iron table. Convenient speed changes with no tools required. Ball bearing guide system reduces friction for longer blade life. Saw blade completely guarded with easy access for blade changing. Lower blade wheel brush and dust collection port.
VBS-18MW 18 Inch Metal/Wood Vertical Bandsaw, heavy-duty gear box, roller bearing guides, miter gauge, fence and rail assembly, 4" dust chute, 3/4" tool steel (SKS2) blade, chip tray.