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HYD-MECH H-18A Horizontal Bandsaw, Automatic,
Warren, MI, USA
Hyd-Mech saws


18" x 18"
Metal Fabrication


The H-18A is an automatic horizontal band saw providing accurate 90° metal cutting for medium to heavy-duty applications.
The H-18A cuts fast, with its high speed shuttle feed indexing up to 34″ in a single movement. Its standard split front vise delivers a short material remnant length, reducing material waste.
Featuring an 18″ x 18″ capacity, 10 HP motor, and 1 1/2″ blade, the H-18A is a reliable choice for all your horizontal metal cutting applications.
Technical Specifications
Capacity Rectangular (h x w) Round Square
90° 18” x 18” 18” 18”
Blade Size 1 1/2” x 19’ 2” Hydraulic Tank Capacity 9.5 Gallons
Blade Drive 10 HP Coolant Tank Capacity 30 Gallons
Machine Voltage 208, 240, 480 or 575 v Machine Weight 8,500 lbs.
Blade Speed 50-350 SFM Table Height 31”
Automatic Multi-indexing 0-34” Dimensions (w x l x h) 127” x 88” x 92”
Standard Machine Features
One piece design – no alignment necessary
Spilt front vise allows for short remnant length
Cast iron shuttle features automatic multi-indexing up to 34” in a single stroke with automatic kerf compensation.
Cast iron guide arms. The idler side guide arm is mechanically connected to the front vise moveable jaw for proper guide arm spacing at all times.
10 HP VFD. True direct blade drive – no belts/pulleys
Full capacity, full stroking hydraulic vises
Hydraulic positive down feed
High resolution feed rate valve allows for constant feed rate when cutting special alloys
Blade chamber separates material from cut part
Cast iron band wheels
Automatic PLC control programmable up to 99 jobs with 5 in queue.
Replaceable blade brush
Robust steel base
Automatic chip removal auger
Easy access electrical panel and hydraulics
Blade breakage switch
Hydraulic band tensioning with digital readout
Hydraulic carbide guide tensioning
Hardened, replaceable wear plates
Safety door interlocks
Flood coolant with wash down hose
Work light
Optional Machine Features
Full capacity hydraulic overhead bundling
Variable vise pressure
Blade deviation monitor
Mist lubrication
Out of stock switch
Vertical alignment rollers
Pedestal Control
Laser light
Roller discharge table
Idler conveyors
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