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Band_Saw_Safety

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									                             BAND SAW


Size:             Diameter of the wheels


Operations:       Cutting curves, resawing, ripping or crosscutting


Main Parts:       Table, ripping fence, miter gauge, upper wheel, lower
                  wheel, tracking adjustment, adjustment for raising and
                  lowering upper wheel, table tilting adjustment, upper
                  guide wheel, lower guide wheel, upper guide blocks,
                  lower guide blocks


        Safety:   -   Never back out of a curved cut. Turn saw off first.
                  -   Adjust upper guide to within 1/8 inch of your stock
                  -   Use relief cuts for sharp curves
                  -   Keep fingers away from the blade
                  -   Let the machine attain full speed before using
                  -   Keep all guards in place
                  -   Cut and turn at the same time to avoid breaking blade
                  -   Wear safety glasses
NAME:      ______________________                            Grade: __________
                                                                       13
SAFETY TEST

                                       Band Saw

1. List five main parts of the band saw excluding the motor, switch, belts and frame.
2. List five specific safety rules for the band saw excluding the general safety rules.
3. List three operations that can be performed on the band saw.


                                       Answers

1.1    _______________________
1.2    _______________________
1.3    _______________________
1.4    _______________________
1.5    _______________________


2.1    _________________________________________________________________
2.2    _________________________________________________________________
2.3    _________________________________________________________________
2.4    _________________________________________________________________
2.5    _________________________________________________________________


3.1    _________________________________________________________________
3.2    _________________________________________________________________
3.3    _________________________________________________________________

								
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