The 18|BX Bandsaw follows in the traditions of high-performance and reliability established by the widely-used Laguna Tools 14|12 and 14|bx models. The 18|bx is built around a 3HP, 220V motor and 145” (368 cm) blade for consistent results, cut-after-cut, regardless of material. Please note: Wheelset not included. Blade not included: SKU TAC1300
The First feature that will catch your attention is undoubtedly the ergonomic angled control panel made from anodized aluminum. The blue hue of the DRO along with the beautiful knurled control knob fitted with a rubber grip signals this is no ordinary lathe.The bed is made from steel which allows the cast iron headstock to travel incredibly smoothly. Steel is the preferred material due to its well known longevity & strength.Electronic variable speed is obtained via a VFD that converts 1 phase input to 3 phase output, so even at low settings you will get an incredible amount of torque. The DRO gives you an accurate RPM readout at all times any fine adjustments are made electronically. Changing from high to low settings is made easy by using the quick release handle.The headstock & tailstock lock handles are situated on the back to eliminate any interruptions to your work flow. Ergonomically designed handles use a cam lock resulting in a firm feel with no deflection.
The Wheel System is designed for the REVO 12|16, 18|36 and 24|36, allowing maximum stability by letting the REVO to only sit on the four pads when in use. When moving the REVO, all four swiveling casters are engaged. Dual Gas Struts make raising & lowering ultra smooth.