Powermatic 1791216K Review
The Powermatic 14-inch band saw offers many innovative features for your heavy duty jobs with precision and control. The band saw is extra-large in size and comes with two piece cast iron table and 9 spoke cast iron wheel. The heavy duty cast iron provides solid foundation for better rigidity and vibration-free operation.
The heavy gauge steel base cabinet is provided to absorb vibration from the motor, and to keep the dust collection outside the interior. This results in clean interior of the base cabinet. If you are thinking about how the machine keep your workspace dust-free. The lower housing part below the blade is built with a 4-inch collection port. A chip blower and pressurized nozzle connected with an air pump to keep the cutting area clean and visible.
The cast iron table space is made to offer you the extra-large cutting area. The tilting table measures 15-inch x 15 inch with 5-inch extension adding to the total work area of 300 square inches. The heavy duty 14-inch band saw is powered by a 1 ½ HP TEFC induction motor. It is meant to be plugged in 115 V AC with conversion to 230 V AC. The drive connects the blade with poly V drive belt system. There is little temperature is built while motor is running.
The PWBS 14 CS band saw is easy to make adjustments with standard blade width markings provided. The model is designed to facilitate carter quick release handle assemble with the full tension, relaxed tension, and full release positions. The carter allows you to quickly change belt positions without changing tension settings of the belt.
Powermatic 1791216K Model PWBS-14CS Deluxe 14-Inch 1-3/4-Inch Woodworking Bandsaw Technical Details:
- 14-inch band saw
- built-in air pump clears chips
- TEFC (Total Enclosed Fan Cooled) motor for longevity
- 1-1/2-horsepower motor; table tips 45-degrees right and 10-degrees left
- Solid steel and cast-iron construction for durability; built-in halogen lamp
- Includes saw, motor, blade, foot brake, work light, rip fence, miter-gauge, chip blower
- 15-inch by 15-inch table; 44-inch table height; 20 by 34 by 68 total dimensions; 203-pounds; 1-year warranty
The PWBS 14CS also features T-square style rip fence with a 4 inch re-saw attachment. For best working practice a 60 Watt halogen lamp holder is fitted to directly focus onto the blade cutting area. The total band saw is fitted with a rigid one piece welded stand.
Many customers have given positive feedback on the PWBS 14CS band saw. It was rigid and rock solid piece of precision band saw for the affordable price. The motor runs quietly as it is isolated in the base cabinet. It is the gold standard as one customer described it. Most people felt happy using this band saw.
We found the reviews and recommendations on this product to be encouraging. It is hugely successful 14-inch band saw from highly reputed manufacturer the Powermatic.