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HEM Saw H130 Bandsaw Machines

  Gerald R. Harris founded HE & M, Inc. (HEM) in 1964. For fifty years, HEM Saw has maintained its reputation as the manufacturer of quality and durable bandsaw machines. HEM Saw remains a leader in the bandsaw industry, consistently setting the standard with more patented innovations than any other bandsaw manufacturer in the world. HEM manufactures more than 70 different models of production bandsaw. One of their most successful achievements is the H130 Series bandsaw machine. The cutting capacity for this series ranges from 16” x 16” W to 10” x 20” W when cutting shapes. All three use a 10hp motor with 2hp hydraulics. …

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The Hyd-Mech M20 Bandsaw

For thirty years, Hyd-Mech has provided the machining industry with quality bandsaw machines. Hyd-Mech has proven to be one of the leading bandsaw manufacturers in the metal cutting industry. The company is known for their innovative solutions to design and manufacture of quality bandsaws. One of their best models is the Hyd-Mech M20 bandsaw. The Hyd-Mech M20 is a scissor style bandsaw that provides for exceptional miter cutting. The miter can cut from 60 to 90 degrees, making it an excellent machine for large fabrication jobs. Heavy-duty applications are also widely used with this model. The M20 runs on a 10HP motor with 3HP hydraulics and can …

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Trajan 270 Manual Bandsaw

In a smaller-scale metalworking shop, or even a larger shop that doesn’t daily-cut metals, it is important to invest wisely in the right bandsaw for the right purpose. A consideration in this case might be the Trajan 270 Manual Bandsaw. The Trajan 270 Manual bandsaw is a good machine that is built with small-scale metalworking shops in mind. This compact bandsaw takes up a minimum of  floor space. It weighs up to 529 lbs (240 kg) and specializes in cutting normal steel and steel pipes. It uses an 8′ 1” x 1”  wide saw blade, a  1-1/2 HP motor, and with a cutting capacity of materials up to nine …

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The 501 and 701 Bandsaw Blades

The 501 and 701 Bandsaw Blades are two Haltbar Sägen bi-metal bandsaw blades with a lot of similarities between them. It is hopeful that this post will help to distinguish the two for better understanding when it comes time to purchase either blade. Specifically — the Haltbar M42 HP and IC Series. Both are widely used in steel service centers and production cutting houses because these blades are designed for production cutting. Both blades can withstand materials requiring high and heavy-duty performance because they have unique and course teeth with heat and wear resistance. These types of features allow for greater durability, …

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Hi-Lo Bandsaw Blades

A brief post about the Hi-Lo Bandsaw Blades usage and features. Most of the blogs about blades include the proper usage of blades and the appropriate work load that would fit for a specific type of blade. Most of the discussion centers around the carbon and bi-metal blades. These two types of blade are the most commonly used blades in the industry today, but what about the Hi-Lo bandsaw blade? This type of blade is useful and special in many ways. The Hi-Lo is a blade that allows for more types of cutting surfaces and an increased rate of cut. It …

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HE&M CT2000HA-DC-C-Series Band Saw

For 50 years, HE&M has been the leader in providing top quality band saw machines worldwide. As well as offering utility band saws, miter cutting saws, and the vertical and horizontal options, HE&M also provides dual column band saw machines for the most demanding cutting applications. An example is the HE&M CT2000HA Dual Column C-Series band saw. The CT2000HA-DC-C  saw head travels down two posts when cutting. The twin post design is intended to cut large parts while keeping the blade as straight as possible as the head descends through the materials being cut. This machine has a 20HP motor and uses a …

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