HYD-MECH VW-18 Semi Automatic Vertical Band Saw

HYD-MECH VW-18 Semi Automatic Vertical Band Saw

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The VW-18 II is a semi-automatic vertical band saw with the ability to miter from 60° left to 60° right.

This model is one of a kind in the Hyd-Mech line up with its saw head that can cut at 90° and be adjusted to cut at a 3° head cant.

Now available with optional powered head tilt and digital angle display.

Featuring a 22″H x 18″W capacity, 5 HP motor, and 1 1/4″ blade, the VW18 II is a reliable choice for all your light to medium-duty, vertical metal cutting applications.


  • Adjustable 3° canted head
  • Double articulating, semi-automatic control

  • Two full stroking hydraulic vises

  • Manual precise head positioning from 60° left to 60° right

  • Digital angle display with a protractor

  • Mechanically adjustable guide arm

  • On-demand hydraulics save energy

  • 5 HP VFD. True direct blade drive – no belts/pulleys

  • Hydraulic positive down feed

  • Cast iron band wheels

  • Replaceable blade brush

  • Robust steel base

  • Easy access electrical panel and hydraulics

  • Blade breakage switch

  • Mechanical band tensioning with digital readout

  • Replaceable carbide guide inserts

  • 0.5 HP hydraulic pump provides system pressure

  • Safety door interlocks

  • Flood coolant with wash down hose

  • Laser light and work light

  • Variable vise pressure


  • Capacity at 90°: Rectangular 18″ x 22″
  • Round 17.5″
  • Blade Size: 1 1/4″
  • HP: 5 HP
  • Operation: Semi-automatic
  • Mitering?: 60° left and right