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Lapidary *Slab and Industrial Saws

Features of the Model TR Series Lapidary Slab Saws

Why Wesley's Trading Post is the best to serve your needs:
  • Trained Sales Consultants
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Saw Box and Hood- The tank not only serves to contain the coolant lubricant essential to the cutting process, it also forms the foundation or chassis for the saw mechanisms. In the TR Series, the tank is made of welded steel plate rather than sheet metal. Legs are heavy-duty angle iron welded to the tank and braced to support the saw and heavy loads. The saw is solid with almost no vibration.

The hood is lighter weight steel plate for easier lifting, with a clear, Plexiglass window for viewing the saw blade in operation. The hood confines the saw while in operation for safety's sake and also confines the coolant which is thrown in a heavy spray from the rotating blade. The TR-36 has hydraulic cylinders to help raise and lower the hood. The smaller saw has locking elbow braces with safety locking pin. Two Safety Switches on all either saw prevent the motor from running when the hood is up.

"V" Guide Rail System and Vise- Since the saws are designed for heavy duty slabbing and quartering of large specimens, the vise and rail system are made to handle the job. V-grooved ball bearing guide rollers glide the vise carriage smoothly on precision ground, steel V-rails attached to heavy steel channels. Exacting tolerances insure matching of hardened bearings, rollers and rails. Alignment of the rails to the blade is within approximately .005 maximum across the full blade diameter.

The vise is readily accessible for loading with wood faced jaws that open extra wide. It's made of cast aluminum for the 24 inch saw and welded steel for the 36 inch saw. The vise is easily adjustable and will hold the material securely as it passes through the cutting blade.

Powerglide Hydraulic Feed System - Is standard on both saws and is superior to screw feed systems by providing control of cutting speed and length of cut. Your saw blades will cut better and last longer because the hydraulic system feeds the material without slowing down the blade RPM. Another plus is the ability to stop and start the movement of the vise, allowing you to cut a "starting nitch" in any surface. This kind of control helps prevent blade damage and "tweaking" of the rock from the vise.

Mult-Stage Filter and Recirculation System for Slab Saws - We've improved and enlarged the coolant recirculating systems for our saws and have made them available in kits for use on most other large slab saws as well. The system can move large volumes of clean oil over the cutting surface of the saw blade to keep it cool and lubricated. The holding tanks are heavy duty plastic with multiple settling chambers to filter out particles from the coolant. The tank and submersible pump are easily cleaned.


How to choose a rock Saw    Sizes vary from:  |  12" Lortone Slab Saws to cut material up to 5¼"    |   Larger Slab Saws 14'-18" cut material 6¼" to 7¼"   |   Diamond Pacific Slab Saws 24" cut material up to 9"    |   Largest Slab Saw 36" to cut material up to 14"   |  Blades for 6" - 36" Saws    |   Cutting Oil to prolong blade life Customer Service   |  Order Department...




TR - Series Slab Saws
from Diamond Pacific

Call to Order: Please allow 4-8 weeks for shipment of the following Diamond Pacific saws, as they are made to order! Please note: these saws must be crated and shipped via motor freight, directly from the factory. The prices do NOT include shipping, freight charges to be determined at the time of your order, as they must be calculated from your zip code.

Blade Not Included In Saw Price (Choice of Blade depends on your application). Please call us for details.

PLEASE NOTE: The following units ships directly from the factory, therefore any orders shipped to a California address must be charged California Sales Tax.
Diamond Pacific TR-24 inch Slab Saw that will cut up to 9 inch items, Buy it NOW and SAVE!
Diamond Pacific
TR-24" Slab Saw

< - - TR-24 Slab Saw... This 24 inch saw is probably the best commercial and industrial model on the market today, for the rockhound and lapidary wanting to cut large pieces of material with a heavy duty, reliable rock saw. #600-24-9000 NEW List price $9,100.00. Buy it NOW and SAVE! Only $8,137.00 plus shipping!

Safety Features include full steel belt guard and hood activated cut-off switch.

Tank Size: 60" L x 30½" W x 17¾" Deep. (15 gallon capacity recirculation tank)
Overall Height: 48"
Cross Feed: 8"
Vise Opening: 18"
Maximum work piece sizes: 6¾" High x 18" Deep
Depth of Cut: 9" with 6" flange
Motor: 1½ HP 110/220V 60Hz
A 220 V 50 Hz is available.

Best Buy Special Order: Must be crated and shipped via motor freight, allow 4 - 6 weeks for delivery shipping weight 890 lbs.

600-24-9000 110V 60Hz US $8,137.00
600-24-C Crating Fee US $430.00

The model TR-36 Saw ... This 36 inch professional slab saw is a giant in size and performance. #605-36-1000 List price $17,000.00. Buy it NOW and SAVE! Only $16,495.00 Plus Shipping!

For all it's size, the Model TR-36 saw is easy to operate and provides professional cutters of gem material, glass and core samples with reliable performance cut after cut. The true workhorse and "secret" of many successful cuts is the Power Glide Hydraulic feed system. The basic design and simplicity of function insures fast, clean cutting of materials. You are able to set pressure and feed at a constant positive pressure. The Power Glide even has a "power return" feature which returns the carriage after a slice has been cut.

 Diamond Pacific TR-36 inch Slab Saw that will cut up to 14 inch items, Buy it NOW!
Diamond Pacific
TR - 36 inch Slab Saw

Specifications: Arbor shaft is 1 inch. Blade is constantly cooled and cleaned by the recirculating system. Blade Not Included In Saw Price. Coolant is directed to both sides of the blade throughout the cutting operation. Recirculation tank holds 30 gallons of cutting oil. Diamond Pacific TR - 36 Slab Saw Control panel for Power Glide System is easily accessable.

Vise is operated by a 1 inch Acme thread screw. It has a 25" opening with a 14" depth of cut. 11½" cross feed for a maximum workpiece size of 14" High x 25" Deep x approx. 35" Wide rock size. Jaw face is 15" wide. V-Guide rails have 4" U Channel supports.

The tank is made of 3/16" steel plate and measures 96" long x 40" wide by 27" deep. The hood has four heavy duty, gas assist springs for lifting. Safety shut off switch stops saw when the hood is raised.

Comes with 3 HP continuous duty motor. Specify 220V 60Hz or 240V 50Hz. (5 HP 3 phase motors also available in either frequency. Call for quotation.)

Best Buy Special Order: Must be crated (crate size approx. 6' H x 5' W x 10' L) and shipped via motor freight, allow 6 - 8 weeks plus delivery time. shipping weight 2000 lbs.

605-36-1000 220V 60Hz US $16,495.00
605-36-C Crating Fee US $676.00


How to choose a rock Saw    |   Sizes vary from:  |  12" Lortone Slab Saws to cut material up to 5¼"     |   Larger Slab Saws 14'-18" cut material 6¼" to 7¼    |  Cutting Oil to prolong blade life   |  Customer Service    |  Order Department    |    Return to TOP ... Wesley's Trading Post is proud to be an authorized dealer of quality products PROUDLY MADE IN THE US from: Diamond Pacific, Lortone, and other reputable distributers to bring you the right tools for the art of lapidary - something for every budget! 



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