BladeStop reduces band saw injury risk in just 0.009 seconds

BladeStop reduces band saw injury risk in just 0.009 seconds

With an industry leading stopping time of 0.009 seconds, BladeStop is designed protect band saw operators and is available in two sensing methods. Since release in 2015 BladeStop has over 400 installs globally and is dramatically reduced the number of serious incidents to band saw operators.

BladeStop’s body sensing system senses an operator making contact with the blade and stops operating within 9 milliseconds, leaving the operator with a small skin cut rather than a horrific injury or amputation. GloveCheck, the camera sensing system detects operator gloves moving at high speed in a zone directly upstream from the saw blade, triggering the BladeStop mechanism to stop the saw blade before operator contact with the blade.

BladeStop’s main features & benefits:

Stops the blade in 0.009 seconds
Heavy duty industrial high speed band saw
No bending of the blade, no blade changing required after emergency stop
Reduce production time lost due to injuries
Greatly reduce worker’s compensation cost
Reduce insurance premiums
Reduce operator turnover and training costs
Promote positive OH&S related to band saw operation
Improve personnel morale; happy and motivated workers
Improve company’s image as an attractive workplace