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PM1800B 18" Bandsaw 5HP 1Ph 230V
SKU: 1791800B

The new PM1800 Bandsaw is a part of the new breed of high performance products from Powermatic - the Gold Standard since 1921.Designed with an enormous 18" resaw, multi-step blade tension, precision blade guides, and a 5HP motor hungry for hardwoods, this powerhouse comes standard with all the extra features you've come to expect from Powermatic.


Exclusive Powermatic T-Square style Accu-Fence® maximizes accuracy and safety

The Accu-Fence has complete adjustability for aligning to blade and squaring to table

Sturdy cast iron table and trunnion assembly offers maximum rigidity for large work pieces

Positive locking cam with pressure adjustment

Oversized side plate can be used in the horizontal or vertical position

Solid steel resaw post for optimum rigidity

Blade tension release with electrical interlock prevents the bandsaw from starting when the blade is de-tensioned (patent pending)

Heavy duty upper wheel support and tracking mechanism for smooth operation

Solid cast iron upper and lower wheels create the momentum needed for heavy resaw

High end blade guides with tool less adjustment provide stability, increasing cut accuracy

Four sided blade guard for optimum protection

Foot brake with magnetic switch interrupt provides user with hands free stopping option

Magnetic switch protects the motor from harm due to potential electrical supply issues


Heavy-duty 5 horsepower motor provides power needed for all projects



Blade Speed (SFPM) 2300/4400

Table Size (L x W) (In.) 24 x 27

Table Height from Floor (In.) 38

Table Tilt (Deg.) 10 Left, 45 Right

Miter Gauge Positive Stops 45, 90

Dust Collection Minimum CFM Required (CFM) 600

Motor Power (HP) 5

Motor Phase 1

Motor Voltage (V.) 230 only

Motor Current (Amps) 22