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Diamond Laser 5000 Band Saw

$1,749.95 USD
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Item# 7398
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Product Features

  • Diamond coated steel blade enables radius cuts as tight as 1/2"
  • Three-wheel system provides 12" throat to cut large surfaces
  • Durable recirculating water pump system and removable water tray
  • Includes FREE extra diamond blade
  • Cuts glass up to 3/4" thick

Product Description

Treat Yourself to the Best
A real workhorse, the DL5000 is one of the biggest and fastest band saws available for glass. Now you're limited only by your imagination! This top-of-the line band saw cuts intricate shapes in glass up to 12" wide and 3/4" thick. Super powerful 1/2 hp variable speed motor makes easy work of even the thickest glass. The recirculating water pump keeps a steady flow of water at the cutting point, and the oversize 15" x 13" cutting table provides stability for large sheets of glass.

The special 3/16" diamond blade easily makes the most intricate cuts in glass. Want to cut a 24" circle? No problem. How about an "S" curve in dalle de verre slab glass? You can do it all with the DL5000!

For making intricate cuts in marble, granite, ceramic, travertine and porcelain, a special 1/4" diamond tile blade is available (Item #7397RB).

Backed by a full 3-year manufacturer warranty (excluding blades).

Product Details

  • Motor: 1/2 hp variable speed
  • Cutting Speed: 32" per minute
  • Min. Cutting Radius: 1/2"
  • Maximum Cutting Thickness: 3/4"
  • Max. Blade Guide Clearance: 3"
  • Blade Length: 61-1/2"
  • Blade Life: approx. 80 - 100 hours
  • Throat Depth: 12-1/2"
  • Table Size: 15" x 13"
  • Overall Size: 25"H x 28"W x 13"D
  • Weight: 45 lbs.
  • Warranty: 3 years (excludes blades)

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Pros : The saw cuts like a dream through a variety of glasses including thick pot melts. Set up was easy and saw is easy to use.
Cons : Very loud! I have to wear ear plugs. The blades are poorly made, I got maybe 2 hours of cutting time on 1 blade and maybe 3 hours on the second. I am currently looking for a different manufacturer for blades. The saw is also very messy, water flows everywhere and the water tray is too small to catch any of it. I have placed the entire saw and tray into a large plastic container to catch the water run off from the table. This is working well for me.
Other Thoughts : I purchased this saw as a step up from my DL 3000 because I have just worn it out. I thought that this saw would be a little more sturdy for the amount of use I put a saw through, so far it just seems more expensive. The blade cost compared to blade quality is horrible and the noise level is unbelievable. I would not purchase this saw again but would purchase 3 of the DL 3000 for the same cost.
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  •   DL5000
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Pros : It is able to make complex cuts. Blades might last as long as claimed if all you want to do is straight cuts.
Cons : Blade breakage has been much too frequent-they last no where near as long as claimed. My last blade lasted 10 hours! The saw itself is very poorly constructed.
Other Thoughts : Sent mine back to the manufacturer for service-no improvement. Don't lose any sleep over wishing you had one-this one has been a nightmare.
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  •   diamond laser 5000
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Pros : Cuts either stone or glass very well, easily set up to use on the job site or on a table...
Cons : Could use a larger water tray...
Other Thoughts : It made cuts for my kitchen and bathrooms I couldn't have done any other way during my stone projects, now I can enjoy its use for my stained glass projects.....
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