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ProStar™ Scissor Type Band Saws 

Praxair’s ProStar™ PRSBS1016 and PRSBS318 scissor-type band saw machines pit American craftsmanship and performance against your toughest applications. Cut materials up to 13 inches ×18 inches with extreme precision and employ time-saving productivity features!

Standard Features

  • Spring-loaded carbide guides
  • Combination reduction gearbox and perimeter ring gear
  • Variable hydraulic downfeed
  • Quick-acting vise
  • Rite-Tension® band tensioning
  • Positive frame lock
  • Auto shut-off at end of cut
  • Tiger Tooth® bi-metal blade
  • Rotary blade brush
  • OSHA blade guards

Available Options 

  • 5 ft. or 10 ft. non-powered roller conveyor
  • Laser line pointer
  • PRS BS-1016: Variable band speed (70 to 375 sfpm*) 
  • PRS BS-1318: Semi-automatic operation 
Praxair ProStar Scissor Band Saw

Standard Configuration

Part No.CapacityBlade Size (H/W/L)Blade SpeedBlade GuidesBlade TensionBlade MotorCutting SystemCoolant TankSwivel ViseVise ControlFeed ControlConstructionBand WheelsFootprintWeight
PRSBS101610 in. x 16 in., rectangular,
10 in. x 9 in. at 45°,
16 -1/2 in. flat, 10-1/2 in. round
1 in. x .035 in. x 138 in.50 - 100 - 175 - 275 sfpmCarbide guides and rollersManual Rite Tension®2 hp (1 ph) ODPFlood-type cutting system8 gallonsTo 45°Manual screw/quick-actingVariable hydraulic with counterbalance springPrecision ground vise jaws15 in. diameter, cast iron40 in. x 84 in.930 lbs.
PRSBS131813 in. 18 in., rectangular,
17 in. x 9-1/2 in. at 45°,
18 in. flat, 13 in. round
1 in. x 0.35 in. x 150 in.Infinity variable 70 - 375 sfpmCarbide guides and rollersManual Rite Tension®2 hp (1 ph) ODP
3 hp (3 ph) TEFC
Flood-type cutting system8 gallonsTo 45°Manual screw/quick-actingVariable hydraulic with counterbalance springPrecision ground vise jaws15 in. diameter, cast iron40 in. x 84 in.995 lbs. 

Specification subject to change without notice. 

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