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Manufactured/Badged by:
Rockwell Manufacturing Co.
Pittsburgh, PA

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Band Saw
Machine Size: 20"
Submitted By: Jeff Landstrom
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Rockwell Model 28-3x0 20" Band Saw
Date of Manufacturer: 1974
Serial Number: 1611735
Last Updated 2/6/2017 12:37:40 PM

Purchased through Washington State auction January 2017. Badges on the machine list a history of ownership by Tacoma Public Schools, and Bates Technical College.

Wired with a Dayton Industrial 440V, 3 Phase, 2 HP, 1760 RPM, 184 Frame Motor. Motor is marked "New 12/8/98" Motor was reoriented from horizontal, and mounted vertically to the pillar at some time.

Rewired motor to 220V January 2017, motor starter bypassed to run through a VFD.

Surface rust on table, everything else in perfect working order. Inside of machine marked (with Sharpie)
"Blade Length 150" Standard
Maximum 151"
Minimum 147
Maximum Blade Width 1"

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Comments: Front of machine
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Comments: Back of Machine
Source: Auction Website (www.publicsurplus.com)
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Comments: Badge and Ownership stickers
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Comments: Motor Nameplate
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