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Horizontal Bandsaw Repair / Breakdown / Servicing & Support


JPS Machinery boast the Largest Dealer Service Team in the UK and can cater for all new & used bandsaw machinery through our in house service team.


Horizontal Steel Cutting Bandsaw JUPITER VHZ - Service a Horizontal Bandsaw

Typical Repair Breakdown Faults:


Bandsaw blade comes off drive wheel tapered band drive wheel

Blade tension

Faulty band tensioning mechanism or band length incorrect

Bandsaw drive & idler wheel bearings need replacing

Replace carbide bandsaw blade guides

Low press flood coolant – coolant pump impellor damaged or coolant tank

Full of cutting chips

Chip brush worn or missing – needs replacing

Electrical faults such as sticking contactors





Typical Service Requirements:

At the beginning of the work shift, inspect the Horizontal bandsaw, a visual inspection of all areas will allow you to notice and address small issues before they become significant problems.


It is important to understand the function, design, and operation of your Horizontal bandsaw

The operators role in service / maintenance of a Horizontal bandsaw is a major part of keeping the equipment running efficiently. It is important to immediately investigate strange noises, vibrations, or something that doesn’t look right. The quicker problems are detected and corrected, can often mean a less expensive fix.

it’s the small preventive measures that keep a horizontal bandsaw up and running. 

Automatic bandsaw

A daily maintenance check list should include the following:

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A service / maintenance / check list should include the following key areas

Every 1000 hours check all oil levels –filter the hydraulic oil

Every 3000 change the hydraulic oil and change filters

Every 2000 hours grease all nipples

Every 3000 hours check carbon wear guides, replace if worn

Check all external cables and switches fittings for damage

Check coolant impeller pump for impeller wear

Clean out coolant tank – re fill with new coolant

Electrical Systems:

Emergency stop buttons, check the dual circuits relays, check the safety relay, look for welding of contactors

Check all terminal strip connections , relays, terminal boxes on motors.

Reseat all printed circuit boards and check for physical damage (cracked solder points, burned parts, etc.).

Check all voltages coming from power supplies and transformers.

Check all external cables and switches fittings for damage

Check control panel cooling fans are operational.

Clean control cabinet to remove dust particles