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Saw Blade Machine

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Dear Customer,
Thank you for choosing an FMB s.r.l. machine.
FMB s.r.l. is a leading reference point in the field of systems and machines for blade cutting.
FMB s.r.l. production has always meant reliability and safety.
All FMB s.r.l. machines have been designed and manufactured to ensure always the best
performance.
To maintain high quality standards and lasting reliability, we recommend using only original
spare parts.
FMB s.r.l. machines are certified according to the European Directive 98/37
(Machinery Directive 89/392).
On the machines you will find the identification plate in compliance with CE standards.
Moreover, the enclosed instructions manual and the conformity with the European Directive
98/37 and all its amendments will allow you to sell FMB s.r.l. machines all over Europe.
We are certain we have met all safety requirements and have further improved
working standards.
The management

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GENERAL CONTENTS
Introduction to the company
Use of the manual
Informative letter
Warranty

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TRANSPORT
Transport in wooden crate or cage
Transport on pallet
Handling
Unpacking
Storage

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Plate and labelling data


Technical terms
Description of the machine
Technical features
Field of application
Cutting dimensions according to the angle
STANDARD EQUIPMENT
OPTIONAL
Dimensions and weight
CONFORMITY
Noise
Vibrations
Electromagnetic compatibility
Electric tests

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Control of the purchased product


Conditions for installation
Room
Free spaces
Machine installation
Electric connection

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Safety rules during use


Control panel (NOT FOR Phoenix)
Phoenix control panel
Preparation for the use

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Blade replacement
Work cycle
Machine use
Safety protections
Residual risk
Oils toxicological information
Clothes
Emergency situations
Wrong and dangerous uses
Safety area

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DESCRIPTION OF THE OPTIONAL


NB1 NB2
VAT
PN
G
V
C1
SCC - SCS
RF1 RF2
AM - RS

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ORDINARY AND PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE


Ordinary cleaning
Chip and coolant discharge
Suggestions for the user
Greasing
Recommended lubricators
Maintenance table
Operation recording table

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Troubleshooting
SPARE PARTS
Order form

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Sawing machine and blade storage


Dismantling

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User declaration

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INTRODUCTION TO OUR COMPANY

The company covers an area of 20.000 square metres, 6.000 of which are sheltered.
It was built according to the most modern standards, in order to obtain the greatest
functionality. Spaces are rationally divided into areas for the product creation - such as
planning, production and test - and commercial, administrative, storage and delivery offices.
FMB was born in 1982. It was one of the first to propose band saws on a market dominated
by disk sawing machines.
Thanks to its ability to evolve, to find new products and to adapt the machine characteristics to
the user's needs, it has become one of the leaders on the market.
The result of FMB s.r.l. experience in the sawing machine field has enabled to create new types
of machines using the most modern technological discoveries.
FMB s.r.l. proposes innovative services and products and it aims at satisfying every Customer's
expectations as well as at forecasting at the right moment the development trends of the
markets in which it works.
Our purpose is to enable every Customer, also through our staff members' coherent behaving,
to check FMB s.r.l. service and product quality.
By offering the new "Customer Care" service we are convinced that it is no longer enough to
offer a good product, useful for the Customer at a good price, but it is fundamental to enrich it
with a full specific technical assistance before, during and after sale.
With this documentation we would like to make you understand our company philosophy and
we are open to our potential interlocutors' ideas and needs to find together "made to
measure" solutions.
The management

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USE OF THE MANUAL


The use and maintenance manual is the document accompanying the machine from its
manufacture untill its dismantling. Therefore, it is an integral part of the machine itself. The
manual must be read before starting ANY ACTIVITY involving the machine, including its
handling. For a better consultation, the instruction manual is divided into the following sections:

Transport, packaging, handling and check on the purchased product

Description of the machine and of its field of application (that is the work it can do). It
also lists all the technical features of the machine. This information can be compared
to that of an illustrative leaflet

Installation of the machine

Description of the controls to use the machine

Optional description

Ordinary and preventive maintenance

Troubleshooting

Dismantling

SYMBOL USED
The operations which are particularly delicate or even dangerous, especially if not
correctly performed, are accompanied with the following symbols.

WE

RECCOMEND TO DEVOTE A PARTICULAR CARE TO THE TRAINING OF THE PERSONNEL WHO IS


GOING TO OPERATE ON THE MACHINE AND ALSO TO VERIFY THAT THE INSTRUCTIONS ARE
REALIZED AND PUT INTO PRACTICE .

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INFORMATIVE LETTER
The following maintenance and instruction manual is an integral part of the machine and must
be kept into a proper place always available to the staff in charge of its use and
maintenance.
Each sawing machine is accompanied by its instruction manual.
The installer, the operator and the maintenance man must know the content of this manual.
Besides, FMB s.r.l. organises, upon request, courses to instruct the personnel for the installation,
the use and the maintenance. The descriptions and the pictures contained in this manual are not
to be considered as binding. If there are parts that are not clear we will be glad to give you
further information.
The aim of this manual is to deal with topics concerning the installation, operation and
maintenance of the machine components and to complete them with a qualified person's
experience and mechanical ability.
Although the main features of the machine described in this manual are not subject to change,
FMB s.r.l. reserves itself the right to modify those components, details and accessories it deems
necessary to improve the machine or to meet manufacturing or commercial requirements without
updating the manual immediately.
To receive more copies of this manual , adjournments and/or any further information about the
manual itself, please quote the data on the cover.
FMB s.r.l. assistance service is organised so to satisfy any exigency. We want our machines
always operate at their best, so that our customers may consider our band saw machines an
excellent investment.
ADVICE
Our technique department is pleased to answer any question concerning the operation, the
installation, the starting up as well as reparations and modifications to get round unexpected
situations. We kindly ask you to contact us for any information or suggestion you may need.
Our sales department is ready to discuss with you any possible modification or installation.
CHECK
An FMB s.r.l. sawing machine will work for many years without particular care. A periodical
checking programme will assure the best efficiency, avoiding difficulties in unsuitable moments.
SPARE PARTS
If you like, you can write us about your problems or about unusual wear problems and we will
be glad to give you useful suggestions. We have standard spare parts if necessary.

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CUSTOMER CARE
We have a team of highly qualified technicians in charge of customer care.
They are specialized in cutting and attend to installations, inspections or repairs.
It is possible to engage them with notice. The travelling expenses have to be added to the
travel and maintenance costs during the transfer period and to another extra for overtime.
We will be glad to send you our present prices for this service.
It is extremely important that the machine is installed and started correctly. A successful unit
often depends on the way it is installed. We suggest you to make a qualified and experienced
staff install the machine. and to rely on our engineers who can train the operators for the unit
maintenance and use.

CUSTOMER CARE TECHNICAL SERVICE

WARNING
The machine original configuration must not be changed at all.
On receiving it make sure that the supply corresponds to what has been ordered.
IN CASE OF NON-COMPLIANCE INFORM IMMEDIATELY FMB s.r.l.
Also make sure that the machine has not been damaged during transport

WARNING
FMB s.r.l. sawing machines are not designed to work in places with
explosion and/or fire risk danger.
In case of damage or malfunction, the machine must not be used until the
Customer Care Technical Service has repaired it

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ALL RIGHTS ARE RESERVED ACCORDING TO THE


INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT CONVENTIONS
The reproduction of this manual, in any given form, is forbidden without prior written
authorization of FMB s.r.l.
The content of this guide can be modified without notice.
Great care has been taking in collecting and checking the documentation contained in this
manual to make it as complete and comprehensible as possible.
Nothing contained in this publication can be considered a warranty, either expressed or implied including, not in a restrictive way, the suitability warranty for any special purpose. Nothing
contained in this guide can either be interpreted as a modification or confirmation of the terms
of any purchase contract.

WARNING
According to the European norms concerning the improvement in workers safety and
health in workplace, the main thing to be stressed is that the employer himself (in close
cooperation with the prevention /protection service responsible and the workers safety
responsible) must carefully analyse all the possible risks correlated to the installation of
any machine in the production cycle, providing to take the right measures in order to
avoid these risks.
So, when a new machine is installed in the production cycle , the employer is required and
obliged to identify the relevant risks and find the suitable remedy.

WARRANTY
Pag. 13 di 50
a) F.M.B. undertakes to deliver its machines in compliance with the MACHINERY DIRECTIVE and
free from any fault making them unsuitable for the use they are destined to.
b) F.M.B. is not to be held responsible for electric and electronic faults, inadequate
compliance of the machine, or faults due to normal wear of all parts subject to rapid and
continuous wear (ex.: gaskets, brushes, fuses, blades, etc.). In the same way, F.M.B. is not
liable for the machine compliance defects and of the faults caused by the non-compliance
to the instructions contained in the use manual and by misuse or incorrect operation. F.M.B.
is not to be held responsible for inadequate compliance or for faults deriving from
negligence and/or incorrect operation or for alterations or repairs carried out without
prior written permission of the manufacturing company. F.M.B. does not take upon itself the
responsibility for the machine positioning and installation.
c) This warranty has a 12 month validity from the date of commissioning of the machine at the
buyer's premises and in any case it will not exceed 15 months from the date of delivery of the
machine. The warranty covering any replaced or repaired part will expire on the same date
as the machine warranty.

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d) The buyer, within 15 days from delivery, after checking and testing the machine carefully,
will have to inform in writing of any inadequate compliance or machine fault. Failure to report
as above will make the warranty null and void.
The warranty is also void if the buyer does not allow the seller to carry out all reasonable
chekcs as required by F.M.B., or if the buyer does not return at his own expense any faulty
part which the seller requires to be sent back within 8 days.
e) Once the buyer has reported the fault in compliance with point d), F.M.B., after checking the
defect or fault presence may either:
1. replace free all faulty parts or;
2. carry out or have a third party carry out the repair work.
The transport expenses for the faulty part replacement will be charged to the buyer.
If some F.M.B. technical staff is required, the buyer will be charged all the expenses
(performance, transfer, etc.).

f) Except in case of fraud (or serious fault) by the seller, compensation for any damage
suffered by the buyer shall never exceed the part value as in point e).
No claims may be made against F.M.B. after the warranty expiry.

THIS WARRANTY SUPERSEDES ALL WARRANTIES AND LIABILITIES PROVIDED FOR BY THE
LAW, EXCLUDES ANY OTHER LIABILITY OF THE SELLER ARISING FROM THE GOODS
SUPPLIED, AND EXCLUDES ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOST EARNINGS AND/OR
PRODUCTION LOSSES. IN PARTICULAR THE BUYER IS NOT ENTITLED TO CLAIM FOR
FURTHER DAMAGE, PRICE REDUCTION OR CONTRACT CANCELLATION.

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TRANSPORT
To transport the machine only the systems below can be used. In any case, make sure the
transport and lifting device can bear the machine weight with its packaging (for dimensions see
page 2).
TRANSPORT WITH WOODEN CRATE OR CAGE
TRANSPORT ON PALLET
HANDLING ON LIFT TRUCK OR BRIDGE CRANE

WARNING
The staff in charge of handling the load must be trained to
and should wear protective gloves

WARNING
While lifting or handling the machine, or any of its components, make sure
the working area is cleared, by leaving a safety area around it,
to avoid damaging people or things inside it.

TRANSPORT IN WOODEN CRATE OR CAGE

The machine is wrapped in thermoplastic material to ensure the component protection. It is then
packed in a wooden crate or cage to protect it from impacts and bad weather. To lift it use a
fork lift truck (See FIGURE 1).
WARNING - Follow the instructions on the packaging
before handling and opening it.
WARNING - The packaging dimensions vary according
to the type of machine ordered and to its
configuration.
WARNING - In the wooden crate or cage the machine
is fastened by means of screws, to prevent it from
moving during transport (See FIGURE 3).

FIGURE 1

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TRANSPORT ON PALLET

This type of transport is generally used for national deliveries or in case of short distances. In
this case the machine is fastened on a pallet by means of the holes on the machine base; the
machine is then loaded on a lorry and fastened with some ropes.
To handle the pallet, use then a fork lift truck.

FIGURE
2

FIGURE
3

WARNING - Once loaded on the lorry, cover the


machine with a tarpaulin.
WARNING - The machine must be fastened to the
pallet as shown in FIGURE 3.

HANDLING

To handle the machine inside the departments or to position it perfectly in the firm production lines,
a fork lift truck can be used. If available, use a bridge crane by inserting the hooks into the
eyebolts on the machine. The eyebolt holes are protected by screws to prevent chips from entering.
Position the forks under the machine by avoiding damaging its components and then lift it.
WARNING - Act slowly while handling
WARNING -.. Always place the lift truck forks in barycentric position.
WARNING - Avoid swinging the machine while handling: move it carefully and lift it
a few centimetres from the ground.
WARNING - Always check where the forks lean underneath the base to avoid
damaging some parts; if necessary put some polystyrene or soft wooden blocks.

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UNPACKING
If the machine is delivered in wooden cage, unpack it using a hammer with nail puller.
Open the cage from the upper cover and then remove the side walls. Remove the crosspieces
fastening the machine feet and, by means of a lift truck (as described in the previous section),
displace it from the pallet.

WARNING
Always wear protective gloves.

WARNING
Always pay attention to any
projecting nails.

WARNING
The packaging (usually a wooden one)
must be delivered to associations in
charge of waste disposal and of
recycling.
FIGURE 4

STORAGE
During transport and storage make sure the temperatures between -5 and 50 C [23
and 122 F] are not exceeded.
If the machine is to be stored, make sure it is not put in places with an excessive
relative humidity.

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PLATE AND LABELLING DATA


The manufacturer's identification and CE STANDARD 98/37 compliance plate is on the right
side of the head (see FIGURE 5).
The plate must not be removed at all, even if the machine is resold. Always refer to the serial
number (written on the plate itself) when contacting the manufacturer.
WARNING - Several safety warnings are placed on some machine components; they must be
strictly followed by everyone dealing with the sawing machine.
The company is not to be held responsible for damage to property or accidents to people
which might occur if the above-mentioned warnings are not observed. In such a case, the
operator is the only person responsible.

FIGURE 5

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LEGEND
1 F.M.B. Name plate
2 Plate of danger for hands in the indicated area
3 Indications of obligation to read the Instruction Manual
4 WARNINGS:
- danger for the hand when the machine is moving;
- obligation to wear protective gloves;
- climbing on the machine forbidden;
- danger of falling near the machine;
- recommendation of wear ear defenders (d.p.i.);
- general warning;
5 Indicates the cutting capacity
6 CE plate and serial number
7 Transport and handling plate
8 Indicates the blade size development, rotation speed, direction and teeth direction
9 Blade tightener plate
10 Plate of no removing the antiopening guard
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TECHNICAL TERMS
HEAD
Its the top of the machine containing the cutting device .
BLADE
Its the part that cuts.
BAND
See blade description
MOTOR BLADE WHEEL
Its the disk upon which the blade rotates pushed by the reducer and the blade motor.
BLADE WHEEL
Its the disk , trailed by the blade, which allows the rotation of the blade with the help of the
blade stretcher.
BLADE TENSIONER
Its a dynamometric mechanical device which allows the blade through the blade wheel
permitting its rotation.
GUIDE BLOCK
Its the blade guide placed before the motor blade wheel.
MOVING GUIDE
Its the blade guide placed after the loose blade wheel.
SPEED VARIATOR
Its a mechanic device which allows to vary the blade rotation speed in a continuous way.
VICE
Its a mechanic device to clamp the material to be cut.
REVOLVING SUPPORT
Its a mechanic piece connecting the vice to the permitting the rotation for the execution of mitre cut.
COOLANT
Its the mixture water/oil which lubricates and cools the blade during the cutting phase.

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DESCRIPTION OF THE MACHINE


The machine described in this manual is a manual band saw.
The machine is made up of a solid steel structural work with very thick metal sheets supporting
the moving parts. This solution gives remarkable strength to the whole structure and reduces
vibrations and mechanical stresses to a minimum.
The cutting head is assembled on a system provided with inclination adjustment and it is
located just in front of the operator. The piece to be cut is fastened by means of a manual
locking vice. The blade downward movement is manual; its starting occurs by means of a push
button located on the command handle lever. The blade is characterised by a precise, "soft"
rotation and great performance.
It is possible to adjust the blade rotation speed. Several parts of the machine require no
maintenance and those requiring maintenance are easily accessible.
NO DESCRIPTION
1 Tank (not for Phoenix)
2

Coolant pump (not for


Phoenix)

3 Machine base
4 Rotating support
5 Balance spring
6 Key limit switch
7 Electric motor
8 Pick up handle
9 Coolant tap
10 Head
11 Blade tensioner
12 Head guard
13 Stretcher register screw
14 Locking lever
15 Control panel
FIGURE 6

16 Instruction book holder (not


for Phoenix)

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NO

DESCRIPTION

17 Vice
18 Cutting reference rod
19 Rear blade protection
20 Front blade protection
21 Movable blade guide
22 Anti-opening guard
23 Movable blade wheel
24 Handle
25 Blade tensioner
26 Band blade
27 Fixed blade guide
28 Motor blade wheel
29 Brush protector
FIGURE 7

30 Phoenix Coolant pump


TABLE 2

FIGURE 8

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TECHNICAL FEATURES
(See FIGURE 6/7)

All machines are provided with high precision components and are carefully assembled.
Every assembling stage is repeatedly checked by a skilled staff in order to ensure a high
quality standard during each cycle phase.
The machine mainly consists of: a welded steel structure base, on which the electric systems are
located; on the head are located the motors and the mechanisms that make the blade and the
head move.
The head (of very thick aluminium casting) is guided in a precise way and without vibrations.
The blade tension is manually adjustable by the blade stretcher.
The blade is assembled on two well sized blade wheels and guided in the cutting area by two
couples of sliding blocks (blade guide) that are already adjusted..
The cutting head forward movement is manual with spring balance.
The main cutting action is made electromechanically. The main motor activates the motor blade
wheel by means of a reducer. The cutting blade is started by pressing the start pushbutton
located on the handle.
The piece forward movement must be carried out manually; it is possible to perform cuttings of
different lengths on the same piece by means of a scale.
FMB s.r.l. carries out all the necessary tests before delivery. Thanks to this service the sawing
machine is tested and calibrated for the type of working required.
For technical specifications see below.
The technical data are only indicative and they can changed without prior notice. The machine
production speed depends not only on its configuration, but also on the blade quality and on
the material to be cut.

FIELD OF APPLICATION
The machine has been designed to cut brass, aluminium, iron, cast iron, stainless steel etc. drawn
products or sections. FMB s.r.l. is not to be held responsible for accidents caused by an
UNAUTHORIZED and unskilled staff using the sawing machine for purposes that are different
from those mentioned above without the manufacturer's written consent and the technical
feature adaptation. FMB s.r.l. is not to be held responsible in case of machine installation that
does not comply with the standards in force or with this instruction manual, either.

WARNING
Cutting some particular materials may cause an accumulation of static charges.
The user only is required to check and neutralize this risk.

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IT IS FORBIDDEN TO USE THE BAND SAW TO CUT FLAMMABLE


MATERIALS OR MATERIALS WHICH MAY BURST, SUCH AS WOOD,
PLASTIC MATERIALS OR OTHER SIMILAR STUFF

WARNING
The user, depending on the material to be cut and the employed coolant liquid, should take into
consideration the possibility and risk of fire, smoke or dangerous suspensions in work-place and,
accordingly, is obliged to take all the necessary precautions (room aeration, fume analysis , etc.)

CUTTING DIMENSIONS ACCORDING TO THE ANGLE


The table below shows the maximum thickness in mm/inches that can be cut, according to the
cutting angle and to the piece shape for the different machine models.
45

axb

60

axb

45

axb

axb

mm

PHOENIX
TRITON
ANTARES
ORION
TITAN

220

220x220

200x250

150

140x140

80x160

230

230x230

170x280

175

165x165

170x175

230x145

200

200x200

200x230

160

150x150

230

230x230

130x310

200x280

170

160x160

160x165

240

240x240

230x356

240x350

230

215x215

160x230

240x200

axb

90

90x90

90x90

110

85x85

80x110

200x140

100

100x100

100x100

230x150

100

100x100

140

140x140

axb

100x70

100x100

85

85x85

85x85

160x85

130

100x100

80x130

190x40

140x140

axb

axb

inch

PHOENIX
TRITON
ANTARES
ORION
TITAN

8,7

8,7x8,7

7,9x9,8

5,9

5,5x5,5

3,1x6,3

9,1

9,1x9,1

6,7x11

6,9

6,5x6,5

6,7x6,9

9,1x5,7

3,5

3,5x3,5

3,5x3,5

4,3

3,3x3,3

3,1x4,3

7,9

7,9x7,9

7,9x9,1

6,3

5,9x5,9

7,9x5,5

9,1

9,1x9,1

5,1x12,2

7,9x11

6,7

6,3x6,3

6,3x6,5

9,1x5,9

3,9

3,9x3,9

3,9x3,9

3,9

3,9x3,9

9,4

9,4x9,4

9,1x14

9,4x13,8

9,1

8,5x8,5

6,3x9,1

9,4x7,9

5,5

5,5x5,5

3,9x2,8

3,9x3,9

3,3

3,3x3,3

3,3x3,3

6,3x3,3

5,1

3,9x3,9

3,1x5,1

7,5x1,6

5,5x5,5

TABLE 3

STANDARD EQUIPMENT
All the standard sawing machines are usually delivered with the following equipment:

CUTTING BLADE;
USE AND MAINTENANCE MANUAL;
DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY TO CE STANDARDS;
WARRANTY;

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OPTIONALS
The following optional are supplied upon request only (See TABLE 4)

NB1 NB2 ONE-NOZZLE AND TWO-NOZZLE NEBULIZER;


VAT CUTTING ANGLE DISPLAY;
PN;
G; GRAVITY FEED;
V BLADE ROTATION SPEED VARIATOR;
C1 ONE ROLLER STAND;
SCC SCS CONNECTION;
RF1 RF2 ROLLER TABLE;
AM - RS; MEASURE SHAFT;

NB1 NB2 VAT PN


G
O
O
ATLANTIS
O
O
O
O
O
PHOENIX
O
O
O
O
O
TRITON
O
O
O
O
ANTARES
O
O
O
O
O
ORION
O
O
O
O
TITAN
-Legend
O = Upon request optional, -- = Current equipment,

C1

SCC

SCS

RF1

RF2

AM-RS

O
O
O
O
O

O
O
O
O
O
O

O
O
O

O
O
O
O
O
O

O
O
O
O
O
O

O
O
O
O
O
O

O
O
O
O
O
O

-O
O

TABLE 4

DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT


The machine dimensions (in mm/inch) are shown in TABLE 5.

ANTARES
ATLANTIS
ORION
PHOENIX
TITAN
TRITON
ANTARES
ATLANTIS
ORION
PHOENIX
TITAN
TRITON

cm

cm

cm

kg

90
70
90
67
110
80

140
130
140
62
160
140

150
140
150
140
150
150

290
200
400
240
470
290

inch

inch

inch

lb

35.5
27.6
35.5
26.4
43.3
31.5

WEIGHT

55.2 59
640
51.2 55.2 441
55.2 59
882
24.4 55.2 530
63
59 1036
55.2 59
640
TABLE 5

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CONFORMITY
NOISE
The data below refer to studies effected on another machine which is almost the same to the
one described in this manual.
Granted that the noise of a band saw machine is due to different factors (such as installation,
natural features of the material to be cut, blade typology, cutting speed, employed lubricant
coolant, etc.) according to the tests carried out in our premises on the idling machine a
particularly reduced noise has been surveyed (See TABLE 6).
Its the users task to survey the noise of the machine during the working phases taking into
consideration the materials to be cut and the location of the machine in the company lay out .
Accordingly, its the users task to take the suitable measures in order to conform to the
regulations in force.
Equivalent continuous sound pressure level at workstation
ATLANTIS
PHOENIX
TRITON
ANTARES
ORION
TITAN

84,2
84,2
78,8
78,8
78,8
78,8

dB (A)
dB (A)
dB (A)
dB (A)
dB (A)
dB (A)

TABLE 6

VIBRATIONS
According to the tests effected in our premises the values of the stress transmitted both to the
system arm-hand and to the whole body of the user are in compliance with the CE 98/37
European Directive. These tests have been carried out referring to the ISO 5349:1986 and the
ISO 2631-1:1997 norms (less than 2,5 m/s 2 value) [8,2 ft/s 2 ].
ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY
With reference to the tests effected in our premises, in compliance with the CEE /89/336
European Directive, the values of the radiated and of the driven emissions are included into the
limits provided by the following reference norms (used also for test measuring):
EN 50081-2, section 2;
EN 61000-4-2, section 4, paragraph 2;
EN 61000-4-4, section 4, paragraph 4;
EN 61000-4-6 section 4, paragraph 6;
ELECTRIC TESTS
All the electric tests have been performed by FMB s.r.l.
For further information see attached notice at the end of the present manual.

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CHECK ON THE PURCHASED PRODUCT


Before using the machine check it has not been damaged during transport or storage.
Also check if all the standard components are inside the packaging. In case of damage, inform
immediately the forwarder and the manufacturer. When checking the machine pay attention to the
connecting pipes, since any impact could compromise the machine operation, or worse, the
operator's safety.

INSTALLMENT CONDITIONS

WARNING
TO ENSURE THE CORRECT WORKING OF THE MACHINE WITH ITS SAFETY DEVICES,
THE MACHINE ITSELF MUST BE INSTALLED BY QUALIFIED PERSONS.

The machine installation requires special care. It is advisable a qualified staff install the machine
and to follow the instructions below.
Check that the standard cable is integral. Connect it to a standardized plug, or in any case in
compliance with the standard in force in the country where the machine is installed.
The minimum section of the connecting cable must be chosen according to voltage, installed power
and distance between source and application. Check that the main electric line the machine is to be
connected to has the same voltage and frequency needed to operate the machine. Also check that
the external line of the power supply is protected by a differential switch according to the
regulations in force.
Carry out the connection workmanlike. All the electric components must be earthed.
All the connecting cables (phases + earthing) must be connected to avoid being torn or damaged.
The same goes for low-voltage pieces.

WARNING
DO NOT PLACE THE MACHINE NEAR HEAT SOURCES,
WATER OR OTHER FREE LIQUIDS.

WARNING
ALL FMB S.R.L. MACHINES ARE NOT CONCEIVED TO WORK IN PLACES WITH
DANGER OF EXPLOSIONS AND/OR FIRE RISKS.

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ROOM
The machine must be put in a place with the following characteristics:

It is advisable to place the machine


in a room with a good ventilation to
avoid dangerous fumes caused by
the productive process, which could
be dangerous for the operator (see
drawing aside (see FIGURE 10).
Comply with the free spaces
required which are indicated in this
FIGURE 10
manual.
The electric and hydraulic systems must be sheltered as much as possible from dust,
noxious vapours and humidity.
The band saw is to be placed in a sheltered place out of bad weather and not left
in rain.
The room temperature inside the machine room must be kept between 5 and 40 C
[41 and 104 F].
If necessary (ACCORDING TO THE PRODUCT TO WORK) arrange some suction
systems near the machine.
Some materials cutting can create sparks. Avoid placing the machine near
inflammable substances.
The slightest luminosity in the work place must be of 400 luces.

FREE SPACES
To operate freely on the machine, by opening all doors and carry out equipment and
maintenance interventions, the minimum distance from the walls must be as shown in
FIGURE 11.

WARNING
We recommend leaving a suitable space for the piece loading
and unloading system, especially if a roller system is used.

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2 meters
6,6 ft

minimum

2,5 meters
8,2 ft
minimum

minimum

2 meters
6,6 ft

MACHINES OVERALL
DIMENSIONS AREA

FIGURE 11

MACHINE INSTALLATION
Before placing the machine on the ground or on a slab, check if the floor is perfectly
levelled by means of a level. Also check if it can bear the loads near the foot support
points. Check previously that the floor has a foundation and a sub-foundation as the ones
indicated in the drawing below and that it can bear the machine weight.
Floor composition

FIGURE 12

To fasten the machine use the fastening holes used for transport (see FIGURE 12) by fixing it
to the floor by means of 4 tirax screws.

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WARNING
WARRANTY AND RESPONSIBILITY ARE NULL AND VOID IF THE INSTALLATION IS
NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE STANDARDS INDICATED BY F.M.B. s.r.l.

FIGURE 13

ELECTRIC CONNECTION
Electric connection must be carried out by skilled and export technicians.
First of all, make sure that the lines can feed the machine correctly, in compliance with the
safety standards (for the required features see page 2).

WARNING
The machine voltage is indicated on the identification plate located
on the control panel placed on the head.
The machine is supplied with electric cable, but without plug. The electric cable must be connected
with a suitable plug.

WARNING
It is advisable to install upstream a differential "life saving" device
and to check that the earth circuit is effective.

WARNING
Before operating on the feeding cables unplug the socket
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WARNING
Check that the connection has been made by acting on the main switch
(the green warning light on the control panel must be light up).

WARNING
All the connections and the electric protections must be in compliance with the
Motive Power and the Plate Data values (voltage, current and frequency),
required by the different electric circuits.
The main switch is in the middle of the control panel.
The control panel can be reached by placing the main switch on 0, and by unscrewing the 2
screws at the door ends.
The electric circuit feeds the motor of the blade and the coolant pump.
The machine is equipped with earthing.

WARNING
Put to earth the structure of the machine connecting it to the ground
using the contact screw already placed on the basement near the exit of the feeder
WARNING - Any defective earthing can cause danger in the work. The damages will not
be at FMB s.r.l. expense.
Once the connections are made, check that the feed clamp voltage is the same of the
network voltage, and that it is present on the three phases. Place the main switch on 1
and check that the green warning light on the control panel.
Check the direction of rotation by pressing the pushbutton located on the handle.
In this case the blade rotates in the reverse direction, exchange two phases of the feeding
cable and check again.

WARNING
All electric motor rotation is indicated.

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SAFETY RULES DURING USE


This section describes how to use the machine and the safety rules to follow to use it correctly.
Read this section carefully. TO USE the machine COMPLY WITH the following precautions
and safety criteria.

DO NOT
USE THE SAW WITHOUT PROTECTIVE GLOVES AND CLOTHES REQUIRED BY THE
LAW IN FORCE.
CLEAN THE MACHINE USING COMPRESSED AIR, EVEN THOUGH PROTECTIVE VISOR IS WORN.

PLACE YOUR HANDS IN THE CUTTING AREA WHEN THE MACHINE IS ON.
INSERT YOUR HANDS BETWEEN MOVING PARTS.
CLEAN THE BLADE, THE SAW BLADE GUIDES OR THE CUT SURFACE WHEN THE
MACHINE IS ON OR THE BLADE IS TURNING.
KEEP THE HANDS CLOSE TO THE CUTTING AREA OR WHERE THE BLADE IS UNPROTECTED.

Remove the guards (FIGURE 6/7, POSITION 12-19-20-22-29).


Cut a piece without clamping it in the vice; do not retighten while cutting.
Disable or damage the safety devices.
Change or add any device to the electric system, without the written consent or the
technical intervention of FMB s.r.l. confirming the changes introduced.
Use the machine for purposes that are different from the ones that it is interdet to,
which are described in the use and maintenance manual.
Use the machine with toxic products.
Put the hands close to the material block vice.
Work very long pieces without using any support system.
Start the machine when other operators are near it.
Allow unauthorized staff to use the machine.
Displace bars to cut using a crane or other means above the machine.
Operate if the blades have broken teeth or are cracked.
Use the machine until all the protection covers have been installed.
Cut a piece without regulating the blade guides that must be as near as possible to
the piece to be cut.
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WARNING
EQUIP THE SAW WITH SOME ROLLERS TO SUPPORT THE MATERIAL TO BE
CUT. THIS WILL ALLOW TO WORK CORRECTLY AND SAFELY.
FMB s.r.l. is not to be held responsible if the user does not follow these instructions.
The company also declines all responsibility for any type of negligence while using it.
This machine can be used by skilled and trained workers only.

CONTROL PANEL (NO PHOENIX)


The electric drivers are located on a front panel easy to be reached as shown in FIGURE 14.

Legend
1. Cutting angle display (VAT optional)
2. Choice of manual mode/gravity (G optional )
3. Blades approaching to the piece to be cut (with G optional )
4. Emergency
5. Warning light
6. Main switch
7. Reset
8. Choice of blade speed
9. Choice of refrigerant (with NB optional )

FIGURE 14

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PHOENIX ELECTRICAL CONTROL PANEL

IMM.15

Legend
1. Blade approaching to the piece to be cut (with G optional)
2. Selection manual/gravitational use (G optional)
3. Main switch
4. Tension warning light
5. Blade speed selection
6. Reset
7. Alarm

PREPARATION TO THE USE


After checking the gear motor oil level, fill the tank, located inside the machine structure, with
20l [5,3 US gallon] of oil-water emulsion (percentage of mixtures between 3% and 5%).
Check the efficiency and integrity conditions of the blade and of its tension, by acting on
the blade tensioner handwheel, until the sliding indicator reaches the yellow field.
Check that the type of blade, that is the blade toothing is suitable for the thickness that
must be cut (see the toothing measures suggested in TABLE 8). Before starting the working
cycle push the reset pushbutton.

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WARNING
Selecting position "1", the blade rotates with a speed of 35 m/1' [115 ft/min] this
speed is suitable for "hard" metals (function to be used for occasional cuttings only);
selecting position "2", the blade rotates with a speed of 70 m/1' [230 ft/min] (this
speed is suitable for softer metals).
We remind you that the single-phase machines are not provided with the speed selector
and the blade rotates at a speed of 70m/1' [230 ft/ min].
THE TABLE BELOW INDICATES HOW TO CHOSE THE BLADE TO BE USED:
THICKNESS 1 2 mm 0.039 0.079 inch

t.p.i. 18 14 10/14

THICKNESS 2 5 mm 0.079 0.2 inch

t.p.i. 10 8 8/12

THICKNESS 5 10 mm 0.2 0.4 inch

t.p.i. 6 6/10 5/8

10 30 mm 0.4 1.2 inch

t.p.i. 6 5/8

30 80 mm 1.2 3.15 inch

t.p.i. 4 4/6

80 150 mm 3.15 5.9 inch

t.p.i. 3 3/4

150 230 mm 5.9 9 inch

t.p.i. 3 3/4
TABLE 8

CHOICE METHODS OF THE BLADE SPEED WITH VARIATOR:

TABLE 9

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BLADE SPEED OF THE DIFFERENT MODELS:


V

ATLANTIS
PHOENIX
TRITON
ANTARES
ORION
TITAN

mm

[inches]

2450x27x0,9
2450x27x0,9
2700x27x0,9
2700x27x0,9
2700x27x0,9
3180x27x0,9

96.5X1.06X0.035
96.5X1.06X0.035
106.3X1.06X0.035
106.3X1.06X0.035
106.3X1.06X0.035
125.2X1.06X0.035

m/1
[ft/min]
slow fast

m/1
[ft/min]

35

70

20 100

115

230

65.6-328

TABLE 10

When the blade is NOT rotating: approach the blade to the piece to be cut, unlock the
movable blade guide by means of the lever and, making it slide, fit the cutting with to the
piece dimensions. Block the movable blade guide by means of the lever.

1
2
3
4
5
6

FIGURE 16 Vice Atlantis

FIGURE 17 Vice Triton/Phoenix/Titan

FIGURE 18 Vice Antares

FIGURE 19 Vice Orion

Revolving support
Support vice
Vice base
Fixed vice
Degrees plate
Moving vice

7
8
9
10
11

Degrees lever
Vice carriage
Vice handwheel
Clamping/unclamping lever
Closing handle

TABLE 11

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Make sure the work piece is property located on the cutting table (it must be flat
against the whole table surface).
By means of the wheel, move the vice to the piece to be cut and firmly clamp it.
For those models supplied with clamping/unclamping fast manual drive lever (FIGURES
17/18/19, POS.10) the material to be cut must not be entirely clamped by the vice hand
wheel so to allow to carry out this operation using the clamping/unclamping lever.
Make sure that the lubrication tap located on the head is open (N.B.: some materials can
be cut without coolant liquid use)

WARNING
Because of its dimensions, the cut piece might come out and/or fall in the tank close
to the vices or even fall on the ground, presenting the risk for the operator of
personal injury. Its consequently necessary to use a roller table (optional) on which
the material to be cut can be safely positioned.
To obtain angled cuts, unlock the lever and, keeping the head in position of cut end, rotate
it to the right, up to the desired angled.
Read the angle stated on the revolving support plate and on the reference small plate.
The 0, 45 and 60 positions are provided with mechanical retainers already calibrated.
Anyway it is possible to carry out possible adjustments.
FOR ORION MODEL ONLY: In order to carry out cuttings inclined between 45 and 0,
it is necessary, before revolving the head, to turn the two closing handles out and translate
the moving vice unit from the left to the right side of the working surface and afterwards,
block the two closing handles. For 0 to 60 cuttings follow the inverse operation.
For a good machine operation, we recommend to keep always the blade guides clean and
lubricated with cooling, lubricating fluid. A good cut can be obtained, following the
following instructions:

Assemble the blade correctly, tension and release it respectively before and after use
by means of the blade tensioner handwheel
Know well the material to be cut.
Adjust the cutting speed for the type of material to be cut.
Use quality cutting blade.
Use blade teeth fitted to the thickness and to the other features of the material to be cut.
Carry out the first cuts without forcing; a new blade must be properly run in.
Use abundant quality lubricant.
Clean the blade guide frequently.
Check the bearing and the carbide guide efficiency status inside the blade guides.
The cutting forward movement depends on the above.
We recommend the operator to act carefully.

IMPORTANT:

The distance between the carbide guide tips should range from 0,95 mm up to 1 mm
[0,037 in up to 25.4 in]. This record can be carried out screwing and unscrewing the
bearings support screw (FIGURE 20 Pos.2).
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DO NOT FORCE! SAWBAND SHOULD JUST TOUCH

Legend
1 Blade
2 Bearing
3 Carbide

FIGURE 20

BLADE REPLACEMENT
If the blade is broken or consumed, it should be replaced. To effect this operation carefully
follow the instructions below:

WARNING
THE BLADE MUST BE REPLACED ONLY BY A SPECIALIZED STAFF

WARNING
OPERATE ONLY WITH PROTECTIVE GLOVES AND GLASSES.

WARNING
REPLACE THE BLADE ONLY WHEN THE MACHINE IS TURNED OFF

Switch off the machine.


Remove the small guards fixed on the head and/or on particular pieces on the head.
Disconnect the hinges fixing the head guard to the guard itself.
Dismantle the head guard. Simultaneously the key of the head safety micro and the
blade polishing brush will go out .
Release the blade stretcher hand wheel (which may cause the blade loosening) and
tap it towards the inner part of the head.
Unthread the blade from the head starting from the upper part, then from the blade
wheel and last from the motor wheel.
Unthread the blade from the fixed blade guide first and then from the movable one.
The blade should be disposed of, after having it rolled up and fast tied up with a
suitable wire , as ordinary iron residue according to the regulations in force .
Clean the blade wheel, the motor wheel and both the fixed and movable blade guides.

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Now you can mount the new blade following the instructions hereby:

Always use blades provided with a plastic teeth protection.


Repeat, in reverse order, the above described operations for the blade dismantling.
Verify that the cutting side of the blade is positioned as shown in the blade details plate.
ATTENTION Its compulsory that all the guards are reassembled.
Make the blade make 3 / 4 complete turns, then check the tension of the blade itself
acting on the blade stretcher blade wheel. Ensure that the tension value fits with the
position quoted on the stretcher plate.
Now the plastic teeth protection may be removed.

WORK CYCLE

Clamp the main switch into position I, the green led will light on so indicating the
presence of current.
Press the button reset which prepares the machine to the work cycle.
Press the button on the handle which sets in action the blade rotation.
Keep the above mentioned button pressed, firmly push on the handle towards the bottom.
Effect this operation with a force and a speed proportional to the material to be cut , to its
shape and dimensions and proportional also to the blade toothing and wear.
The work cycle can be voluntarily interrupted stopping pressing the button on the
handle or, in case of emergency, pressing the mushroom-shaped button.
What better indicates if the cut is correct or not is the form of the chips produced by
the cut . This metal chips should be soft, open and light as indicated in FIGURE 21.

OK
CORRECT PRESSURE
FIGURE 21

NO
TOO LOW PRESSURE

NO
TOO HIGH PRESSURE

FIGURE 22

FIGURE 23

MACHINE USE
The band sawing machine is conceived to cut iron bars of different shapes and dimensions.
The natural features of the above mentioned material, such as the toughness and the
consistency, should present no problems for the operator's safety during the cutting operation.
F.M.B. is not to be held responsible for any damage to people or things. The user must check
carefully the features of the material to be cut in order to avoid any risk of personal injury.
The material to be cut can be loaded manually or by means of bridge crane, controlled by
the operator at a safety distance.
During the loading operations, the operator must observe the safety distance and be
careful to lean the piece/s on the machine.
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WARNING
During the machine use, the operator must always wear:
9 proper protective glasses,
9 ear defenders,
9 safety shoes,
9 specific gloves,
BEING CAREFUL NOT TO APPROACH THE BLADE WHILE IT IS MOVING,
IN ORDER TO PREVENT FROM BEING DRAGGED BY THE BLADE ITSELF.

WARNING
Some protection devices (ear defenders, glasses, gloves) might sometimes be dangerous
(as for example gloves).
According to the rules about the Safety Hygiene and Health protection at Work, the user
must take into consideration all the risks concerning and deriving from the use of the
machine, included the relative and/or consequent risks.

WARNING
The possible risks due to the machine use (type of cut material, vapours, particular oils,
piece falling etc.), that is all the risks and problems concerning and deriving from the use
of the machine must be solved, as it is provided for the firm rules.

WARNING
If during the cut the blade breaks, the stretcher would not keep the sufficient blade tension.
The blade would collapse at once and stop turning.
The motor located on the head would keep turning, with no danger at all, until the operator
presses the button driving the blade rotation.
To keep the work cycle on, it is necessary to substitute the broken blade with a new one
(see above mentioned procedure).
Be particularly careful when the head guard is taken down and the blade is unthreaded
from the blade wheels and from the head. During these operations always use protective
gloves.
In case the blade is locked in the piece to be cut, unthread the blade first from the head as
described in chapter blade replacement, and then, with the help of pincers, pull the
blade upwards and, at the same time , in the opposite direction than that of rotation.
The manufacturer of the machine is NOT responsible for any hazardous situations
deriving from a lack of observance of what is written in this manual.
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SAFETY PROTECTION
The saw is provided with several safety systems to protect the user during the work:

PULLEY PROTECTION OF BLADE DRAGGING


The pulleys dragging the blade are protected by the head guard and the head guard
itself is equipped with a micro switch if removed, the machine stops.
Besides, a supplementary anti opening guard, prevents from the opening even partial of
the head guard at the users side.

INSTALLATION PROTECTION
All the equipments (electrical,coolant pump) are protected with panels which can be
opened just by a special tool. Some panels are equipped with a micro switch. The electric
panel can not be opened if the main switch is not in 0 (off) position.

WARNING
THE TOOL NECESSARY TO OPEN THE PROTECTION
PANELS IS TO BE USED ONLY AND EXCLUSIVELY BY THE
RESPONSIBLE OF THE ASSISTANCE SERVICE.

PROTECTION FOR BLADE BREAKING


If the blade broke while working, it is no longer dragged and a guard prevents it from
coming out of its seat.

BLADE PROTECTION
The machine is equipped with some steel protections placed on the blade outside the
cutting area to prevent chips from hitting the operator's hands, or to avoid the unintentional
contact with the blade teeth.

EMERGENCY PUSH BUTTON


In case of emergency press the mushroom-shaped button and the saw will stop
immediately. To switch the emergency button off, turn it. Push the RESET button in order to
restore the machine.

WARNING
USE THE EMERGENCY BUTTON ONLY WHEN REALLY NECESSARY AND NEVER FOR
STOPPING THE MACHINE. IT IS NOT POSSIBLE TO START THE WORKING CYCLE WHEN
THE EMERGENCY BUTTON IS PRESSED.
RESET BUTTON
In case of lack of current, the machine handlings stop and when the current is restored, the
machine can be restarted pressing the light orange button of reset (ON).

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RESIDUAL RISKS

One of the residual risks the machine may present is the high temperature of some of its
components (motors, bearings, hydraulic power pack, blade, etc) even after when it has
stopped working. It is therefore important, once all working operations are over, to
make sure nobody accidentally touches these parts until they have cooled to a
temperature lower than 40-50C [104 122 F].
The blade is not protected inside the cutting area: it is therefore forbidden to touch it
during operation and the user must be adequately trained for that.
It may occur that the user touches the piece and the vice while they are clamping
(only intentionally).
According to the shape of the piece to be cut, a part of the blade can remain
uncovered during the cutting phase.

CUTTING VERY THIN, SMALL AND/OR MOULDED PIECES, A PART OF THE BLADE
(BETWEEN THE VICE SLIDING PART AND THE MOVABLE BLADE GUIDE)
REMAINS UNCOVERED, THOUGH THE BLADE GUIDE IS PROVIDED
WITH A GUARD. THIS PART CAN NOT BE FURTHER REDUCED
AND IS SIGNALLED BY MEANS OF A WARNING PLATE.
THE OPERATOR MUST NEVER APPROACH THE BLADE, WHEN IT IS MOVING

The coolant liquid, used to lubricate and cool the blade, may spill on the floor and
cause falls. Be careful! Keep the floor clean. To avoid this risk the use of the NB
optional is suggested.
Cooling and lubricant products if employed in the proper and correct way, do not
present any risk for the user.
Nevertheless, the continuous and prolonged contact with these products, if not carefully
washed away, may cause skin reddening, irritations and dermatitis
During the blade replacement operations, the risk of abrasions may occur: wear always
protective gloves and safety glasses. Do not remove the plastic protection covering the
blade teeth until when the blade is not mounted on the band saw.
The machines equipped with inverter or condenser, after switching off , may retain
residual current: its consequently necessary to wait a few minutes before touching
electric components.
For machines equipped with G optional only:
When machine is on, do not put the hands in the pneumatic cylinder moving area
DANGER OF LIMBS CRUSHING! A relevant plate signals this danger.

OILS TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION (see TABLE 14)


All the lubricants listed below, if correctly employed, are not dangerous for the user.
Nevertheless, in case of emergency, adopt the following remedies.

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WARNING

In case of CONTACT WITH THE SKIN abundantly wash with water and soap.
Avoid prolonged skin contact with contaminated clothes.
In case of CONTACT WITH EYES carefully remove the product
and immediately rinse with abundant water.

TENNEX GRASSO C EP 0-1-2-3: If normally used, no danger for vapour inhalation


occurs. In case of persistent irritation consult a doctor. In case of ingestion do not induce
vomiting, but call for a doctor.

ES INOX B/ES T.M.F. 65: Vapour inhalation causes no problem. In case of irritation
consult a doctor. Accidental ingestion should cause no problem. Nevertheless, if more
than litre [5,3 gallon] is drunk or if one feels ill, let him drink 1 or 2 glasses of water
and consult a doctor . Do not induce vomiting or give any medicine if the involved
person fainted.

CUTTYCOL 4: In case of inhalation, take the involved person outdoor in the open air, in
case of problems call for a doctor. In case of ingestion, call for the doctor.

HIDROMATIC - DX: In case of inhalation take the involved person outdoor in the open air
and call for the doctor. In case of ingestion, call for the doctor. Do not induce vomiting.

WAY SI 32 PNEUOIL: In case of exposure to highly concentrated oil smokes take the
involved person outdoor. If the product has been inhaled take the person to the hospital
urgently. In case of ingestion do not induce vomiting but call for a doctor.

SHELL TIVELA OIL SC: In the unlikely inhalation event of dizziness or nausea, take
casualty to fresh air. In case of ingestion do not induce vomiting. Wash out mouth with
water and obtain medical attention.

SHELL TVX COMPOUND B: If normally employed, in case of inhalation no side


effects occur as this product is not particularly volatile. This product presents no
acute oral toxicity.

EP 13 PERREL: In case of contact with eyes abundantly rinse with water for ten
minutes. In case if ingestion induce vomiting and go to the doctor specifying which kind
of product has been ingested. Coal dissolved in water or in medicinal white mineral
oil can be given.
In case of FIRE, wear suitable clothes and, if necessary, an oxygen mask.
In case of ACCIDENTAL DISPERSION, avoid contact with eyes and skin.
If spraying is unavoidable, wear protective gloves, boots and clothes
as well as safety glasses or a mask.

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CLOTHES
WARNING
It is strictly forbidden to wear, during work, inspection or maintenance operations:
9 necklaces,
9 bracelets,
9 foulard,
9 clothes such as scarves or wide sleeved shirt that may get entangled in the machine.

EMERGENCY SITUATIONS
FIRE:
The working area must be provided with some powder extinguishers and some ways of
escape as required by the LAW for the machines that must operate in areas without risks
of explosion.
DO NOT USE WATER TO BURN OUT FIRES.
The staff should be trained in order to know how to operate in such situations.

THE MACHINE CANNOT OPERATE IN AREAS PRESENTING FIRE RISK.


LIQUID/OIL SPILLING:
In case of accidental pouring of coolant and/or lubricant liquids/oils, stop the loss with
earth or sand. If this product flow into rivers or into water drains, so contaminating the soil
and the vegetation, advise the competent authority. After cleaning, wash with water the
dirty parts and area.

WRONG AND DANGEROUS USES


Using the machine in a different way than that indicated by the manufacturer could
damage the equipment and be dangerous for the operator.
The machine is not designed to work dangerous, explosive and/or toxic materials such as
those containing fiber glass or asbestos, etc. The operator must ask for the manufacturer's
written permission to use materials which differ from the ones indicated by FMB S.r.l.

WARNING
Even when the user willingly inserts his hands or an object in the cutting area
while the machine is on, is to be considered an incorrect use.

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SAFETY AREA
The FIGURE 24 below shows the area where the operator must be while working with the
saw. It also indicates the minimum distance the operator should keep from the machine to
be in the best working position.

WARNING
The machine must be used by ONE OPERATOR ONLY!
The operator has a complete view of the working area, so he can prevent
other people from entering dangerous areas.

WARNING
During piece loading and unloading operations it is possible to operate on the side of the
machine, but you must never be in these areas when the saw is working.

8 inches

FIGURE 24
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OPTIONAL DESCRIPTION

NB1 NB2

This band saw machine is equipped with a blade and cutting cooling device. To improve
the cutting quality and reduce pollution risk, moreover to avoid the risk of pools of cooling
liquid on the floor (possible cause of accidental falls) , we suggest to use the NB optional.
A small amount of lubricant injected in a low-pressure airflow proved effective in carrying
out high impact lubricant-coolant functions. This is obtained by means of positive
displacement micro-pumps injecting the oil through a capillary tube to a final nozzle. At the
same time, the low-pressure air flowing inside another tube, coaxial to the first one,
reaches the final nozzle as well.
The lubricant atomizes into the airflow that leads it to the desired area by means of a wellaimed spout, without producing polluting fumes.
USE AND MAINTENANCE
a) Steadily fasten the group close to the machine, if possible;
b) Carefully connect the 8x6mm [5/16x15/64] air tube, with the 2,5x1,5mm
[3/32x1/16] capillary oil tube inside, (see further on). Check the proper
deformation of the sealing bicones.

FIGURE 25

c) Fill the tank with clean new oil. Only use oils with 100cStoke/40C max. viscosity
[100cStoke/104F], not aggressive with regards to nylon tubes and rubber and
Viton seals.
d) Beware of compounded oils containing chlorine. Chlorinated oils etch polymers
(rubbers and thermoplastics).
e) Carry out the compressed air connection from the network to the input filter,
ensuring a 4 to 6 bar pressure [58 to 87 PSI].

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FIGURE 26

FIGURE 27

f) Finally, the Lubrostar group is ready to function. It is yet necessary to adjust


the pumping frequency and the capacity of micro-pumps by rotating the red
knob COUNTER-CLOCKWISE ROTATION increases the capacity - max 30mm3/stroke
[1.18 inch3/stroke] - CLOCKWISE ROTATION reduces the capacity - min
3mm3/stroke [0.18 inch3/stroke].

FIGURE 28

FIGURE 29

g) Also set the air sent from the pressure adjuster towards the mixer. Set between 0,5
and 2 bar [7.3 and 29 PSI].
h) Do not forget the min. level check, where it is present. And oil filters periodic
cleaning operations.
INTERVENTIONS DURING START-UP OR WORKING OPERATIONS
a) The pump does not engage:

Loosen the damp valve S, let the lubricant


outflow until the pump engages, tighten the
valve back.

FIGURE 30
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b) Air has been registered inside the tank

Clean the delivery valve. Improper sealing is


due to dirt underneath the O-Ring. Remove
the T plug and clean

FIGURE 31

c) There is air inside the2,5x1,5mm [3/32x1/16] diameter oil capillary tube:


Check the correct tightening on the tube.
d) The tubes empty out.
Clean the delivery valve (see point 2.2), and check the correct tightening of the the
2,5 mm [0.098 inch] diameter capillary tube.
CONSUMPTION
From 10 to 100 ml/h [from 0.0026 to 0.026 US gallon/h] according to cutting sections; in
order to obtain proper lubrication, the lubricant minimum quantity shall not drop below 30
ml/h [0.0079 US gallon/h], therefore granting an autonomy varying from 12 to 40
working hours.
RECOMMENDED OILS

OIL FOR NORMAL MATERIALS MEDIUM MACHINING OPERATIONS ES 103


High quality, odorless, clear, inactive cutting oil - suitable for broaching, cutting, drilling,
threading, tapping and similar operations.

OIL FOR NORMAL MATERIALS LIGHT MACHINING OPERATIONS ES T.M.F. 65/C


High quality, clear, inactive cutting oil - suitable for brass and ferrous metals mediumlight machining.

OIL FOR ALUMINIUM BRASS ES T.M.F. 16


High quality, low viscosity, odorless, clear, cutting oil - especially suitable for aluminium
and brass machining operations.

OIL FOR STAINLESS STEEL ES INOX B


Dark color, active cutting oil for heavy machining of hardly machinable steel; suitable
for stainless steel.

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SPARE PARTS
NB1 NEBULIZER - MINIMUM LUBRICATION-COOLING (1 Nozzle)

P MAX =
6 bar
87 PSI
0,6 MPa

FIGURE 32

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NB2 NEBULIZER - MINIMUM LUBRICATION-COOLING (2 Nozzles)

P MAX =
6 bar
87 PSI
0,6 MPa

FIGURE 33

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VAT

The value (in degrees and degree tenths) of inclined cuts is visualized by the VAT
optional, on a digital display (FIGURE 34, POS.1).
In order to calibrate this value turn the head on 0 position and then press the reset
button located near the display (FIGURE 34, POS.2).

FIGURE 34

PN

If the machine is provided with PN optional, a pneumatic cylinder effects the clamping and
unclamping of the piece to be cut. This operation is granted to a manual operating lever
valve placed over the control panel (FIGURE 35, POS.1). The appropriate air compressed
quantity (max 6 bar/ 87 PSI) is controlled by a pneumatic circuit (see attached scheme). A
manostat constantly check that the lowest pression level doesnt drop under 4 bar [58 PSI],
see the relevant picture enclosed into the Technical Enclosure showing the PN optional.

FIGURES 35

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The G optional allows to cut the material without the users manual intervention through a
manual operating lever. The material feed is due to a gravitational fall obtained acting on
the blade wheel which sets down the spring balancing. The appropriate gravity force value
for the different materials and shapes is stated on a relevant plate..
Legend
1 Blade approaching
to the piece to be cut
2 Key selector
(MANUAL/AUTOMATIC)
3 Descent setting valve
4 Stroke end
5 Idraulic cylinder
6 Blade wheel
7 Spring fixing clamp

(not for Titan)

FIGURE 36

G OPTIONAL USE
a) After locking the piece to be cut into the vice, select the cutting pressure releasing the
springs by turning the hand wheel.
b) Choose, by the key selector, the proper gravity cycle.
c) Make the blade go down to the piece to be cut pressing the relevant button
d) Adjust the blade drop speed by the valve .
e) Press the button on the handle which drives the blade rotation and the cutting drop.
f) At the end of the cut a micro stops the blade rotation and the cut drop.
g) In order to begin a new cut the user should manually lift the head up to the desired
height.
h) In case the blade breaks, a micro near the blade stretcher stops the work cycle.

WARNING
In case of danger press the emergency
stop to stop all the above described operations

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WARNING
It is quite normal to experience a slight leakage from the rod and piston seals
and this may eventually drain the regulator. Periodically check that the level
indicator (when unit is in retracted position) is at least 5mm from the face of the
reserve tank. To refill inject class H hydraulic oil into the inlet valve marked
OIL. Using the correct syringe any excess oil will discharge automatically from
a small hole in the side of the main reservoir body.

The blade rotation speed is proportional to the material toughness; this means that the
tougher the material is, the slower the blade rotation should be (See TABLE 7/8). The
standard machine is equipped with only two speeds; the slow one, if constantly used , may
cause the motor fall down because of the not sufficient blade motor cooling ventilation.
The V speed variator allows to constantly range the rotation blade speed from 20 to
100m /1 [3940 to 19685 foot/hour] so giving the opportunity to choose the most suitable
speed without causing any problem to the blade motor.
VARMEC variators are built on the principle of the transmission of force by dry friction
between a friction cone and a friction ring on a shaft with two moving parts along the axis
(See FIGURE 37).
The force of pressure between the friction cone and the ring is generated by the thrust
given by a dovetail coupling depending on the couple drawn on the output shaft. A spring
between the friction ring and the output shaft maintains a slight contact pressure between
the two elements when the machine is used unload, hence the possibility to adjust the speed
from standstill.
The speed is regulated gradually and continuously thanks to the control wheel which moves the
friction cone along the radius of the friction ring by means of the pinion coupling and rack.
The usual speed variation range is 1:5; this can be increased using twin-polarity motors.
The adjustment pinion can be moved using the handwheel.

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Variator sectional view


Legend:
1) CONE SHAPED PLATE
2) FRICTION RING
3) CAM CONNECTION
4) EXIT SHAFT
5) THRUST SPRING
6) CALIBRATION BLADE
WHEEL
7) CONTROL PIGNON
8) RACK
9) BLIND CAP

FIGURE 37

ISTRUCTION FOR USE AND MAINTENANCE


a) When installing, check that the main voltage corresponds to that shown on the rating
plate (FIGURE 5, POS.5). We remind you that is compulsory the use of a protection device.
b) The motor variator must be mounted in the specific position for which it has been ordered:
call the supplier for advice if this is not the case.
c) If the motor variator is intended for use in dusty or humid conditions, you will need to fit a
protection cover.
d) The variators are supplied complete with lubricant and have already had a short
running-in period. However, we recommend that you do not use the variator with
maximum loads during the first 20/30 hours of operation.
e) The variators are supplied complete with lubricant and have already had a short
running-in period. However, we recommend that you do not use the variator with
maximum loads during the first 20/30 hours of operation. If using solvents, make sure
that these do not come into contact with the lips of the oil seal. All output shafts have a
threaded hole on the top, for use in fitting the drive elements. Do not key on the drive
pulleys, frictions, pinions and so on by hammering as this is likely to affect the variator
output shaft, so damaging the bearings and graphite ring in variators. Loosely mount all
the components on the shaft, applying only enough manual pressure to mount them or by
tightening a washer screw at the top of the output shaft.
f) If the variator keeps slipping, these are the possible causes:
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check that the friction ring is not worn down to its


metal support. If so, replace it;

check that the graphite ring and the friction cone are
not greasy. If so, clean them with a clean cloth,
slightly soaked in trichlorethylene;

momentary overloading from a possible blockage in the


driven machine can cause knocking from spalling or
partial dipping of the friction wheel. Small grooves may
disappear by themselves. If noise continues, the friction
ring should be replaced (before doing this, check with
our technical department).

FIGURE 38

g) If the number of output revolutions happens to vary by itself, i.e. without your giving a
specific command, you will need to tighten the screw (POS.2, FIGURE 38) which adjusts the
correct friction of the control wheel.
h) The motor variator can function with either clockwise or anti-clockwise rotation, and you
can even adjust the speed when at standstill
LUBRICATION
TYPE

QTY

LUBRICANT

VARIATOR
10/2

0,50 kg

REDUCTION

GEAR

17.6 Ounce

RP 999

SHELL TVX COMPOUND B


TABLE 12

The reduction gear section of the VARMEC variator and the RP 999 reduction gear comes
with permanent lubricating grease for the gears.
The quantities of lubricant quoted in TABLE 12 must be should be checked at least once
every 1000 working hours.
To check the level of synthetic grease (FIGURE 36) in a variator, use the hole in the upper
part of the reduction gear housing, having first unscrewed the vent valve (FIGURE 38, POS.1).
With the machine in motion, check the quantity of the remaining grease thrown against the
insides by the action of the gears.
To add any extra lubricant, use either a grease nipple or a syringe in the hole to add 1/4
the amount of the grease shown in grease TABLE above 8.
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INSTRUCTION FOR MOTOR ASSEMBLING IN VARMEC VARIATORS (See FIGURE 39)


a) Remove the cover, pos. 81 (2 screws, pos. 51).
b) Turn the clamping ring, pos. 80, to the position indicated .
c) Use a hexagonal wrench to loosen, but do not remove, the screw, pos. 50, in the
clamping ring (the clamping ring is held by another screw, pos. 49).
d) Introduce the motor shaft into the friction cone hub without forcing it (do not grease the
motor shaft for any reason).
e) Tighten the four motor assembly screws.
f) Make the motor turn in both directions about 20 times, either by giving it voltage for a
short period or by turning the fan, pos. 96, manually once you have removed the fan
cover, pos. 95. This is important to avoid excessive internal axial forces
g) Tighten the screw, pos. 50.
h) Replace and tighten the cover, pos. 81.
i) Replace and tighten the cover, pos. 81.
j) Move the rack, pos. 83, using the control wheel or adjustment device, to allow the
wrench easier access.

FIGURE 39

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C1

SCC

Its a bar bearing support equipped with a Its the loading side connection between
roller. It can be used in addition to the roller machine and roller table (See FIGURE 41).
table. It should be suitably ballasted and
fixed to the floor (See FIGURE 40).

FIGURE 40

FIGURE 41

SCS

Its the unloading side connection between machine and roller table (See FIGURE 42).

FIGURE 42
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RF1 RF2

To work safely, the material to be cut should lean on roller tables as long as necessary on
both loading and unloading sides. FMB s.r.l. can supply this optional.

RF1

RF2

Its the one meter roller table [3.3 ft] to be Its the one meter roller table [3.3 ft] to be
hooked to the RF2 or to another RF1 hooked to the SCC/SCS optionals (See
previously attached to a RF2 roller table (See FIGURE 43).
FIGURE 43).

RF1

RF2
FIGURE 43

AM RS

The material must always be cut according to a prearranged length. The machine may
be equipped with a measure shaft for 1 to 6 meter [3.3 to 19.7 ft] measure stops to
be installed on the RF roller tables.

FIGURE 44
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ORDINARY AND PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE


An appropriate maintenance is important for a long lasting life of the machine. It allows to
keep it in excellent and efficient working conditions and ensures lasting safety standards
throughout the years. It is advisable that a skilled and authorized staff carry out
maintenance operations. The planning and the materials used to manufacture FMB s.r.l.
sawing machine ensure very few maintenance operations. The staff should be equipped
with the individual safety measures commonly used in such cases and should follow the
safety rules described in the following section.

WARNING
FOR ANY INTERVENTION SUCH AS REPAIRS, MAINTENANCE, EQUIPMENT REPLACEMENT, WHICH ARE NOT PROVIDED IN
THIS MANUAL, PLEASE CONTACT FMB SERVICE SO TO HAVE ALL THE INFORMATION YOU MAY NEED

MAINTENANCE SAFETY RULES:


When carrying out maintenance operations on the machine:
Put a warning notice: DO NOT USE: MACHINE UNDER REPAIR.
Disconnect power supply before removing any protection panel or replacing any
electric component.
Do not wear rings, watches, necklaces, bracelets, etc during maintenance operations.
Always use individual protective devices (gloves).
Do not use naked flames, points or pins for cleaning.
Do not smoke.
Carefully check that no circuit is under pressure. If so, discharge any circuit with caution.

ORDINARY CLEANING
Ordinary cleaning operations must be carried out at the end of each working day to keep
the unit in good working conditions. FIGURE 45 shows the parts which must be kept clean.
To clean the machine use a soft cloth soaked with alcohol and a vacuum.
9 Machine protection doors and
panels (dust residues).
9 Control panel (dust and chip
residues).
9 Inlet and outlet transport rolls
(chip residues).
9 Piece clamping vice (chip and
coolant residues).
9 Blade guide (chip and coolant

residues).

FIGURE 45

TABLE 13

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CHIP AND COOLANT DISCHARGE


At the end of the working day or every 100 cuts, empty the chip tray on the bottom of the
machine (See FIGURE 46 / 46 A).
TRITON TITAN ORION - ANTARES

PHOENIX

CHIP TRAY

REFRIGERANT
TANK

FIGURE 46

FIGURE 46 A

WARNING
Use a water solution with a 3 - 5% of cutting oil and pour it by means of a
container in the chip tray into the refrigerant tank.

WARNING
The top of the chip tray is equipped with a filter that must be accurately cleaned
after having removed the biggest chips.

WARNING
During chips clearing, wearing protective gloves is compulsory.
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SUGGESTIONS
A constant cleaning of the sawing machine is necessary to obtain a good performance.
In addition to what has been previously said above about the correct use of the machine,
follow the instructions below:

Act on the head limit switch nut, when the blade dimensions must be modified; in
particular as for the different range of heights available on the market.

The sawing machine blade is provided with protective guards; anyway there is an
area, which is not protected and is particularly dangerous for the hands; this area is
located behind the vice and it is signalled by the proper pictogram, be particularly
careful and adopt all the precautions.

The machine must be provided with proper rollers according to the dimensions of the
material to be cut.

Position a suitable container, collecting the cooling and lubricating fluid, at the end of
the rollers.

Adopt all the necessary precautions in order to avoid that any projection of cut
materials can cause injury for the user or for other people near the machine.

NEVER DISABLE the safety micro switch of the blade cover.

It is strictly forbidden to change, tamper with and/or remove the plates fixed on the
machine.
ALL THE AREA NEAR THE BLADE IS DANGEROUS WHEN THE BLADE IS MOVING.
ONCE THE CYCLE HAS STARTED, THE OPERATOR MUST BE PARTICULARLY CAREFUL
NEVER TO APPROACH THE BLADE WITH THE LIMBS (HE SHOULD NOT ALLOW
ANYONE TO APPROACH TOO).

GREASING

The machine mobile parts are equipped with


some lubricators allowing a precise lubrication of
all components.
After about 500 working hours the blade wheel
bearings must be greased.

FIGURE 47

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All the bearings assembled on the machine are already lubricated with an
appropriate quantity of grease to protect the internal parts and to prevent any
dust and humidity intrusion.
Be careful not to put too much grease since this can cause some mechanical
deformations to the seals. Lubricate not only the blade wheel bearings but also
the roller slide ways by means of a brush.

RECOMMENDED LUBRICATORS

Grease for
Bearings

Oil for
Optional

Oil for Gear


(Phoenix, Atlantis)

ES INOX B (heavy works)


ES T.M.F. 65 (medium to light
NB works)

TENNEX
GRASSO
CUTTYCOL 4
C EP 0 - 1 - 2 - 3 G HIDROMATIC - DX
PN WAY SI 32 - PNEUOIL

Oil
VAR 10/2 RP 999

SHELL TIVELA
SHELL TVX
COMPOUND B
OIL SC

Coolant

EP13
PERREL
TABLE 14

NOTE: The suppliers of lubricant products have comparative tables with other marks.
Do not use non corresponding products; the machine could be seriously damaged..

WARNING
CHOOSE HIGH VISCOSITY FOR HOT AREAS AND VICE VERSA.

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MAINTENANCE TABLE
The table below contains a simple CHECK - LIST of the maintenance controls to be carried out.

DESCRIPTION

INTERVENTION OR
MEANS TO USE

FREQUENCY

CLEANING OF BLADE SLIDING BLOCKS AND


BEARINGS
CHECK OF BLADE GUIDE SLIDING BLOCK WEAR
OIL CHECK INSIDE THE REDUCTION UNIT
COOLANT LEVEL CHECK INSIDE THE TANK
CHECK OF COOLANT TANK FILTER CLOGGING
CLEANING OF BLADE HOLDER BLADE WHEEL
GUARD
CHECK OF BLADE AND BLADE TENSIONER TENSION
CLEANING OF VICE CUTTING SURFACE AND
MACHINE SURFACE
CHECK OF THE RETURN SPRING
TENSIONER
BLADE

DAILY
MONTHLY
EVERY 6
MONTHS
DAILY
DAILY

COOLING AND LUBRICATING FLUID


OR COMPRESSED AIR
FEELER GAUGE
RESTORE
RESTORE
CLEAN

DAILY

CLEAN / GREASE

DAILY

OPTIMIZE

DAILY

CLEAN

MONTHLY
EVERY 6
MONTHS
DAILY

REPLACE IF NECESSARY
REPLACE IF NECESSARY
REPLACE IF NECESSARY
TABLE 15

OPERATION RECORDING TABLE


Fill in the table below specifying all the details of the intervention which has been carried
out on the machine.
DATE

MACHINE
COMPONENTS

INTERVENTION

INTERVENTION
TIME

NOTES

SIGNATURE

TABLE 16

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TROUBLESHOOTING
This section describes how to solve the typical problems that may happen in the equipment.
THE BLADE DOES NOT TURN
Ensure the main switch is in ON position
Check reset is relayed (light off)
Check that the emergency button is disabled
Make sure the safety micro switch for guard closing is pressed (the guard must be
closed
Check that the warning light is on
Check that the fuses for the transformer are efficient (FU1-FU2-FU7)
If the machine is equipped with a G optional, ensure that the blade breaking micro is
deactivated
If the machine is equipped with a PN optional, check the input compressed air is at least
4 bar / 58 PSI (max 6 bar/87 PSI)
If the machine is equipped with the optional PN, check the vice operates in the correct
position
THE 0-60 ROTATION IS STIFF
Bad quality of the oil
The sawing machine surface is too dirty
Clean and grease among the sliding surfaces
THE BLADE IS NOT TENSIONED
Ensure the blade length corresponds to the values stated in the technical features table
at page 2.
THE BLADE COMES DOWN THE BLADE WHEEL
Check the blade length
Check the blade tension
Check the clearances inside the blade wheel bearings
Make sure there is no clearances among the components (FIGURE 6 POS.11/13), remove
it, by acting on the screws POS.13
Check the motor wheel and blade wheel wear condition

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NO COOLING AND LUBRICATING FLUID AT THE BLADE


Check the fluid quantity inside the tank is enough
Check that the tap is open
Check that the connecting pipe between pump and tap is not chocked
Ensure the pump is turning and the selector is located in the correct position
Ensure the fusibles are working (FU3-FU4)
CROOKED CUT
Check that the blade guide bearings are efficient
Check the distance between the carbide plates
Check that the mobile blade guide is located as nearest as possible to the piece to be cut
Check that the material to be cut is not so uneven to cause a crooked cut
Check that the blade is well tensioned
Check that any rollers or stands are aligned with the vice surface
Ensure the blade rotation speed is correct
Use first rate blades
BLADE TEETH BREAKING
Excessive cutting pressure
Unsuitable teeth
Bearing breaking
Too slow blade revolving speed
EARLY WEAR OF BLADE TEETH
The blade is unsuitable for the material to be cut
Excessive blade revolving speed
Insufficient cutting pressure
The blade running-in has not been effected in the correct way
BLADE BREAKING NEAR THE WELDING
Faulty blade welding
BLADE BREAKING OUTSIDE THE WELDING
If it occurs after a few hours, the problem is due to the machine
Normal wear (due to rotation) may occur after many hours
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SPARE PARTS
The technical enclosure contains the exploded view of each machine with the relevant
spare parts references. In case of need, please kindly send the form below properly
filled in to FMB s.r.l.

ORDER FORM
Company

Mr/Ms

Address
Phone

Fax

Machine model
Table
No.

Spare part
No.

E-mail
Serial number

Spare part
code

Description

Q.ty

Stamp here your company details in full (name, address, VAT no, phone, fax, etc).

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SAW MACHINE AND BLADE STORAGE


If the machine is not to be used for a certain period, the following operations
are to be executed:
9
9
9
9
9

Disconnect the machine from the electric supply.


Remove the lubricant liquids.
Clean the whole machine from any residues or chips.
Cover the equipment with a waterproof tarpaulin.
Keep the equipment in a dry place.
9 Keep the blade in a proper place being careful that the blade cutting side is covered
with a suitable plastic protection

DISMANTLING
The saw must be dismantled and removed only by authorised staff with the necessary
experience and competence.
Note: Before dismantling the machine, disable it by disconnecting it from any energy
supply.
Open the guards and disconnect the electric connection after ensuring the connecting table
is disconnected from the network. Then disconnect the earthing cable.
Clean the machine carefully; then empty the machine of all the cooling and lubricating fluid
it contains. Avoid any direct contact with the hydraulic oil and the cooling and lubricating
oil. Be careful not to spill and not to disperse the cooling and lubricating fluid and any
other substance in the environment. As far as lifting and handling, see the corresponding
sections. Before starting dismantling the machine components, apply to F.M.B. S.r.l. to obtain
all directions.
NOTE: All the components, the substances and the oils must be disposed of in
compliance with the law in force in the country where the machine is dismantled.

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USER DECLARATION
MACHINE TYPE
SERIAL NUMBER
DATE OF MANUFACTURE
THE UNDERSIGNED
POSITION IN THE FIRM
IN THE NAME AND ON BEHALF OF

declares that:
- he has received No. ........ instruction and operation manuals.
- he has read the contents of the foresaid manual properly and carefully.
- he has understood and grasped all safety matters connected with the machine and is
therefore able to use it responsibly as regards his own safety and that of any person who
may happen to be near the machine.
STAMP AND SIGNATURE

Please return filled in to:

F.M.B. s.r.l.
Via Lodi 7, 24044 Dalmine
Bergamo - ITALY

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