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Sections of this Document

 

Operation

Standard Cuts

Refer to owner's manual for complete operational instructions.

SawStop_PCS Owners Manual Model PCS31230 V5.0 09-13.pdf 

 
Power on Saw System

Ensure Start/Stop paddle is "OFF" (pushed in)

Turn Main Power Switch "ON"

- system will self-check (5-10 sec.)

LED displays "READY" (Green On, Red Off)

 

Adjusting Blade Height

For through cuts, the blade height should be no more than 1/8-inch - 1/2-inch above the workpiece

Loosen the elevation lockknob

Turn the elevation handwheel until theblade is at the desired height

Turn the handwheel clockwise to raise the blade, and counter-clockwise to lower the blade.

Lock the blade height by turning the elevation lock knob clockwise until tight.

Adjusting the Blade Tilt

The tilt (bevel) angle of the blade can be adjustedbetween 0° and 45°

Loosen the tilt lock knob

Turn the tilt handwheel until the blade is at the desired angle.

Turn the tilt handwheel counter-clockwise to increase the tilt angle, andclockwise to decrease the tilt angle.

Lock the tilt angle by turning the tilt lock knob clockwise until tight.

Start Motor

Pull Start/Stop paddle out

 
Stop Motor

Push Start/Stop paddle in

 
System Status Codes

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 How does the SawStop Safety System Work?

SawStop Saws Detect Contact With Skin. The blade carries a small electrical signal, which the safety system continually monitors. When skin contacts the blade, the signal changes because the human body is conductive. The change to the signal activates the safety system. 

Upon activation of the safety system, an aluminum brake springs into the spinning blade, stopping it in less than 5 milliseconds! The blade’s angular momentum drives it beneath the table, removing the risk of subsequent contact. Power to the motor is shut off.

 Can I get a serious injury using a SawStop saw?

In the vast majority of cases, coming in contact with the spinning blade will result in a minor cut. However, if your hand moves into the blade at very high speed, it is possible for you to receive a serious injury.

 How can I be certain the safety system is working?

The SawStop safety system continuously performs many self-checks to ensure the components of the safety system are working properly. The safety system will not allow the motor to start (or to remain running) unless every component of the safety system is working properly.

 What if I am wearing gloves when cutting? Will the safety system still work?

Do not wear gloves when using a SawStop saw because the glove can snag on the blade and pull your hand into the blade at high velocity. The safety system will still react as soon as your skin contacts the blade, but the resulting injury can be more severe because of the velocity of your hand.

 What if I am wearing gloves when cutting? Will the safety system still work?

Do not wear gloves when using a SawStop saw because the glove can snag on the blade and pull your hand into the blade at high velocity. The safety system will still react as soon as your skin contacts the blade, but the resulting injury can be more severe because of the velocity of your hand.

 What do I do if I activate the safety system's brake cartridge? What will it cost to reset the safety system? Does activation damage the saw?

If you activate the safety system’s brake, you will need to replace the brake cartridge and evaluate the condition of the blade for future use. Replacing the brake cartridge is simple and can take as little as 90 seconds to complete. A standard brake cartridge costs $69 USD and a dado brake cartridge $89 USD. SawStop saws are designed to absorb the force of activation and are not damaged by it.

 Do I need to use a blade guard with a SawStop saw?

Yes. SawStop strongly recommends that you use a blade guard whenever possible.

 Will cutting green or "wet" wood activate the SawStop safety system?

SawStop saws cut most wet wood without a problem. However, if the wood is very green or wet (for example, wet enough to spray a mist when cutting), or if the wood is both wet and pressure treated, then the wood may be sufficiently conductive to activate the brake. If you are unsure whether the material you need to cut is conductive, you can make test cuts using Bypass Mode to determine if it will activate the safety system’s brake. The red light on the control box will flash to indicate conductivity.

 Can I cut conductive materials?

Yes. You can operate the saw in Bypass Mode which deactivates the safety system’s braking feature, allowing you to cut aluminum, very wet/green wood (see above) and other known conductive materials.

 Is there a way to check if a material is conductive before I cut?

If you are unsure whether the material you need to cut is conductive, you can make test cuts using Bypass Mode to determine if it will activate the safety system’s brake. The red light on the control box will flash to indicate conductivity.

 

 

Part #'s, Specs & Operation Manuals

Sawstop PCS31230-TGP252 3-HP Professional Cabinet Saw Assembly
with 52-Inch Professional T-Glide Fence System, Rails and Extension Table

- Motor: (all 60Hz, TEFC): 3 hp
Cast iron table (w/ extension wings): 44″ w x 27″ d
Extension table 52 in rails: 40 1/8″ w x 27″ d
Blade: 10", 5/8″ arbor
Blade tilt: Left
Max. depth of cut, blade at 0º: 3 1/8″
Max. rip, right of blade - 52 in: 52″ (w/ 52″ rails)

SawStop_Getting_Started_With_SawStop_Cast_Iron.pdf

SawStop_PCS T-Glide Fence System Owners Manual (Dec 09 - Rev6).pdf

SawStop_PCS T-Glide Installation Instructions Poster 12-17-09.pdf

SawStop_PCS Owners Manual Model PCS31230 V5.0 09-13.pdf

SawStop TSA-ODC Over-Arm Dust Collection AssemblySawStop_PCS Over-Arm Dust Collection Installation Guide V1.0 3-23-10.pdf

SawStop MB-PCS-IND Industrial Saw Mobile Base

Supports saw and extension table
Mobility in any direction
When disengaged, the saw rests firmly on the ground distributing weight directly to the floor, not the wheels
Three quick pumps of the foot pedal raises the saw
A light press on the release safely lowers the saw
Fully welded solid 1/4″ steel construction / black powder coat

SawStop_PCS_Mobile_Base_Conversion_Kit_Assembly_Instructions.pdf

SawStop TSBC-10R2 Table Saw Brake Cartridge for 10-Inch Blades

 
  
 

 

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