DFC-H5 Wins Product Of The Year!

Press Release SGIA Judges Award DFC-H5 Panel Saw & Dust Free Cutter Combo 2018 Product of the Year for Category: Finishing-Multi-Function Finishing (slit/score/perf) Product of the Year awards and entries will be on display at the 2018 SGIA Expo. Ham Lake, MN, September 2018 — Safety Speed Manufacturing (2018 SGIA Expo Booth #635) is proud […]

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Chuck Anderson Retires After 40 Years of Service

It is with sadness and fondness that we announce the retirement of Chuck Anderson.  Chuck retired from his duty as one of our premier machine builders, with 40 years of experience, on January 31st, 2017.  Chuck has been invaluable in the operations of our company for the past 40 years, first starting with the company […]

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Safety Speed Graduates First Certified Technician Class

Safety Speed Manufacturing has rolled out a certified technician program beginning with its flagship vertical panel saw line. The first graduates – representatives of DOC Maintenance and Compact Power Services – successfully completed the two-day certified training program in November. “Each participant received a Certificate of Training acknowledging that they meet the requirements of having […]

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IWF Sneak Peek: Safety Speed’s Focus on American Technology

Safety Speed Manufacturing will display 1,000 square feet of American-made technology at the International Woodworking Fair, Aug. 24-27 in Atlanta. Safety Speed is taking advantage of North America’s biggest industrial woodworking event to present a full representation of its product line. The only way a woodworker could see more Safety Speed machines under power at […]

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Saw Vertically to Cut Space

What would you do with an extra 125 square feet of space in your shop? Just imagine the possibilities. That’s a good ballpark estimate of the space savings that can be realized by investing in a vertical panel saw to instead of a horizontal saw to size 5 x 10 panels. The smaller footprint needed […]

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Catch Safety Speed Live!

Safety Speed Manufacturing officially kicks off its 2016 events season Thursday, February 18 at the Graphics of Americas show in Miami Beach, FL. The 2016 Safety Speed tour will include at least a half dozen other sign making or woodworking related trade show and convention engagements, including a pair of events in Mexico and participation […]

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Vertical Saws: A Safer Way to Size a Panel

Every year more than 33,000 table saw-related injuries are treated at emergency rooms across the nation, according to a 2007-2008 study by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). More than 10 percent of those injuries result in painful and sometimes life-changing amputations. While the vast majority of table saw injuries are suffered in home […]

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Preventing Your Panel Saw from Binding During Rip Cuts

There are a few things an operator can do to eliminate the blade from binding. First, make sure that your saw blade is sharp and clean. Dull blades and dirty blades tend to bind and stall more often increasing the risk of kickback. Visual blade inspections are good disciplines that for some reason most operators […]

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More Schools are Realizing the Benefits of Vertical Panel Saws

When you’re the curriculum coordinator for a school district with more than 100,000 students, and are in charge of a very active technical education program covering more than 10 high schools, you’ve got a lot to consider when you’re preparing young people for a career in the trade. One challenge David Reynolds faced recently was […]

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Top Reasons For Sign Shops To Own A Panel Saw

Vertical panel saws allow signmakers and graphic production shops to cut a large variety of sign blanks safely, easily and accurately. Simply speaking, vertical panel saws are designed to cut large sheet goods into smaller more manageable pieces and do it much more efficiently and accurately while only requiring one operator. For sign shops, this […]

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Portable Panel Saws For Cutting Large Panels

Whether it’s done in the shop or on the job site, accurately cutting sheet goods usually requires a table saw and often a helper to lift heavy sheets on and off the saw. But there isn’t always a spare employee available, particularly these days, when many formerly busy contractors are glad to take on any […]

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Cutting And Routing On One Vertical Frame

When routing and cutting are necessary to your operation, woodworkers should seriously consider adding a combination Vertical Panel Saw/Router to their shop.  These handy tools switch from a saw to a router in less than a minute without having to do any realignment whatsoever.  Woodworking enthusiasts can enjoy all the features of vertical panel saws […]

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Using Stops To Improve Panel Saw Productivity

One of the easiest ways to improve panel saw productivity is through the use of stops. There are typically a few different options to choose from: -The first method is utilizing a Quick Stop Gauge that consists of a metal extrusion with an embedded scale and an adjustable stop block. This type of system provides […]

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8 Important Things To Consider Before Purchasing A Vertical Panel Saw

If you are considering a vertical panel saw for your shop, you have more than likely thought about the many advantages such as one-person operation, safer cutting, cut accuracy, space savings, and many others.  However, when you decide to buy a panel saw, it is very important to know the critical parts of the machine that can make the difference between […]

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