Bandsaw, Horizontal - Hafco BS-7DS

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Official Maintainer Phil Juric

Out of Order

Machine is non functional, as the starting switch has failed.

Ben Jackson 9/8/2022

This machine requires induction to use.

Book an induction in Eventbrite.
https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/metalshop-inductions-804979

This machine is a part of the Drill Press, Linishers and Vertical bandsaw induction.

Required Always wear AS/NZS 1337.1 compliant safety glasses while operating this machine.
Required Enclosed shoes are required, no open sandals, thongs etc
Required Restrain hair while operating machine
Prohibited Loose clothing and jewellery not to be worn while operating this machine.
Recommended We recommend hearing protection.
Warning Entanglement hazard present while wearing gloves.
Maintenance Disconnect power to the machine before performing maintenance, including wheel changes
Name Value
Motor Power 750W 240V
Blade Size 2362x19x0.8
Rectangular Capacity @ 90° 215mm X 178mm
Rectangular Capacity @ 45° 140mm x 85mm
Blade Speeds 24, 41, 61, 82mpm
Mitre Angle Limits -45°, +45°
Weight 165kg
Date Description Workaround Proposed Remediation
9/8/2022 Main On/Off Sitch failure None Replace the switch - Electrician required
9/8/2022 Interlock Failure Interlock has been disabled Replace the interlock microprocessor board
Date Modified By Description Remediation Cost
17/11/2020 Eris Ryan Fletcher Barnes had breaker tripping Tested fine. 10M Ohm to earth. Put back into service. $0
08/12/2020 Eris Ryan Blade not moving Blade had come loose, reattached and tightened $0
08/12/2020 Ryan Marple All bandsaw blades dull Purchased 2 new bi-metal blades $110
08/12/2020 Ryan Marple Fasteners holding cover require different tools to open Replaced fasteners with wing screws $20
04/01/2022 Dave Seff Repaired water damaged interlock Replaced contactor $70
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penritesolubleoil.jpg Coolant Penrite Soluble Oil
Mixed with water to create cutting fluid.
Stored in metal shop chemical cabinet Penrite Soluble Oil 20L Drum
Blade 2362 x 19 x 0.80mm Bandsaw Blade
Bi-metal blades are preferred due to their longer lifespan than regular blades. The preferred blade is bi-metal 6-10TPI.
Hung above metal shop chemical cabinet 6-10TPI Bi-Metal Blade (Preferred)
4-6TPI Bi-Metal Blade
10-14TPI Bi-Metal Blade
6TPI Carbon Steel
8TPI Carbon Steel
10TPI Carbon Steel
14TPI Carbon Steel
Interval Task
Daily Top up coolant tank with tap water
Weekly Oil vice lead screw and machined surfaces

Task / Action Executive Cause Leader
Cause Team
Named Maintainer Trainers Cause Membership Implementer
Modification and Repairs - AC C I I I R
Induction changes C RACI RC I I I R
Daily Maintenance - - I - - - R
Weekly Maintenance - - RAI - - - R
Changing Blade - - - - - - R
Setting cut angle - - - - - - R

Ref / ID Pre-Mitigation Mitigations / Warnings / Remedies Post Mitigation
Risk Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Acceptable to Proceed
0001 Death Severe Possible 15 Induction to train users in correct usage. Severe Very Unlikely 5 Yes
0002 Electric Shock Major Unlikely 8 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Ensure power cables are properly connected and off the floor.
Cables are tested and tagged and inspected for damage.
Minor Very Unlikely 2 Yes
0003 Noise Moderate Likely 12 Train users to wear hearing protection. Insignificant Unlikely 2 Yes
0004 Tripping Hazard Moderate Possible 9 Train users to maintain a clean working area.
Keep all cables off the ground and secured out of the way.
Insignificant Unlikely 2 Yes
0005 Insufficient Lighting Minor Possible 6 Turn on shop lights.
Open metal-shop doors for natural lighting.
Insignificant Unlikely 2 Yes
0006 Entanglement Major Possible 12 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Remove any possible entanglement items such as long sleeves, gloves, watches, jewellery, etc.
Tie back long hair.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0007 Slip Major Possible 12 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Train users in correct use of coolant to avoid spilling on the floor.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0008 Respiratory/Skin Irritation Moderate Unlikely 6 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Train users in the risks related to metalworking fluids.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0009 Inhaliation of Fumes Moderate Possible 9 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Open metal-shop door to allow ventilation.
Fans are provided top assist in ventilation.
Train users to use the appropriate type and volume of coolant.
Require use of appropriate PPE.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0010 Laceration/Dismemberment Major Possible 12 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Train users to keep clear of the cutting tool and the part.
Require that the cutting tool is securely fixed (in the quick change tool-post or tail-stock).
Require use of appropriate PPE.
Minor Unlikely 4 Yes
0011 Burn from workpiece Moderate Possible 9 Induction to train users in correct usage.
Allow parts to cool after cutting.
Train users to ensure adequate coolant is used.
Require assessing workpiece temperature before handling.
Insignificant Unlikely 2 Yes
Ref / ID Decision Details Impact Proposed Date Proposed By Status Approved By Date Resulting Actions and Comments
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