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Festool Miter Saw

Festool Kapex KS 120 REB Sliding Compound Miter Saw
Tool Type: “Wood/Metal Working”
Location: “Innovations Workshop”
Supervisor Tool Lead
David Bothman
(805) 893-4125
bothman@cnsi.ucsb.edu
Description: “Sliding compound miter saw”
Manufacturer: “Festool”

About

Capable of making precise, mitered cuts in wood, fiber cement panels, and aluminum, the miter saw is great for making square or common angled cuts. With a head capable of 45 degree tilt, and an adjustable fence with up to 60 degrees of rotation this is the fastest tool for setting up and making square cuts.


Training

Detailed Specifications

  • Head tilt: up to 45 degrees
  • Fence rotation: up to 60 degrees
  • Blade diameter: 10.25“
  • Workpiece size limitations:
    • Cutting depth @ 90/90: 12” x 3-15/32“
    • Cutting depth @ 45/45: 8-15/32” x 1-3/8“

Safety Concerns

  • Safety glasses or a face shield must be warn at all time when operating the saw
  • Only cut one workpiece at a time
  • Be sure workpiece is properly secured
  • Hands should be kept free and away from the blade at all times
  • Do not attempt to clear workpiece until blade guide has returned to its original position and the blade has stopped spinning

Reference Documentation

miter_saw_panel_saw.txt · Last modified: 2022/06/21 12:12 by dave