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· 2 Types of Table Saw Blade Guards. Different models and brands of table saws come with specific guard designs. However, table saws mostly come in two types relative to their guards—the traditional-style guards and the over-arm style guards.The traditional-style guards are mounted on the trunnion assembly of the saw.
· The standard table saw guard is comprised of three parts: a splitter or riving knife, anti-kickback pawls, and a shield or barrier guard. The barrier guard section of the guard, surrounds the table saw’s blade and can be effective in protecting the operator from blade contact in four directions: from above, left, right, and rear.
And be sure to do it that way. Table saws probably cutoff more fingers than any other kind of machine. EXAMINE THE SAFETY DEVICES Is the guard the kind that rides on top of the work? It should be for all ordinary sawing, particularly ripping. See that it moves up and down freely without side play. Saws should have anti-kickback dogs and spreaders.
· What are the parts of a table saw? Take a closer look at the main parts and features you will find on most table saws, including the tabletop, throat plate, blade, arbor, motor, trunnions, hand wheels, stationary base, mobile base, fence, miter gauge, guard system, riving knife, splitter, and flesh-detecting safety systems.
Many how-to guides on the internet on how to use table saw picture a saw with the blade guard and splitter removed. In photographs this can be helpful. In photographs this can be helpful. It makes it easier to see how the blade and wood interact with each other, and …
· 11. Pushblock for table saws. Still talking about table saw accessories that enhance safety, a pushblock is a necessary accessory that will make sure you don’t lose your fingers when making cuts. Even without a blade guard, a pushblock helps you guard stock safely as …
The Delta table saw manual states. “Before starting the saw, raise the saw blade so that it projects about 1/8″ above the work surface.” From contributor K: My old shop text book also recommends 1/8″ to 1/4″ max above material. It would also tell your employee to use a well-made push stick.
· Hi Jdrmonte: The blade guard assembly is still available for your Delta 34-670 It’s 69.00 at eReplacement parts.com. I believe the part number is 1313242 I believe. It fits your saw and I think every other model Delta made, except mine of course, I have a 36-650 and it seems to be the only Contractor class saw that the blade guard doesn’t fit.
Hey so I went to an auction last weekend and got a delta table saw 36-540. It a bench one. Anyway it came with a bunch of stuff but it didn’t come with the guard assembly which also contained the riving knife apparently. I would just buy one separately but this …