With PLC control unit for all machine function. Split front vise holds workpieces on both sides of blade. Hydraulic blade tension holds proper tension for cuts and releases it upon shut-off which keeps blade long life. Machine stops when the sawblade is slip or broken. Sawframe is tited by apporx. 2¢X for easy penetration of sawblade and less burr at end of cut when cutting squares. (Optional) Infinitely variable band speed. Full stroke vise cylinder. Digital readout index.