What is sawstop cartridge

Can a standard brake cartridge be used on a SawStop saw?

The Standard Brake Cartridge stops the spinning blade on contact with skin reducing the chances of a catastrophic injury. It is compatible with all standard 10" blades on SawStop saws. The locking key allows the user to quickly and easily switch between the Standard Brake Cartridge and Dado Brake Cartridge when making standard or dado cuts.

How does the safety system work on a SawStop?

Generally, the safety system will not activate when a nail or staple is cut. Although conductive, these objects are not large enough to cause the safety system to activate unless they are grounded to the table or operator when they contact the blade. How long does it take to change from a standard brake to a dado brake cartridge?

Are there any alternatives to a SawStop system?

SawStop sells table saws with a safety feature which causes the blade to descend and stop if it makes contact with someone's skin. Are there other options, similar to a SawStop system, available on the market today?

How to contact SawStop wood cutting service direct?

Pick up the phone or write us an email, and we’ll do our best to solve the problem and get you cutting wood again. Call Technical Service direct at 503-582-9934 during business hours (8am-5pm PT Monday-Friday, except holidays), or email us at [email protected] anytime. We’re here to help you!


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