Like many traditional machines, band saws have not changed much over the decades. Harvey decided to redesign band saws with new ideas to raise the standards for band saws. The ALPHA Series HW615P Bandsaw is a direct result of these ideas. The basic concept behind the HW615P is to make a truly heavy-duty, powerful and precise bandsaw which will enable you to do the job with ease and pleasure.

The HW615P is built with a 3 HP, 220v motor to ensure enough power to undertake any job that a 15” bandsaw can handle; solid, reinforced structural steel frame; premium, heavy-duty cast iron flywheels; unique tool-less upper and lower blade guides; precision ground 20" x 20" (508x508mm) cast iron work table with great durability and rust resistance; extra-large precision high low aluminum fence with solid T-square gliding/locking structure; worm gear system for smooth worktable tilt; dual trunnions for stability; and a fully enclosed blade guard. All of these add to the precision, smoothness and solid performance and make HW615P a ultimate bandsaw for professional woodworkers.

Features and Benefits

  • Dynamically balanced cast iron flywheels for smooth operation and extra torque when running
  • 3HP powerful TEFC single phase motor (220V)
  • Precision ground cast iron work table with great durability and rust resistance
  • Unique tool-less upper and lower blade guides
  • Extra sized and robust steel frame
  • Quick release tensioning levers
  • Worm gear worktable tilting
  • Foot brake with micro switch
  • Full enclosure protection for blade
  • Micro-switches on the top and bottom doors for extra safety
  • Dual trunnion system for stable support of worktable
  • Extra large aluminum alloy precision high/low fence

Precision Ground Cast Iron worktable

The precision ground 20" x 20" (508x508mm) cast iron work table provides a smooth surface with great durability and rust resistance for your precise cutting.


Heavy Duty Cast Iron Flywheels and Reinforced Structural Steel Frame

Dynamically balanced cast iron flywheels provide smooth operation, extra torque and minimum noise when running. The reinforced solid steel frame insures the stability needed for extraordinary performance.

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Extra large Precision Hi-Low Fence with solid T-square Structure

Fence: Upgraded to a extra-large precision Hi-Low fence of 6”, which is made of high strength extruded aluminum. The position of the fence can be changed to accommodate the size of the work piece. In the vertical position, the fence provides stability for re-sawing applications.

Rail: Upgraded to a structural steel tube providing additional strength and rigidity and allowing for more precise settings. The solid T-square structure is easily adjustable and allows the fence to slide smoothly.

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Full Enclosure Protection for Blade

Guide post: upgraded to all-steel construction, the guide post provides full coverage preventing accidental contact with the blade.

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Ball Bearing Blade Guides feature Tool-less Adjustment

Ball Bearing Blade Guide: this patented new system incorporates a ball bearing on each side and the back of the blade, which improves the wear resistance and work life of the machine. The tool-less adjustment and lock knobs are thoughtfully designed to provide easy access and use. Both top and bottom guide sets utilize this system.

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Cast Iron Worm Gear Tilting System

Tilting Table: a worm-gear dual trunnion system offering precise adjustment from 45 degrees to -15 degrees using a heavy duty hand wheel. It is easy to operate and the gas piston assists the user in making micro adjustments to the large table.

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Both Doors have Safety Switches

Safety Shut Offs for Both Doors: the upper and lower cabinet doors are equipped with safety switches which automatically shut off the machine when a door is opened.
Foot Brake: immediately stops the saw blade when needed.
Switch: The magnetic switch is lockable and can also prevent overheating of the motor.
Motor: the 3 HP TEFC, industrial grade motor supplies robust power needed for the large capacities of this band saw.

Uncompromised Details

Dust Brush: the dust brushes in the lower cabinet remove the dust and chips to ensure consistent blade speeds and reduce slippage.
Tool Rack: the tool rack conveniently placed on the frame makes the most commonly used tools readily available.
Dust Port: the HW615P upgraded version is equipped with two 4" (100 mm) dust ports. A solid cover is included so that one port can be closed for higher efficiency at the second port.
Tension Label: a laser-engraved label has been added to the frame.
Handwheel Handle: upgraded with Chromium for its hardness, resistance to corrosion and its aesthetics. The handwheel includes a handle for ease of operation.
Door Locking Knob: upgraded to a knurled knob for its beauty and to ensure an anti-slip grip.

 Uncompromised Details

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HW615P Specifications