The Powermatic Model 66 Table Saw was a main stay of woodshops all over and heart of the Powermatic line of quality woodworking tools. All new, all-purpose... outstanding performance!
Powermatic Model 66 Table Saw - 10" Tilting Arbor
Individual action of guard sides cover blade during any and all cutting operations.
Overarm guard with "hide away" heavy duty splitter provides maximum safety.
As blade tilts, overarm guard sides form stationary cage to guard blade.
Exclusive New Power - designed for use with motors from 1 1/2 to 3 HP!. Three A-section belts drive the blade.
Precision Miter Gauge - with stop rods to guarantee true accuracy on even the largest stock. Easily adjustable in table T-slots.
Maximum Safety - saw guard and splitter have anti kickback pawls. Guard swings away easily for blad change.
Super Smooth Operation - heavy duty, sealed-for-life ball bearings throuthout.
Ruggedly Build - heavy gauge reinforced steel cabine. Basic parts steel or cst iron.
Fence adjustment Fast and Sure from either side with Vernier control knob and top-reading front guide bar calibrations. Upper know locks rear of fence. Fence is precision machined of cast iron with tubulat steel guide bars. Standard guide rails provide 25" cut to right of blad.
Extra Capacity - 10" blade cuts stock up to 3 1/2" at 90 degrees ranginTO 2 1/2" cut at 45 degrees maximum height.
Added Safety - blade tlts away from fence to guard against dangerous blinding of material against fence.
New Wide Spaced Trunnion precision machined from heavy-duty grey iron castings. Maintains perfect alignment for easy handwheel worm-gear adjustment. Exclusive C-flange motor mount relieves weight of trunnion pivot.
Extra Cut-off Capacity table in front of blade is full 15" at 1" cut.
Powermatic Model 66 Table Saw Features
Table: Standard table with extensions measures 28" x 38", accurately machined and reinforced with ribs to hold a true surface. A 4" insert plate provides ample room for removing saw blade or dado head.
T-SLOTS: An excellent safety and accuracy feature, the T-slots prevent miter gauge from falling when making wide cut-offs.
Arbor: The 5/8" arbor is mounted in large searled ball bearings requiring no lubrication and is driven by three A-secion belts for maximum power. Arbor tilts away from rip fence for safer operation.
Rip Fence: The precision machined, cast iron fence locks on front and back fo two tubular guide bars assuring rigid support. Fence is equipped with a Vernier control featureing an easy-to-read graduated scale. Vernier adjustment is accomplished by means of a steel pinion operating in guide bar rack.
Saw Guard: The rigid saw guard and splitter is fitted with anti-kickback pawls for masimum safety. Guard swings out of the way when not in use.
Motor Mount: An exclusive new trunnion accommodates a standard C-flange motor whic mounts on the saw arm pivot shaft and does not place weight on the saw arm. This type of mounting relieves the saw arbor of motor weight, making it very easy to raise and lower the saw blade.
Power Requirements: The saw is designed for motors from 1 1/2 to 3 HP in either 3 or 1 phase. For light and medium work, 1 1'2 to 2 HP is sufficient. For heavy=dty work, 3 HP is recommended.
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