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Bandsaw gearbox


March 2008


4x6 bandsaw gearbow with worm gear


There was some axial play on the gear shaft, making any blade alignment try almost impossible. A new shaft was made, with 16mm OD for inside the gearbox and 15mm OD on the other end for bearings and wheel. The gear was re-bored to 16mm, solving also a small off-center problem. The top of the gearbox was surfaced for a good contact with cover joint to prevent any lubricant leak.