Granite City Tool has recently introduced the highly durable Alum-100 aluminium stone saw, which weighs only 158 pounds, compared to the 264-pound steel model it replaces. The saw features a 3 hp motor - 120V single phase-2800 RPM, 45-degree easy tilt and a turn handle to raise and lower the motor. It also contains an easy wheel transport system with folding legs for one-person transport, and features diagonal square service wrenches and a waterfeed pump. The Alum-100 cuts stone up to 40 inches long x 4 ¼ inches thick, and utilizes 14-inch blades with a 1-inch arbour.

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Stone-machinery.com is now featuring the world's first mobile slab cutting saw, which is manufactured in the U.S. by Forza, according to the company, who adds that set-up time is 15 minutes, and the saw is easy to transport to the shop or a jobsite. According to Stone-machinery.com, the saw is affordable for a small shop wanting to transition from a rail saw to bridge saw, with the advantage of no down time and no costly foundation work, if you outgrow your shop or change shop layout. It is also great for a large shop that does onsite work, reports the company. The mobile bridge saw features a self-contained water recycling system, integrated hydraulic tilt table, X-axis cutting length of 116 inches, Y-axis cutting width of 70 inches and a variable speed control joystick operation. Additionally, the saw is towable with a ½-ton vehicle, contains a 220V single-phase 10 hp Italian cutting motor, laser alignment guide and more.

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