Hi-tech Table Saw Will Never Saw Your Finger Off
The Sawstop system induces an electrical signal onto the blade and then monitors that signal for changes. The human body has a relatively large inherent electrical capacitance and conductivity—if the system detects this, the blade drops out in 5 milliseconds! Check out the video when the saw comes in contact with a hotdog.
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- Friday, January 27th, 2006 / 11:53 PM