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6inch  Lapidary Glass Trim and Slab Saw

8inch Lapidary Trim Saw

Hans provides a comprehensive range of Lapidary Trim Saws and Slab saws that are designed to cater to the needs of the glass, ceramic, crystal, and ultra-hard material industries. Our Trim sawsare available in various sizes, including 6 inch, 4 inch and 10 inch lapidary Trim saws, and are competitively priced to suit your budget.
Our Trim sawsare perfect for cutting and slicing rocks and glass pieces of all sizes. They are an essential piece of equipment for every glass and lapidary artist, whether you are making a cabochon, a flat specimen for mounting, a faceted stone, or slicing glass for a unique piece. Our Trim sawsare designed to reduce your material to a workable, approximate shape before proceeding to the grinding, sanding, and polishing operations.
Our Trim sawsare built to be extremely sturdy, with the sawsarbor mounted with precision and the bearings sealed against intrusion of abrasive waste. We understand the importance of having ample cutting deck space and a tank that is easily cleaned, which is why our Trim sawsare designed with these features in mind.
When compared to other Trim sawsin the market, such as the hi-tech diamond Trim saw, lortone Trim saw, hi tech Trim saw, star diamond trim saw, and diamond pacific genie trim saw, our trim sawsoffer superior quality, motor power, work space, and accessories. Our diamond Trim saw, in particular, is a popular choice among lapidary enthusiasts due to its precision and durability.
Investing in a Hans Lapidary Trim sawis a wise choice for any glass and lapidary artist who wants to produce high-quality work. Our Trim sawsare built to last and provide excellent value for money.

The 8" Combination Lapidary Trim saws: Sealed ball bearings mounted in rubber for quiet and smooth operation Completely mounted on Lam-I-Cushion base Spray plating Rust-proof metal castings Continuous variable speed control Quick change hood and buff Adjustable cab and wheel rest 6”x0.3x3/4” hole diamond saw blade and 6"x1"x3/4" Diamond Wheel 180Grit did not supply with machine. Life has cool bath and control value in back of bath. adjustable drip water system Diamond Plastic or Steel Hub Diamond Grinding Wheel 1/3 HP, 220v,230v or 110v motor, cord, switch, belt and belt guard The shaft is tapped for a ¼-20 spin-on polish head at right ends.


The performance of a lapidary trim Saw is crucial for lapidary enthusiasts and professionals who use it for cutting and shaping gemstones, minerals, and smaller rock specimens:

  1. Cutting Precision: A high-performance lapidary trim Saw should offer precise cutting capabilities, allowing users to create clean and accurate cuts on gemstones and smaller specimens. Minimal material loss during cutting is a sign of good performance.

  2. Cutting Speed: The Saw 's motor should provide a consistent and efficient cutting speed for smaller gemstones and materials. Users should be able to complete cuts quickly and without excessive slowdown.

  3. Ease of Use: User-friendliness is essential. The trim Saw should have intuitive controls, be easy to set up, and require minimal adjustments during operation. This contributes to efficient and hassle-free cutting .

  4. Durability: A durable trim Saw should have a sturdy construction and be able to withstand continuous use. Components such as the blade, motor, and frame should be built to last, reducing the need for frequent maintenance or replacements.

  5. Blade Compatibility: Compatibility with a variety of blade sizes and types allows lapidarists to cut different materials and achieve various cut styles. A high-performance trim Saw should accommodate blades of different diameters.

  6. Safety Features: Safety is paramount. The Saw should include safety features such as blade guards, splash shields, and emergency shut-off mechanisms to protect users from potential hazards during operation.

  7. Vibration and Noise: A well-performing trim Saw should minimize vibration and noise during operation, providing a more comfortable and quieter working environment.

  8. Cooling System: Effective water cooling is essential to prevent overheating of the blade and reduce dust during cutting . A reliable cooling system contributes to the Saw 's performance and blade longevity.

  9. Material Compatibility: The Saw should be capable of cutting a wide range of materials, including different types of gemstones, minerals, and lapidary specimens.

  10. Versatility: A versatile trim Saw can handle various cutting tasks and accommodate different sizes and shapes of gemstones and specimens.

  11. Blade Life: The trim Saw should be designed to maximize the lifespan of cutting blades, reducing the frequency of blade replacements.

  12. Cost-Efficiency: A high-performance trim Saw should offer cost-efficiency by minimizing material waste and ensuring efficient use of consumables like cutting blades.

The performance of a lapidary slab Saw is essential for lapidary enthusiasts and professionals who use it for cutting and shaping larger rock specimens and slabs:

  1. Cutting Capacity: A high-performance lapidary slab Saw should have a significant cutting capacity, allowing users to cut larger rock specimens and slabs with ease. The Saw 's blade should be large enough to handle the intended material sizes.

  2. Cutting Precision: Precision is crucial for slab Saw as well. The Saw should offer accurate and clean cuts on rock slabs, minimizing material waste and allowing for precise shaping.

  3. Motor Power: A powerful motor is necessary for cutting through larger and harder materials. The motor should maintain consistent cutting speed and power, even when tackling dense rocks.

  4. Blade Compatibility: Similar to trim SawS, a good slab saw should be compatible with various blade sizes and types to accommodate different cutting needs. The blade should be easy to change for different materials.

  5. Sturdy Construction: The frame and components of a slab Saw should be robust and built to withstand heavy-duty use. This ensures the longevity of the Saw and its ability to handle challenging cutting tasks.

  6. Water Cooling System: A built-in water cooling system is important for both cooling the blade and reducing dust during cutting . Effective water distribution enhances the Saw 's performance and helps extend the life of the cutting blade.

  7. Safety Features: Safety features such as blade guards, emergency shut-off switches, and protective enclosures are crucial for slab Saw s to ensure user safety, especially when handling large and heavy materials.

  8. Vibration and Noise Control: Minimizing vibration and noise during operation is important for user comfort, especially during extended cutting sessions. A well-balanced and well-designed Saw contributes to a smoother and quieter cutting experience.

  9. Material Compatibility: The slab Saw should be capable of cutting a wide range of rock and mineral materials, including hard and dense specimens. It should handle materials of varying hardness effectively.

  10. Coolant Management: Effective management of coolant is essential to maintain a consistent flow of water to cool the blade and carry away debris. The Saw should have a reliable coolant delivery system.

  11. Durability: A high-performance slab Saw should be built to withstand heavy use and demanding cutting tasks. Components such as bearings, pulleys, and drive belts should be durable and long-lasting.

  12. User-Friendly Controls: Intuitive controls and ease of operation contribute to a positive user experience. Users should be able to adjust settings, control the feed rate, and make precise cuts with ease.

  13. Blade Life: The slab Saw 's design and performance should maximize the lifespan of cutting blades, reducing the need for frequent blade replacements and associated costs.


Lapidary trim Saws are versatile tools used in the field of lapidary and jewelry making for a variety of cutting applications. Here are some common applications for lapidary trim Saws:

  1. Gemstone Cutting : Lapidary trim Saws are commonly used to cut raw gemstone material into smaller, workable pieces. This is the initial step in the gemstone faceting process.

  2. Cabochon Preparation: Cabochons are polished, rounded gemstone shapes used in jewelry. Trim Saws are used to cut rough gemstone material into cabochon blanks before further shaping and polishing.

  3. Specimen Preparation: Lapidary enthusiasts and rockhounds use trim Saws to prepare mineral and rock specimens for display or study. The Saws allow for controlled cutting of larger specimens into manageable sizes.

  4. Lapidary Artistry: Artists and craftspeople use trim Saws to create intricate designs and patterns in gemstones, minerals, and lapidary materials. The saws enable precise and detailed cutting for artistic purposes.

  5. Repair and Reshaping: Lapidarists use trim Saws to repair damaged gemstones or reshape existing cabochons and faceted stones to improve their appearance or fit specific jewelry settings.

  6. Inlay Work: Trim Saws are employed to cut small, precise pieces of gemstone or material for inlay work in jewelry and woodworking projects.

  7. Custom Jewelry Making: Jewelers use lapidary trim Saws to custom-cut gemstones for unique jewelry designs, ensuring that the stones fit specific settings and designs.

  8. Fossil Preparation: Paleontologists and fossil enthusiasts use trim Saws to cut and prepare fossil specimens for scientific study or display.

  9. Tumbling Material: Lapidary enthusiasts often use trim Saws to cut rough material into smaller pieces suitable for tumbling to create polished stones.

  10. Material Testing: In geological and material science research, trim Saws are used to obtain thin sections of rocks and minerals for microscopic analysis.

  11. Education and Workshops: Lapidary trim Saws are used in lapidary workshops and educational settings to teach cutting and shaping techniques to students and hobbyists.

  12. Repair and Restoration: In the field of antique restoration, lapidary trim Saws are employed to replace missing or damaged gemstones in vintage jewelry and decorative objects.

Lapidary slab Saws are specialized cutting tools used in the lapidary and geological fields for cutting and shaping larger rock specimens and slabs. Here are some common applications for lapidary slab Saws :

  1. Large Specimen Cutting : Lapidary slab Saws are primarily used to cut large rock specimens and mineral samples into smaller, more manageable pieces. This is especially useful when working with larger geological samples or rough materials.

  2. Slabbing Rough: Lapidarists use slab Saws to turn rough, uncut rock material into flat slabs that can be further processed and shaped into cabochons, spheres, or other lapidary forms.

  3. Mineral and Fossil Preparation: Geologists and paleontologists use slab Saws to prepare mineral and fossil specimens for study, research, and display. These tools allow for precise cutting to reveal the internal structures of specimens.

  4. Custom Lapidary Work: Lapidary artists and enthusiasts use slab Saws to create custom-designed slabs for use in their lapidary projects. These slabs can be used for cabochon cutting , carving, and jewelry making.

  5. Jewelry Material Production: Slab Saws are employed to cut lapidary materials into thin, flat pieces suitable for use in jewelry making. These slabs can be used for cabochons, inlay work, and other jewelry applications.

  6. Tumbling Material Preparation: Lapidary enthusiasts and rock collectors use slab Saws to cut rough rocks and minerals into smaller, more uniform pieces suitable for tumbling. This process produces polished stones for use in various decorative and artistic applications.

  7. Education and Workshops: Lapidary slab Saws are used in lapidary workshops, geology labs, and educational settings to teach cutting and slabbing techniques to students and hobbyists.

  8. Artistic and Decorative Work: Artists and craftsmen use slab Saws to create decorative pieces and artistic installations featuring natural stone slabs. These slabs can be incorporated into sculptures, architectural elements, and other creative projects.

  9. Mineral Dealers and Collectors: Those involved in the trade of minerals and gemstones use slab Saws to cut specimens for sale, display, and trade. This allows collectors and dealers to showcase the interior beauty of specimens.

  10. Lapidary Clubs and Organizations: Lapidary clubs and organizations often have slab Saws available for their members to use for cutting and preparing lapidary materials, fostering a sense of community and skill development.

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