Vertical Tilt-Frame Band Saw 8-Mark-III - Latest version of the worlds most popular band saw that has miter cutting up to 60° left and right. All-mechanical, universal, metal cutting, band saw machine. Capacity 18" x 22"


  • Blade at 90°: 18” (457 mm) Horizontal, 22” (558 mm) Vertical 
  • Blade at 45° Right: 18” (457 mm) Horizontal, 14.5” (368 mm) Vertical.
  • Blade at 45° Left: 18” (457 mm) Horizontal, 13” (330 mm) Vertical. 
  • Blade at 60° Right: 18” (457 mm) Horizontal, 9.7” (246 mm) Vertical.
  • Blade at 60° Left: 18” (457 mm) Horizontal, 7.3” (185 mm) Vertical.
  • Column in 3° forward cant position:  17.5” (445 mm) Horizontal, 22” (558 mm) Vertical;
  • Speed Range:  50 – 450 fpm (15 – 137 m/min) infinitely variable with inverter drive. 
  • Front Mounted Speed Control:  Allows blade speed to be adjusted from operator’s control station. 
  • Feed Range:  0 – 250 lbs. (64 kgf) infinitely variable with control on operator’s panel and Automatic Column Return.  Column feed is mechanical with Marvel clutch power feed. 
  • T-Slotted Work Table:  Work area 24.25” x 33” (616 mm x 838 mm); Table height 34.5” (876 mm); Two machined T-slots. 
  • Wheel Diameter: 19” (482 mm), cast iron wheels. 
  • Blade Break/Stall Detection: Standard equipment, shuts off machine in the event of blade breaking or stalling. 
  • Miter Cutting:  Column and blade tilt up to 60° right and left of vertical; work always stationary.  Manual tilt standard with Sure-Lock and Built-in protractor.  Electric Power tilt optional. 
  • Saw Column: Marvel patent pending Quick Change Column is standard on all machines.  Allows column to be set either upright or at a 3° forward cant.  Column travels on recirculating linear ball bearing rails. 
  • Quick-Action Vise:  Maximum opening 18” (457 mm).  Jaws can be shifted to either right or left side of blade. Jaws are 6” (152 mm) high, 12” (305 mm) wide. 
  • Automatic Stops:  Adjustable stops can be pre-set to stop advance and return of blade, and also to stop motor at any location within the 18” (457 mm) travel of the blade. 
  • Coolant System: Built In with flood system, available with added optional drop lubrication system (Option Codes ML1 &  ML2).    Controlled by on-off selector switch at operator’s station. Tank capacity 21 gallons (79 liters). 
  • Flushing Hose: Washes chips from hard to get at places reducing clean-up time. 
  • Power Chip Brush: Together with blade wipers and flood coolant deep blade teeth free of chips. 
  • Carbide Guide System: Solid carbide post design equipped with Patent Pending Marvel Easy Load Guide Blocks. Upper and lower guides have preloaded carbide faced back-up blocks to support back edge of blade. 
  • Blade: 15' 4" (4674 mm) long x 1.25" (32 mm) wide, .042" (1.07 mm) thick.
  • Blade Tension: Blade tension ratchet stops automatically at factory pre-set, 40,000 psi (A compressed air connection is required for standard operation, 5 CFM, 80 psi minimum) 
  • Motors:
  • Main; 5 H.P. (3.75 kW), 1800 RPM, totally enclosed fan cooled.
  • Coolant Pump; 1/8 H.P. (.1 kW) totally enclosed motor-built-in integrally. Available voltage: 380 volt, 3 phase, A qualified electrician will be needed to install the transformer between the power supply and the machine. Specific voltage must be specified when ordering. 
  • Controls:  IEC fused disconnect switch and magnetic motor starters, with overload and low-voltage protection. Disconnect is NFPA79 compliant. DC Power supply provides low voltage control (24 Volts) to all push buttons at operator’s control panel and machine lighting circuits.  PLC control and components mounted in moisture proof NEMA 12 compartment.  Electrical Panel is UL labeled.


Capacity Nominal 18" x 22" (457mm x 558mm)
Capacity 45° Right 18" x 14.5" (457mm x 368mm)
Capacity 45° Left 18" x 13" (457mm x 330mm)
Capacity 60° Right 18" x 9.7" (457mm x 246mm)
Capacity 60° Left 18" x 7.3" (457mm x 185mm)
Capacity 3° Forward Cant 17.5" x 22" (445mm x 558mm)
Tilt 0 to 60° Left and Right
Drive Motor 5 HP (3.75kw)
Blade Size 15'4" x 1.25" x .042" (4674mm x 32mm x 1.07mm)
Blade Speed Range 50-450fpm (15-137m/min)
Feed Pressure 0-250lbs (0-1114N)
UL Listed 1-UL Listed


  • 8-Mark-III Brochure
  • 8-Mark-III Floor Layout
  • Warranty:  Marvel Manufacturing Company, Inc. warrants to the original user for a period of (2) years on parts and labor from the date of factory shipment, that every new MARVEL metal sawing machine is free from defect in material and workmanship. During that period, we will, at our option, repair or replace any part which, upon examination, we find defective.   This warranty will not apply to alterations or modifications made upon MARVEL metal sawing machines without our written consent, or to machines which have been subject to willful abuse.