New JET 5″x6″ Variable Speed Bandsaw HVBS-56V

The newest addition to the JET bandsaw family is here! Introducing the JET 5” x 6” Variable Speed Bandsaw HVBS-56V 414548 ($639.00). Built to be powerful and versatile as it’s big brothers, the exclusive 5” x 6” Portable Variable Speed Bandsaw includes a newly designed DC brushless motor with a 3-step gear transmission for unprecedented torque output and can be operated in either the vertical or horizontal cutting position. The improved stand and built in shelf is a great new feature as well as the portability. The new HVBS-56V Bandsaw is designed to serve in machine shops, automotive racing, technical schools and other fabrication needs.

With all the great new features of this saw, there are three main areas that saw excels in…durability, safety and ease of use.


  • Heavy duty casted head for years of sawing
  • Improved stand with built in shelf
  • New DC brushless motor with 3-step gear transmission increases torque output
  • Ball bearing supported blade wheel


  • CSA/CUS: Following strict guidelines and electrical requirements, this JET Saw is CSA/CUS certified
  • Blade is fully guarded
  • Automatic shut-off after cut

Ease of Use

  • Quick speed changes with the turn of a dial, no more belt changes
  • Fully adjustable ball bearing blade guides
  • Can be easily changed from horizontal to vertical cutting positions
  • Front legs feature leveling pads
  • Wheels come standard for ease of movement around your shop

Product Specifications

  • Round @ 90° (in.): 5
  • Round @ 45° (in.): 3
  • Rectangle @ 90° (in.): 5 (H) x 5-3/4 (W) & 2 (H) x 6 (W)
  • Rectangle @ 45° (in.): 4-1/2 (H) x 3 (W)
  • Throat Depth (in.): 5
  • Vertical Work Table (in.): 9-5/8 x 9-1/2
  • Vise Swivel (deg.): 45°
  • Blade Size (in.): 1/2 x .025 x 64-1/2
  • Blade Wheel Diameter (in.): 7 3/8
  • Blade Speed (SFPM): Variable 80-230
  • Bed Height (in.): 25 1/2
  • Motor: 1/2HP, 115/230V, Single Phase
  • Prewired: 115V
  • Floor Space Required (in.LxWxH): 36 x 20 x 39 1/2
  • Net Weight (lbs.): 115

There are a tremendous amount of new benefits from JET’s new bandsaw. With their variable speed option, to quick changes of a dial (no more belt changes!) to their new powerful DC brushless motor. This model is sure to impress! If you haven’t checked it out, we recommend you review it today!

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