HYD-MECH V Series

Hydmech V-25APC
V-25APC shown above
  • Overview
  • VW-18 II
  • VW18-APC
  • V-18
  • V-18APC
  • V-25
  • V-25APC

Hyd-Mech Vertical Band Saws

The V-Series saws are built to last and deliver non-stop performances. These are heavy-duty, high-performance vertical tilt-head saws that have the flexibility for cutting 2-way miters. The V Series is available in semi-automatic and automatic modes of operation with cutting capacities up to 30" and barfeeds from 40” to 120”.

Most of these saws miter up to 45º left or right, while the VW-18 and V-25 models miter up to 60º in both directions. The V-25 model includes a standard canted sawing head. Canted sawing heads are available as options on all other saws in this V Series.

Hyd-Mech features the following V series, vertical band saws in our product line-up:

  • VW-18 II
  • VW18-APC
  • V-18
  • V-18APC
  • V-25
  • V-25APC

Semi-automatic Vertical Band Saw - VW-18 II

Hydmech M-16A

The VW-18 II is a semi-automatic vertical band saw with the ability to miter from 60° left to 60° right.

This model is one of a kind in the Hyd-Mech line up with its saw head that can cut at 90° and be adjusted to cut at a 3° head cant.

Now available with optional powered head tilt and digital angle display.

Featuring a 22"H x 18"W capacity, 5 HP motor, and 1 1/4" blade, the VW18 II is a reliable choice for all your light to medium-duty, vertical metal cutting applications.


Featured Specifications

Hyd-Mech Semi-automatic Vertical Band Saw VW-18 II

Capacity at 90°: Rectangular 18" x 22"
Round 17.5"
Blade Size: 1 1/4"
HP: 5 HP
Operation: Semi-automatic
Mitering?: 60° left and right



Standard and Optional Features

Hyd-Mech Semi-automatic Vertical Band Saw VW-18 II

Standard Features Available Options

  • Adjustable 3° canted head
  • 5 HP Motor with AC inverter
  • Full stroking hydraulic vise
  • Blade breakage switch
  • Powered blade brush
  • Mechanical blade tensioning
  • Variable frequency drive
  • Work light
  • Manual head swing
  • Carbide guides
  • Flood coolant system
  • Direct down feed providing easy adjustment of both head feed rate and cutting pressure
  • *New* Laser light

  • Power tilt option
  • Digital angle display
  • Power transformer
  • Mist lubrication
  • Variable vise pressure
  • Hydraulic overhead bundling
  • "Tall square" vise insert
  • Additional vise
  • Work stop
  • Chip bucket
  • Idler & powered conveyors

Automatic Vertical Band Saw - VW18-APC

Hydmech VW18-APC

The VW18-APC is an automatic vertical band saw with the ability to miter from 60° left to 60° right.

The VW18-APC features ball screw material indexing providing quick cycle times and a 30" single stroke with automatic multi-indexing. Its PLC control features storage of up to 999 jobs with the ability to run 12 in queue.

The Quick Change Column is standard on the new VW18 APC. This feature allows the saw head column to be set either upright at 90 Deg or at a 3° forward cant.

Featuring a 22"H x 17"W capacity, 5 HP motor, and 1 1/4" blade, the VW18-APC is a reliable choice for all your vertical metal cutting applications.


Featured Specifications

Hyd-Mech Automatic Vertical Band Saw VW18-APC

Capacity at 90°: Rectangular 22" x 17"
Round 19"
Blade Size: 1 1/4"
HP: 5 HP
Operation: Automatic
Mitering?: 60° left and right


Standard and Optional Features

Hyd-Mech Automatic Vertical Band Saw VW18-APC

Standard Features Available Options

  • 0-30” single stroke, multi indexing via ball screw
  • 60° two way miter capacity
  • PLC programmable miter and shuttle control
  • 5 Hp variable frequency drive
  • Mechanical blade tension
  • 3° adjustable canted head
  • Heavy duty upper and lower band wheel
  • Full stroking hydraulic vise
  • Laser light
  • 12 gallon coolant tank
  • Powered blade brush
  • Carbide guides
  • Work light
  • Blade breakage switch
  • Out of stock switch

  • Additonal Vise
  • Mist lubrication
  • Variable vise pressure
  • Overhead bundling
  • Right Side Infeed (shown)
  • Idler & powered conveyors

Semi-automatic Vertical Band Saw - V-18

Hydmech VW18

The V-18 is a semi-automatic vertical band saw with the ability to miter from 45° left to 45° right.

A 2 HP driven hydraulic pump supplies system pressure through three position directional valves controlling all vising, head advance/retract, blade tension, and guide arm movement.

Its optional 6° degree canted head, recommended when cutting larger beams, structural steel, and bundles of square tubing allows for more efficient cutting and improved blade life.

Featuring a 20"H x 18"W capacity, 7.5 HP motor, and 1 1/4" blade, the V-18 is a reliable choice for all your vertical metal cutting applications.


Featured Specifications

Hyd-Mech Semi-automatic Vertical Band Saw V-18

Capacity at 90°: Rectangular 18" x 20"
Round 17.5"
Blade Size: 1 1/4"
HP: 7.5 HP
Operation: Semi-automatic
Mitering?: 45° left and right

Standard and Optional Features

Hyd-Mech Semi-automatic Vertical Band Saw V-18

Standard Features Available Options

  • 7.5 HP Motor with AC inverter
  • Blade breakage switch
  • Powered blade brush
  • Hydraulic blade tensioning
  • Variable frequency drive
  • Work light
  • Two hydraulic full stroke vises
  • Hydraulic head tilt
  • Hydraulic powered guide arm positioning
  • Flood coolant system
  • Direct down feed providing easy adjustment of both head feed rate and cutting pressure
  • *New* Extended head
    (Extra 11" capacity)
  • *New* Laser light


  • Fixed 6 degree canted head
  • Digital angle display
  • Mist lubrication
  • Variable vise pressure
  • Hydraulic overhead bundling
  • "Tall square" vise insert
  • Drag chain chip conveyor
  • Hydraulic chip conveyor drive
  • Chip bucket
  • Non-driven pop up lift rollers
  • Idler & powered conveyors

Automatic Vertical Band Saw - VW18-APC

Hydmech VW18-APC

The VW18-APC is an automatic vertical band saw with the ability to miter from 60° left to 60° right.

The VW18-APC features ball screw material indexing providing quick cycle times and a 30" single stroke with automatic multi-indexing. Its PLC control features storage of up to 999 jobs with the ability to run 12 in queue.

The Quick Change Column is standard on the new VW18 APC. This feature allows the saw head column to be set either upright at 90 Deg or at a 3° forward cant.

Featuring a 22"H x 17"W capacity, 5 HP motor, and 1 1/4" blade, the VW18-APC is a reliable choice for all your vertical metal cutting applications.


Featured Specifications

Hyd-Mech Automatic Vertical Band Saw VW18-APC

Capacity at 90°: Rectangular 22" x 17"
Round 19"
Blade Size: 1 1/4"
HP: 5 HP
Operation: Automatic
Mitering?: 60° left and right


Standard and Optional Features

Hyd-Mech Automatic Vertical Band Saw VW18-APC

Standard Features Available Options

  • 0-30” single stroke, multi indexing via ball screw
  • 60° two way miter capacity
  • PLC programmable miter and shuttle control
  • 5 Hp variable frequency drive
  • Mechanical blade tension
  • 3° adjustable canted head
  • Heavy duty upper and lower band wheel
  • Full stroking hydraulic vise
  • Laser light
  • 12 gallon coolant tank
  • Powered blade brush
  • Carbide guides
  • Work light
  • Blade breakage switch
  • Out of stock switch

  • Additonal Vise
  • Mist lubrication
  • Variable vise pressure
  • Overhead bundling
  • Right Side Infeed (shown)
  • Idler & powered conveyors

Semi-automatic Vertical Band Saw - V-25

Hydmech V25

The V-25 is a semi-automatic vertical band saw with the ability to miter from 60° left to 60° right.

A 3 HP driven hydraulic pump supplies system pressure through both a two and three position directional valves controlling all vises, head swing, head advance/retract, blade tension, and guide arm movement.

Its standard 6° degree canted head allows for more efficient cutting and improved blade life.

Featuring a 30"H x 25"W capacity, 10 HP motor, and 1 1/2" blade, the V-25 is a reliable choice for all your vertical metal cutting applications.


Featured Specifications

Hyd-Mech Semi-automatic Vertical Band Saw V-25

Capacity at 90°: Rectangular 30" x 25"
Round 25"
Blade Size: 1 1/2"
HP: 10 HP
Operation: Semi-automatic
Mitering?: 60° left and right

Standard and Optional Features

Hyd-Mech Semi-automatic Vertical Band Saw V-25

Standard Features Available Options

  • 10 HP Motor with AC inverter
  • Fixed 6 degree canted head
  • Blade breakage switch
  • Powered blade brush
  • Hydraulic blade tensioning
  • Variable frequency drive
  • Work light
  • Two hydraulic full stroke vises
  • Hydraulic head tilt
  • Hydraulic powered guide arm positioning
  • Flood coolant system
  • *New* Digital angle display
  • *New* Laser light


  • Mist lubrication
  • Variable vise pressure
  • Hydraulic overhead bundling
  • "Tall square" vise insert
  • Hydraulic chip conveyor
  • Chip bucket
  • Non-driven pop up lift rollers
  • Conveyor bridge
  • Idler & powered conveyors

Automatic Vertical Band Saw - V-25APC

The V-25APC (Shown above) is an automatic vertical band saw with the ability to miter from 60° left to 60° right.

The V-25APC is fast, with its high speed shuttle feed indexing up to 60" (120" optional) in a single movement. A 3 HP driven hydraulic pump supplies system pressure through both a two and three position directional valves controlling all vises, head swing, head advance/retract, blade tension, and guide arm movement. Its PLC control features storage of up to 1000 jobs with the ability to run 20 in queue.

Featuring a 30"H x 25"W capacity, 10 HP motor, and 1 1/2" blade, the V-25APC is a reliable choice for all your vertical metal cutting applications.


Featured Specifications

Hyd-Mech Automatic Vertical Band Saw V-25APC

Capacity at 90°: Rectangular 30" x 25"
Round 25"
Blade Size: 1 1/2"
HP: 10 HP
Operation: Automatic
Mitering?: 60° left and right


Standard and Optional Features

Hyd-Mech Automatic Vertical Band Saw V-25APC

Standard Features Available Options

  • Revolutionary 60” infeed system
  • 60° two way miter capacity
  • PLC 500 programmable miter and shuttle control
  • 10 Hp variable frequency drive
  • Hydraulic blade tension
  • 6° canted head
  • Heavy duty upper and lower band wheel
  • Hydraulic chip conveyor
  • Automatic guide arm positioning
  • Hydraulic head swing and head brake
  • Full stroking vises
  • Head movement along linear bearings
  • Carbide guides
  • Work light
  • Blade breakage switch
  • Out of stock switch
  • *New* Laser light
  • *New* Non-driven pop up feed roller


  • Mist lubrication
  • Variable vise pressure
  • Overhead bundling
  • "Tall square" vise insert
  • Chip bucket
  • Out feed vise
  • Conveyor bridge
  • 10' shuttle infeed
  • Right side shuttle infeed
  • Idler & powered conveyors