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jmartel

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#1 posted 548 days ago

Jorge, I realize that it would be significantly faster than locking up the brakes on a car, but it is still slower than a sawstop style brake. Physics rules all. That’s the need for the proximity sensor. I believe I read that the whirlwind has 3x the braking time as the SS, but the sensor they use can make up the difference by firing BEFORE the hand contacts the blade.

runswithscissors: Gass stuck his own hand into the sawstop for a Discovery Channel show. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiYoBbEZwlk


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