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A saw is disclosed having a detection system adapted to detect a dangerous condition between a person and a saw blade, and a brake adapted to stop the saw blade in response to detection of the dangerous condition. The saw further includes a brake positioning system that allows the brake to be positioned in at least two different operable positions to accommodate at least two different blade diameters. The saw may include a system to detect brake-to-blade spacing.

Title
Brake positioning system
Application Number
9/929244
Publication Number
6857345 (B2)
Application Date
August 13, 2001
Publication Date
February 22, 2005
Inventor
Andrew L Johnston
Redwood City
CA, US
Stephen F Gass
Wilsonville
OR, US
Assignee
SD3
OR, US
IPC
B26D 007/24
B26D 005/24
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