Hybrid Table Saw
A hybrid table saw is a stationary table saw that is between a contractor saw and cabinet makers saw. Unlike the sturdy and heavy cabinet makers saw that runs on 3 HP motor, the hybrid is simply bolted to the underside of cast iron table.
Hybrid table saws are perfect for hobbyist because they are lighter and come with powerful motors. Although not as powerful as contractor saws they will get the job done.
Hybrid table saws used 110 to 120 volts because their motor generates about 1. 5 to 2 HP.
Best Hybrid table saws
Grizzly Industrial G0771Z – 10″ 2 HP 120V Hybrid Table Saw with T-Shaped Fence. Features are Precision-ground cast iron table with extension wings, cast iron trunnions, quick release blade guard, riving knife, 4″ Dust port
Common Specifications of Hybrid table saws.
Although hybrid table saws come in different specifications there are common denominators.
Hybrid table saws Weight
Hybrid table saws are generally lighter than contractor saws. Weigh variations of hybrid table saws are Jet ProShop 238 lbs, 346.8 pounds (Powermatic), 286 pounds (Grizzly), 358 lbs (Delta), 260 pounds (Shopfox), 267 lbs.(RidGiD) and 240 lbs.(Laguna). Therefore weight of hybrid table saws range from 238 lbs to 358 lbs.
Hybrid table saws Voltage
There is more uniformity in the voltage used by hybrid table saws. The saws use either 115 V or 120 V, for example RIDGID and Grizzly use 120V, while Powermatic and Jet ProShop 115V.
Hybrid table saws Motor Horse power
The motor horse power of hybrid table saws are vastly different based on the manufacturers specs. Common HP specs are Motor: 1.75 HP, Motor: 1.5 HP, Motor: 2 HP, Motor: 1-3/4 HP, Motor: 1.75 HP, Motor: 1-3/4 HP, Motor: 15 Amp, 2 HP.
Dimensions of hybrid table saws
It is important to look at the products dimensions if it accomodates your workstation. This is because hybrid table saws come in different dimensions. Common dimensions are 30.5″ x 28.25″ x 39.5″ Delta), 46.3″ x 30.6″ x 37.2″RIDGID, 58″ x 38″ x 36″ Shop Fox, 82″ x 35″ x 39″ Jet ProShop, 64″x 40-1/2″x 36″(Grizzly).
The heavy duty machinery is appropriately priced based on capacity , finish material and durability. Price of hybrid table saws range from $299 to $3119
Types of hybrid table saws
There are different types of hybrid table saws in the market depends on the design, brand or manufacturer. This kind of saw can handle most projects in the house or small contracts. Types of best hybrid table saws in the market are Grizzly G0771Z, Jet Pro Shop hybrid table saw
Grizzly G0771Z, uses 10 HP 120 Volts and can use Dado Blades up to 13/16″. The weight is 286 pounds, product dimensions are 64″x 40-1/2″x 36″, the motor power is 15 Amp, 2 HP with voltage of 120V.
Another good hybrid saw is the jet Pro Shop hybrid table saw. It has IIntegrated arbor lock, weighs 238 lbs, product dimensions are 82″ x 35″ x 39″ with motor capacity of 1.75 HP, 115V voltage.
More hybrid table saws are Powermatic, DEWALT Compact,
SNPO Dust-free Table Saw, Skil SAW SPT99T-01 8-1/4 Inch, SNPO Dust-free Table Saw.
Hybrid table saws are very useful tools cost effective and durable. They are perfect for hobbyist, or small contractors. Make sure the table saw you choose works will for you workstation.