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Esco APS 438LP Low Profile Air Powered Saw

  • Blades sold separately. See below for sizes and options.
  • Easy to set up and operate
  • Provides clean, accurate, straight cuts with no heat-affect zone
  • Ergonomic design provides optimum balance of speed and torque
  • Powerful pneumatic motor
  • Ideal for any application requiring straight and accurate cuts
  • Wide variety of accessories make the APS-438 extremely versatile
  • Cuts tough material with ease

Esco APS 438LP Low Profile Air Powered Saw

The Esco APS 438LP Low Profile Air Powered Saw is a compact air-powered saw, that is configured to mimic the superb ergonomics of the standard APS-438.

However it requires less clearance for operation, making it ideal for almost any cutting application. have the ability to cut boiler panels, tube, pipe, tanks, sheets and cylindrical structures with ease and leave no heat-affected-zone to fight through in later stages of fabricating.

Like all ESCO Tool equipment, functional components are fully supported with precision hardware and conditioned materials for long lasting service and reliability.

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Available Kits

APS-438LP MILLHOG STANDARD KIT #: APS-200LP

(1) Low profile air motor assembly
(1) Saw chassis with trolley
(1) Wrench set (17 x 22 x 9/16″)
(1) 3/4″ hose w/ filter, oiler & 1/2″ coupler
(1) Carrying case
(1) Operating and maintenance inst.

Note:

Blades sold separately. See below for sizes and options.

Rental tool kits are setup and packaged to meet your specific job/application. This makes it so your tool is ready to go and only has parts necessary for your job, avoiding confusion and minimizing shipping costs.

Specifications

Working Range 6.0″ I.D. – 60.0″ O.D.
Blade Series APS
Radial Clearance 7.5″ With blade fully plunged into tube
Cut Depth 3.375″
  Motor   Pneumatic
  3 hp
  90 psi
  80 cfm
Blade Speed 5050 rpm
Working Weight 30 lbs
Shipping Weight 70 lbs
Shipping Dimensions 27″ x 15″ x 11″
Working Range 152.4mm I.D. – 1524.0mm O.D.
Blade Series APS
Radial Clearance 190.1mm with blade fully plunged into tube
Cut Depth 85.7mm
Motor Pneumatic
  2237 W
  6.2 bar
  2265 Lt/min
Blade Speed 5050 rpm
Working Weight 13.6 kgs
Shipping Weight 31.8 kgs
Shipping Dimensions 686mm x 381mm x 254mm

Accessories

TRACK PART #: TR-5WT
The standard straight track is for use on the APS-438 and APS-438 LP. Standard track length is 5.0′ (1.52m) and comes with 3 weld tabs, but custom length tracks can also be ordered. Tracks are set up by tack welding the weld tabs in place using the attached cut-line indicators for reference, and then bolting . (Tracks can also be extended using our Track Connectors)

Includes
(1) 5′ (1.5m) Straight Track
(3) Weld Tabs

Please contact factory for custom length track.

FLEX TRACK PART #: TR-FL
The Flex Track works on warped boiler tube panels and is useful on many other applications that include contour and serpentine surfaces. Components include a flexible track backing, studded rollers and a slotted, flexible top plate. Backing is simply tack welded to the application surface before attaching the top plate with bolts to perfectly match the bend of the back plate/application surface.

Includes
(1) Flex Track complete

Flex Tracks are made to project specs and priced per foot

TRACK CONNECTOR PART #: TR-TC

Track Connectors connect lengths of straight track to extend travel and cutting distance. These connectors simply slide on the end of the track and do not require any bolting or fastening for installation.

Includes

(1) Track Connector complete

ESCOWRAP TRACK PART #: DEPENDENT ON SIZE (SEE CHART)

Wrap tracks are used with the APS-438 LRC or the Universal Pipe Trolley with the APS-438 and APS-438 LP on cylindrical structures such as tube, pipe and tanks from 6.0” (1.8m) – 60.0” (18.3m). Track is easy to setup and can be adjusted/tightened for pipe with varying dimensions. Trolley’s for all saws can also be fine-tuned for smooth motion and firm mounting.

Includes

(1) EscoWrap Track complete

Note:

Cut line indicators are not included and depend on saw model…
APS-438 and APS-438 LP cut-line indicator: APS-221
APS-438 LRC cut-line indicator: APS-221A

Wrap Track Part # Size (in) Size (mm) Wrap Track Part # Size (in) Size (mm)
EW-06 6.0 152.4 EW-34 34.0 863.6
EW-08 8.0 203.2 EW-36 36.0 914.4
EW-10 10.0 254.0 EW-38 38.0 965.2
EW-12 12.0 304.8 EW-40 40.0 1016.0
EW-14 14.0 355.6 EW-42 42.0 1066.8
EW-16 16.0 406.4 EW-44 44.0 1117.6
EW-18 18.0 457.2 EW-46 46.0 1168.4
EW-20 20.0 508.0 EW-48 48.0 1219.2
EW-22 22.0 558.8 EW-50 50.0 1270.0
EW-24 24.0 609.6 EW-52 52.0 1320.8
EW-26 26.0 660.4 EW-54 54.0 1371.6
EW-28 28.0 711.2 EW-56 56.0 1422.4
EW-30 30.0 762.0 EW-58 58.0 1473.2
EW-32 32.0 812.8 EW-60 60.0 1523.0

QUICK CLAMP TRACK SYSTEM PART #: TR-QC

Quick Clamp Track System uses a stationary wedge and an adjustable wedge to clamp around boiler tube panels and other smaller applications without welding. Included cut-line indicators attach to the back of the track to aid in proper positioning.

Includes

(1) Stationary clamp
(1) Adjustable clamp
(2) Quick Clamp Cut-line Indicator

Kit does not include track. Please specify track length when ordering.

Note:

Clamping hardware in this kit reduces the amount of clamp-able space around the application by 24.0″ (609.6mm). For example, a 5.0′ (1.5m) track can clamp on an application with a maximum width of 3.0′ (0.9m).

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SINGLE TUBE CUT-OFF BRACKET PART #: APS-220

The Single Tube Cut-Off bracket turns the APS-438 and APS-438 LP into a portable chop saw for quickly and accurately cutting pipe, tube and stock up to 4.0” (101.6mm) O.D.

Includes    

(1) Single Pipe Cut-Off Bracket complete

UNIVERSAL PIPE TROLLEY PART #: TR-205

The Universal Pipe Trolley adapts the APS-438 and APS-438 LP so that they can operate on EscoWrap tracks. System uses the chassis brake on the saws to lock it into place on the trolley and is fully adjustable for firm mounting and smooth movement.

Includes

(1) Pipe Trolley
(1) Cut-Line Indicator (for Wrap Track)

MEMBRANE BRACKET PART #: APS-218

The Membrane Bracket slides onto the straight track and the APS-438 or APS-438 LP is mounted for quickly removing membrane from between tubes. The Membrane Bracket track can be set up in two different positions depending on space restrictions.

Includes

(1) Membrane Bracket complete

GUARD PART #: DEPENDENT ON SIZE (SEE CHART)

Depending on the application, different sized guards can be necessary for safe operation of the APS saws. These guards come with mounting hardware and are installed in minutes. Guards fit all models of APS saws and can be changed based on the cutting blade or space restrictions.

Includes        

(1) Guard

(1) Screw

(1) Bolt

Guard Part # Size (in) Size (mm)
APS-14A 8.0 203.2
APS-14A-1 8.25 209.6
APS-14B 10.0 254.0
APS-14C 12.0 304.8
APS-14D 14.0 355.6

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