BladeStop Meat Bandsaw

Reduce the risk of serious injury with a BladeStop bandsaw.  Specifically designed for the Meat Industry to improve safety.

BladeStop bandsaw for the Meat IndustryThe BladeStop™ 400 Series II Bandsaw is available worldwide and is uniquely designed to stop the meat saw blade when the unit senses that a person, glove or both have come in contact with the blade dramatically reducing the number of injuries.

 Features of the Latest Bladestop 400 Series II


  • Faster Stopping Time (Industry leading stopping time – Blade stops within 0.009 seconds)
  • Fast Restart Capability
  • No Bending of the Blade
  • No Changing of the Blade Required

Note:  Upgrade Kits are available for BladeStop Series I bandsaws.

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Upon sensing contact with the operator, the blade stops operating within 15 milliseconds. This can be a huge difference between having just a small skin cut or an amputated finger.


The sensing system detects operator gloves moving at high speed in a zone directly upstream from the saw blade and triggers the BladeStop™ mechanism to stop the saw blade.

BladeStop and GloveCheck

Detects both the operator and the operator glove giving the most advanced protection.

BladeStop is fast becoming the Bandsaw machine of choice for companies looking to reduce injuries to Meat Industry Workers.


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Meat band saw accidents result in masses of injuries such as severe cuts , muscle damage, nerve and tendon damage and amputations.

This innovative product provides all users of bandsaws with significant benefits. By implementing  a BladeStop™ Bandsaw machine you can:

  • Safety - Increase bandsaw operator’s safety
  • Workers – Improve personnel morale; happy and motivated workers
  • Company – Improve company’s image as an attractive workplace
  • Production – Reduce production time lost due to injuries
  • Compensation – Greatly reduce worker’s compensation cost
  • Insurance – Reduce insurance premiums
  • Uptime – Increase processing uptime
  • Employment Costs – Reduce operator turnover and training costs
  • OH&S – Promote positive OH&S related to bandsaw operation
  • Spoilage – Reduce product spoilage


Bladestop is available worldwide  through our offices in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, South America, Europe and in other regions via our distributor network.


If reducing injuries is important to your business contact us today for more information about a BladeStop™band saw, or request a quote.

Case Studies

BladeStop Series II Bandsaw has arrived

The Next Generation in Bandsaw Safety for the Meat Industry BladeStop Series II bandsaw  further enhances the already ground-breaking design and functionality of the current system. With a faster stopping time, quick restart capability and no blade change required, BladeStop Series II is the ultimate for reducing bandsaw risk. BladeStop is available worldwide through our offices in 

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Differences between BladeStop and Glovecheck

  Looking for ways to reduce your Bandsaw Injuries? With the introduction of a BladeStop bandsaw injuries can be reduced resulting in many direct and indirect benefits including reduced injuries and compensation claims. See our BladeStop Technologies in Action     Bandsaws are a major contributor to serious injuries (including amputations) to meat industry workers. Slight 

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Bladestop Safety Technology reduces Bandsaw Risks to Abbatoir Workers

Safety technology is providing improved safety for employees in the Australian meat processing sector, while reducing lost production time and compensation claims from injuries. Southern Meats, based at Goulburn in southern New South Wales have invested in several BladeStop™ bandsaws. Southern Meats OH&S Manager Claire Graham said four major incidents in five years involving traditional bandsaws 

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Best Practices and Safety resources for Meat Bandsaws

Meat bandsaws are commonly used in the meat industry for portioning meat and other products. Meatsaws have been associated with a number of serious incidents and injuries to both experienced and inexperienced operators. Adopting Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) best practices and managing the risks associated with bandsaw injuries can provide a number of direct and 

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New BladeStop GloveCheck Revolutionary Technology Released

New BladeStop Glovecheck technology released The success of the unique BladeStop bandsaw safety mechanism keeps going from strength to strength since the product was successfully developed by MAR and MLA, then launched commercially in January 2014. Demand for BladeStop equipped saws has exceeded all expectations and production volumes have been increased to meet market needs. 

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Strong uptake for BladeStop bandsaw safety technology

There’s been strong uptake of the new BladeStop bandsaw safety technology since it was officially launched in late-January, before an audience of representatives from about 20 large processing companies. Safety-wise, bandsaws have long been regarded as one of the highest-risk pieces of equipment on the fabrication floor or in the wholesale or retail butchery environment. 

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