Category Archives: A04: Safer Saws

Saws Part 2- Joseph Passalacqua

1. “SawStop is currently available in the marketplace to any consumer who chooses to purchase it.”  The claim being made by a representative of many different manufacturers is a categorical claim.  Manufacturers do not want to raise their prices for the … Continue reading

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Safer Saws Part II – Kirsten Smith

1. Manufacturers– “The saw brake technology adds around $100 to the cost of a saw. For expensive saws, that may not be a big deal. But for cheap $100 saws at Home Depot, it could double the price. The industry … Continue reading

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A04: Safer Saws Part 2 -Dan Primavera

1. Manufacturers- ”Besides that, his injury would also have been prevented by properly following existing safety procedures that are well documented and clearly were violated in this instance. You can’t cut off your fingers if they don’t get near the … Continue reading

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Safer Saws Part II – Kevin Buttari

Manufactures: “If consumers want to pay extra for safety, they can buy the safe table saw that is now on the market.”  This is a consequential claim made by the Power Tool Industry.  While it does make a descent point, … Continue reading

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SawStop Part II – Sammy Kovnat

1. “The additional cost to manufacturers to implement this technology is estimated to be between $150-$200 per product, an amount that will be passed on to the consumer.” The consequential claim states that if the technology had to be implemented, … Continue reading

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Saws part 2 – Rory O’Connell

1. Manufactures: http://www.protoolreviews.com, “Besides that, his injury would also have been prevented by properly following existing safety procedures that are well documented and clearly were violated in this instance. You can’t cut off your fingers if they don’t get near the … Continue reading

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Saws Part 2- Anthony Matias

1. Manufacturers- “It would cost approximately $100 per saw to put automatic safety technology on every table saw sold in the United States.”  This is a consequential claim because it shows the cost that the companies would have to spend … Continue reading

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