IRONWOOD SLR305 Straight Line Rip Saw

The Ironwood SLR305 is a straight-line rip saw designed to meet the requirements for those who have low to moderate production volumes and do not require gang rip technology.  The SLR305 Straight Line Rip features solid steel and cast-iron construction as well as a manually adjustable infeed fence.

The SLR305 Straight Line Rip also comes standard with a ground metal dip-chain feed design with ripping speeds up to 131 FPM.  Three sets of anti-kickback fingers are included for added safety.  The system also comes standard with (6) hold-down rollers for maximum accuracy and precision.  This low maintenance machine combined with quality service and support has established IRONWOOD as the best in class solution provider for today’s marketplace.

  • The feed transport dip-chain provides superior glue line cutting accuracy
  • Precision ground feed chains use defined ground connector pins with diamond cut, heat treated chain blocks to ensure total straight line feeding for glue joint rip capabilities
  • (6) hold-down pressure rollers provide absolute cutting tolerances, effortless maintenance, and superior safety
  • Precisely built and dynamically balanced arbor shaft made of nickel chrome steel and mounted with angular contact ball bearings to eliminate radial run out and axial thrust
  • Three sets of anti-kickback fingers including two sets on top and one on bottom
  • Linear guiderail with newly designed cast iron rip fence to ensure parallel positioning and provides accurate set-up, fast movement, and dust free operations
  • Hand wheel arbor height adjustment with position measuring scale
  • Electric Auto-Lubrication System offers to provide precisely the right amount of oil to the feed chain and chain track automatically

  • 2,090 pounds of cast iron and steel construction assuring maximum stability and long life, with convenient fork holes for easy maneuvering
  • Laser device to ensure straight line ripping the entire length of the material
  • Variable speed feed for speeds up to 131 fpm adjustable from the operator control panel
  • Rear outfeed table swings down to avoid possible machine damage by preventing small work pieces and/or defective lumber from accidentally sliding between the chain and table
  • Automatic lubrication system highlights a safety-shutdown feature, activating a warning light while seizing the feed chain automatically as inadequate oil levels are indicated
  • Easy access to blade and arbor allowing for simple maintenance and tooling changes
  • Pivoting, eye-level controllers conveniently featuring on/off switches for the saw blade and the feed chain, an emergency stop, and variable speed setting

  • Three sets of anti-kickback fingers, (6) hold-down rollers, and side protection guard to ensure maximum operator safety
  • Emergency stop buttons
  • All electrics are UL/CSA approved and feature Telemecanique electric hardware
  • One-year warranty

Minimum material length

250 mm (10”)

Material thickness




10 mm (.39”)

100 mm   (4″)

Distance between blade and column

466 mm (18.75″)

Number of hold-down rollers


Work table height

850 mm (32.5”)

Saw arbor motor

15 HP IE3

Saw arbor speed

4100 RPM

Saw blade diameter

250-305 mm (10“-12“)

Saw arbor diameter

25.4 mm (1”)

Variable feed speed

15 – 131 FPM

Feed motor

1 HP

Table area (w x l)

1100 mm (43”) x 1330 mm (52”)

Machines Dimension

2469 x 1150 x 1403 mm
(97 x 45 x 55″)

Shipping dimensions (l x w x h)

1296 x 1752 x 1778 mm
(51″ x 69″ x 70″)

Electrical connection*

230V | 3-phase | 60 Hz.

Machine weight

2,538 lbs

Dust extraction

614 CFM at 4,500 FPM

Dust Extraction Port

125 mm (5″)

  *460V power upgrades available upon request.  Additional charges may apply.