Industrial design for every day bandsawing.

The Cantek HB500R 20″ bandsaw incorporates a robust design with economical price point.  With its industrial cast iron wheels and table assembly it can handle any job.  With its powerful 3HP motor and capacity to run from a ¼” to 1 ¼” blade it can hand a wide range of cutting requirements.  The upper and lower blade guides provide maximum stability no matter the blade you are cutting with.  This bandsaw delivers high accuracy for maximum production along with a simple design that assures minimum maintenance.

Why Cantek HB500R 20″ Bandsaw?

  • Heavy gauge steel frame ensures stable and vibration free cutting
  • Cast iron top & bottom wheels are precision machined and dynamically balanced
  • Saw wheels are laminated with rubber for accurate blade tracking
  • Table tilts to 45° for bevel cuts
  • Upper and lower bearing guide assemblies for optimum blade control
  • Standard equipment includes: Rip Fence, & Mitre Gauge
  • Rack & pinion guide adjustment
  • Table is made of cast iron and surface is precision machines for flatness
  • Convenient blade tension adjustment by a handwheel
  • Foot brake for quick stopping of the blade


Akhurst Machinery Group, a prominent player in the North American machinery industry, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Modular Building Automation (MBA), a Dutch company specializing in machinery for prefabricated homes, modular buildings, and offsite construction solutions. MBA, a joint venture of the renowned companies J.J. Smith in the UK and Ireland and H&M headquartered in the Netherlands, is involved in the design, manufacturing, distribution, and worldwide sales of MBA equipment.

Akhurst Machinery Group, a prominent player in the machinery industry, proudly announces a strategic partnership with Stromab SPA, an Italian manufacturer of innovative crosscutting solutions. This collaboration signifies a major commitment by both companies to bring cutting-edge technology and comprehensive solutions to the North American market. Akhurst Machinery Group, the parent company behind the well-known brands of Cantek and Leadermac USA, will leverage Stromab SPA’s expertise in crosscutting solutions to enhance its offerings in North America.

Visit us during this year’s Woodworking Technology Days and see the latest equipment solutions for your business.