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SawStop

Safety for the Weekend Warrior

— June 29, 2006 — Tech
Tired of cutting off your fingers while working on those home projects? SawStop is the miracle that you have been waiting for. The SawStop is a table saw that cuts wood like any other, but as soon as the blade detects that you are about to cut off your finger, it autmatically retracts in under 5 milliseconds leaving you with a mere nick. Outstanding! Check out the cool "hot-dog" experiment at www.sawstop.com. You can also hear from recent users who can still count to ten on their fingers thanks to this new technology.
Trend Themes
1. Table Saw Safety - Tools and equipment manufacturers can develop and promote other innovative safety features to reduce accidents and injuries in woodworking and other industries.
2. Rapid Response Technology - Developers can integrate quick reaction time into other tools and equipment to revolutionize how safety measures are implemented in hazardous working environments.
3. Consumer Safety - Consumer goods manufacturers can create and market new products with advanced safety features that prioritize the protection of the end-user.
Industry Implications
1. Woodworking - Developers can integrate SawStop technology in other woodworking equipment, creating a safer workplace for carpenters, woodworkers, and other professionals.
2. Manufacturing - Manufacturing industries can adopt and implement SawStop technology to ensure the safety of workers in hazardous, high-stakes environments.
3. Home Improvement - Home improvement companies can invest in SawStop technology to offer their customers safer and more efficient equipment for DIY and home renovation projects.
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