Congratulations to the winners of the Crown National Okto Bandsaw Competition!

Each winner has won an Okto Bandsaw to the value of R42,000!


The lucky winners are:

Jack Tafelgerei CC in Bloemfontein

Spar Randfontein in Johannesburg

Pick n Pay Family, Willowbridge, Cape Town


So, what is this fantastic prize?

The Okto MK 7 HQ Bandsaw forms part of the Okto range – the only locally made bandsaw that carries SABS approval for its compliance with their safety standards.  Covers protect hazardous moving parts to prevent personal injury during normal use.  The motor is fitted with a brake to stop dangerous moving parts within two seconds of the covers being opened.


Okto Bandsaw 1


  • Made of 304 quality stainless steel

  • Work surfaces, carriage track, lower wheel door & dust bone tray – all stainless steel

  • Upper wheel assembly, table top, & carriage removable for easy cleaning;

  • Belt driven motor for high blade speed & improved cutting power

  • Blade speed 1400 RPM

  • Tin plated top and bottom wheels with scrapers

  • Removable doors

  • Fitted guide blocks & thickness gauge for straight, even cutting



Okto Bandsaw 2


Motor :  1.5 kW, 400 Volts, 50 Hz, 3 Ph

St/steel table 304 :  920 x 445 x 920 mm (L x W x H)

Cutting clearance :  415 mm vertical x 325 mm horizontal

Dimensions :  1830 x 800 x 970 mm (H x W x L)

Machine weight :  175 kg


For more information or to order your own Okto Bandsaw contact your nearest Crown National branch or email


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