Introducing our Safety Meat Bandsaws with Uncompromising Power


Safety is non-negotiable, especially in the demanding meat processing industry. Operators shoulder the responsibility of handling bandsaws with utmost precision and unwavering focus, as their own well-being hinges on it.

Introducing the Guardian bandsaw, meticulously designed to prioritize safety without compromising on power. It represents the perfect harmony between cutting-edge safety features and exceptional performance.

Tailored to meet the unique requirements of meat processing facilities, Guardian Bandsaw offers efficient solutions that elevate safety standards and maximize productivity.

Make the choice to equip your meat processing line with Guardian bandsaws, and you’ll significantly reduce the risk of injuries, safeguard your operators, and unlock greater profitability. Prepare to experience a cutting-edge solution that sets a new benchmark.

A Guardian Bandsaw isn’t just a step above the competition; it’s a cut above the rest.

230M Product Cuts

Total cuts on all Guardian band saws

1M Run hours

Total hours on all Guardian band saws

8 Second Reset

Reset time after safety activation

0 Injuries

No injuries on Guardian band saws

Don’t wait for an injury to occur


Meat Cutting Table Customization Options

If you are looking for the best meat cutting tables in the market, look no further than Guardian Bandsaw.

Our tables are specially designed to help you slice meat with ease and precision.

You can choose from our static tables or our heated tables that reduce friction and improve your cutting performance.

Our tables are easy to open and clean, and they come with various attachments to suit your needs. Whether you need a chute table to cut products into a bin, a slide table to increase accuracy and efficiency, or a meat clamp to portion your cuts, we have the right solution for you.

Check out some of our customization options below.

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Meat Bandsaw Safety features

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Vision sensing technology

The patented multi-view four camera vision system can register a saw operator’s blue gloves in 3D.


The system detects a safety zone around and up the full cutting height of the band saw blade. If the glove is detected in the safety zone, the blade is stopped within milliseconds, before contact is made. To date there have been zero injuries on a Guardian Bandsaw.
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Back-up Contact sensing for additional safety

Contact sensing serves as a valuable backup to vision sensing, particularly in situations where visual detection may be limited or compromised. 


In such cases, contact sensing provides an additional layer of reliability and accuracy by directly detecting physical contact. By incorporating contact sensing technology alongside vision sensing, a more robust and comprehensive perception system can be established, ensuring greater detection capabilities and enhancing overall safety for operators.
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Guardian Portal for Supervisors

The Guardian Portal is an industry first and sets a new benchmark for safety performance reporting on commercial bandsaws. 


Staff are able to log into the portal from anywhere in the world to access a comprehensive suite of reports and charts showing performance of the band saw and the interactions of operators during shifts. Braking events are recorded and can be viewed in real-time, keeping supervisors up to date on operators activations allowing early intervention and further minimizing risk of injury.
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Guardian Portal for Operators

Supporting our vision sensing technology is the Guardian Portal System. 


Every bandsaw comes fitted with a touchscreen giving operators instant visibility of the blades position to check that the vision sensing cameras are clean and clear. If an activation does occur, the operator can playback the braking event to review why it happened, offering the opportunity to improve their cutting technique.
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Remote Servicing Support

Our Guardian Bandsaw comes with remote servicing support to provide you with 24/7 assistance in keeping your butcher bandsaw in the best operating condition.


We understand that downtime can be costly, so we also provide a hassle-free process for ordering and delivering spare parts to minimize your downtime and get your bandsaw up and running again quickly.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does the vision safety system work?

There are four cameras constantly monitoring the blade for a specific colored glove which creates a virtual safety zone. As soon as one of the cameras detects the glove inside the safety zone, the bandsaw stops before the operator’s hand comes into contact with the blade.​ This is done in a matter of milliseconds.

Can I wash down the bandsaw?

Yes, all parts of our bandsaw are washdown-rated.​

Does the safety system really work?

It does. Guardian has hundreds of bandsaws operating around the world, which have amassed over one million combined run-hours and 0 injuries.

Find out more about why Guardian is the safest bandsaw in the world.

Will the bandsaw work without the safeties?

No, the bandsaw always fails to a safe state and will not start again unless all safety systems are functional. ​ This ensures the total safety of your operators.

Do you have any customers in this sector?

Guardian works with several major meat packers including Cargill, Tyson, National Beef, and Silver Fern Farms to name a few​. We are continuously building new relationships with the meat industry to customize our bandsaws and service offering to best accommodate the needs and trends of the sector.

I can see that Guardian is an international company, how will my bandsaws be serviced?

Guardian has multiple locations and an operation in Omaha, Nebraska. Here we stock spare parts and employ service technicians to provide excellent after-sales support. ​

See our Omaha location here

What makes the Guardian System different from competitors?

Guardian is the only safety bandsaw on the market with a record of 0 accidents.

Guardian uses four camera views instead of just one, to get a complete and accurate view of the bandsaw blade.

We enable our customers to perform maintenance via remote troubleshooting and detailed manuals. We don’t believe in a subscription-based service model.

A well-maintained Guardian presents the Lowest Lifecycle Cost of any safety bandsaw. ​ Learn more about the hidden costs of bandsaw ownership.

Meat Bandsaw Range

Guardian Bandsaw G400L | Industrial Series

G400 Series

The G400 band saw is our most industrial common production machine, fit for all scales of operations.

Guardian Bandsaw G600L | Industrial Series

G600 Series

The G600 band saw is the next step up from the G400. More cutting capacity, for those largest cuts.

Guardian Bandsaw G900L | Industrial Series

G900 Series

The G900 band saw is our largest production machine, it is ideal for larger primary cutting tasks.

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