Forrest Mfg. Co. builds standard and customized bandsaw machines for a variety of material and applications.  The most common materials cut on Forrest bandsaws are low and medium density materials such as insulation, soft and rigid foams, and plastics.  Our saws are also used for a variety of other materials.

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Previous applications include:

  • Calcium silicate insulation
  • Expanded perlite
  • Mineral fiber insulation
  • Fiberglass insulation
  • Cellular glass insulation, including foamglass
  • Plastic pipe, including double wall corrugate up to 84 inch diameter and heavy wall pressure pipe up to 54 inch diameter
  • LDPE and HDPE plastic pallets
  • IBC, intermediate bulk containers
  • High density tooling board including renshape tooling board
  • Thermal ceramic solid blocks
  • Thermal ceramic fibers
  • Graphite blocks including for EDM applications
  • Graphite fiber insulation
  • Composite core materials including aluminum and nomex
  • Resilient urethane foam, aka seat cushion foam
  • Viscoelastic foam, aka memory foam
  • Aerogel insulation
  • Packing materials including bubble wrap
  • Molded plywood shapes
  • FRP fiberglass shapes
  • Aluminum castings
  • Aluminum forgings
  • Rubber
  • Transparent acrylic
  • Polycarbonate

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Forrest Mfg. Co.
2825 West 11th Street
Houston, TX 77008
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