SawStop | Woodworking Talk- fine woodworking sawstop ,17/1/2020· I own a SawStop Professional Cabinet Saw model PCS 175 with 36 inch fence. The SawStop calls the Industrial Cabinet Saw models ICS. I have used both saws. * The ICS table and wings are 3 inches deeper than the PCS table and wings. * The ICS table and wings are made from thicker cast iron than the PCS table and wings.How Does Sawstop Work? - WoodworkMag.Com6/6/2021· The SawStop System can be subdivided into four basic phases, namely: monitor, detect, brake activation, and reset. The blade bears a low electrical signal which is continuously monitored by the safety system. Moreover, this electrical signal is generated by an oscillator. This pulsed electrical signal is a 12-volt, 200kHz electrical signal.