STRIEBIG Service & Support

When your operations must continue, parts, service, and support are essential.

Need assistance with parts or service? Colonial Saw's support team is available 8:00 a.m.—8:00 p.m. EST.

Superior STRIEBIG Service

Colonial Saw prioritizes your convenience in the service and support process for STRIEBIG vertical panel saws, ensuring peak performance for every cut.

Our team of experienced techs and service personnel is readily available to you via phone, email, or in-person and on-site nationwide, making reaching out easy.

We take the time to guide you through each step for maintenance or repairs, swiftly and effectively identifying any obstacle and providing the personalized assistance you expect.

Nationwide Technical Support Network

Colonial Saw has one of the largest, most extensive support networks in the nation, recognized by our versatility, reach, professionalism, and quality. When complex problems arise, our network of authorized dealerships and independent contractors is ready to dispatch the right technical personnel to handle any situation. Working with Colonial Saw in real-time, they have the up-to-date information to provide succinct solutions to get your operations back up and running when needed.

  • In-house technicians for our East Coast, Mid-West & West Coast Locations
  • Additional Dealership & Independent Technical Resources
  • Preventative Maintenance, Repair & Troubleshooting Solutions
  • Expert Knowledge & Proactive Attitude
  • Specialized, Immediate Support from Dedicated STRIEBIG Panel Saw Techs

Parts & Components

Colonial Saw's extensive inventory of new and replacement parts guarantees operational excellence from your STRIEBIG system when it matters most.

We make parts procurement a reliable and streamlined process, creating a personalized customer profile and processing your order promptly and efficiently based on your unique needs. Whether from one of our nationwide dealership partners or our flagship locations, we remain committed to your convenience, offering same-day and overnight delivery of the components you require.

As North America's exclusive importer of STRIEBIG vertical Saws, we are also the sole supplier of STRIEBIG parts, ensuring you have everything you need with a simple call.

  • Extensive Parts Inventory
  • Streamlined Ordering Process
  • Premier Documentation & Manuals

Download STRIEBIG Parts Manuals

Standard II / Optisaw II (98-05)

'06 or newer, email us for parts list

Compact
(05-10)

'11 or newer, email us for parts list

Compact TRK
(99-04)

Recommended Striebig Maintenance Schedule

O = Occasionally, D = Daily, W = Weekly, M = Monthly

Cleaning & Inspection O D W M
Remove all panel waste from saw.
Clean panel support elements (support rollers, central support & frame). -
Clean entire panel saw especially motor carriage, beam & including inside blade area. -
Using a cloth, clean steel bearing rails on saw beam and frame and lubricate lightly with an oily cloth. - -
Wipe guide column with a cloth. - -
Clean saw blade arbor shaft, flange and screw. - -
Rotate the saw head in the horizontal position. Lubricate the motor carriage bearing guide columns with one shot of grease at the 2 lubrication points. (Compact, Compact TRK, Evolution/Control, Optisaw Ill & Automatic saws only). - - -
Rotate the saw head in the horizontal position. Lubricate the motor carriage bearing guide columns a few drops of SAE 20/25 oil at the 2 lubrication points. (Econom, Standard, Automat, Optisaws L Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw IL Standard TRK saws only). - - -
Check extraction hood and ensure in moves freely along its guides. -
Inspect and clean bearing covers. Replace defective bearing covers as required. - -
Inspect pulley and cables. - - -
Check dust extraction elements and empty dust bag at 1/3 full if applicable. -
Ensure that the support frame (grid) moves freely and shifts properly.
Turn saw head to the horizontal position and lubricate saw arbor with 1 shot of grease. (Econom, Standard, Automat, Optisaws L Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw IL Standard TRK saws only). - - -
Inspect cutting tool for material build up on teeth.
Cleaning & Inspection Occasionally Daily Weekly Monthly
Remove all panel waste from saw.
Clean panel support elements (support rollers, central support & frame). -
Clean entire panel saw especially motor carriage, beam & including inside blade area. -
Using a cloth, clean steel bearing rails on saw beam and frame and lubricate lightly with an oily cloth. - -
Wipe guide column with a cloth. - -
Clean saw blade arbor shaft, flange and screw. - -
Rotate the saw head in the horizontal position. Lubricate the motor carriage bearing guide columns with one shot of grease at the 2 lubrication points. (Compact, Compact TRK, Evolution/Control, Optisaw Ill & Automatic saws only). - - -
Rotate the saw head in the horizontal position. Lubricate the motor carriage bearing guide columns a few drops of SAE 20/25 oil at the 2 lubrication points. (Econom, Standard, Automat, Optisaws L Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw IL Standard TRK saws only). - - -
Check extraction hood and ensure in moves freely along its guides. -
Inspect and clean bearing covers. Replace defective bearing covers as required. - -
Inspect pulley and cables. - - -
Check dust extraction elements and empty dust bag at 1/3 full if applicable. -
Ensure that the support frame (grid) moves freely and shifts properly.
Turn saw head to the horizontal position and lubricate saw arbor with 1 shot of grease. (Econom, Standard, Automat, Optisaws L Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw IL Standard TRK saws only). - - -
Inspect cutting tool for material build up on teeth.

Troubleshooting Suggestions

Striebigs are extremely reliable when maintained properly. If you experience an issue and would like to troubleshoot independently, below are a few procedures to address them.

Please note: Some procedures refer to parts that may differ slightly from your Striebig model. If you have questions, please contact Colonial Saw.

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Why am I cutting into my grid laths?

Replacing Grid Deflecting Device Assembly (C) Models – Econom, Standard, Optisaw 1, Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw II & Standard TRK machines With saw head horizontal: 1. Unhook thinner spring #56 from carriage safety brake bolt #21. 2. Back off Allen head set screw just below bolt #20 holding top of hollow rod with 3mm Allen…

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How do I adjust the scoring blade?

OperationGeometry of a scoring cut The scoring and separating cut made on a plastic laminated panel is as follows if a two-part scoring saw is used for the purpose of scoring. Scoring saw blade A variety of scoring saw blades are available from the trade. The choice of the right scoring saw blade is not…

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Where does the rod with 2 brass ends go on my saw?

Replacing Grid Deflecting Device Assembly (C) Econom, Standard, Optisaw 1, Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw II & Standard TRK machines With saw head horizontal: 1. Unhook thinner spring #56 from carriage safety brake bolt #21. 2. Back off Allen head set screw just below bolt #20 holding top of hollow rod with 3mm Allen wrench. With…

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How do I replace the deflector mechanism?

Replacing Grid Deflecting Device Assembly (C) Econom, Standard, Optisaw 1, Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw II & Standard TRK machines With saw head horizontal: 1. Unhook thinner spring #56 from carriage safety brake bolt #21. 2. Back off Allen head set screw just below bolt #20 holding top of hollow rod with 3mm Allen wrench. With…

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Why do my measured dimensions move when I plunge the head in to cut?

Adjusting the carriage locking (brake) mechanism 1. Remove the deflecting device as above 2. Loosen the setscrew for the backing screw (also on the left side of the carriage-shown just below the “Striebig” nameplate in the drawing) 3. Make adjustment to the backing screw #32 from behind with 6mm Allen wrench so that the screw…

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Why are the saw kerfs in my grid laths getting wider?

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Why are my cuts burning and chipping?

Parallel Guide (Healing/Tracking) Adjustment for Striebigs Models – Econom, Standard, Automat, Optisaw I, Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw II & Standard TRK 1. Test for healing by making a climb-scoring (or main-blade scoring) pass and returning back through with a finish cut. Retract the riving knife (splitting wedge) before cutting. The test is the same, but…

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How do I square my saw cuts?

Test cutting and squaring an Econom, Standard, Automat, Optisaw I, Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw II, Optisaw II, Optisaw Automatic & Standard TRK The intent of these instructions is to accomplish this efficiently and accurately, with minimal amount of material usage. It is important the frame is level and is not sagging or raised in the…

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How do I adjust the step out of my cut that occurs while backscoring?

Parallel Guide (Healing/Tracking) Adjustment for Striebigs Models – Econom, Standard, Automat, Optisaw I, Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw II & Standard TRK 1. Test for healing by making a climb-scoring (or main-blade scoring) pass and returning back through with a finish cut. Retract the riving knife (splitting wedge) before cutting. The test is the same, but…

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How do I change a motor belt?

Procedure for Removal and Installation of Motor Drive Belt for Striebigs Models – Econom, Standard, Automat, Optisaw I, Optisaw I Plus, Optisaw II & Standard TRK 1. Disconnect power to saw. 2. Rotate head to the horizontal cutting position. 3. Position and lock carriage to a comfortable working height. 4. Open belt cover (item #8).…

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How do I free up a motor carriage that will not move?

There are two instances that can result in the saw carriage being stuck at the top of the beam. Situation 1: The most frequent is that a copper bearing scraper has been rolled between the bearing and the ground bearing surface of the beam. This usually begins with the operator able to raise but not lower…

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