Sawing

The sawing technology area has enough depth to cover more than just band and circular sawing machines. It has information on blade selection and use, lubricant selection, and sawing safety.

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App helps fabricators choose saw blades

August 30, 2016

Kinkelder has developed a free saw blade app for smartphones and tablets, designed to provide information on specific cutting applications and the use of the company’s saw blades. The app allows users to find their local Kinkelder distributor, choose the most suitable saw blade for their specific...

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Band saw handles structural, solid, difficult materials

July 27, 2016

Kalamazoo Machine Tool’s model H8SA is a semiautomatic, double-column, canted-head band saw for sawing structural, solid, and difficult materials. All functions are fully hydraulic, with a free-standing operator’s console that can be placed in any location. The operator has full control of...

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Hydmech donates band saw to submarine restoration project

July 25, 2016

Hydmech, a manufacturer of metal sawing equipment in Woodstock, Ont., has donated a VCS-20VSD band saw to the Maritime Park Association in San Francisco for its restoration of the USS Pampanito, a World War II submarine and U.S. Historic Landmark. The submarine offers an immersive educational...

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Band saw blade designed for steel grating applications

July 19, 2016

Simonds Saw has introduced the Bitec Plus band saw blade designed to provide low vibration and high-efficiency cutting of steel grating. Manufactured by the company’s partner in Germany, Wespa, the blade features a wide band in widths from 1.25 in. to 2.0 in., providing optimal beam strength...

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Compact saw designed for heavy-duty applications

July 12, 2016

The new KKS 500 series saw from framag combines a compact design with a heavyweight frame for use in heavy industry and forging applications. The hydraulic pipework and electrical cables are integrated in the machine bed for protection from damage. The remaining machine components are simple to...

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Backgouging pneumatic saw introduced

July 11, 2016

Aimco/Eagle Group has introduced the Eliminator industrial-grade pneumatic saw for backgouging to reduce porosity along aluminum seam lines. The saw features left- and right-hand use, a governed motor for constant speed, a safety start lever, a fixed base plate, and rear exhaust. The backgouging...

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Behringer Saws appoints western regional sales manager

June 30, 2016

Behringer Saws Inc., Morgantown, Pa., has appointed Ken Bartelli to the position of western regional sales manager. He is responsible for the sale of the company’s band saws, circular cold saws, and material handling equipment in California, Oregon, Washington, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada,...

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Horizontal band saw cuts 26-in. round stock

June 22, 2016

Behringer Saws Inc. has introduced the HBE-663A automatic horizontal band saw. The heavy-duty hydraulic saw has a cutting capacity of 26 in. for round stock and 28 by 26 in. for flat stock. The saw blade, measuring 28 ft.-8 in. by 2 in. by 0.063 in., has a standard speed of 33 to 360 SFM....

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Abrasive saw replaces two separate saws

June 1, 2016

The model K20RS 20-in. abrasive saw from Kalamazoo Industries, initially built to a customer’s specifications, can be operated chop style for cutoff or radial style to cross-cut wide parts. The saw head moves lengthwise for wide cuts and locks in place for chop action. The saw is designed to...

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Caliper set simplifies critical quality control measurements

May 18, 2016

TigerStop has introduced TigerSPC, a configurable caliper set designed to help simplify critical quality control measurements for parts up to 16 ft. long. Accurate to +/- 0.006 in., it has snap-on jaws to accommodate end-to-end, miter-to-miter, hole-to-hole, hole-to-center, and hole-to-end...

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Dual-column, large-capacity band saws made for high-production applications

May 6, 2016

DoALL® has added two large-capacity, dual-column, semiautomatic band saws to its Continental Series™ product line. The DC-1100SA offers semiautomatic capacities on rectangles at 43.3 by 43.3 in., and the DC-1700SA has a rectangle capacity of 67 by 51.2 in. Both horizontal band saws are...

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Maintaining good cut quality when using an abrasive saw

May 2, 2016 | By Scott Allen

A fabricator that can find the right abrasive wheel for the job, can figure out the right cutting speed and downfeed rate, and can find the right saw with enough power likely doesn’t have to worry about poor-quality cuts while abrasive cutting.

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Semiautomatic band saw intended for structurals, solids

April 15, 2016

Kalamazoo Machine Tool has introduced the model H5SA semiautomatic double-column band saw with a 6-degree canted head for cutting structurals, solids, and difficult materials. The machine miters 0 to 60 degrees left and right. All functions are fully hydraulic, and the freestanding operator’s...

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Heavy-duty plate saws cut aluminum automatically

April 5, 2016

Behringer Saws Inc. has introduced the LPS series heavy-duty, electronically controlled, vertical production plate saws for automated cutting of aluminum, low-alloy, and high-tensile-strength solid materials. The saws feature a main frame with a feeding mechanism that provides automatic...

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Saws made for aluminum cutting

March 24, 2016

Techniks Industries offers Nap Gladu saw blades designed for cutting aluminum. They can be used with billet saws, plate saws, chop saws, cutoff saws, and ingot saws. The company can customize blades to specific machines and sharpens and repairs dull saw blades to like-new...

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