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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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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

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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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DoALL launches exploded-view parts ordering capabilities online

March 3, 2016

DoALL metal cutting band saw owners now can order repair, replacement, and service parts at www.doallsaws.com/doall_manual from online parts manuals that highlight exploded views. Visitors to the site can use index pages in the online parts manuals to highlight the part or assembly description...

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Friction saw blade based on CrV tool steel

February 15, 2016

SW Wil Werkzeug- und Maschinenhandel AG has developed the SwissCut HR® friction saw blade. Based on a chrome-vanadium (CrV) tool steel and featuring a thermochemical treatment, the patented blade has a material structure that exhibits up to 300 percent higher cutting tool life compared to...

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Band saw blades reintroduced with new features

February 15, 2016

Simonds Saw has reintroduced two bimetal band saw blade lines with new features to help increase cutting rates up to 20 percent, the company states. SiClone blades, suitable for cutting INCONEL® alloys, and BlockBuster blades for high-production sawing now feature a rugged backing steel, a...

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Metal Cutting Specialists, Houston Water Jet earn ISO 9001:2008 certification

February 8, 2016

Houston-based companies Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet have both earned ISO 9001:2008 certification. Metal Cutting Specialists provides saw cutting services, while Houston Water Jet offers waterjet...

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TigerStop TigerSaw 2000 Automated Saw Station

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TigerSaw 2000 is the perfect automated saw station for cutting non-ferrous metals like aluminum faster and more accurately than manual approaches. It will increase yields, accuracy and productivity at the best value point in the industry.

Semiautomatic metal cutting band saws offered

January 11, 2016

The Continental Series™ DC-280SA, DC-330SA, DC-500SA, DC-560SA, and DC-800SA semiautomatic horizontal band saws by DoALL® are designed for operations that do not require indexing or automatic cutting cycles. Semiautomatic capacities on rectangles are from 11.75 by 11 in. to 39.4 by 31.5 in....

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Band saw cuts metal tube in upward direction

January 6, 2016

Kasto Inc. has introduced the KASTOwin tube A 5.0, a fully automatic band saw designed for cutting tubular material. The blade cuts from the bottom of the tube in an upward direction as opposed to cutting from the top of the workpiece downward. The upward travel of the blade helps reduce blade wear...

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Upcut production saw with drill/tap option handles large, nonferrous material

January 5, 2016

Scotchman Industries has introduced a new drill/tap option for its GAA-500 90 automatic upcut circular cold saw. The saw is suitable for cutting nonferrous materials at 90 degrees up to 6 in. square and round. The machine uses a shuttle feed design with an adjustable vertical and horizontal...

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High-speed miter saw handles nonferrous materials

December 22, 2015

Kalamazoo Industries offers the KM14HS, a 14-in., high-speed saw that can miter nonferrous materials such as aluminum, brass, and plastic 45 degrees left or right. The saw, now part of the company’s standard equipment line, originally was built to a customer’s special request. The machine...

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