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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Miter saw designed for dry cutting

November 17, 2016

The Kalamazoo Industries model KM14SC miter saw uses a 14-in. carbide-tipped blade to produce clean cuts without burrs or heat generation. This enables dry cutting of thin-wall mild steel and aluminum, as well as 1/4-in. angle, pipe, and structural steel. The saw features heavy cast-iron...

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Circular cold saw cuts aluminum, nonferrous materials

November 8, 2016

Behringer Saws Inc. has introduced the VA-L 500 fully automatic circular cold saw, designed for production cutting of solids and thin-walled pipe and profiles made of aluminum and nonferrous materials. Features include a frequency-controlled main drive system; adjustable cutting speeds; a 32-HP,...

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Band saw reduces cutting times by up to 50 percent

October 26, 2016

Kasto has introduced the Kastowin pro AC 5.6 band saw. The fully automatic machine is designed for bimetal and carbide blades for applications in steel production, machine manufacturing, and automotive. Depending on the type of blade, cutting times can be reduced by 50 percent and more, the...

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Semiautomatic saw contains particles, coolant generated by wet abrasive cutting

October 7, 2016

The Kalamazoo Industries model K20E semiautomatic saw is totally enclosed to help contain particles and coolant generated by wet abrasive cutting. The 50- by 34- by 80-in. steel cabinet with front and side access doors is fitted with a 15-HP SD three-phase, 220- or 440-V motor with magnetic...

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Automatic, high-speed circular saw makes straight cuts in nonferrous metals

October 7, 2016

The new Kalamazoo Machine Tool model CT350A-NC-NM is the nonmitering version of the company’s programmable, automatic, high-speed, nonferrous circular saw. The bar feeder feeds material quickly and close to the clamping vise, providing a remnant of 2 in. or less. The chip vacuum system has an...

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Cold saw requires minimal operator effort

October 6, 2016

The Kalamazoo Machine Tool model C370SA-V cold saw provides semiautomatic operation, with an air-over-hydraulic system to help deliver optimum sawing rates with minimum effort from the operator. The operator has control over the sawing pressure and blade speed—infinitely variable from 13 to 76...

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Precision sawing: Mind the miter

October 5, 2016 | By Richard Klipp

Miter cutting tube and other workpieces can be extremely critical, especially when dealing with frameworks and other large assemblies. One seemingly small error in a miter cut can throw a large assembly significantly out of tolerance. This is where automation and precision control in sawing come into play.

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BLM Group supplies end machining center, CNC saw to Tube Fabrication Industries

September 29, 2016

BLM Group USA, Wixom, Mich., a manufacturer of tube and flat sheet processing equipment, has sold a BC80 CNC end machining center and a CM602 automatic CNC sawing machine to Tube Fabrication Industries, a fabricator of aluminum and carbon steel tubular components in Logansport, Ind. The end...

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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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