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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Saw Services of Washington named as Lenox Certified Weld Center

March 2, 2015

Saw Service of Washington Inc. (SSW), located in Bellingham, Wash., has completed all requirements to become one of 45 Lenox Certifi¬ed Weld Centers in North America and the only one in western Washington. SSW runs two welding production lines with capabilities up to 2.0 in. Its Lenox...

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Circular cold saw offers speed of abrasive saw

February 26, 2015

Pat Mooney Saws has introduced the Saturn circular cold saw. According to the manufacturer, the saw offers the speed of an abrasive saw and the capacity of a traditional band saw. With its cutting accuracy, squareness, large capacity, and pivoting saw, the machine is suitable for a variety of...

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Extra features added to horizontal band saw

January 22, 2015

Behringer has added more standard features to its HBE Dynamic series horizontal band saws. The saws now include automatic precision servo downfeed control and blade protection sensor technology. A sensor-driven cutting pressure control is located at the back of the saw blade. Positioning the...

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Heavy-duty cutoff saw system

January 5, 2015

TigerStop has introduced TigerSaw Ferrous, a fully automated, heavy-duty, precision ferrous metal cutoff saw and push feed. The column saw has mitering capabilities from 60 degrees left to 45 degrees right. The system is designed to cut tube, pipe, and barstock up to 42 ft. long. Features...

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Carbide-tipped saw blade handles austenitic stainless steel tube

November 26, 2014

Kinkelder offers Connexxioncut 4 (CX4) carbide-tipped saw blades for cutting of 300 series stainless steel tubes from 0.12 to 0.24 in. thick. Based on a constant cutting speed of 262.47 FPM and constant tooth load of 0.002 in./tooth, the blades cut 2.36- by 0.16-in. tube in less than 4 sec.,...

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Tungsten carbide-tipped circular saw blades designed for tube and pipe cutting

November 25, 2014

New-Form Tools has added tungsten carbide-tipped (TCT) circular saw blades to its metal cutting product line. The blades are designed to address the specifications of the tube and pipe industry. The blades, which produce a burr-free cut through steel materials, are coated for up to 4 to 10 times...

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Metal saws leave workable edge

November 25, 2014

Fein Power Tools Inc. has introduced three new Slugger saw models that leave a workable edge when making straight or bevel cuts up to 45 degrees on steel plate, angle, pipe, and square or round tube. The new 7.25-in. metal hand cutting saw has a double-insulated, 1,400-W, 120-V, 12-amp,...

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Blade drive updated on vertical tilt-frame band saw

November 20, 2014

Marvel Mfg. Co. has made changes to its 8-Mark-II vertical tilt-frame band saw. In addition to a new powder coating and paint color scheme, the saw features a blade drive upgraded from a 2- to 5-HP motor and controlled with a variable-frequency drive. The blade speed control dial has moved from the...

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Simonds Saw’s European manufacturing partner WESPA receives ISO 9001 certification

November 17, 2014

Simonds Saw, Fitchburg, Mass., has announced that its European band saw blade technology partner, WESPA®, located in Melsungen, Germany, has received ISO 9001 quality certification. WESPA is a manufacturer of sawing tools and products, including a variety of carbon and bimetal band saw blades...

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TigerStop wins AWB Manufacturing Excellence Award

October 31, 2014

Vancouver, Wash.-based TigerStop, a manufacturer of automated stop/gauge and pusher systems, has taken top honors in the innovation category in the Association of Washington Business (AWB) 2014 Manufacturing Excellence Awards. According to AWB, TigerStop has maintained a competitive advantage...

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CNC hitch feed automatic saw maintains length tolerance of +/-0.006 in. per index

October 30, 2014

The CPO 315 HFA CNC hitch feed automatic saw from Scotchman is fully programmable. It cuts tube and pipe up to 3.5 in. dia. and solid material up to 1.75 in. while maintaining a length tolerance of +/-0.006 in. per index. According to the manufacturer, the first part cut is always accurate. The...

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Nonferrous cross-cutting system puts large-shop automation in reach

October 28, 2014

TigerStop’s TigerSaw 1000 is a fully automated and integrated cross-cutting system for aluminum and other nonferrous metals. It features a heavy-duty build, 18-in. saw paired with a pusher system for single-piece flow or pack sawing applications up to 26 ft. The system uses Dynamic...

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Heavy-duty cutoff saw system automates push feed

October 17, 2014

TigerStop has introduced TigerSaw Ferrous, a fully automated, heavy-duty, precision ferrous metal cutoff saw and push feed. The column saw has mitering capabilities from 60 degrees left to 45 degrees right. The system is designed to cut tube, pipe, and barstock up to 42 ft. long. Features...

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Upcut saw made for nonferrous metal

October 9, 2014

Scotchman Industries® has introduced the SUP-600 NF upcut circular cold saw for cutting nonferrous material. Its 24-in., 132-tooth carbide blade can produce round cuts up to 9 in. dia. and rectangular cuts up to 15 by 6 in. Standard features include an adjustable feed rate; mitering capability...

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Cold saw can be programmed to control volume production work

September 19, 2014

The Kalamazoo Machine Tool model C370 A-NC cold saw features a pedant-mounted NC console with soft-touch controls for setup and sawing operations, including height/depth controls for saw cycling and high productivity in volume production work. The saw is engineered with a heavy-duty vertical...

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