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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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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Catalog highlights saws, sanders, grinders

September 17, 2014

Kalamazoo Industries offers an updated catalog of its abrasive saws, sanders, and grinders, including new additions to the line of abrasive cutoff saws. The saws include the model K12-14MS metallurgical saw that produces mirror-surface cuts, the model K26E large-capacity abrasive saw designed for...

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Metal cutting band saw offers high cutting capacity with space-saving design

August 28, 2014

MetalMizer has introduced the new MV2018 metal cutting band saw. The space-saving saw is designed to offer the same or greater cutting capacity of other saws in its class with 30 percent less machine depth, the company states. The motor drive system is mounted directly on the cutting head,...

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Circular saw blades cut carbon steels, mild alloys

August 26, 2014

LENOX® has entered the circular saw market with the launch of the CircTech™ Precision platform. It features a tensioning system that allows the blade to maintain plate flatness and tight tolerances, the company states. The tooth design and blade construction reduce vibration and stress risers to...

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Automated inclined magazine added to carbide circular cold saw

August 26, 2014

Behringer has added an automated inclined magazine to its HCS-90E carbide circular cold saw. The saw now meets high-production demands while minimizing the need for operator attendance, the company states. The fully automatic machine is designed for cutting ferrous material at 90 degrees in...

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