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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Positioning system software allows editing of multiple cut lists

October 2, 2015

TigerStop offers TigerTouch software for ferrous and nonferrous metal processing. A TigerStop positioning system coupled with the software allows operators of sawing, punching, and drilling equipment to import, view, and edit multiple cut lists. It provides a visual representation of the actual...

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Portable band saw blade handles thin-wall cutting

September 28, 2015

The M. K. Morse Co. has introduced the Morse 12/16 portable band saw blade, designed to be used in thin-wall cutting applications of 3/16 in. or less. The patent-pending design delivers high speed of cut in electrical conduit, Unistrut®, and thin-walled pipe, the company states. The blade is...

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Band saw removes material at 70 sq. IPM

September 1, 2015

Behringer Saws Inc. has introduced the series HBM 500SC automatic horizontal band saw capable of removing more than 70 sq. IPM of material. It can cut materials including carbon steels, tool steels, stainless, and high-alloy steels nearly four times faster than conventional band saws, according to...

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Circular saw introduced

August 6, 2015

Saw blade and band saw manufacturer LENOX® has entered the industrial precision circular saw market with its CircTech™ Precision platform designed for cutting low-carbon and mild-alloy steels. The sawing system features an advanced tensioning system that allows the blade to maintain plate...

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Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet announce new location in Houston

August 4, 2015

BLP Holdings LLC has announced a new, 155,000-sq.-ft. facility in Houston, Texas, that will house both its Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet divisions under one roof. Located at 7208 Gessner Road, the facility will be operational in November 2015. “With more than 45 band saws and...

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LENOX marks 100 years in business

July 23, 2015

Cutting tool manufacturer LENOX® celebrates 100 years in business in 2015. Founded in 1915 as LENOX American Saw, the company started as a hacksaw blade manufacturer with a 10-employee team. Today the firm employs more than 900 people and sells its products in more than 70 countries. In 1959...

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Manual band saw delivers repeatable cuts

July 22, 2015

The Kalamazoo Machine Tool H350M manual band saw has a fully automatic sawing action. Once material is positioned and locked in place, the operator pushes a single button; the saw frame makes the cut at the preset rate and then automatically returns to clear the workpiece. This allows the operator...

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Pipe saw cuts ductile iron pipe

July 17, 2015

The PipeCut 360E from Exact Pipe Tools Inc. cuts through ductile iron, multilayer-material, steel, stainless steel, acid-resistant steel, and copper pipes. Features include a two-stage motor speed control, constant torque, soft start, and automatic overload protection. The machine can cut 3- to...

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Pipe saw comes in battery-operated version

July 16, 2015

The PipeCut 170E pipe saw from Exact Pipe Tools cuts all types of material, including ductile iron. The 5.7-lb. saw has a six-speed control, constant torque, and automatic fuse and cuts 0.6- to 6.7-in.-dia. pipes with steel wall thicknesses of 0.31 in. The interchangeable Diamond X, cermet (for...

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Band saw made for high-speed aluminum cutting

July 15, 2015

LENOX® has released the CAST MASTER™ XL carbide band saw blade for high-speed cutting of aluminum and nonferrous materials. The surface finish on the carbide tooth edge prevents material buildup. The aggressive rake angle helps increase the shear plane angle, reducing cutting forces and...

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Behringer Saws ships semiautomatic band saws to Ellwood Specialty Steel

May 28, 2015

Behringer Saws Inc., Morgantown, Pa., has shipped two semiautomatic band saws to Ellwood Specialty Steel (ESS), New Castle, Pa., a steel producer for the tool, mold, and die industry. The saws are used to cut large forged steel parts at the facility. The HBP-800 features a rigid box-type...

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Saw arm assemblies allow cutting system customization

May 28, 2015

Kalamazoo Industries’ saw arm assemblies enable users to create custom cutting systems. The KM20AS and K20AS saws have a 16-/18-/20-in. blade arm assembly. The K10AS manually operated saw features a 10-in. blade arm assembly. The K12-14AS manually operated saw features a 12-/14-in. blade arm...

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Band saw made for demanding production environments

May 27, 2015

Kalamazoo Machine Tool’s model H6 SA band saw is a double-column, semiautomatic mitering saw engineered to provide high-precision sawing in a demanding production environment. The saw features an extremely heavy mono-weldment saw frame canted 6 degrees for sawing structural materials; it can...

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Vertical-column cold saw suitable for cutting tubes, profiles

May 26, 2015

Kalamazoo Machine Tool offers the C320SA semiautomatic vertical-column cold saw. It features simple operator controls for fast, easy setup, the company states, making it suitable for production sawing of tubes, profiles, and small solids. The saw features two spindle speeds—17 and 34...

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Upcut saw’s worktable moves after cutting to prevent scratches

May 14, 2015

Pat Mooney Saws offers the PMI455A upcut, automatic, high-production cutoff saw for cutting aluminum extrusions and other nonferrous metals. The 10-HP-motor saw features a worktable that moves 2 mm forward and backward after the cut is complete and the saw blade is retracting. This feature...

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