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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Kinkelder names vice president

July 15, 2008

Kinkelder USA, Rockford, Ill., an importer of steel circular sawing products, has added Mike Rans as vice president.Rans has a background in metal sawing applications, saw blade service, and...

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Manual band saw designed for light-duty cutting

May 13, 2008

Kalamazoo Machine Tool's model H235 manual band saw cuts tubes, pipes, light structural shapes, and small solids up to 8 in. at 90 degrees. It is designed for light-duty cutting.The saw, with its...

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Automated saws

So what if one saw cuts faster than another?

April 15, 2008

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Two similar saws might have significantly different cutting speeds, and given a choice, most fabricators would choose the faster saw. However, the saw's speed isn't the only factor that affects efficiency. Material handling before and after the cut also plays a big role in process efficiency. Fabricators who overlook material handling don't gain all they can in terms of increasing throughput.

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Automatic roller-feed cold saw suitable for high-volume, long-run applications

April 15, 2008

Scotchman® Industries Inc. offers an automatic cold saw. Available in ferrous and nonferrous models, the CPO 315 roller-feed automatic cold saw is designed to provide uninterrupted cutting on...

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Foundry saw features simplified access

April 15, 2008

The Kalamazoo Industries model K20FS lock-down-head saw is designed for cutting foundry gates and risers and has a stepped-in design on the front to simplify access.The saw features a 20-in. abrasive...

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SteelMax appoints regional sales manager

March 11, 2008

SteelMax LLC, Centennial, Colo., has appointed Edgar Holmes as Eastern regional sales manager. Holmes, who previously was with Baileigh Industrial Inc., has experience in sales, sales management,...

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Kalamazoo Machine Tool completes plant expansion

March 11, 2008

Kalamazoo Machine Tool (KMT), Portage, Mich., has completed an expansion that provides more room for accessory manufacturing in the machine shop, a separate area for welding and painting, a larger...

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Circular saw blade developed for stainless steel

February 12, 2008

The M.K. Morse Co. has developed a new 14-in. Metal Devil circular saw blade for stainless steel.According to the manufacturer, the blade combines optimized tooth geometry, vibration dampening, and...

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Swing-head band saw has 60 degrees of mitering ability

February 12, 2008

Scotchman® Industries offers the SH 1419 band saw. The swing-head band saw has 60 degrees of mitering ability, with capacities of 14 by 19 in. at 90 degrees and 14 by 8 in. at 30 degrees.Standard...

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Abrasive saw designed for structural steel, wide parts

January 15, 2008

Kalamazoo Industries has introduced the model K20RS 20-in. abrasive wheel saw designed to cut structural steel and wide parts. The saw can be operated chop style for cutoff or radial style for long...

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FABTECH hosts 31,000 visitors, covers 461,627 sq. ft.

January 15, 2008

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show at McCormick Place in Chicago hosted more exhibiting companies and covered more exhibit space than any previous FABTECH. Filling 461,627 sq. ft....

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Automatic sawing system cuts ferrous, nonferrous materials

December 11, 2007

The AMSAW® S300 automatic sawing system from Advanced Machine & Engineering Co., designed for cutting ferrous and nonferrous materials, has a capacity of 3 in. to 12 in. and utilizes saw blade...

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Automatic circular saw cuts aluminum, copper, brass

December 11, 2007

Kaltenbach Inc.'s SKL450NA automatic aluminum saw is designed for straight and miter cutting of aluminum profiles and solids, but also is capable of free-machining copper and brass extrusions and...

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DoALL Sawing Products adds 16 distributors

December 11, 2007

Several companies have begun offering the DoALL Sawing Products program to their customers, following last year's announcement that, for the first time, the company's band saw blades, sawing machines,...

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Band saw blades

Sawing with the times

December 11, 2007

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Modernization has brought us many advancements, and two big advancements that fabricators must deal with are in technology and commerce. On the technology side, advancements have led to modern alloys; on the commerce side, we have increased globalization. Many modern ferrous alloys are harder to cut than carbon steel, and while the cutting is more difficult, globalization is increasing the competitive pressures and reducing the profit margins. Other advancements have modernized band saw blades, giving fabricators a fighting chance to stay profitable.

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