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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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Band saw features automatic material sensor - TheFabricator.com

Band saw features automatic material sensor

January 17, 2011

Kalamazoo Machine Tool's model XT320 A-NC double-column band saw is designed with fully automated controls and heavy-duty construction. The control has an automatic material sensor to detect the cutoff point and material height, eliminating two of the settings that traditionally must be made by...

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AME completes asset purchase of Metalcut

November 29, 2010

Advanced Machine & Eng. (AME), a Rockford, Ill.-based manufacturer of machine tool components and auxiliary equipment, has announced the asset purchase of the Metalcut Carbide Saw Division of Centro-Metalcut, also of Rockford, a designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty carbide sawing systems for...

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Metal Sawing 101: Cold saws and band saws - TheFabricator.com

Metal Sawing 101: Cold saws and band saws

November 22, 2010 | By Amanda Carlson

The process of deciding between a band saw and a cold saw is not always clear-cut. Here are some short answers to this and other frequently asked sawing questions

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Steelmax Tools, Fab Tool Technologies merge

November 15, 2010

Steelmax Tools LLC, Centennial, Colo., has acquired Fab Tool Technologies LLC, Bridgeville, Pa., and merged it into Steelmax. All employees of Fab Tool Technologies have joined the Steelmax team. The combined company, which operates as Steelmax Tools LLC, produces and distributes fabrication tools...

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Circular saw blades designed for smooth, fast cuts; less vibration; longer life - TheFabricator.com

Circular saw blades designed for smooth, fast cuts; less vibration; longer life

August 30, 2010

The M. K. Morse Co. has introduced Metal Devil NXT™ metal cutting circular saw blades. The line comprises 10 new steel cutting blades from 5-3/8 to 14 in. The blades' rake angles and tooth geometries have been optimized for each diameter of blade, resulting in smooth, fast cuts; less...

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Pneumatic saw, quick-clamp assembly can be used wherever 90-PSI compressed air supply is available - TheFabricator

Pneumatic saw, quick-clamp assembly can be used wherever 90-PSI compressed air supply is available

July 12, 2010

Esco Tool offers the APS-438 air-powered saw and quick-clamp assembly. The 3-HP saw allows users to cut steel plate up to 2 in. thick and 15 ft. wide wherever a 90-PSI compressed-air supply is available. Operators can take the saw to the steel plate rather than transporting the plate to a large...

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Concentrated cutting fluids introduced

June 21, 2010

DoALL Sawing Products' Cutting Fluids Division has introduced the Ultra series of cutting fluids, including Kool-ALL Ultra®, Kleen-Kool Ultra®, and Power-Cut Ultra®. Concentrated forms of existing products, the fluids give the user more coolant, less water, and lower freight costs, the...

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LENOX appoints new president - TheFabricator

LENOX appoints new president

June 21, 2010

LENOX®, a Newell Rubbermaid company in East Longmeadow, Mass., has appointed Rich Wuerthele as president of industrial products and services. Wuerthele joined Newell Rubbermaid in 2003 and most recently held the position of president of the North American Sales Organization (NASO), where he...

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'Hackman' retires from LENOX after 48 years - TheFabricator

'Hackman' retires from LENOX after 48 years

June 14, 2010

LENOX®, a manufacturer of power tool accessories, hand tools, torches, solder, and band saw blades in East Longmeadow, Mass., has announced the retirement of Lee "Hackman" Breton from a 48-year career with the company. Breton started at LENOX in 1962 on the manufacturing floor. During that...

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Integrated sawing, machining center designed for tubing, solid bar industries

June 7, 2010

Rattunde Corp. has introduced the ACS + CFMcurve integrated sawing and machining center for the tubing and solid bar industry. The ACS sawing function uses electronics, servomotors, and custom-developed software to control the saw blade during the cutting process. A proprietary sawing algorithm...

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circular saw cutting tubing

Selecting a cold saw to fit your requirements

May 7, 2010 | By Peter Haas

When it’s time to purchase a cold saw for your fabricating operation, how can you be sure that you’re choosing the right equipment? Knowing the questions to ask can help you make the appropriate selection.

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band saw blades

A band saw blade survival guide

May 3, 2010 | By Gene Ramsdell

A fab shop has diverse cutting requirements, so choosing the proper blades to suit all the required applications is vital.

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High-speed miter saw designed for cutting aluminum, brass, other relatively soft nonferrous materials - TheFabricator

High-speed miter saw designed for cutting aluminum, brass, other relatively soft nonferrous materials

May 3, 2010

The model KM10HS, a 10-in., high-speed miter saw from Kalamazoo Industries, is designed for cutting aluminum, brass, and other relatively soft nonferrous materials. The saw miters 45 degrees left, 60 degrees right, and has capacities of up to 4.5 in. at 90 degrees, 4 by 3.25 in. at 45 degrees, and...

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Sominn expands work force, machine offerings

March 30, 2010

Southern Minnesota Machinery Sales (Sominn), Dodge Center, Minn., has added Matt Helfenstein as territory manager, Rocky Drinkwine as territory manager, and Jim Anderson as inside service technician. Along with the staff expansion, the company has added to its new machine lineup with Han-Kwang...

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Sawing system designed for both ferrous, nonferrous materials

March 15, 2010

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. (AME) offers the AMSAW® S300, a sawing system designed to cut both ferrous and nonferrous materials. It has a capacity of 3 to 12 in. and uses saw blade diameters from 24 to 36 in. The system allows for cut lengths up to 30 in. and multi-indexing when length...

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