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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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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Making the most of your saw blade

November 6, 2007

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Recognizing heat and vibration in sawing applications is easy. The tough part is finding out why they are happening. By becoming familiar with blade speed and feed rates, blade selection, and blade break-in, fabricators will find that the saw blade is productive for a longer period of time.

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Dry-cutting saw has predrilled holes for bolting to workbench

October 9, 2007

The M.K. Morse Co. offers a 14-in. metal cutting saw with dry-cutting technology. The saw is designed to provide long life, little or no sparks, good cut finish, and fast cutting.The low-speed,...

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Semiautomatic band saw saws solids, structural shapes up to 20 in.

October 9, 2007

Kalamazoo Machine Tool's model KS600 semiautomatic band saw is designed for production sawing of solids and structural shapes up to 20 in. at 90 degrees in full-cycle, semiautomatic operation.The saw...

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FABTECH Intl. & AWS Welding Show returns to Chicago

October 9, 2007

The 2007 FABTECH® International & AWS Welding Show, the largest North American showcase of metal forming, fabricating, stamping, tube and pipe, and welding equipment and technology, will return to...

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Band saw blades offered in 25-pack dispenser box

August 7, 2007

The M.K. Morse Co. offers its portable bimetal band saw blades in a 25-pack dispenser box.The pack reduces inventory space requirements from more than 6 in. in height to 1 in., the company reports....

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Bundles of Joy

July 10, 2007

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Using a band saw to cut bundles of structural shapes is good for productivity but bad for band saw blade wear. Knowledge of application-specific tooth designs, tooth pitch, band tension, band speeds, and cutting fluid will help maintain blade life.

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Sawing? Cool it.

June 12, 2007

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Nearly every metal sawing operation can become more cost-effective with a properly mixed and maintained sawing coolant. Proper use of sawing coolant improves cutting rates by balancing the combination of cooling and lubrication of the blade. Quality coolant improves the cut finish and can extend blade life by as much as 20 percent.

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Roller-feed cold saw suitable for tubing, solids, extrusions

June 12, 2007

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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DoALL names specialty systems director

June 12, 2007

DoALL Sawing Products, Elk Grove Village, Ill., has named Don Klingstein as director of specialty systems. He is responsible for sales and support of the company's advanced material handling and...

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Automatic feed clamp system simplifies pipe cutting

May 8, 2007

A portable pipe clamp system with automatic feed is available from CS Unitec for use with the company's portable pneumatic hacksaw.The system easily attaches to the hacksaw and pipe and operates off...

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Saw kit designed for professional tradesmen

April 10, 2007

The M.K. Morse Co. recently introduced a master tradesman AV23M bimetal hole saw kit. Featuring Master Cobalt® bi-metal hole saws, the kit includes a range of popular diameters used by the...

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Saw blades designed for tough abrasive applications

March 13, 2007

M.K. Morse Co. offers the newly engineered carbide-tipped M-FACTOR™ saw blade designed to increase productivity and blade life while reducing changeover and downtime cost.A specially formulated...

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Hitch feed saw automatically loads, trims, cuts, sorts

March 13, 2007

Scotchman® Industries CPO 315 fully automatic hitch feed cold saw provides uninterrupted cutting on tubing or solids. The CPO 315 HFA comes equipped with either a supply table or a full-bundle...

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