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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Automatic carbide circular cold saw cuts up to 5.0-in.-rounds, 5.3-in. squares

January 12, 2010

The HCS 150 Behringer Eisele automatic carbide circular cold saw is available from Behringer Saws Inc. It cuts rounds up to 5.9 in. in diameter and squares up to 5.3 in. in size.All models are designed to cut ferrous metals automatically at 90 degrees with carbide-tipped saw blades. The saw uses...

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Automated stop/gauge, pusher system attaches to new or existing cold saws, punch presses, ironworkers

December 15, 2009

TigerStop® offers automatic stop/gauge and pusher systems that attach to new or existing cold saws, punch presses, and ironworkers. They can be used as automated stop positioners or to push or pull materials to the required position with an accuracy of ±0.004 in.The systems provide...

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Manual cold saw suitable for prototype, limited production work

December 15, 2009

Kalamazoo Machine Tool has introduced the model C315/350 manual cold saw.The saw uses a solid, hinge-type design that makes it suitable for prototype work or for limited production work in certain applications. A double vise assembly, with a 6-1/4-in. maximum opening, provides holding power on both...

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Band saw facilitates high-speed cutting, short cycle times

December 15, 2009

The HBM 540A/ALU band saw, designed for high-speed cutting of metals and short cycle times, is available from Behringer Saws Inc.Using bimetal or carbide-tipped saw blades, the heavy-duty machine cuts aluminum profiles and solids. It can cut rounds up to 21.2 in. in diameter and rectangular shapes...

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Carbide-tipped band saw blades designed to cut various materials

November 10, 2009

The L.S. Starrett Co. has introduced a line of carbide-tipped band saw blades named Advanz™. The line offers a tooth tip cylinder of submicron-grain carbide with a triple-chip grind, welded to a ductile back. The blades also feature carbide-to-back bonding.The blades are available in two...

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BLM Group appoints VP

November 10, 2009

BLM Group USA, Wixom, Mich., has appointed John P. Ovsek as vice president. He is responsible for all equipment sales and after-sales service of the company's business in North America.Ovsek has 28 years of increasing responsibilities in direct sales, strategic planning, and management of sales and...

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Band saw blade basics

November 4, 2009 | By Gene Ramsdell

Making interrupted cuts on materials like structurals, tubes, bundles, and angle iron can wreak havoc on your band saw blade. Not following proper blade break-in procedures can be just as damaging. Following a few tips for both can keep your band saw blade in good working order longer. It can also improve the quality of your cuts.

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Band saw or circular cold saw?

November 2, 2009 | By Frank Truckly

The latest technology advancements between band saws and circular saws have made the choice between the two technologies less clear-cut.

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Sawing system cuts ferrous, nonferrous metals

October 13, 2009

Advanced Machine & Eng. Co. (AME) has announced the introduction of the AMSAW® S300 sawing system, designed to cut ferrous and nonferrous metals.Its capacity is 3 to 12 in., and it uses cermet or carbide-tipped, disposable or regrindable saw blades in diameters from 24 to 36 in. The spindle...

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Vertical column cold saw suitable for high-volume work

September 9, 2009

The Kalamazoo Machine Tool Model C320SA vertical column cold saw is designed for semiautomatic production sawing of tubes, profiles, and small solids. The saw features two spindle speeds, 17 and 34 RPM, and accepts blades up to 12 in. diameter. Simple operator controls feature powered vise and...

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Circular sawing machines hold cut-length tolerances as close as ±0.0008 in.

September 9, 2009

Klingelhofer Corp.'s Bimax automatic circular sawing machines are designed for accurate cutting of bars, tubes, and shapes.The high-precision Swiss machines hold cut length tolerances as close as ±0.0008 in. They are designed to use either high-speed steel or solid carbide saw...

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Heian celebrates 70th anniversary

September 9, 2009

Stiles Machinery Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich., is pleased to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Heian Corp., along with the 40th anniversary of its introduction of the world's first circular cutting NC router.Stiles is the exclusive U.S. distributor for Heian of Hamamatsu, Japan. Originally founded by...

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Benchtop miter band saw has variable electronic speed control, ergonomic grip

August 11, 2009

Dayton's benchtop dry cut miter band saw features a variable electronic speed control and ergonomic grip with a built-in start/stop switch. The saw head swivels and locks for miter cutting while the workpiece remains fixed. An integrated vise on the base helps ensure secure cutting.The saw is...

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M.K. Morse names director of supply chain management

August 11, 2009

The M.K. Morse Co., Canton, Ohio, a manufacturer of saw blades, has promoted John Sweeney to director of supply chain management. He directs the recently organized Supply Chain Management Group, which consists of multiple departments that bring together demand planning, procurement, quality,...

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Horizontal band saw now available with hydraulic vising

July 20, 2009

Marvel Mfg. Co., Oshkosh, Wis., has announced that its Spartan Model S330 horizontal band saw now is available with hydraulic vising.The new Model S330HV features an hydraulic work holding vise in addition to other standard features, such as a 12-in. by 18-in capacity, miter cutting up to 60...

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