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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Creating an efficient offline band sawing system Part I

October 11, 2005

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Planning an offline band sawing system can be complicated because it can affect, and is affected by, many interrelated factors. Breaking it down to infeed, sawing, and outfeed helps to frame the planning by breaking it down to three subprocesses. Furthermore, answering 15 pertinent questions can help you tailor an efficient sawing operation to your specific facility and sawing applications.

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Saw blades designed for flying cutoff, recutting applications

September 13, 2005

Tru-Cut Saw Inc. offers its Aggressor line of thin-kerf, carbide-tipped saw blades for cutting tube, pipe, and solid ferrous materials in flying cutoff and recutting applications.Available with...

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Nozzle designed for 30- to 120-in. circular saw blades

August 9, 2005

ITW Rocol North America's Accu-Lube 9045 nozzle is designed for large circular saw blades from 30 in. to 120 in. in diameter.The nozzle attaches to a three-pump applicator system and applies lubricant...

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Jigsaw blades fit universal, Bosch shank saws

June 14, 2005

L.S. Starrett Co. has introduced its Unified Shank™, a line of jigsaw blades that have a new shank design that is compatible with both universal shank and Bosch shank jigsaws, eliminating the...

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Band sawing in short order

June 14, 2005

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Many metal fabricators, machine manufacturers, welding repair shops, and steel service centers encounter unique metal separation problems, particularly with band sawing. They often have to cut a variety of metal grades, shapes, and sizes with only a few band saw machines.

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Starrett celebrates 125th anniversary

March 8, 2005

In 2005 the L.S. Starrett Co. celebrates its 125th anniversary. Beginning with a single tool, the company has grown into a global manufacturer with a line of more than 5,000 products, including...

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Lenox adds marketing personnel

January 11, 2005

Lenox, a manufacturer of power tool accessories, hand tools, and band saw blades, has added three new staff members to its marketing team.John Sullivan has been named as senior product manager for the...

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Kaiser Aluminum promotes marketing executives

January 11, 2005

Kaiser Aluminum has promoted Ron Weiss Jr., to marketing director for flat-rolled products and Tim Donnelly to national product manager for tube and pipe products.Based at the company's Trentwood,...

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Starrett Co. names saw division sales manager

January 11, 2005

Brian J. Rooke has joined the L.S. Starrett Co. as the North American sales manager of its Saw Division. He works with the company's regional and field sales organizations and distributor network in...

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Band saw has double swivel head with angle scale

December 7, 2004

Hyd-Mech Group Ltd. has introduced the S 20DS double-mitering band saw. With a double swivel head and built-in stops for 90-, 45-, and 30-degree positions, the saw reduces setup and material handling...

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Preventive maintenance on sawing equipment

December 7, 2004

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Usually no more than 30 to 60 minutes are needed to do all of the necessary checks and maintenance on band saws. This is a small investment of time in relation to the cost savings that can be attained by maximizing the life of the machine and blade.

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Cutting saw cuts steel studs, pipes, rebar

November 9, 2004

Makita's model 413 13-amp 7 -in. metal cutting saw cuts through sheet metal, steel studs, pipes, and rebar.A large cutting capacity allows for single-pass, virtually spark-free cutting with a...

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Bimetal band saw blades suitable for variety of metals, applications

October 12, 2004

The L.S. Starrett Co. has introduced the Gladiator™ line of production cutting bimetal band saw blades suitable for a variety of metals and applications.The blades feature bimetal construction...

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Band saw designed for cutting highly abrasive material

August 10, 2004

LENOX® has introduced the HRc line of carbide-tipped band saw blades designed to cut highly abrasive materials, such as case-hardened materials, steel-belted tires, railroad track, and...

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KASTO Maschinenbau receives design award

August 10, 2004

KASTO Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG's KASTOspeed 9 circular saw series has been awarded the Red Dot Design Prize in the category Machinery, plant, components. The ergonomically designed saw was developed...

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