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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Band saw cuts round or square materials up to 21 in. in diameter

August 12, 2008

DoALL Sawing Products offers model CP-21A, the first in a new line of high-production, dual-column band sawing machines. The band saw has a 2-in. blade and a 10-HP AC inverter band drive system with variable speeds from 40 to 360 FPM for cutting a range of materials up to 21 in. in diameter, round...

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Saw blade manufacturer reconditions blades

August 12, 2008

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. has published literature about its Speedcut saw blade manufacturing and services.New carbide, cermet, and thin-kerf blades are available, along with complete in-house facilities for sharpening, retipping, and repairing older blades. Nearly any blade size can be...

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Peddinghaus event focuses on technology, industry partnerships

August 12, 2008

Peddinghaus Corp. has announced plans to open its facility in Bradley, Ill., from Sept. 24-27 for its Oktoberfest 2008 event. The event celebrates technological innovations and industry partnerships from around the world. Peddinghaus says it also hosts the recurring event to revisit its German...

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Semiautomatic mitering band saw improves repetitive cuts

July 15, 2008

The Cosen SH-500M mitering band saw is suitable for various job shop applications. With a 13-in.-round, 11-in. by 19.6-in. rectangular capacity, the saw comes with a 3-HP motor and variable speed control from 75 to 247 FPM. An independent, mounted control console allows operators to stand on the...

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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 facilities management. He began his career in the cut-to-length tube industry before studying tube sawing...

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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 variable-speed blade from 65 to 320 FPM, can miter up to 60 degrees to the right. Heavy-duty...

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Automated saws

So what if one saw cuts faster than another?

April 15, 2008 | By Werner Rankenhohn

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 tubing, solids, and extrusions. It is suitable for high-volume and long-run applications.The saw is...

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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 wheel; a 2,500-RPM, 1-in. spindle with sealed ball bearings; a steel top; and cast-iron trunnions...

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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, marketing, and business development.SteelMax manufactures portable magnetic drills, metal cutting...

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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 spare parts inventory, and customer service for the company's line of metalworking saws. The company...

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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 specialized microcarbides to provide good cutting and reduce tooth chipping and blade vibration. It...

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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 features include full-capacity bundle cutting, a 1-1/4-in. blade; carbide guides; preset blade...

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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 parts. The saw head moves lengthwise for wide cuts.The saw features a 1-in. spindle arbor; 2,500-RPM...

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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. of booth space, the show attracted nearly 31,000 visitors from more than 75 countries, a 27 percent...

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