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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Upcut production saw with drill/tap option handles large, nonferrous material

January 5, 2016

Scotchman Industries has introduced a new drill/tap option for its GAA-500 90 automatic upcut circular cold saw. The saw is suitable for cutting nonferrous materials at 90 degrees up to 6 in. square and round. The machine uses a shuttle feed design with an adjustable vertical and horizontal...

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High-speed miter saw handles nonferrous materials

December 22, 2015

Kalamazoo Industries offers the KM14HS, a 14-in., high-speed saw that can miter nonferrous materials such as aluminum, brass, and plastic 45 degrees left or right. The saw, now part of the company’s standard equipment line, originally was built to a customer’s special request. The machine...

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Plus Ten Stainless announces redesigned website

December 15, 2015

Plus Ten Stainless, Benicia, Calif., has introduced a redesigned website at www.plustenstainless.com. The mobile-friendly, updated website offers quick access to the company’s product catalog. Features include immediate search and quote access, comprehensive technical information, and details...

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Horizontal band saw cuts all types of materials

December 3, 2015

Built to cut all types of materials, the #9683308 horizontal band saw from Palmgren features a saw head and base made from cast iron and rigid steel to eliminate vibration and deflection. The 8- by 12-in. saw’s all gear drive powertrain is connected directly to the motor to deliver full power at...

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Automated cross‐cutting saw system handles nonferrous material

October 21, 2015

TigerStop offers the TigerSaw 2000, a fully automated cross‐cutting saw system with an adjustable cutting envelope, pneumatic clamping, and a patent‐pending lubricant mister. The 17.7-in. saw employs a pusher system that helps ensure finished-part cut quality. It incorporates automated...

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Miter saw provides flexibility for low-volume work

October 15, 2015

The model KM10, a 10-in. miter saw from Kalamazoo Industries, can be bench-mounted, attached to an optional heavy-duty stand, or attached to an optional tray-top stand for wet sawing. The saw is available with a one- or three-phase, 3-HP motor and an adjustable work stop. It features positive...

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Cloud-based system monitors saw blade performance

October 14, 2015

Cosen Saws has introduced MechaLogix Cosen Predictive Computing, a cloud-based system with a feature that monitors the performance of a blade and can accurately forecast the number of remaining cutting hours left before a saw blade dulls and is no longer cutting with precision, or a complete...

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Positioning system software allows editing of multiple cut lists

October 2, 2015

TigerStop offers TigerTouch software for ferrous and nonferrous metal processing. A TigerStop positioning system coupled with the software allows operators of sawing, punching, and drilling equipment to import, view, and edit multiple cut lists. It provides a visual representation of the actual...

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Portable band saw blade handles thin-wall cutting

September 28, 2015

The M. K. Morse Co. has introduced the Morse 12/16 portable band saw blade, designed to be used in thin-wall cutting applications of 3/16 in. or less. The patent-pending design delivers high speed of cut in electrical conduit, Unistrut®, and thin-walled pipe, the company states. The blade is...

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Band saw removes material at 70 sq. IPM

September 1, 2015

Behringer Saws Inc. has introduced the series HBM 500SC automatic horizontal band saw capable of removing more than 70 sq. IPM of material. It can cut materials including carbon steels, tool steels, stainless, and high-alloy steels nearly four times faster than conventional band saws, according to...

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Circular saw introduced

August 6, 2015

Saw blade and band saw manufacturer LENOX® has entered the industrial precision circular saw market with its CircTech™ Precision platform designed for cutting low-carbon and mild-alloy steels. The sawing system features an advanced tensioning system that allows the blade to maintain plate...

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Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet announce new location in Houston

August 4, 2015

BLP Holdings LLC has announced a new, 155,000-sq.-ft. facility in Houston, Texas, that will house both its Metal Cutting Specialists and Houston Water Jet divisions under one roof. Located at 7208 Gessner Road, the facility will be operational in November 2015. “With more than 45 band saws and...

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LENOX marks 100 years in business

July 23, 2015

Cutting tool manufacturer LENOX® celebrates 100 years in business in 2015. Founded in 1915 as LENOX American Saw, the company started as a hacksaw blade manufacturer with a 10-employee team. Today the firm employs more than 900 people and sells its products in more than 70 countries. In 1959...

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Manual band saw delivers repeatable cuts

July 22, 2015

The Kalamazoo Machine Tool H350M manual band saw has a fully automatic sawing action. Once material is positioned and locked in place, the operator pushes a single button; the saw frame makes the cut at the preset rate and then automatically returns to clear the workpiece. This allows the operator...

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Pipe saw cuts ductile iron pipe

July 17, 2015

The PipeCut 360E from Exact Pipe Tools Inc. cuts through ductile iron, multilayer-material, steel, stainless steel, acid-resistant steel, and copper pipes. Features include a two-stage motor speed control, constant torque, soft start, and automatic overload protection. The machine can cut 3- to...

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