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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Nanocomposite coating helps increase saw blade service life

November 5, 2013

Tru-Cut Saw has developed a new nanocomposite PVD coating that helps increase blade life in circular ferrous and nonferrous sawing applications. The ViTA-Nano coating is a proprietary combination of titanium, aluminum, aluminum-titanium, chrome, and silicon. For deposition, all cathodes in the PVD...

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Cutting away at band sawing costs - TheFabricator.com

Cutting away at band sawing costs

November 5, 2013

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For years the band sawing operation was a bit of a tortoise, at least relative to other processes in sheet metal, plate, and structural fabrication. Compared to other cutting operations—be it with a laser, plasma torch, or turret punch press—it took a long time for a saw to cut...

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Hitch-feed saw cuts tubing, solids - TheFabricator.com

Hitch-feed saw cuts tubing, solids

October 10, 2013

Scotchman® Industries' CPO 315 hitch-feed, automatic circular cold saw provides uninterrupted cutting on tubing or solids. The machine is suitable for making clean cuts in high-volume and short-length applications. The machine has a length tolerance of ± 0.004- on 3.5-in.-dia. tube...

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Circular saw blades made for cordless saws - TheFabricator.com

Circular saw blades made for cordless saws

October 9, 2013

The M.K. Morse Co. has introduced Metal Devil CL™ metal cutting circular saw blades for cordless circular saws. The line includes six new metal cutting blades for 6.5-in. saws. The blades are suitable for cutting steel, aluminum, and stainless. Rake angles and tooth geometries have been...

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Combined saw/drill unit designed for railroad industry - TheFabricator.com

Combined saw/drill unit designed for railroad industry

September 25, 2013

Advanced Machine & Engineering Co. (AME) offers the Amsaw R series saw, designed for high-production cutting of high-alloy rails for the railroad industry. Features include a saw blade changeover time of less than 3 min., hardened spindle gears ground for minimum backlash, a blade guide and...

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Carbide band saw blade coated to prevent heat buildup

September 10, 2013

LENOX® offers the LENOX ARMOR CT BLACK® carbide band saw blade. The coating comprises aluminum, titanium, and nitrogen to protect each tooth from heat and wear. The blade features backing steel is heat-treated and prepared to help minimize premature band breaks. With its micrograined carbide...

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Miter saw includes automatic length positioning - TheFabricator.com

Miter saw includes automatic length positioning

September 3, 2013

TigerStop offers the TigerAngle system, which delivers automated length positioning and compound mitering. It is equipped for applications requiring high-volume horizontal and vertical angle cutting. The system can be used solely as a stop in a set point operation or as a push-feed operation....

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Upcut circular cold saw cuts nonferrous material

July 22, 2013

Scotchman Industries® has introduced the SUP-500 NF upcut circular cold saw designed for cutting nonferrous material. It features a 20-in., 120-tooth carbide blade that can produce round cuts up to 7 in. dia. and rectangular cuts up to 11.75 by 5 in. Standard features include an adjustable feed...

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Dry-cutting miter saw makes 4-in.-deep cuts - TheFabricator.com

Dry-cutting miter saw makes 4-in.-deep cuts

July 8, 2013

CS Unitec has introduced a portable, dry-cutting miter saw for steel, stainless steel, and other materials. The model 9410 ND is the only metal cutting machine on the market with stepless adjustments from -45 to +45 degrees, according to the manufacturer. The 10-in. tungsten carbide-tipped...

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Behringer Saws names Capital Machine Technologies as distributor

June 19, 2013

Behringer Saws, a manufacturer of automated and semiautomatic band saws, circular cold saws, and structural fabricating equipment in Morgantown, Pa., has named Capital Machine Technologies as an authorized distributor for the southern U.S. Capital — which has locations in Tampa, Fla.; Dallas;...

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Cold saw blade has teeth in enlarged center hole - TheFabricator.com

Cold saw blade has teeth in enlarged center hole

May 16, 2013

Graebener-Reika Inc. offers the RingSaw™ line of cold saws for processing tube, pipe, bar, plate, and sheet metal. Instead of cutting with the OD of the blade, the saw puts teeth in the enlarged center hole. The electromechanical unit rotates the blade by turning the OD; the center hole is...

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Band sawing structurals - TheFabricator.com

Band sawing structurals

May 15, 2013

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For performing structural cuts with a band saw, a few simple tips will help in your quest to make straight cuts, which can ultimately lead to better welds.

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Calculator measures baseline band sawing performance - TheFabricator.com

Calculator measures baseline band sawing performance

May 14, 2013

Simonds Intl. has introduced SnapShot™ to its Cutting Intelligence™ line of analysis tools. The band sawing calculator is a data-driven Microsoft® Excel® tool that identifies and measures the impact of improved productivity and performance on day-to-day band sawing operations...

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Circular cold saw features fully integrated automatic feed - TheFabricator.com

Circular cold saw features fully integrated automatic feed

May 2, 2013

Behringer has introduced the new VMS 370A circular cold saw for straight and miter cutting of ferrous and nonferrous metals. It is integrated with an automatic feeding unit. Programming the length of cut and number of pieces is enabled by the control unit keypad and LCD. The saw's 14.5-in.-dia....

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Dry-cutting saw cuts 4.75 in. deep without coolant - TheFabricator.com

Dry-cutting saw cuts 4.75 in. deep without coolant

March 21, 2013

The 8320 BigSaw2 from CS Unitec is the largest dry-cutting, portable metal saw on the market, according to the manufacturer. Featuring a 12.75.in.-dia., carbide-tipped blade that cuts up to 4.75 in. deep, the saw quickly processes steel, sandwich panels, conduits, and metal pipes without...

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