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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Less lubricant results in better sawing? - TheFabricator.com

Less lubricant results in better sawing?

November 7, 2011

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For fabricators looking to reduce the amount of lubricant they use for sawing applications, lubricants designed for near- dry sawing may be the answer. These minimum quantity lubricants, as they are called, are designed to provide complete coverage of the blade with as small an amount as possible.

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DoALL names new executive at Continental Machines

October 24, 2011

DoALL Co., Wheeling, Ill., has hired Kurt Plechaty as executive vice president in charge of plant operations at Continental Machines. An engineer, Plechaty has a master’s degree in organizational leadership and quality. Located in Savage, Minn., Continental Machines manufactures band saws under...

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Behringer Saws adds sales manager for Southwest

September 19, 2011

Behringer Saws Inc., Morgantown, Pa., has announced that Kyle Adams has joined its sales team as the Southwest regional sales manager. His territory is Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Alabama. Adams previously worked for Heyco Products and for six...

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Three-axis drilling, marking, sawing machine introduced

July 25, 2011

Knuth Machine Tools USA Inc. has introduced the new BeamCenter CNC 1200 saw and drill press center. It offers centrally controlled, customizable beam production, performing simultaneous three-axis drilling, marking, and sawing. The machine features four station tool changers per drill spindle,...

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Vertical column saw designed for nonproduction applications - TheFabricator.com

Vertical column saw designed for nonproduction applications

July 11, 2011

The Kalamazoo Machine Tool model C315/350 hinge-type vertical column saw is designed for nonproduction applications requiring cuts in tubes, pipes, and light structural shapes. The saw has a 14-in. blade, 3.5-HP motor, spindle speeds of 24 to 105 RPM with an infinitely variable option in...

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Automatic tube saw operates as stand-alone unit or part of processing line - TheFabricator.com

Automatic tube saw operates as stand-alone unit or part of processing line

June 20, 2011

The TC720 automatic tube saw from BLM Group USA is designed to operate as a stand-alone unit or as part of a fully automated tube processing line controlled by a single CNC. The programming system has an applications-tested database that covers blade speeds and feeds for different materials,...

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Wet benchtop saw measures 24 in. in all dimensions - TheFabricator.com

Wet benchtop saw measures 24 in. in all dimensions

May 31, 2011

Kalamazoo Industries' model K10WBT enclosed, wet cutting, benchtop abrasive saw offers manual operation. The 10-in.-dia. abrasive blade (not included) allows the machine to cut up to 1.5-in. solids and 2.5-in. pipe. The saw features a magnetic switch; an internal worklight; dual 3-in. vises;...

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Band saw blades have durable edge wire for longer cutting life - TheFabricator.com

Band saw blades have durable edge wire for longer cutting life

May 9, 2011

The Morse Achiever™ bimetal production band saw blade features a high-chrome backer for increased fatigue strength and reduced blade breaks and a durable edge wire for longer cutting life. The blade is heat- and fatigue-resistant. Sawing applications include profiles and solids of carbon,...

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Abrasive cuttoff saw

Making the abrasive cutoff saw work for you

May 6, 2011

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Providing exact advice on how to get optimal performance from an abrasive cutoff saw is very difficult because each application is unique. Rough guidelines, however, can help a metal fabricator understand the cutting process, troubleshoot problem areas, and determine the right equipment for the cutting job.

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Large-capacity band saw combines mitering capability, automatic bar feed system - TheFabricator.com

Large-capacity band saw combines mitering capability, automatic bar feed system

March 21, 2011

Scotchman® Industries has introduced the SHA 2131 band saw, with a capacity of 21 by 31 in. at 90 degrees and 21 by 14 in. at 60 degrees. The automatic saw combines mitering capability with an automatic bar feed system. The bar feed uses an automatic shuttle-vise feed system that handles up...

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Transforming structural cutting challenges into profit - TheFabricator.com

Transforming structural cutting challenges into profit

January 27, 2011

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Cutting structural steel can pose an incredible challenge because of the different material types and shapes. This challenge is not an impossible task, however, and can be made much easier with the correct blade choice, proper machine operation, and thorough maintenance of the blade and machine.

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Semiautomatic abrasive saw enclosed with outlet to contain cutting dust and abrasive particulate mater - TheFabricator.com

Semiautomatic abrasive saw enclosed with outlet to contain cutting dust and abrasive particulate mater

January 17, 2011

The Kalamazoo Industries model K26E 26-in., semiautomatic abrasive saw is totally enclosed with a 6-in. outlet to contain the dust and abrasive particulate matter produced during cutting. The saw features a 26-in. wheel; an air-over-oil, 0- to 12-FPM power downfeed; a 20-HP, three-phase motor...

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Band saw features automatic material sensor - TheFabricator.com

Band saw features automatic material sensor

January 17, 2011

Kalamazoo Machine Tool's model XT320 A-NC double-column band saw is designed with fully automated controls and heavy-duty construction. The control has an automatic material sensor to detect the cutoff point and material height, eliminating two of the settings that traditionally must be made by...

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AME completes asset purchase of Metalcut

November 29, 2010

Advanced Machine & Eng. (AME), a Rockford, Ill.-based manufacturer of machine tool components and auxiliary equipment, has announced the asset purchase of the Metalcut Carbide Saw Division of Centro-Metalcut, also of Rockford, a designer and manufacturer of heavy-duty carbide sawing systems for...

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Metal Sawing 101: Cold saws and band saws - TheFabricator.com

Metal Sawing 101: Cold saws and band saws

November 22, 2010

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The process of deciding between a band saw and a cold saw is not always clear-cut. Here are some short answers to this and other frequently asked sawing questions

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