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 blade basics

November 4, 2009

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Making interrupted cuts on materials like structurals, tubes, bundles, and angle iron can wreak havoc on your band saw blade. Not following proper blade break-in procedures can be just as damaging. Following a few tips for both can keep your band saw blade in good working order longer. It can also improve the quality of your cuts.

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Band saw or circular cold saw?

November 2, 2009

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The latest technology advancements between band saws and circular saws have made the choice between the two technologies less clear-cut.

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Sawing system cuts ferrous, nonferrous metals

October 13, 2009

Advanced Machine & Eng. Co. (AME) has announced the introduction of the AMSAW® S300 sawing system, designed to cut ferrous and nonferrous metals.Its capacity is 3 to 12 in., and it uses cermet or...

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Vertical column cold saw suitable for high-volume work

September 9, 2009

The Kalamazoo Machine Tool Model C320SA vertical column cold saw is designed for semiautomatic production sawing of tubes, profiles, and small solids. The saw features two spindle speeds, 17 and 34...

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Circular sawing machines hold cut-length tolerances as close as ±0.0008 in.

September 9, 2009

Klingelhofer Corp.'s Bimax automatic circular sawing machines are designed for accurate cutting of bars, tubes, and shapes.The high-precision Swiss machines hold cut length tolerances as close as...

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Heian celebrates 70th anniversary

September 9, 2009

Stiles Machinery Inc., Grand Rapids, Mich., is pleased to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Heian Corp., along with the 40th anniversary of its introduction of the world's first circular cutting NC...

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Benchtop miter band saw has variable electronic speed control, ergonomic grip

August 11, 2009

Dayton's benchtop dry cut miter band saw features a variable electronic speed control and ergonomic grip with a built-in start/stop switch. The saw head swivels and locks for miter cutting while the...

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M.K. Morse names director of supply chain management

August 11, 2009

The M.K. Morse Co., Canton, Ohio, a manufacturer of saw blades, has promoted John Sweeney to director of supply chain management. He directs the recently organized Supply Chain Management Group, which...

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Horizontal band saw now available with hydraulic vising

July 20, 2009

Marvel Mfg. Co., Oshkosh, Wis., has announced that its Spartan Model S330 horizontal band saw now is available with hydraulic vising.The new Model S330HV features an hydraulic work holding vise in...

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Vacuum system for carbide circular saws introduced

July 20, 2009

Marvel Mfg. Co., Oshkosh, Wis., has introduced a vacuum system for use with carbide circular saws used in cutting tubing.The vacuum removes the hardened chips from the center of the tube, preventing...

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Twin post band saw designed for specialty steels

July 20, 2009

Marvel Mfg. Co., Oshkosh, Wis., has added the PA460-HD production band saw designed to cut specialty steels to its Spartan line.The twin post machine combines rigid construction, a 10-HP blade drive,...

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Band saw handles large billets, bundles

July 20, 2009

Marvel Mfg. Co., Oshkosh, Wis., has added the PA700HD production band saw with a capacity of 28 in. by 32 in. to its Spartan line. The saw is suitable for large billets and bundles.The twin post...

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Band saw blades suitable for interrupted cutting applications

July 14, 2009

The L.S. Starrett Co. has introduced the Versatix™ MP line of multipurpose band saw blades. They feature a new tooth design that is suitable for interrupted cutting applications in structural...

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New services brochure available

June 16, 2009

Manchester Tool & Die Inc. offers a new 4-page brochure detailing its steel fabricating and production machining services, as well as the production machining and tube end forming services from BKB...

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Automatic band saw for job shops released

June 9, 2009

Hyd-Mech Group Ltd. has released the SM10CNC single-miter automatic band saw for job shops. It features a 10-in. round or 7 - by 11-in. capacity at 90 degrees; a 1-in. blade; a 2.5-HP direct-drive...

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