To deliver on customer needs, saw manufacturers expand the possibilities for automation and revisit the circular cold saw
Bandsaws and blades have a long history, but only recently have they begun to keep up with advancements in technology
From major company milestones to safety solutions and more, sawing operations improve in myriad ways
Tackling tubular material, handling holesaws and managing miter cuts. Check out the entire new issue of Sawing Productivity in the May / June issue of Shop Floor Lasers.
Tubular USA is finding ways to increase their productivity using Scotchman saws.
Designed for cutting bundles of solids, structurals and tubes, Simonds’ IC Enduro 3, like other blades, requires a rich coolant mix that sticks to the blade.
To cut tough exotic metals like Hastelloy, Inconel and others, it takes the correct saw, know how and the right blade.
Getting into production with his company’s new Amada bandsaw, Pat Schisler was happily cutting 316 stainless barstock with the recommended carbide-tipped blades when things started to go wrong.
The statement: “A band saw blade is a band saw blade is a band saw blade,” isn’t true, says Glenn Tatro, director, technical sales, LENOX. There’s a lot more to cutting with one than you might think, and how saw blades are made separates the best from the rest.
Some might say that sawing doesn’t exactly move at the “speed of light” compared to other fields in the fabrication industry. Regardless of whether this is true, it’s certainly clear that it doesn’t sit at a standstill, either.