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Doall explodes parts ordering, new bandsaws
DoAll Sawing Products’ bandsaw owners can now order repair, replacement and service parts online. If they are unsure of the correct part number, users can access the digital parts manuals and associated index pages will highlight the part or assembly description to produce an exploded view page calling out referenced part numbers. If the replacement part is available, it will be highlighted on the page for immediate ordering. DoAll also added two larger capacity dual-column bandsaws to its Continental series product line: The DC-1100SA offers semi-automatic capacities on rectangles at 43.3 in. by 43.3 in.; the DC-1700SA boasts a rectangle capacity of 67 in. by 51.2 in. The bandsaws are for those that need a high-production bandsaw but have operations that do not require indexing or automatic cutting cycles.
Tube fabrication industries acquires saws
BLM Group USA recently sold a CM602 automatic CNC sawing machine and BC80 CNC end-machining center to Tube Fabrication Industries Inc. The sale was announced at IMTS 2016. Tube Fabrication Industries fabricates aluminum and carbon steel tubing and tubular components f or automotive anti-vibration devices (NVH Control). The CM602 cuts short and medium-length steel, copper, brass and aluminum tubes, solid bars and profiles. The saw can handle tube and bar up to 4 in. in diameter and runs at up to a 5,000-rpm cutting speed.
Scotchman turns 50, offers drill tap option
Scotchman Industries, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, announced its drill tap option for its GAA-500 90 automatic upcut circular cold saw. The saw is for cutting nonferrous materials at 90 degrees up to 6 in. square and round. It includes a 7.5-hp motor that provides a cutting speed of 3,000 rpm, a pneumatic mist coolant system and a base designed with two chip-extraction ports. A rotary dial allows for length adjustments and part lengths that are held to the length tolerance of ±0.006 in. per index.
2017 global bandsaw blade market report
The global bimetallic bandsaw blade market is expected to keep rising at a high CAGR and reach values of high millions by the end of the forecast period of 2017 up to 2022, according to Orbis Research’s Global Bimetallic Bandsaw Blade Market report. The manufacturing industry has provided a major boost to the blade market as more people are shifting their preferences to compact and lightweight bimetallic bandsaw blade carrying options. The report covers the sales, production and revenue of each of the top players in the market. The market is segmented on the basis of applications into specialist retailers, factory outlets and internet sales.
Lenox develops blades for industrial applications
New HRX bi-metal bandsaw blades from Lenox are for heavy-duty industrial applications. Engineered to cut structural steel, tubing and bundles, large metal beams and heavy walled tubes, the blades feature Power Blast technology that strengthens the blade to minimize breaks, and durable teeth for cutting large structural beams. The blades improve chip flow and reduce blade deflection for cutting efficiency. Tooth geometry was designed to minimize edge chipping and crooked cuts. The blades utilize alternating set teeth, which widens the cutting channel to limit blade pinching.
Behringer names sales manager
Behringer Saws Inc. named Joe Suydam northeast regional sales manager. Suydam will be responsible for the sale of bandsaws, circular cold saws, plate saws and material handling equipment in the eastern United States and Ontario, Canada. He joined the company in 2012, working as a sales and marketing associate, later becoming inside sales engineer. In this capacity, Suydam worked collaboratively with the outside sales team to provide solutions for customers and formulate quotations.
Kasto adds double miter saw
The Kastomiwin double miter bandsaw from Kasto is for cut-to-length and miter cuts between -45 and 60 degrees. Initially available in semi-automatic and automatic versions, the saw is designed for cut-to-size pieces in the steel industry, the iron and steel trade, plant construction and special machine building. The clamping range is up to 460 mm, depending on the material profile. The smallest size that can be cut is 10 mm by 10 mm. With single cuts, the saw leaves a remnant piece of 30 mm. In automatic mode, the remnant piece length increases to 200 mm for 90-degree cuts.
Starrett to display latest blades at eastec
The L.S. Starrett Co. will show its latest bandsaw blade solutions at the Eastec show in Booth No. 5045. Blade solutions include Versatix MP bi-metal bandsaw blades, which feature tripletempered, high-speed M-42 cobalt steel teeth with an alloy steel backing strip. The blade’s patented tooth design dissipates stress during cutting for less tooth breakage and longer blade life. The blades include Starrett’s bi-metal unique technology that joins two strips of high-speed steel wires to the backing steel using solid-state diffusion bonding to create a stronger, longer lasting blade.
Tormach Releases New Auto-feed Bandsaw
Tormach Inc.’s AF50 Autofeed Bandsaw, the company’s first bandsaw offering, is programmable and fully automatic. By combining a pneumatic clamping system and hydraulic feed control, the bandsaw provides consistent and repeatable cuts. It operates on 115-VAC, single-phase power and cuts lengths from 0.157 in. to 50 in. The pneumatic clamping system features an adjustable soft-squeeze, which reliably holds material from thin-walled tubing to 7-in. round steel bars. Return on investment is quick because the saws require little operator intervention.
Kaast Machine Tools to Host Open House
Kaast Machine Tools Inc. invites current and potential customers to its first annual open house on May 29, 2020 at its U.S. headquarters in Aldan, Pa. More than a dozen machines will be running, including lathes, saws, surface grinders, press brakes, plate and angle rollers, and ironworkers. Existing customers will be onsite to discuss Kaast machines. Local metal supply vendor Ryerson also will be onsite providing materials to test on machines. Other vendors’ products scheduled include Lenox saw blades, Fagor CNC controls and Lehmann rotary tables.
New VP of engineering at HE&M Saw
HE&M Saw announced that joe purtle has been promoted to vice president of engineering. purtle will be assisting doug harris, president and ceo, and other department heads. originally hired in 1976, purtle was promoted to plant manager in 2013. as vp of engineering, he will design new models and use new processes to enable he&m saw to meet the needs of the metalworking industry.
Kasto presents at MWCS show
At the Metalworking and CNC Machine Tool Show held Nov. 1-5 in Shanghai, Kasto presented its KastoWin automatic bandsaws for serial and production sawing of solid materials, tubes and sections. The machines have a cutting range from 330 mm to 1,060 mm, and the KastoWin A 4.6, with a cutting range of 460 mm, was shown live at the show. The machines recently become available with a moveable material support table for heavy workpieces and in a version for tubular material.
Kasto names vps, offers monitoring app
Kasto Inc. announced two strategic American leadership changes. Stefan Dolipski (right) is taking on one of the vice president positions where he will focus on technical consulting and service related topics. Dolipski has been with Kasto 17 years and will continue to manage the service department. Nikolis Wasynczuk is the other vice president and will concentrate on commercial, financial and administrative matters. In other news, the company’s KastoApp displays the status of all Kasto sawing machines in the network equipped with EasyControl or ExpertControl using a smartphone or tablet. The app indicates whether the saws are in automatic or manual mode, reports malfunctions and shows if a tool change is taking place. It gives the user exact information on all relevant parameters, such as the material, cutting length, target and actual quantity, feed rate and cutting speed.
Palmgren’s 10-in. automatic bandsaw
Built for high output and heavy-duty performance, Palmgren’s 10-in. automatic horizontal bandsaw offers tight tolerances in cutting repeatability and accuracy at high cutting rates. It is equipped with a hydraulic shuttle vise feed system with split vises that clamp the workpiece. Its touchscreen multiple-job programming allows the operator to continually produce accurate cuts. It is made from heavy-duty cast iron and steel for stiffness and vibration dampening.
Behringer appoints marketing coordinator
Behringer Saws Inc. appointed Sarah Rowley marketing coordinator for its North American operations. Overall, Rowley will be responsible for maintaining current marketing initiatives, as well as the development of tools and creative programs necessary to take the department to the next level. Her duties include tracking industry trends, company website maintenance, developing and leading the company’s social media campaign, advertising, and trade show coordination. Prior to joining Behringer, Rowley was the marketing coordinator for Substation Engineering Co.
U.S. cutting tool consumption up
March U.S. cutting tool consumption totaled $207.08 million, according to the U.S. Cutting Tool Institute (USCTI) and AMT – The Association for Manufacturing Technology. This total was up 8.8 percent from February’s $190.32 million and up 3.5 percent compared with the $200.05 million reported for March 2017. With a year-to-date total of $581.02 million, 2018 is up 6.0 percent over 2017. The totals here represent the majority of the U.S. market for cutting tools. The USCTI members, which number more than 70, belong to 10 product divisions, including metal cutting saw blades.
New auto-loading system from scotchman
Scotchman Industries Inc. released the CPO 350 Auto Loader fully automatic sawing system. Based on the semi-automatic CPO 350 PKPD circular cold saw, the new system can cut multiple lengths of tube at a maximum 3 in. dia. The saw comes standard with a touchscreen control, 5-hp variable-speed motor, 315-mm-dia. blade and the ability to run unlimited cut lists from ½ in. to 23 ft. lengths. The operator can run a complete cut list or run of cut lists at 90 degrees on automatic cycle or switch to semi-automatic cycle to miter cut.
Saw blades market report available
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Lenox Partners With Firefighter Foundation
Lenox announced a partnership with the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) that includes assistance in professional firefighter training, funding and awareness events to first responders. From Oct. 8-12, Lenox and the NFFF will hold an expo to provide hands-on training, education and networking opportunities. Lenox will supply reciprocating saw blades to teach trainees technician-level vehicle rescue skills. In addition Lenox will donate $15,000 to the foundation in late October. Lenox has produced specialized fire and rescue blades for more than 20 years.
Doall Sawing Celebrates Legacy
DoAll Sawing Products, having spanned 100 years, celebrates many milestones in 2020. The company’s history includes: the founders developing the first alignment machine for auto repair shops in 1919; the first DoAll band machine developed and demonstrated across North America in 1935 (shown); the ARS- 1216 microprocessor- controlled sawing system with automatic storage and retrieval in 1984; and the introduction of an automatic cold saw in 2013. Today, DoAll is looking to the future with a survey about customer satisfaction and what DoAll can do to improve in the years to come, which can be found on their website.