Saw Blades, Tooling & Workholding
Cast Master XL’s aggressive rake angle increases the shear plane angle, reducing cutting forces and aiding in tooth penetration. The high-alloy backing steel and next generation welding technology prevent premature tooth loss, providing a stronger bond between the carbide tip and the backing steel, leading to longer blade life and faster cuts. Cast Master XL is available in a wide range of blade widths and tooth pitches to fit the majority of carbide-friendly band saws.
The precision grinding techniques and specialized carbide grade of the Cast Master XL band saw blade from Lenox enable longer blade life and smoother cuts for shops that compete in the growing aluminum market.
Grinding Machines, Metal Cutting
The TGS-CL-6020 centerless grinder dependably handles a variety of industry-wide grinding applications in the roughest production environments. The machine is built to provide many years of uninterrupted service without high maintenance costs.
The TGS-CL-6020 centerless grinder from Total Grinding Solutions is ideal for medium to large-batch production with short setup times in the roughest production environments.
Automation/Robotics, Welding
The CNC spot welding system built by Contour Arc consists of several major components that are built around the Siemens SINUMERIK 802D CNC control. The system uses three axes (X/Y/C) of coordinated motion and a Miyachi Unitek IS-120B inverter spot welding power supply.
Outdoor grill manufacturers face considerable foreign and domestic competition, changing demands in public taste and the constant challenge of product innovation. To stay ahead of the competition, the control behind this automated spot welding system provides complete flexibility in producing all of the models, sizes, and quantities they need at any time.
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