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Impediments to fully optimized band sawing can be broken into three broad categories: teeth problems, blade problems, and cutting problems. These troubleshooting tips will help operators of all experience levels work as efficiently as possible.
Entries were judged on surface finish, specified nominal tolerance, tightest tolerance, and level of complexity.
Step-by-step instructions for perfecting your plasma cutting technique. Similar to how an archeologist can read the history of a canyon wall, an experienced plasma cutting operator can take one look at the surface and tell you what went right, what went wrong, and how to correct your mistakes.
Bandsaw blade strategy helps French firm grow business by more than 50% over the last ﬁve to eight years.
Tormach’s plug-and-play AF50 automatic-feed bandsaw increases profitability by freeing employees to work on more complex jobs than manually prepping stock. Pneumatic clamping system with adjustable soft squeeze safely holds material while hydraulic feed control helps keep blade cutting straight.
Simonds Saw has stopped making Dieband, Blockbuster, and Broadband, IC Enduro, and X51 bandsaw blades and is replacing them with four new bimetal products: the Epic GP (general purpose), two SBX (structural blade extreme) blades, and the SiClone XP, which replaces the X51.
David Allen has been tapped to lead the high-end metrology businesses for the Athol, Mass., manufacturer.
All materials present unique cutting issues. For the best sawing results, you must understand how material characteristics and sizes affect the cut to achieve the longest band saw blade life and production results.
Versatix MP bi-metal band saw blades and the web-based Band Saw Blade Selection Tool from Starrett help shops improve productivity and reduce costs when cutting structural profiles, bundles and other sawing applications.
With a 2 in blade, 6.5 deg canted head, double full-stroking hydraulic vises and an automated guide arm, the WS2543M Horizontal Semi-Automatic Band Saw from Amada Marvel has a round cutting capacity of 28 in and rectangle cutting capacity of 25 in x 43 in.
Are you having problems with these tough materials? New and better blades are increasing blade productivity while maintaining or improving both blade life and cut tolerance – they are even being used to cut parts to a final size, without the necessity of additional machining.
This deal expands the international cutting tool business of ATA.
Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show Returns
The 17th Biennial Wisconsin Manufacturing & Technology Show (WIMTS) will be held Oct. 5 through Oct. 7. The event will be held in West Allis, at the Wisconsin State Fair Park, in the Exposition Center.
Velo3D Expands Team by Hiring a Head of Investor Relations and a VP of Sales for North America
As it prepares to become a public company, Velo3D Inc. (Campbell, CA) has announced two new senior positions: 1) VP of investor relations and 2) VP of sales for North America.