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Standard Band Saws and Circular Blade Billet Saws for Automatic Sawing in Unattended Environments

Figure 1 and figure 2 show an automatic billet loading table to transfer bars to a saw. The saw will cut the required pieces and transfer the pieces to bins.
AMSAW 180P Automatic Circular Blade Carbide Bullet Saw System
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When to Use a Slide Saw vs. a Pivot Saw?

Your floor space and layout, budget, and customer needs will determine if a carbide slide saw or carbide pivot saw is best for your machine shop operations.

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Systems for Length Measurement in Metal Bar, Tube, Billet, Rail, and Plate Sawing

Posted by Chris Rindels

There is a lot to consider when selecting the right length measurement system for your application. It is a matter of discrimination on how accurate your measuring needs to be and the costs benefit of each method that is available.

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Carbide-Tipped Saw Blades Offer Flexibility & Just-In-Time Production

Carbide-tipped blades increase tool life, provide faster cutting rates, and decrease production costs

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How to Cut Costs Using Different Types of Carbide-Tipped Circular Saw Blades

Carbide-tipped circular saw blades are offered in three versions with different cost structures.
Updated September 2019

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Why Some Material Load Tables are Overloaded with Cost

Heavy material infeed systems in production sawing systems are often over-engineered in an attempt to avoid severe damage from dropped loads. The downfall? The potential for significant cost increases.

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Circular Saw vs. Band Saw: Which One is Best for You?

Let’s cover the differences between circular saws and band saws, and how to choose which one is best for your operation.

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Do You Really Know the Cost of Your Carbide Billet Saw?

When you have to cut a lot of alloy steel, cutting speed is an obvious issue - but are you getting the saw for a good price? We'll explain how shock load and operator error can affect the total cost of your carbide billet saw.


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