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Hyd-mech S20p

I am very excited to share that our first saw purchased through an auction was a complete success! In very little time were were able to: purchase a used Hyd-Mech S-20p, fine tune it to run like new, and ship it out the door. Our customer needed a saw ASAP, we...

Proper tooth pattern for faster cutting

One of my customers recently contacted me for assistance in improving their steel cutting production rates. They had run up against a wall in trying to get faster cut times for some large bundles of angle, i-beam, and c-channel. Their saw was running smoothly, but the...

Using a wood saw to cut metal

Too often, a homeowner or hobbiest tries to cut metal with the wood cutting bandsaw they have. Woodworking saws typically run much faster than metalworking saws, and bimetal blades have issues when they are run too fast. Here is a perfect example of a recent situation...

Cutting Stainless Steel at incredible speeds!

I have a band saw blade that will literally cut hard materials at a rate you have never seen! In fact this bi-metal bandsaw blade just outperformed a carbide tipped bandsaw blade. When I say outperformed, I mean it cut FASTER than carbide! Normal rates when cutting...

Sawing Fluid for cold weather

As spring approaches and the weather starts to improve, I am a bit puzzled by the increased interest in sawing fluid for cold weather. Either we have a lot of customers who are preparing well in advance for the next winter, or we have many customers that weren’t...

Cutting bundles of A615 steel-small round bars

Today I helped a customer cutting A615 rebar steel. They had 49 pieces of 1-1/4” solid round bars bundled together. We needed to help them get the fastest cutting time they could, for their production requirements are very high!Whenever I cut small round bars in a big...

Cutting tubing in Georgia

I had a really interesting phone call today from Georgia. This gentleman was looking for a band saw to cut angle iron and structural tubing. He needed to have the capabilities to mitre cut, and a saw that would last for years to come. Together we decided that we were...