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By Ted A. Slezak
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002146
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... Abstract Sawing is the process of cutting a workpiece with power band saws, hacksaws, and circular saws. This article discusses the process capabilities and limitations of band sawing. It provides information on band sawing machines, their fixtures and attachments, band construction...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002185
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
.... In addition, the article provides a comprehensive discussion on various machining techniques that are employed for machining of copper and copper alloys: turning, planing, drilling, reaming, tapping and threading, multiple operation machining, milling, slitting and circular sawing, power band sawing and power...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 12
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1987
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v12.a0000613
EISBN: 978-1-62708-181-8
...-overload fractures, impact fractures, microstructure, quench cracking, brittle-in-service failure, hydrogen embrittlement, stress-corrosion cracking, and grain-boundary cracking of tool steel components. These components include diesel engine injector plungers, rivet-heading tools, circular saw blades...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005174
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
... to be supported solely by the operator: Once the nibbler has started cutting, the weight of the tool is supported by the sheet being worked. Nibblers are considered to be very safe to operate. Some equipment is available with guide fences (similar to those used with circular saws), circle-cutting attachments...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002186
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... and causes the saw to ride over the work. The set of the teeth on band saws and hacksaws must be relatively circular saw teeth. Relief angles on the teeth of circular saws must be adequate to minimize friction. Designs of circular saws, band saws, and power and hand hacksaws are summarized in Table 5...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002194
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
..., m/min (sfm) Feed rate Comments Cutoff sawing Horizontal band saw with positive hydraulic head feed Carbide-tip blades 120 (400) Maximum Good cut quality. Maintain moderate pressure to maximize blade life. Sample cutting Diamond blade wafering saw Circular diamond blade...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003042
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
.... Research and development of other machining techniques and procedures for composites is ongoing but limited. Cutting tools used to trim composites are of three basic types: circular saws, router cutters, and abrasive tools. Diamond-coated circular saw blades used in portable equipment are useful...
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By Justin Heimsch
Book: Casting
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 15
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2008
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v15.a0005273
EISBN: 978-1-62708-187-0
... and repeatability of the cut, and the total cost of ownership of the capital equipment necessary. In practice, thixocast billet cutting is usually performed using automated circular saws. Carbide-bladed circular saws are capable of precision cutting of nonferrous bar stock at extremely high production rates...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 November 2018
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02a.a0006494
EISBN: 978-1-62708-207-5
.... This article reviews these general machining factors as well as specific cutting tool and cutting parameters for the six basic chip-forming processes of turning, shaping, milling, drilling, sawing, and broaching. Best practices for each of the six chip-forming processes are suggested for optimized machining...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002184
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
.... The contour cutting of aluminum alloys is usually done by band sawing; straight cutting is done on a circular saw, band saw, power hacksaw, or abrasive cutoff wheel. Circular saws or band saws are preferred for the rapid cutoff of rod and bar stock; either can be readily adapted for high-speed, automatic work...
Book Chapter

Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14b.a0005106
EISBN: 978-1-62708-186-3
.... The same laser can be used to cut men's suits, newspapers, circuit boards, motorcycle fenders, circular saw blades, stainless steel auto exhaust tubing, and 13 mm (0.5 in.) thick alloy steel for aircraft disc brakes. Its flexibility makes the laser an ideal tool for prototype or production work. Because...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002188
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... heavy sections (such as forgings, ingots, and blooms) of the alloys of groups A, B, C, and D-1 is by circular saws with insert teeth. A typical installation uses a 1100 mm (44 in.) diam blade with 56 inserted high-speed steel teeth. The teeth are ground and set into the blade to give a 15° rake angle...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002190
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
..., molybdenum, and tantalum may be sawed with power hacksaws or band saws, using high-speed steel blades. Tungsten may be cut with circular sawing, using high-speed steel blades, and with abrasive cutoff. The latter method is also suitable for cutting the other refractory metals. Circular sawing is confined...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 14A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v14a.a0003997
EISBN: 978-1-62708-185-6
... usually cannot be permitted, because forging defects are likely to nucleate from the rough ends. If shearing is used, best practice is to condition the sheared ends—for example, with a radiusing machine. Sawing with circular saws having carbide-tipped blades is widely used as a method of preparing stock...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 June 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02b.a0006590
EISBN: 978-1-62708-210-5
... standard, highly polished deep flutes, narrow lands and up to 18° lip clearance. They should operate at speeds of 500–600 feet per minute. Threading taps should have highly polished flutes and should be undercut. The rake angles should be increased to 12–18°. Coarse teeth circular saws should have...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 2
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v02.a0001104
EISBN: 978-1-62708-162-7
... of usable carbide compositions is restricted, and CVD coating technologies cannot be applied. Nevertheless, brazed tools are still used in applications such as circular saws and small-diameter drills where mechanical clamping is impractical. This section will focus...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002127
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... laminates or natural-wood veneers (bonded with abrasive resins), but the abrasive nature of the composite is often compounded by hard particles of sand or other inclusions in the interior of the board. The most common cutting techniques used in the woodworking industry are sawing (with circular saws...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 7
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v07.a0006133
EISBN: 978-1-62708-175-7
...) …  Depth of cut, mm (in.) 0.3–6 (0.012–0.236) … Band or circular saws can be used to cut molybdenum sheet. Sheet thicknesses in the range of 1.0 to 1.5 mm (0.04 to 0.06 in.) require band speeds of 37 m/min (120 sfm); thinner sections with thicknesses from 0.4 to 0.75 mm (0.016 to 0.03 in.) can...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0009072
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... are not created. Therefore, when sectioning the part, the use of a band saw with a tooth blade is never recommended, because it may significantly damage the specimen. Instead, an abrasive band saw is best used to cut large parts down to a manageable size. Even with an abrasive band saw, some damage may...
Book: Machining
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 16
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1989
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v16.a0002121
EISBN: 978-1-62708-188-7
... mills, reamers, taps, threading dies, milling cutters, circular saws, broaches, and hobs are based on the same parameters of hot hardness, wear resistance, toughness, and economics of manufacture. Some of the cutting tools that require extensive grinding have been produced of P/M high-speed tool steels...