Double Column Bandsaw features automated controls.
January 14, 2010 -
Equipped with 5 hp 3-phase motor and 1¼ in. blade, Model XT320 A-NC provides blade speeds from 60-360 fpm and feeder vise stroke of 78 in. Saw can cut up to 12 in. round material and up to 12 x 13 in. rectangular shapes. Machine's control features automatic material sensor to detect cutoff point and material height. Double arch frame dampens vibration, while carbide blade guides run in large diameter bearings for virtually friction-free blade movement.
(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)
|Original Press release |
Kalamazoo Machine Tool, Inc.
6700 Quality Way
Portage, MI, 49002
KMT Model XT320 A-NC Bandsaw Designed for Efficient, Precision Cutting
Kalamazoo Machine Tool Model XT320 A-NC double column bandsaw is designed with automated controls for more efficient operation, and heavy-duty construction features to ensure precision cutting. The control features an automatic material sensor to detect the cutoff point and the material height. This greatly improves productivity by eliminating two of the settings that traditionally must be made by the operator. Plus the short three-inch minimum leftover material remnant results in less scrap.
The entire saw is engineered for maximum rigidity and precision cutting. The double arch frame dampens vibration and has greater strength, less flexing, less vibration, and greater blade life than comparable machines. The carbide blade guides run in large diameter bearings for virtually friction-free blade movement. This eliminates the initial blade twist and provides very rigid blade support for precise and true sawing. The combination of a long blade and very large bandwheels results in lower blade fatigue.
The Model XT320 A-NC saw features a 1-1/4" blade, blade speeds from 60 to 360 FPM, a feeder vise stroke of 78", and a 5 HP 3-phase motor. The saw can cut up to 12" round material and up to 12" x 13" rectangular shapes.