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Air-Powered Saw uses quick-clamp assembly.

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Air-Powered Saw uses quick-clamp assembly.

Mar 25, 2005 - Air Powered Saw, Model APS-438 is available with PanelHOG® Assembly, which features wedge-style clamps and track that comes in 5-15 ft sections for making straight cuts without tack welding tabs and hot spots. Providing cut-line indicator gauge to facilitate setup and alignment, clamping bracket can be adjusted for all types of boiler tube panel sections. Operating on 90 psi air with 3 hp pneumatic motor, saw cuts alloyed materials up to 4 in. thick.

Original Press Release

Boiler Tube Panel Saw Quick-Clamp Eliminates Weld Tabs

Press release date: Mar 11, 2005

A new quick-clamp assembly that can be used for straight-cutting panels, steel plate and any flat material up to 4" deep, without tack welding tabs and hot spots, is being introduced by ESCO Tool of Medfield, Massachusetts.

The PanelHOG® Quick-Clamp Assembly features wedge-style clamps and a track that comes in 5 to 15 ft. sections and accepts the APS-438 Air Powered Saw for making perfectly straight cuts without tack welding tabs and hot spots. Providing a cut-line indicator gauge to simplify setup and alignment, the rigid clamping bracket can easily be adjusted for all types of boiler tube panel sections and the saw can cut highly alloyed materials up to 4" thick.

Permitting clean, straight cuts with no rework prior to end prepping, the APS-438 Air Powered Saw operates on 90 psi air, features a 3 HP pneumatic motor, and uses fiberglass reinforced cutting blades. The PanelHOG® Quick-Clamp Assembly has a 2" W steel track, a bracket for mounting the saw which has four grooved steel wheels, and glides effortlessly along the track.

The PanelHOG® Quick-Clamp Assembly is priced from $ 750.00(list), depending upon length and the APS-438 Air Powered Saw sells for $4,995.00 and is available for rent in the continental USA.

For more information contact: ESCO Tool A Unit of Esco Technologies, Inc. Matthew Brennan, Marketing Director 50 Park St. / P.O. Box 530 Medfield, MA 02052 (800) 343-6926 FAX (508) 359-4145 e-mail: matt@escotool.com www.escotool.com