• superduplex band sawing
  • superduplex band sawing
  • superduplex band sawing
  • superduplex band sawing
  • superduplex band sawing
  • superduplex band sawing
  • superduplex band sawing
  • superduplex band sawing
  • superduplex band sawing

Superduplex

SECTOR: Steel Manufacturers, Oil & Gas, Aerospace

Summary: one of the biggest superduplex manufactures was not able to answer meet the demands of the market, having major problems to supply material to their customers. The existing cold saw process to cut a variety of materials to measure was not adequate and it was considered that band saws were not the right solution.

Provided Solution: even though they were convinced that a band saw would not be able to do a better job, they accepted our invitation to perform some trials in our facilities in Elgoibar (Spain). After some testing, we were able to cut material twice as fast with a carbide blade and to obtain a blade life 6 times longer than in their conventional process. All these benefits were achieved thanks to customizing our zone cutting technology to their material. These were decisive reasons to make the change, but not the only ones: also the kerf, machine price, tool price, and blade changing time, among others, played a major role.

The choice they made was obvious!

Material

Superduplex S32750

Square

Ø 280 mm

Cutting time

13 min

Blade

Carbide

Machine

iDS 5A

Feed

22 mm/min

  

Material

Superduplex S32750

Square

Ø 280 mm

Cutting time

16 min

Blade

Carbide

Machine

iDS 5A

Feed

17.5 mm/min

Blade life

6.5 m2

Nº Cuts

102

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