Band Sawing

Saw conversion from Coolant to Near Dry – no mess, dry chips

October 8, 2018
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Check out our new nozzle manual. Previously running on a coolant mixture, this machine created an absolute mess for the operators and the shop floor environment, there was coolant everywhere. Watch how the process has been revolutionized by the use of “Near Dry Sawing” compliments of Unist Australia. There are many benefits to be gained […]

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How to saw solid carbon steels up to 400mm diameter

October 4, 2017
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Here we show how we can simply modify an existing band saw that had been traditionally using flood coolant and transform it into a MQL (Minimal Quantity Lubrication) application. This modification is inexpensive to implement and can be fitted up quite easily, the transformation is remarkable, watch the short video to see how we do it. There are many […]

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Parkanson Saw Goes Near Dry

August 9, 2017
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The owner of this saw wanted to eliminate the messy coolant that was causing skin irritation to his operators, so he called Unist in to fix it. Of cause there are many more benefits when you get rid of coolant, for a start coolant is a toxic waste product and has to be disposed of […]

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Machining Coolant

Amazing Accuracy, we will never use flood coolant again

April 27, 2016
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Near Dry Sawing This is a truly amazing example of  Near Dry Sawing. A basic Chinese machine (slightly modified) running a Rontgen BiAlpha Cobalt blade 7200 x 54 x 1.6 1.5-2 pitch, we wanted to cut a slice from this block of P20 tool steel. The slice was to be 810 wide x 600 deep x 5mm […]

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MEP saw goes “Near Dry”

February 10, 2016
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This brand new saw installation never saw one drop of Coolant. The customer insisted that this new machine had to be fitted with an oil spray lubrication system to lubricate the band saw blade. The benefits of this cost effective alternative are many, here are just a few: This MEP machine is capable of cutting […]

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Shark saw goes “Near Dry”

October 3, 2014
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The Unist system  was set to use 10ml of Coolube 2210 per hour utilizing the patented U shaped BAT nozzle which will apply oil directly to the blade. Benefits such as dry chips, substantial increase in blade life, the elimination of safety hazards such as spills and operator dermatitis are realized straight away. In short, […]

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How to saw 540mm diameter 4140 steel on a Everising without using messy coolant

May 14, 2014
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This Everising 560 saw previously ran flood coolant which was giving operators dermatitis, creating safety/slipping issues with spillage and all the other problems that are caused by using flood coolants. Reports are out, stating that flood coolants contribute up to 15% of manufacturing costs. By eliminating flood coolants and replacing them with a “Near Dry […]

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How to convert a Kasto A6 to Near Dry Sawing

September 5, 2013
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Unist converted this Kasto A6 saw to “Near Dry” by fitting a two channel Coolubricator saw system. This machine can be seen cutting 316 stainless steel beam 200 x 200, it also cuts up to 450mm stainless solid and up to 600 mm hollow bar. In short, the benefits of Unist Coolube┬« with MQL are: […]

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Ditch the coolant on your band saw

December 10, 2012
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Watch us cut Stainless Steel, Chrome Steel and Cast Iron with this converted Everising saw that used to run on flood coolant.

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How to cut packs of steel without using messy coolants

September 18, 2012
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Watch how easy the blade cuts through this pack of square tube, not only have we been able to eliminate all the coolant problems and operator complaints of dermatitis but we can achieve a square and consistent cut through the pack, saving rework, lost production time and customers late orders. In short, the benefits of […]

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