Marmon/Keystone Corp. has installed new cutting equipment in
its Charlotte, N.C., branch.
The service center
purchased an Amada HFA530 CNC band saw with a
21-inch-outside-diameter capacity and a Steel Storage Systems
conveyer to feed material to the saw. The fully automated saw
replaces a 1992 HEM horizontal pivot band saw.
"The programmable CNC allows for increased accuracy so we
can better meet our customers exact needs," Charlotte
warehouse superintendent Tom Taucher said. The saw also
features a rigid, dual-column horizontal cutting head design
and a wider blade, "which have reduced cutting time by 30