The KASTOmicut range of pivot-bow, metalcutting bandsaws from German manufacturer, KASTO, has been extended upwards and downwards from the three pre-existing, automatic and manually operated models, designated 2.6, for cutting 260 mm diameter round stock and 310 x 260 mm flat material.
The new KASTOmicut E 4.6 has the capacity to cut 335 mm diameter round and 460 x 335 mm flat material and is designed for single-sided mitring at continuously adjustable angles from 0 to +60 degrees. Downfeed is hydraulically controlled and cutting speed can be continuously adjusted between 20 and 110 m/min.
With the KASTOmicut U 4.6, users can saw flat material up to 520 mm wide and cut mitres from -45 to +60 degrees, as can the smaller pivot-bow models. Band speed range is even wider at from 12 to 150 m/min for processing an extensive range of different materials cost-effectively.
A heavy, torsionally rigid, welded saw frame provides stable support for the blade and allows high band tension, ensuring a good quality cut even with hard-to-machine materials. Various accessories are available including a rotary table to support the material.
For users who mainly saw smaller workpieces up to 180 mm diameter, KASTO has introduced the compact KASTOmicut P 1.8, which is capable of mitring between 0 and +45 degrees. Downfeed rate is determined by manually guiding the saw frame and the blade is driven by a 1.5 kW three-phase motor, ensuring high quality cutting. Shortest cut length is 6 mm.
As a large percentage of the parts used in the different bandsaw models is identical, KASTO is able to offer them at attractive prices. Availability in the UK and Ireland is through the company’s subsidiary in Milton Keynes