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FABSHOP DIRECT 2024 ARTICLE - PRODUCTIVE TOOL PARTNERS WITH PAT MOONEY SAWS

Custom collaboration: A custom-made sawing, tapping and drilling solution spurs dramatic growth for user, by Jimmy Myers, senior editor
As of 2022, the Solar Energy Industries Association estimates that the solar industry has roughly 263,000 employed in more than 10,000 companies. It's also estimated that 2022 the sector generated more than $36 billion in private investments in the American economy. The growth pattern has been dramatic. Don Whitmire, a retired defense contractor, saw an […]
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April 2024 Fabricating and Metalworking Pat Mooney Saws Feature

Pat Mooney Saws Celebrating 75 Years in 2024! Since 1949, Pat Mooney Saws has been an innovator in the world of cutting-edge sawing solutions, constantly evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of our valued customers. Innovations that Pat Mooney Saws added to the metal sawing industry over the years. First European style miter bandsaws in […]
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What Good is the Chip Brush Anyway?

By Brian Thornton
Ah, the lowly chip brush, the completely neglected step-child of every manufacturing operation with a saw. It doesn’t matter whether you run a high-production cold saw or production bandsaw, many facilities treat the chip brush like the appendix. No one is quite sure why it’s there, and they ignore it until it causes them pain […]
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The Two Paths for Sawing Success

By Brian Thornton
If memory serves, there are close to 300 part numbers on my shelf for the Kanefusa Saw Blades I carry. This doesn’t include the High-Speed Steel (HSS), solid carbides, and bandsaws I have at my disposal to provide your customized solution. When I was learning the ropes of this world (and still learning every day […]
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Help! My Saw Won't Cut Straight!

By Brian Thornton
I want to focus on a few of the ways you can make sure your high-production cold saw like the Nishijimax will cut straight even on your tight tolerance jobs. New and old customers alike will often call the office confused or upset by the fact that suddenly, their high-production cold saw is not performing like it […]
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Three Things to Remember When Changing Your Saw Blade

By Brian Thornton
Just as there are many ways to learn something, there are many ways to teach. Moreover, there are many ways in which you can teach the same information. While not definitive (feel free to reach out for training and help!) I want to share 3 key points to make every blade change on your cold saw a […]
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Why You Shouldn't Take a Small Trim Cut on Your Cold Saw

By Brian Thornton
Every piece of equipment in your factory comes with a list of best practices and procedures to make sure you get the most out of your investment. A high production cold saw is no different. Whether you've purchased a Nishijimax from Pat Mooney Saws or another high production cold saw - taking a trim cut […]
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Walker Forge Testimonial Video

Since 1950, Walker Forge has been forging components in Clintonville, Wisconsin for manufacturers in energy, railroad, agriculture, transportation, construction, defense, construction, and recreation. For the last 28 years, there's only one saw they've trusted to run s days a week and through cold Northern Wisconsin Winters - the Nishijimax High Production cold saw sold and […]
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Machine 101: Using Your PMI-20 with a Pusher

Many manufacturers choose the PMI-20 auto miter upcut saw for aluminum and nonferrous cutting because of the integrated pusher system. Using a pusher system greatly reduces set-up time and increases production rates from your upcut saw. While a length stop needs to be set on the outfeed side, a pusher system must know how far […]
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Saw Blade Corner: 3 Simple Steps to Change a Cold Saw Blade

Just as there are many ways to learn something, there are many ways to teach. Moreover, there are many ways in which you can teach the same information. While not definitive (feel free to reach out for training and help!) I'm sharing 3 key points to make every blade change on your cold saw a […]
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