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AMADA CUTTING TECHNOLOGIES UNVEILS NEW HK700CNC BAND SAW

LA MIRADA, CA, Oct. 2, 2000 -- Amada Cutting Technologies, Inc. (ACT) has introduced the Amada HK700CNC Band Saw. Toshi Ichimura, President, ACT, made the announcement.

According to Ichimura, the HK700CNC represents a major breakthrough in metal-cutting technology.

"The HK700CNC is the world's first CNC (patented) controlled double column band saw," he said. "It features an auto-positioning center guide arm which assures high cutting rate and accuracy because of the minimum guide span. This also produces the highest beam strength to the blade."

Standard accessories include:

  • CNC cutting control
  • Shuttle front vise, 9.5" stroke up to 999" (one index at a time)
  • NC controlled guide arm for left and center
  • NC controlled miter swivel
  • Hydraulic lift roller

The HK700CNC has a number of optional accessories available:

  • Vertical clamp
  • Laser marking
  • Auto origin and trim cut (factory option)
  • NC measuring and auto feed device (factory option)

The HK700CNC features a 5 HP saw blade motor and 2 HP hydraulic motor. Maximum load capacity is 6,600 lbs.; machine weight is 7,700 lbs.

For more information on the HK700CNC, call Amada Cutting Technologies, Inc. at (714) 670-1704 or log on to http://www.actengineering.com.

Amada Cutting Technologies, Inc. (ACT), established in 1987, is located in La Mirada, Calif., about 25 miles south of Los Angeles. ACT is part of the Amada Group, founded in 1946. ACT sells and distributes bandsaw machines, bi-metal bandsaw blades and parts to manufacturing facilities, steel service centers, forges and foundries, machine shops and other metal-related industries throughout North America.

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