KAAST Machine Tools | High quality machine tools http://kaast-usa.com New chip-making and fabricating machine tools for manufactures Tue, 14 Jun 2016 17:13:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Fabtech 2015: KAAST stock machines http://kaast-usa.com/kaast-at-fabtech-2015/ http://kaast-usa.com/kaast-at-fabtech-2015/#respond Wed, 02 Dec 2015 14:20:45 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6923 Fabtech 2015 KAAST trade show booth Scott Ball, Cassie Sampson and Angus Catterson of KAAST Machine Tools prepare for Fabtech 2015, where they will be demonstrating 2 press brakes, 2 band saws, 2 profile rolls, a plate roll and a workshop press. If you did not have a chance to meet us in person at […]

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Roll cylinders and radiused parts with a plate roll http://kaast-usa.com/plate-roll-cylinders/ http://kaast-usa.com/plate-roll-cylinders/#respond Mon, 03 Aug 2015 20:42:50 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6771 What is a plate roll? A plate roll turns sheet metal into a cylinder or radiused part. The machines are commonly used for rolling large quantities of cylinders in the same day. They can also be used to roll coninical shapes by tilting the rollers or using conicical-shaped rollers. Sometimes a plate roll is also […]

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Best of 2015 Ardmore Award for Industrial Machinery Manufacturing http://kaast-usa.com/best-of-2015/ http://kaast-usa.com/best-of-2015/#respond Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:21:42 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6754 The Ardmore Award Program has awarded KAAST Machine Tools their Best of 2015 Ardmore Award in the category of Industrial Machinery Manufacturing. This award comes in recognition of KAAST’s exceptional efforts in digital marketing and business, which improves the positive image of the Ardmore business community. We’re very happy to receive this award, and find […]

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Automatic band saws are accurate and efficient http://kaast-usa.com/automatic-band-saws/ http://kaast-usa.com/automatic-band-saws/#respond Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:43:52 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6737 Automatic band saws are accurate and efficient Automatic band saws are best for manufacturing companies who do high-volume cutting on a regular basis. Everything is automated from preset cut settings to chip removal and material feed. Set and forget with automatic band saws There are two loading styles available for automatic band saws that allow […]

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Band saw coolant explained http://kaast-usa.com/band-saw-coolant-explained/ http://kaast-usa.com/band-saw-coolant-explained/#respond Thu, 16 Jul 2015 16:06:11 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6672 How do I know what kind of band saw coolant to use? I just bought a new band saw, or I’m thinking about buying a band saw, but I want to maintain it properly, and I’m not sure what I need. Band saw coolant is generally pretty simple You can really improve cutting rates and […]

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Do I need a plate roll or press brake? http://kaast-usa.com/plate-roll-or-press-brake/ http://kaast-usa.com/plate-roll-or-press-brake/#respond Tue, 14 Jul 2015 16:45:28 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6651 Roll forming sheet metal can be accomplished using both plate rolls and press brakes. There are pros and cons to each machine type, and neither one is necessarily better for the job—it really depends on the application. Knowing the job specifications and material type in advance will help greatly as you decide whether to use […]

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Prototyping and fast short-run manufacturers choose KAAST http://kaast-usa.com/prototyping-manufacturers-choose-kaast/ http://kaast-usa.com/prototyping-manufacturers-choose-kaast/#respond Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:37:24 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6323 Prototyping experts 3-Dimensional Services Group are one of the fastest in the business, and they bought 4 hydraulic presses from KAAST with “zero issues”. This fast prototyping manufacturer has “zero issues” with KAAST presses Located just outside of Detroit, MI, this company designs and builds prototypes for many industries including automotive, aerospace, motorcycle, appliance, lawn & […]

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What is a press brake and why do I need one? http://kaast-usa.com/press-brakes-explained/ http://kaast-usa.com/press-brakes-explained/#comments Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:24:51 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6612 Press brakes are fabrication machines used for bending sheet metal. The material is placed over a V-shaped die and pressed into from above by a punch. These machines can bend simple and complex parts, and they are used in a variety of industries ranging from automotive and aircraft to housing and cabinets. Whenever there is […]

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Amsterdam will 3D print gravity-defying steel bridge http://kaast-usa.com/gravity-defying-steel-bridge/ http://kaast-usa.com/gravity-defying-steel-bridge/#respond Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:39:28 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6464 In September, an Amsterdam 3D printing company called MX-3D will use a set of robotic 3D printers to print a gravity-defying steel bridge over water. Read an article about this story from c|net According to their website, MX3D is “a company that researches and develops groundbreaking robotic 3D print technology”. They have been featured in Wired […]

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Prototype stamping company cannot break KAAST press http://kaast-usa.com/prototype-stamping-company-kaast-press/ http://kaast-usa.com/prototype-stamping-company-kaast-press/#respond Mon, 08 Jun 2015 13:03:11 +0000 http://kaast-usa.com/?p=6339 Sweeney Metalworking is a prototype stamping company near Bridgeport, Michigan with 28 years of experience. They specialize in metalworking for the automotive industry. Owner Doug Sweeney discovered KAAST at a trade show, and bought the HPC 70-S hydraulic press about 2 years ago, for a big job that was coming up. “We needed a press […]

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