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October 1, 2021
Manufacturing News

CNC or Manual Bore Mills Available

“The HBW series from KAAST is a collection of horizontal boring mills that feature either a fixed or moving column design paired with hardened and ground guideways.” … read more

September 21, 2021
The Fabricator

Kaast Machine Tools adds hybrid, servo press brakes to product line

Kaast has added a selection of hybrid and servo brakes to its CNC press brake lineup, in lengths from 3 to 20 ft. and 40 to 2,000 tons.” … read more

August 1, 2021
Manufacturing News

Line-Up of Fabrication Equipment

“KAAST Machine Tools, Inc. will feature a variety of fabrication and forming machines. Booth A4521 will feature a PS 85 DP 90 ton Ironworker, HPA-P 100/40 100 t x 40″ Simple Press Brake, RBD-3M 10/3 3′ Plate Roller, DMVH 305 VS Knee Mill with independent vertical and horizontal spindles, HBS 230 DG 9″ Dual Mitering Band Saw, HBS A 380 C Full Automatic 15″ Band Saw and a PBH 80 Angle Roller strong enough to bend 1.75″ square tubing to a 20″ diameter.” … read more

August 1, 2021
Manufacturing News

CNC Hydraulic Press Brakes

“KAAST offers a wide selection of CNC press brakes ranging from 3′ to 20′ in length and featuring tonnage options ranging from 40 to 2,000 tons. The HPB CNC series of press brakes are suited for complicated, sensitive, single or multiple bending’s at high speed. “These European built brakes offer the bonus of higher productivity at lower production cost due to the user-friendly CNC controller and low-cost hydraulic maintenance,” said a company spokesperson.” … read more

July 2, 2021
Fabricating & Metalworking

Kaast Machine Tools to Present Wide Range of Fabrication Equipment at Fabtech 2021

“Kaast Machine Tools Inc. (Aldan, PA) will display a number of fabrication machines in Booth A-4521.” … read more

December 1, 2020
Manufacturing News

KAAST ZS series beading machines

“The KAAST ZSH and ZSM series beading machines are designed to provide consistent, accurate beads that supply strength and connectivity to materials up to 0.15″ (4 mm) in thickness.” … read more

September 21, 2020
The Fabricator

Kaast end forming machines create beads on materials to 0.15 in. thick

Kaast offers beading machines for end forming applications in the aerospace, tank, and HVAC industries. These machines create consistent, accurate beads that supply strength and connectivity to materials up to 0.15 in. thick.” …
read more

May 1, 2020
Manufacturing News

KAAST Machine Tools to Host Open House

“KAAST Machine Tools will hold its first annual Open House on Friday, May 29, 2020, at its U.S. headquarters in Aldan, PA, just minutes from the Philadelphia International Airport.” …read more

April 1, 2020
Manufacturing News

Laser Sheet Metal Cutting at 5,500 IPMIII

“Featuring a maximum acceleration of 1 g and a maximum speed of 5,500 IPM, the newest machine to join the extensive KAAST line up is the Lasersonic B, a machine designed for high-quality sheet metal fiber laser cutting.” … read more

March 4, 2020
The Fabricator

Kaast Machine Tools to host open house May 29

“Kaast Machine Tools has announced it will host its first open house on May 29, 2020, at company headquarters in Aldan, Pa. More than a dozen machines will be running to offer hands-on demonstrations, including vertical machining centers, lathes, saws, surface grinders, press brakes, plate and angle rollers, and ironworkers.” … read more

February 11, 2020
The Fabricator

HPA-P manual press brake from Kaast offers numerous options

“Kaast Machine Tools offers the HPA-P hydraulic workshop press brake. With a footprint of 7 by 4 ft., the machine is suitable for small bending jobs; straightening of beams, shafts, axles, and profiles; removal and replacement of bearings, pins, and bushings; and load tests.” …read more

February 1, 2020
Manufacturing News

A Simple Solution for Complicated Production

“KAAST Machine Tools CNC EDM offers three EDM lines, the W-EDM wire sinkers, the S-EDM and the Z-EDM sinker. These high-performance wire electrical discharge machines complete with water bath, can copy, turn, flip, scale and rotate the working material to create a steady stream of tools/dies.” … read more

January 1, 2020
Manufacturing News

CNC Vertical Lathe

“Turning diameters of up to 3,000 mm (118″) and beyond, with a maximum workpiece weight of up to 46,000 lbs., the V-Turn Pro Series offers heavy-duty results. The optional driven milling tools with integrated C-axis and automatic tool changer offer the possibility of complex complete machining in one set-up.” … read more

December 21, 2019
Modern Machine Shop

Kaast’s C-Turn Teach-Style Lathes Feature Vibration-Damping Construction

“Lathes in Kaast Machine Tools’ C-Turn series are made with high-tensile-strength Meehanite castings for vibration damping.” … read more

December 19, 2019
The Fabricator

Kaast HPA straightening press made for repair, assembly jobs

“Kaast Machine Tools has introduced the HPA light-tonnage workshop straightening press. It comes in 30- to 150-ton press power for repair and assembly jobs, including the straightening of beams, shafts, axles, and profiles. It also can be used to remove and replace bearings, pins, and bushings and to run load tests on materials and weld joints.” … read more

October 1, 2019
Manufacturing News

Bed-Type Mill Features Vertical Drilling and Milling Head

“Looking to drill, bore, cut, or make slots? Look no further than the extensive DMV series of milling machines in stock in Philadelphia and ready to ship from KAAST Machine Tools,” said a company spokesperson. “Offering both bed-type and knee mills with either manual or CNC control options, this Taiwanese series offers high-quality performance.” … read more

September 20, 2019
Modern Machine Shop

Kaast’s V-Mill 600.5X Provides High Stability for Die/Mold Machining

“The V-Mill 600.5X five-axis CNC VMC from Kaast Machine Tools uses a massive gantry structure consisting of a base frame, double racks and stable crossbeam to ensure rigidity and cutting performance, the company says” … read more

August 6, 2019
Cutting Tool Engineering

Instead of breaking a saw blade, break it in

“Managers at machine shops with saws closely monitor downtime associated with blade changes due to wear or breakage and spend a considerable amount of time and energy finding ways to increase efficiency.” … read more

June 28, 2019
The Fabricator

Kaast Machine Tools introduces five plate roll series

“Kaast Machine Tools Inc. offers five series of plate rolls for turning sheet metal into cylinders or radius parts. The RBD-3M is designed for light to medium jobs, accommodating materials up to 10 ga. This series is offered in 3- to 6-ft. lengths and features top rolls fixed via a locking lever, with adjustable side and bottom rolls. Each model includes wire grooves on the bottom rolls and left-right rotation on the dual footswitch.” … read more

May 1, 2019
Manufacturing News

Mini VMC and Double Mitering Bandsaw

“KAAST Machine Tools, Inc. will present a wide line-up of equipment at EASTEC 2019 that will include a vertical machining center (VMC), double mitering bandsaw and press brake.” … read more

March 25, 2019
Modern Machine Shop

“Kaast’s W-EDM S Boosts Productivity without Sacrificing Accuracy”

“Manufactured in Taiwan and distributed throughout the United States, the W-EDM S series of CNC EDMs from Kaast delivers surface quality combined with technologies to help keep production effective as well as efficient.” … read more

February 22, 2019
The Fabricator

Kaast’s profile rolling machines bend angles from 1 to 12 in.

“Profile rolling machines from Kaast perform circular bending of metal profiles, angles, rings, and tubes. The machines operate horizontally or vertically to bend 1- to 12-in. angles, and all are suitable for bending square, flat, angle, and shaped profiles.” … read more

January 10, 2019

Modern Machine Shop

Surface Grinder’s Sealed, Lubricated Spindle Promotes Service Longevity, Accuracy

“KAAST Machine Tools’ saddle-style F-Grind AH series high precision surface grinder is said to accommodate workpieces ranging from 5.8″ × 17.5″ all the way to 15.5″ × 31″, depending on the model.” … read more

January 9, 2019
Industrial Machine Digest

KAAST Machine Tools Inc promises a simple solution for complicated problems

“If you need an efficient, reliable way to cut and create the variety of tools your shop may need, then consider a KAAST Machine Tools CNC EDM. We offer 3 EDM lines, the W-EDM wire sinkers, the S-EDM, and the Z-EDM sinker.” … read more

December 17, 2018
Canadian Metalworking

Top Tips for Heavy-Part Turning

“Turning heavy parts requires some considerations that operators may not need to factor into when turning standard parts, particularly when it comes to horizontal setups. The experts agree that there are a number of tips that all operators should address before putting cutting tool to material.” … read more

Canadian Metalworking

KAAST Machine Tools’ HCS cold saw is fully automatic

“Kaast Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the HCS fully automatic NC cold circular saw, which offers a rigid design and antivibration features. The saw makes up to 500 cuts/hour for 2.75-in. bars and 400 cuts/hour for 24-in. clean-cut lengths.” … read more

December 1, 2018
Manufacturing News

CNC Press Brakes with Touchscreen Control

“KAAST Machine Tools, Inc. offers its HPB press brake. This machine features a 4-axis, dual Y1 and Y2 ram with glass scales for accuracy, and Delem graphical touchscreen controllers offer easy programming and set up.” … read more

September 1, 2018
Manufacturing News

KAAST Machine Tools Announces New Location

“KAAST Machine Tools has moved to Aldan, PA. The 42,500 sq.ft. building features a showroom, technical training center and an expanded machine and spare parts inventory.” …read more

August 1, 2018

Manufacturing News

New Teach-Style Lathe Series

“With castings of high tensile Meehanite iron for maximum vibration dampening, the KAST Machine Tools C-Turn CNC series of lathes are design with many benefits. These machines are manufactured in Taiwan (meeting BS EN ISO 23125 standards).” …read more

July 26, 2018
Modern Machine Shop

Lathe Series Features Vibration-Damping Castings

“IMTS 2018: KAAST Machine Tools Inc’s C-Turn CNC series features castings of high-tensile Meehanite iron for maximum vibration damping. KAAST will display its C-Turn CNC series of teach-style lathes at IMTS 2018.” … read more

July 19, 2018
The Fabricator

Kaast Machine Tools moves into new building

“KAAST Machine Tools has moved to Aldan, PA. The 42,500 sq.ft. building features a showroom, technical training center and an expanded machine and spare parts inventory.” …read more

June 1, 2018
Manufacturing News:

KAAST Machine Tools Appoints New Office Manager

“KAAST Machine tools has appointed Ebony Goldsmith as its new Office Manager. Goldsmith joins KAAST with a background in marketing, sales, and executive assistance.” … read more

April 19, 2018
The Fabricator:

KAAST Machine Tools Appoints New Office Manager

“KAAST Machine tools has appointed Ebony Goldsmith as its new Office Manager. Goldsmith joins KAAST with a background in marketing, sales, and executive assistance.” … read more

March 20, 2018
The Fabricator

KAAST Machine Tools’ HCS cold saw is fully automatic

“Kaast Machine Tools Inc. has introduced the HCS fully automatic NC cold circular saw, which offers a rigid design and antivibration features. The saw makes up to 500 cuts/hour for 2.75-in. bars and 400 cuts/hour for 24-in. clean-cut lengths.” … read more

March 6, 2018
The Fabricator

Kaast Machine Tools, Inc. HPB Press Brake

“KAAST Machine Tools, Inc. offers its HPB press brake. This machine features a 4-axis, dual Y1 and Y2 ram with glass scales for accuracy, and Delem graphical touchscreen controllers offer easy programming and set up.” … read more

November 20, 2015
Manufacturing Automation

Ironworker with Five Workstations

“The PS 85 DP Ironworker is a versatile piece of equipment. The PS 85 DP has five workstations for punching, shearing and notching. This machine has two independent cylinders allowing for dual operation which translates to parallel work on the punch and at the second workstation.” … read more

October 1, 2015
Manufacturing News

C-Turn CNC Teach-Style Lathes

“C-Turn CNC teach-style lathes from KAAST Machine Tools are available with a large spindle bore (6”, 9”, 12” or 14”) and double chuck system. Swings are available from 18” to 51” with lengths from 40” to 244”. Spindle motors range from 7.4 Hp to 60 Hp.” … read more

June 1, 2015
Manufacturing News

PS 85 DP Ironworker with Five Stations

“The PS 85 DP Ironworker is a versatile piece of equipment. The PS 85 DP has five workstations for punching, shearing and notching. This machine has two independent cylinders allowing for dual operation which translates to parallel work on the punch and at the second workstation.” … read more

April 2, 2015
The Fabricator

Ironworker with Five Stations

“The PS 85 DP Ironworker is a versatile piece of equipment. The PS 85 DP has five workstations for punching, shearing and notching. This machine has two independent cylinders allowing for dual operation which translates to parallel work on the punch and at the second workstation.” … read more

March 3, 2015
The Fabricator

C-Turn CNC Teach-Style Lathes

“C-Turn CNC teach-style lathes from KAAST Machine Tools are available with a large spindle bore (6”, 9”, 12” or 14”) and double chuck system. Swings are available from 18” to 51” with lengths from 40” to 244”. Spindle motors range from 7.4 Hp to 60 Hp.” … read more

February 1, 2015
Manufacturing News

New Fully Automatic Bandsaw

“KAAST Machine Tools has introduced its new fully automatic bandsaw. The saw features a rigid and compact design, automatic material feed, a parts counter and a built-in coolant system.” … read more

January 15, 2015
The Fabricator

Press brakes handle complicated, sensitive bends

“Kaast Machine Tools’ HPB press brakes are designed for complicated, sensitive, high-speed single or multiple bending. They feature a user-friendly CNC and low-cost hydraulic maintenance, the company reports.” … read more

August 21, 2014
The Fabricator

Fully automatic band saw has infinitely variable band speed”

“Kaast Machine Tools offers a fully automatic band saw that features a rigid, compact design; automatic material feed; a parts counter; and a built-in coolant system. It incorporates infinitely variable band speed and cutting force, as well as hydromechanical blade tension and an automatic band breakage detection and shutoff feature.” … read more