KAAST Machine Tools in the News

KAAST Machine Tools Inc. is proud to be featured in the best fabrication and manufacturing publications in the industry.

Press Contact: Ebony Goldsmith
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July 1, 2019
Northeast Manufacturing News
Wire and Sink EDM Machines Designed for Productivity
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 dischage machines complete with water bath, can copy, turn, flip, scale and rotate the working material to create a steady stream of tools/dies. More…

 

May/June 2019
Today’s Motor Vehicles
Industrial bandsaws
http://magazine.todaysmotorvehicles.com/article/may-2019/metal-pretreatment-production-tools-high-feed-cutter-bandsaw-leather-cutting-system.aspx
KAAST bandsaws range from 9″ to 60″ (230mm to 1,500mm). Larger capacity saws generally have larger motors providing more torque and faster cutting. All saws are at least semi-automatic, meaning head movement is controlled by a hydraulic piston, and can be raised and lowered by the operator activating the up/down switch. More…

 

June 1, 2019
Modern Machine Shop
Kaast’s W-EDM S Boosts Productivity without Sacrificing Accuracy
https://www.mmsonline.com/products/kaasts-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. More…

 

June 1, 2019
Manufacturing News
High Precision Surface Grinder
http://www.virtualonlineeditions.com/publication/?i=591545&ver=html5&p=62#{%22page%22:62,%22issue_id%22:591545}
Featuring hardened, ground and PTFE (polytetraflouroethylene) coated table guide ways this grinder series offers full stress relieved main parts to ensure maximum rigidity, stability, and grinding accuracy. Customers can add the optional AD5 auto down-feed system to become 3 axes fully automated, thereby increasing operational convenience. More…

 

May 1, 2019
Cutting Tool Engineering
Bandsaws Available in a Range of Sizes
https://www.ctemag.com/products/bandsaws-available-range-sizes
KAAST bandsaws come in sizes ranging from 9” to 60” (230 mm to 1,500 mm). Larger capacity saws generally have larger motors providing more torque and allowing the operator to cut faster, not just larger, and to increase the speed at which the blade can get through the material. But as size increases, so do prices. More…

 

April 25, 2019
RELEASE: Bandsaws, Bandsaws Everywhere, and All are Ready to Ship!
https://kaast-usa.com/for-immediate-release-kaast-machine-tools-offers-wide-array-of-bandsaws-in-stock-and-ready-to-ship-from-philadelphia-warehouse/
ALDAN, PA: KAAST bandsaws come in sizes ranging from 9”— 60” (230 mm to 1500 mm). Larger capacity saws generally have larger motors providing more torque and allowing the operator to cut faster, not just larger, and to increase the speed at which the blade can get through the material. But as size increases, so do prices. More…

 

April 1, 2019
Manufacturing News
KAAST Machine Tools, Inc. partners with Priminer USA
http://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/54174/Current-News-apr19/KAAST-Machine-Tools-Partners-with-PRIMINER-USA.aspx
KAAST USA has announced its newest partner, PRIMINER USA. “PRIMINER machines are installed in more than 20 countries, and has become the go-to machining center for the KAAST family of corporations,” said a company spokesperson.More…

 

April 1, 2019
Manufacturing News
KAAST Machine Tools, Inc. Fabrication Equipment
http://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/54255/Metalforming-Fabricating-Waterjet-apr19/Line-Up-of-Fabrication-Equipment.aspx
KAAST offers a wide selection of CNC press brakes, ranging from 3′ to 20′ in length and featuring tonnage options ranging from 40 tons to 2,000 tons. More…

 

March 29, 2019
Cutting Tool Engineering
VF-Mill Vertical Machining Centers
https://www.ctemag.com/products/vf-mill-vertical-machining-centers
The way a machine is built affects the way it performs. With premium-quality components, high accuracy and attractive price points, the VF-Mill series is setting the standards for how to build vertical machining centers. With machines installed in more than 20 countries, the VF-Mill series has become the go-to machining center for the KAAST family of corporations. More…

 

February 21, 2019
RELEASE: KAAST KEEPS GROWING
https://kaast-usa.com/copFIR%3AKAAST-keeps-growing
ALDAN, PA: KAAST Machine Tools, Inc. has added a new sales technician, service technician, and office assistant to their quickly growing staff. After a year-long search, a spokesperson from KAAST says “finding good help is getting harder and harder. We feel lucky to have found these three.” More…

 

February 22, 2019
The Fabricator
Kaast’s profile rolling machines bend angles from 1 to 12 in.
https://www.thefabricator.com/product/bending/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. More…

 

February 21, 2019
The Fabricator
HGS, HAGS shears from Kaast include 39-in. motorized backgauge
https://www.thefabricator.com/product/shearing/hgs-hags-shears-from-kaast-include-39-in-motorized-backgauge
GS and HAGS shears are available from Kaast. They feature a 39-in. motorized backgauge system with a 0.004-in. accuracy, front support arms, front/side/back safety panels, and a Siemens electrical system More…

 

February 1, 2019
Manufacturing News
Fully Automatic Circular Cold Saw
http://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/53894/Saws-feb19/Fully-Automatic-Circular-Cold-Saw.aspx
GS and KAAST Machine Tools, Inc. offers a fully automatic NC cold saw in the company’s line of circular saws. “The HCS features a rigid design and anti-vibration features, resulting in a cut that is fast, precise, efficient and clean,” said a KAAST spokesperson. More…

 

January 2019
FF Journal
Milling Machines Versatile Yet Quiet
https://onlinedigitalpubs.com/publication/?i=556454#{%22issue_id%22:556454,%22page%22:16}
Bed-type and knee mills with either manual or CNC control options, the DMV series of milling machines provides unmatched quality and reliability for high quality performing.

 

January 16, 2019
Today’s Medical Developments
KAAST’s line of EDMs
https://www.todaysmedicaldevelopments.com/product/kaast-edm-machine-tools-011619/
KAAST Machine Tools CNC wire electrical discharge machines (EDMs) are available in three lines –the W-EDM wire sinkers, the S-EDM, and the Z-EDM sinker. These high-performance wire EDMs – complete with water bath – can copy, turn, flip, scale, and rotate the working material to create a steady stream of tools/dies. More…

 

January 10, 2019
Modern Machine Shop
Surface Grinder’s Sealed, Lubricated Spindle Promotes Service Longevity, Accuracy
https://www.mmsonline.com/products/surface-grinders-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.” More…

 

January 9, 2019
Industrial Machine Digest
KAAST Machine Tools Inc promises a simple solution for complicated problems
https://industrialmachinerydigest.com/industrial-news/product-news/kaast-machine-tools-inc-promises-a-simple-solution-for-complicated-production/
“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.” More…

 

December 19, 2018
thefabricator.com
Kaast F-Grind AH surface grinder can have three axes fully automated
https://www.thefabricator.com/product/finishing/kaast-f-grind-ah-surface-grinder-can-have-three-axes-fully-automated
Kaast Machine Tools offers the saddle-style F-Grind AH series surface grinder. Featuring hardened, ground, and PTFE-coated table guideways, the machine offers full stress-relieved main parts to help increase rigidity, stability, and grinding accuracy. With an optional AD5 auto downfeed system, three axes of the grinder can be fully automated. More…

 

December 17, 2018
Canadian Metalworking
https://www.canadianmetalworking.com/article/metalworking/top-tips-for-heavy-part-turning
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. More…

 

December 1, 2018
Manufacturing News
CNC Press Brakes with Touchscreen Control
https://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/53528/Metalforming-Fabricating-Waterjet-dec18/CNC-Press-Brakes-with-Touchscreen-Control.aspx
“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.” More…

 

November 15, 2018
FF Journal
KAAST DMV series milling machines provide quality and reliability
https://www.ffjournal.net/item/15163-kaast-milling-machines-provide-quality-and-reliability.html
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. Offering both bed-type and knee mills with either manual or CNC control options, this Taiwanese series provides unmatched quality and reliability for high-quality performance every time.” More…

 

September 12, 2018
Canadian Metalworking
Teach-style lathes repeat long stings of directions for multiple reproductions
https://www.canadianmetalworking.com/product/metalworking/teach-style-lathes-repeat-long-strings-of-directions-for-multiple-reproductions
KAAST Machine Tools will highlight the C-Turn CNC series of teach-style lathes, which have the ability to repeat long strings of directions for multiple reproductions. More…

 

September 1, 2018
Manufacturing News
KAAST Machine Tools Announces New Location
https://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/52367/Current-News-sep18/KAAST-Machine-Tools-Announces-New-Location.aspx
“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.” More…

 

August 1, 2018
Manufacturing News
New Teach-Style Lathe Series
https://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/52252/IMTS-Product-Preview-South-Hall-aug18/New-Teach-Style-Lathe-Series.aspx
“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).” More…

 

July 26, 2018
Modern Machine Shop
Lathe Series Features Vibration-Damping Castings
https://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/52252/IMTS-Product-Preview-South-Hall-aug18/New-Teach-Style-Lathe-Series.aspx
“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.” More…

 

July 19, 2018
The Fabricator
https://www.thefabricator.com/news/shopmanagement/kaast-machine-tools-moves-into-new-building
“Kaast Machine Tools has moved to its new home in Aldan, Pa. The 42,500-sq.-ft. building features a showroom, technical training center, and expanded machine and spare parts inventory.” More…

 

June 1, 2018
Manufacturing News
https://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/51716/People-In-The-News-jun18/KAAST-Machine-Tools-Appoints-New-Office-Manager.aspx
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.” More…

 

April 19, 2018
The Fabricator
https://www.thefabricator.com/news/shopmanagement/kaast-machine-tools-hires-office-manager
“KAAST Machine Tools team has appointed Ebony Goldsmith as its new Office Manager. Goldsmith joins KAAST with a background in marketing, sales and executive assistance. Goldsmith is handling customer service requests as well as accounts payable and receivable. “I want to help KAAST to be known for amazing customer support,” Goldsmith said.” More…

 

March 20, 2018
Canadian Metalworking
KAAST Machine Tools’ HCS cold saw is fully automatic
https://www.canadianmetalworking.com/product/fabricating/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.” More…

 

March 6, 2018
The Fabricator
https://www.thefabricator.com/product/sawing/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” More…

 

October 1, 2015
Manufacturing News
https://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/43532/Machinery-Metalcutting-Chipmaking-oct15/C-Turn-CNC-Teach-Style-Lathes.aspx
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.” More…

 

November 20, 2015
Manufacturing Automation
https://www.automationmag.com/products/machine-tools/5567-kaast-machine-tools-ps-85-dp-ironworker
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.”

 

June 1, 2015
Manufacturing News
https://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/42333/Current-News-jun15/Ironworker-with-Five-Workstations.aspx
“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.”

 

March 3, 2015
The Fabricator
https://www.thefabricator.com/product/machining/cnc-lathes-require-no-cnc-programming-g-code-knowledge
“Kaast Machine Tools Inc. offers CNC lathes with large spindle bores (6, 9, 12, or 14 in.) and double chuck systems. Swings are available from 18 to 51 in. with lengths from 40 to 244 in. The spindle motor range is 7.5 to 60 HP. The user does not need to have previous knowledge of CNC programming or G-code.” More…

 

April 2, 2015
The Fabricator
https://www.thefabricator.com/product/punching/ironworker-performs-punching-shearing-notching
“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.”

 

March 16, 2015
FF Journal
https://www.ffjournal.net/item/12884-the-versatile-ps-85-dp-ironworker.html
THE VERSATILE PS 85 DP IRONWORKER
“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.”More…

 

February 19, 2015
FF Journal
https://www.ffjournal.net/item/12820-c-turn-cnc-teach-style-lathes.html
New Fully Automatic Bandsaw
These high performance CNC lathes are available with a large spindle bore (6 in., 9 in., 12 in. or 14 in.) and double chuck system, and are renowned for their unmatched quality and reliability. Swings are available from 18 in. up to 51 in. with lengths from 40 in. to 244 in.More…

 

February 1, 2015
Manufacturing News
https://www.mfgnewsweb.com/archives/1/41599/Saws-feb15/New-Fully-Automatic-Bandsaw.aspx
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.”

 

January 26, 2015
FF Journal
https://www.ffjournal.net/item/12774-hpb-press-brakes-help-increase-productivity-and-lower-costs.html
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.” More…

 

January 15, 2015
The Fabricator
https://www.thefabricator.com/product/bending/press-brakes-handle-complicated-sensitive-bends
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.” More…

 

August 21, 2014
The Fabricator
https://www.thefabricator.com/product/sawing/fully-automatic-band-saw-has-infinitely-variable-band-speed
“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.”