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A New Year's Resolution for Your Shop: Add Automation to Your Circular Saw and Ironworker

Cold saw January 23, 2018

Automation Options at Scotchman

Good Bye 2017, Hello 2018. Wow, that was quick!

The new year is a time when many people make personal resolutions to lose weight, quit smoking, save money, and a wealth of other goals. In addition to your personal new year’s resolutions, do you make a resolutions and goals to improve your business?

If you work in the manufacturing industry, why not make a resolution in 2018 to increase production, efficiency, and output with metal fabrication automation. Keep reading to learn how adding metal fabrication automation, at any level, to your Scotchman circular cold saws and ironworkers can bring immediate benefits to your business.

Automation Technology: Friend, not Foe

Some people are reluctant to try new technology, believing it to be confusing and unnecessary in certain situations. However, there’s no denying the fact that technology has made a tremendous impact on our lives, especially in the manufacturing industry.

Technology offers countless opportunities to maximize efficiency within your business operations, often saving time and money. Who doesn’t love that? A small investment today, can save a lot of work and time in the future!


Maximize Cold Saw and Ironworker Efficiency with Automation

Scotchman Digital Quick Stop Measuring System

Adding automation, at any level, from basic bar feeders to advanced robots, can bring immediate benefits to manufacturers of all sizes and industries.

When metal fabrication automation is added to products like Scotchman's circular cold saws and ironworkers, production and efficiency go up, while setup time and operator fatigue go down.

Looking for an easy way to begin adding metal fabrication automation to your business? Start with your measuring process. Scotchman has teamed up with RazorGage technology to bring you the Scotchman Digital Quick Stop Measuring System.  

This American-made measuring system is our most basic programmable metal automation tool. The digital quick stop measuring system moves the stopper to whatever length you enter in the touch screen controller, and can be paired with almost any type of machinery.

Watch the video below to see Scotchman’s digital quick stop measuring system in action and learn how it can add automation to your current process.



Take Automation to the Next Level

Scotchman Advanced Feed System

Have a semi-automatic cold saw? Take it to the next level by coupling it with a Scotchman pusher/feeder system, allowing you to completely automate your cold saw’s cutting process, while still having the ability to make manual cuts if desired

Why go fully automatic? Flexibility, efficiency, and accuracy are top reasons to go automatic. Going fully automatic can also improve safety conditions for operators because they are able to keep a safe distance away from the sawing operation.



Add Metal Fabrication Automation to Circular Cold Saws and Ironworkers in 2018

It’s hard to argue against saving time, maximizing precision, and increasing profits. Whether you are adding a little metal fabrication automation to your shop, or making the jump to a fully automatic process, you can expect to see improved accuracy and an increase in production at your business.  

Need a quick reference to Scotchman’s automated tools and machines? Download our Measuring, Stop, and Feeding Systems flyer, or our Sawing Automation flyer. For all the details check out our complete product catalog.

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Happy 2018, and happy automating! 




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