New product announcements: 05/19/2010 Air-powered Saw: Cuts Panels and Pipe The Esco APS-438 Air-Powered Panel Saw can be used to make cuts in stainless-steel, super-duplex stainless-steel, inconel, concrete-lined pipe and other hard construction materials. The saw comes with a standard fiberglass-reinforced blade or an optional carbide-tipped steel blade and makes a 43⁄8-in.-deep cut. The APS-438 easily can attach to boiler panels using a pair of weld tabs or a quick clamp for trimming new panels. A rigid chain-mounted clamp system allows for single-pipe work. The saw is powered by a 3-hp motor and requires only 80 cfm per minute. Esco
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