gang saw


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gang saw

[′gaŋ ‚sȯ]
(mechanical engineering)
A steel frame in which thin, parallel saws are arranged to operate simultaneously in cutting logs.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

gang saw

A powered assemblage of parallel reciprocating saw blades; used to cut a quarry block into slabs; generally utilizes a loose abrasive material with water, or diamond or tungsten carbide blade inserts, to effect the cutting.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There are over 30 Gang Saw units here where around 10,000 individuals have gained direct employment.
Debs Moore, 42, and her self-styled "Team Girl" gang saw the boys open the tour in Liverpool on February 29.
The 6- and 8-inch two-sided cants were then sent to the Esterer sash gang saw. The sash gang saw was used to both straight saw and curve saw the two-sided cants.
After the dealer was arrested, the gang saw through Peter's guise and issued a contract for his death.
Suddenly the gang saw a little creature racing around ahead of the raker.
He said members of the gang saw the conspiracy as a "quick and easy way to make money".
Detectives believe the van was abandoned because the gang saw a police checkpoint.
The cants produced from the two primary log breakdown machines are further broken down into dimension lumber by a double arbor circular gang saw with a "wiggle box" curve sawing capability (Fig.
They chuckle when they tell the story about a chicken that got tangled up in the gang saw while they were working.