CARNEGIE, PA — Vollmer of America, a manufacturer of sharpening and eroding machines for tool production and maintenance, recently hosted the International Saw and Knife Assn. seminar at its U.S. headquarters in Carnegie, PA. More than 50 attendees representing 28 companies were present to hear guest speakers discuss sharpening of HSS and carbide saws, selection of grinding wheels, overviews of diamond tooling and measuring techniques. The speakers represented six different companies from North America and Europe. Throughout the week, machine demonstrations were conducted on 12 different types of machine tools for sharpening a large assortment of saw blades and cutting tools.

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