Tools and Equipment
Lenox unveils 2012 and 1512 medium-tension hacksaw frames
By Anthony Capkun
October 29, 2012 – Lenox introduced two medium-tension hacksaw frames complete with T2 blades that promise longer blade life “and a superior cutting experience”. The 2012 compact hacksaw features an aluminum beam that tensions to 20,000 psi; also, users can mount the blade at a 45º angle for flush-cutting applications. The 1512 hacksaw has an adjustable aluminum beam that tensions to 15,000 psi, features a rubberized grip, and accommodates 10-in. and 12-in. blades (ships with a 12-in. blade installed). All Lenox hacksaw frames include a blade with T2 Technology, which promises longer blade life and faster cutting in a variety of metal materials. With the 2012 and 1512, the full family of Lenox hacksaw frames now includes: the high-tension HT50 (50,000 psi); low-profile 5012 (40,000 psi); and lightweight 88300 (30,000 psi).