Why is your Chip Brush so Important?

Chip brushes, are a small and inexpensive part on your bandsaw that are critical to ensuring the longevity of your band saw. What exactly is a chip brush? ¬†Well it is either a nylon or wire round brush who’s main function is to knock metal chips off the band saw blade. Why is this important?

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WIKUS Product Classifications

In order to help you select the best band saw blade for your bandsaw cutting needs, WIKUS groups them into three performance classes: Level One – standard bandsaw blades that can be used universally Level Two – bandsaw blades that offer higher performance Level Three – high-tech bandsaw blades that meet the highest standards Special

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Supplier Profile: KASTO

KASTO our machine supplier is one of the oldest machine manufacturers in Germany based out of Achern. The company was founded by Karl Stolzer and incorporated in 1844 as a carpentry business. The first metal hacksaw was patented worldwide in 1947. By 1972 they had created their first bar storage and retrieval system with integrated

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Supplier Profile: WIKUS

WIKUS is our band saw blade supplier based out of Spangenberg, Germany. The company was founded by Wilhelm H. Kullmann in 1958. Along with his brother Josef, they began manufacturing band saw blades in an old horse stable provided by their uncle free of charge. In 1960, the building became too small and they relocated

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