Bandsawing Problems & How to Solve Them

There are several issues that can arise when using bandsaw blades on your bandsaw. It is not always the band saw blades fault for cutting incorrectly. Here are several problems, how they are caused and how to remedy them:

Bandsawing Myths

Here is a little help to clarify those bandsawing myths. A positive rake tooth is weak Yes, a milled positive rake tooth doesn’t quite have as much cross-section or beef as a similar conventional tooth but the positive rake angle does reduce the force that often chips or strips a tooth.  This is a clear

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Cutting Aluminum

Aluminum is the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust.  It is a silvery-white, soft, non-magnetic metal that is difficult to ignite and has about one-third the density and stiffness of steel making it easy to be machined, cast, drawn and extruded. Aluminum is also highly recyclable as it does not lose its natural qualities.

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