HOW TO: Prolong Blade Life

Band saw blade selection is influenced by many factors. Most importantly, you must know what you wish you achieve with your band saw blades to select the right blade.  Here are some other factors to consider: Cutting parameters The application you are working on has different requirements than other applications regarding the metal cutting parameters.

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Carbide vs. Bi-metal

What is carbide? Carbide is a very hard mixture of sintered carbides, especially tungsten carbide which is commonly used for cutting edges and dies. Carbide is very abrasion resistant and can withstand higher temperatures than other metal types. It is commonly used to cut metal. Why carbide band saw blades? Carbide tipped band saw blades

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Bandsaw Blades Breakdown & Tips for Metal Cutting

What are bandsaw blades? Bandsaw blades for metal are motor-driven continuous bands with teeth on one side. Metal band saw blades produce less waste than circular saw blades because they are generally thinner. They are also longer and usually run at a slower speed. They are a consumable item used by many industries to cut

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