Category Archives: Band Saw Blades

You might be wasting your money on the wrong blades. Here’s how to fix it. [Cheat Sheet]

Why this is important: When using a band saw blade, the tooth pitch is one of the most important factors to consider. It will be a determining factor of the quality of the finished product, the cutting efficiency, and the blade life. And since band saw blades come in such a wide variety of tooth

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3 Steps for Better Blade Life: Blade Break-In Procedure

All band saw blades, regardless of the manufacturer, need to be “broken in”. When new, the teeth are just too sharp. Cutting at full rate will cause fracturing of the feather edges which will lead to premature blade failure. Breaking in a saw blade wears off this ultra sharp edge and allows the blade to

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The Importance of Band Saw Maintenance

Your band saw is a machine that needs maintenance, just like your car. If not maintained properly, the machine can break down and will not give you the kind of performance you had when you bought it. Preventive/preliminary band saw maintenance can decrease cost, stress and increase productivity. In addition, preliminary maintenance increases band saw

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