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Issues with Square Cut

A few of the possible causes for a bandsaw machine’s inability to cut square depend on the nature of the problem. Is the bandsaw level and secure? Are the load and discharge conveyors on the same plane as the vise bed? Are the saw guide inserts, backup bearings, and thumbscrews all in good condition? Are the band wheel and wheel bearings in good or bad condition? Is the saw head squarely adjusted to the fixed vise? Does the pivot head show wear? If the saw cut is dished or curved, the cause might be inadequate band tension, excessive feed force, the feed control system may be out of calibration, applying …

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Proper Bandsaw Blade Tracking

Sharing information that is helpful and affords profitable results with satisfactory production is part of the team effort here at SawBlade.com. Proper Bandsaw Blade Tracking is helpful advice any bandsaw operator should know in order to achieve those desired results. Proper bandsaw blade tracking procedure is meant to help the bandsaw machine operator stay safe while also conducting a flawless cutting operation. For proper bandsaw blade tracking, we advise the following: Remove the back-up guides and then loosen or remove the side guides. Tension the saw blade. The blade should be properly tightened in order to obtain straight cuts and to reduce blade fatigue. After …

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