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Bandsaw Machine Vibration

There are different factors to consider when trying to determine the causes of excessive bandsaw machine vibration. A noisy bandsaw machine indicates improper use or parts malfunction. As the number of cut pieces increase, the sound pressure level also increases; indicating that noise level is proportional to the vibration wavelength. Eliminating bandsaw machine vibration will reduce cutting noise and increase efficiency. Machine manufacturers have developed damping devices while saw blade producers focus on varied-pitch saw blades and unique tooth design as a way of helping to reduce bandsaw vibration. These attempts have resulted in successful increase in blade life and cutting rates, but …

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Bandsaw Tune-Up

Correct bandsaw tune-up is important to achieve optimum performance as well as to preserve the condition of the machine and saw blades. Whether a new bandsaw is purchased or the blades on an existing saw need replacing, spending a little time to make sure all of the adjustable parts are correctly aligned is important to the success of any cutting procedure. It will also guarantee a longer, more productive life of both the machine and the blades used. There are three simple adjustments that will help to keep the saw cut true. It is a good idea to check these adjustments each …

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