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Bandsaw Blade Terminology

More information about bandsaw blade terminology, the industry jargon, and with emphasis on the bandsaw blade. A bandsaw blade is an engineered and banded piece of metal joined together by welding.  Saw blades are composed of different parts, and the terminology to describe these parts is an important factor in helping to better understand blade applications. Arbor/Mandrel — the shaft that is saw-motor driven and turns the saw blade Beam Strength — the resistance a saw blade has to back deflection when subjected to the edge thrust of feed pressure Blade Length — the total length of the bandsaw blade Blade Tension — the direct pull (in pounds) on the …

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Bandsaw Definitions

Bandsaw Definitions and what you should know with regard to the jargon tossed about within the industry. As a child, I grew up believing that a BLT was a Club sandwich. My mother always called them Clubs and who was I to argue? Imagine my shock and dismay at ordering a Club Sandwich as an adult only to have the waitress set a turkey sandwich before me. I hate turkey. Industry jargon is no less confusing and muddled. This unique form of speaking or labeling certain aspects of the field, like most words in the English language, tend to branch out …

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