Daily Archives: February 6, 2015

Quick-Fix for an Inverted Bandsaw Blade

One problem that may arise during a cutting process would be to figure out how to turn a new bandsaw blade with teeth that appear to be facing backward. The blade teeth are pointing in the wrong direction — inverted — resulting in it not being able to cut; the cause for which had likely occurred during the welding process. Welding is the method used to join metal in creating a bandsaw blade. During the welding process, the material is melded, after which it quickly solidifies. Grinding and annealing are also parts of the welding process, and these two need precise care to properly achieve weld strength in order to maximize …

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