Daily Archives: March 13, 2015

Bandsaw Chips Check

Fabricating shops use bandsaw machines to cut a variety of materials including beams, structurals, heavy wall tubing, stainless steel, tool steels , pipes, and tubes. Bandsaw operators incorporate an effective sawing operation by first choosing the right bandsaw blade, and then performing a blade break in procedure. These are then followed by properly setting the machine, using the correct feed rate for the material, running the saw blade at the┬árecommended speed rate, and cutting with or without coolant (depending on the materials). But there is one aspect that most bandsaw operators do overlook, and that is to check the shavings …

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