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Carbide Bandsaws and Blades

Carbide Bandsaw Blades are derived from the carbide saw, a name that originated from a circular saw blade with silver soldered carbide tips. Other names include cold cut, cold circular, cold cut-off, and circular cold saws. The carbide blade¬†nearly replaced solid or segmented high-speed steel (HSS) blades since carbide is much harder than HSS. HSS blades use coolant to keep the surface from over-heating, but¬†the carbide circular saw has a unique geometry of teeth that allows for heat developed during the cutting process to be transferred to and then carried away with the chips. The most common type of carbide …

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