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How to Determine Blade Choice

When it comes to making the right bandsaw blade choice, there are several factors to determine prior to purchasing any blade, and depending on the materials being cut. Determine the bandsaw’s condition and the type of band used. Each bandsaw is equipped with wheels that will only accommodate one saw blade width. Bandsaw sizes are unique and commonly referenced as an operator working on a 1.0 or  a .75 saw. It is impossible for one blade to cut all materials. Materials being cut and how they will be cut determine Blade Type. The three main saw blade variables are width, teeth-per-inch (TPI), and the set. …

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