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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 recommended 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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Proper Blade Break-In Procedure

Proper bandsaw blade break-in means achievement of a smooth operation via perfectly cut materials, resulting in a successful output — accountability at its easiest and best. One aspect of an operator’s responsibility to professional accountability in the sawing industry is to achieve proper installation and maintain full function of bandsaw blades. Assuring proper bandsaw blade break-in is crucial to the industry, and some bandsaw operators will agree that the best advice to heed is a relatively simple mind-game of sorts — to think of the saw blade as a new pencil with a sharp tip. Too much pressure and the tip breaks, and with extended use, …

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How to Prolong Bandsaw Blade Life

The proper use and daily maintenance of bandsaw blades will help to prolong bandsaw blade life and provide effective output for the duration of the blade. With time and usage, bandsaw blades start to deteriorate. Stripped teeth, band breakage, crooked cuts, premature cutting of teeth, and rough cuts occur with a dull, worn-out blade. To help prolong bandsaw blade life, there are simple and daily steps to take that will guarantee prolonged bandsaw blade life and achieve better, more productive output. Proper break-in procedure At the very start of use for any bandsaw blade, break in is essential to extending the life of the saw blade. When …

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