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501 Series Bandsaw Blade

Structural materials are made up of different types of steel formed in a specific shape or cross-section, and to cut these types of materials requires a specific bandsaw blade. Knowing blade type and tooth pitch as applied to materials, specific shape, and size is helpful as well as being key to successful output. Whether carbon, carbide, or bi-metal, the various saw blade types all possess unique features for specific usage. Bi-metal saw blades are general-purpose workhorse saw blades considered a preferred blade for use on structural materials. The bi-metal has unique, coarser teeth with high wear resistance, making them durable and long-lasting. Bi-metal blades are made up …

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The Velox VX-330 DC

The Velox VX-330 DC is a useful and reliable bandsaw that can single or multi- cut (in stock). A dual-column bandsaw with a 7/8” to 13” round, 15 3/4” x 13” rectangle cutting capacity, and a blade speed of 50Hz to 60Hz depending on the model. The Velox VX-330 DC’s saw dimension requirement is a 13’6” l by 1 1/4” w blade. It uses a 5 hp motor. As a dual-column bandsaw, the Velox VX-330 DC has a touch screen and rotary encoder, as well as a hydraulic carbide guide. It offers the ability to program in different languages and a zero point auto-check function along …

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Bundle Cutting

Using a bandsaw for speedy bundle cutting — advice about production speed. Selecting the correct bandsaw for the job and the correct saw blade for the material being cut are critical to production performance. Many machine shop owners are interested in how best to speed up production in order to cut more material using a bandsaw. Sometimes, in the quest for faster production it is thought to be time that is the problem. It actually turns out to be a combination of factors: things that end up being responsible for bottlenecks in the sawing process. A myopic vision leads to thinking that purchasing …

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