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Maximize Bandsaw Blade Life

Maximizing bandsaw blade life will help to save time and money, and proper blade maintenance is paramount to effective output. Quality bandsaw blades are essential when high-volume metal cutting — yet even the highest quality bandsaw blades aren’t designed to last forever. At some point the blade will fail due to wear. Common problems that result from dull and improperly set blades include inaccurate cuts, stripping, worn out teeth, and if abused, blade breakage. The reason for these issues is that neglect of important bandsaw blade use rules are in effect. Things like incorrect blade installation, improper wheel alignment, incorrect feed and speed rates, and incorrectly set guides. Ways to lengthen bandsaw blade life …

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