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Cutting Stainless Steel

When cutting stainless steel, choosing the right saw blade as well as the appropriate speed and feed rates are vital in order for the bandsaw operator to achieve positive output. Stainless steel is a medium range steel and is also known as Inox steel. This low carbon steel alloy contains a minimum of 10% chromium by weight. The increased chromium content and the addition of molybdenum, nickel, and nitrogen work together to enhance the corrosion resistance of stainless steel. When cutting Stainless steel, it is recommended that either a Carbon or bi-metal saw blade be installed. Carbon saw blades are an economical …

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Effective Stainless Steel Cutting

Effective Stainless Steel Cutting Most band saw blades fail due to lack of break-in procedure, the feed system is not working correctly, there are too many or too few teeth on the cut, or because of the use of the wrong saw blade for the material to be cut. In order to help achieve an effective cut of stainless steels, please consider the following: Use of the proper saw blade Speed rate and Feed rate The number of teeth in the saw blade Break-in procedure of the saw blade The best saw blades to use for the proper and effective cutting of stainless …

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