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Kerf and Precise Cut

There are factors to consider when deciding on the right bandsaw blade for the job. Things like the material to be cut, its thickness, bandsaw type, and how it will be used to cut a specific type of material. It is important to consider correct width, pitch, and TPI when purchasing any bandsaw blade. Rake angle, tooth style and set, blade type, and kerf are factors as well. Kerf is the¬†slot made by a cutting tool when¬†parting material — or the amount of material removed by the cut of the blade. The term kerf is mistakenly used to refer to …

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