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Issues with Square Cut

A few of the possible causes for a bandsaw machine’s inability to cut square depend on the nature of the problem. Is the bandsaw level and secure? Are the load and discharge conveyors on the same plane as the vise bed? Are the saw guide inserts, backup bearings, and thumbscrews all in good condition? Are the band wheel and wheel bearings in good or bad condition? Is the saw head squarely adjusted to the fixed vise? Does the pivot head show wear? If the saw cut is dished or curved, the cause might be inadequate band tension, excessive feed force, the feed control system may be out of calibration, applying …

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