Bandsaw Blunders – How they Cut Blade Life

For long life, make sure your blade tension is right – usually between 25 k.p.s.i. and 32 k.p.s.i. But check with your blade manufacturer to confirm the values for your blades.

Designed for cutting bundles of solids, structurals and tubes, Simonds’ IC Enduro 3, like other blades, requires a rich coolant mix that sticks to the blade.

Hard Cutting

To cut tough exotic metals like Hastelloy, Inconel and others, it takes the correct saw, know how and the right blade.

A Saw Blade That Gets Under The Skin

Getting into production with his company’s new Amada bandsaw, Pat Schisler was happily cutting 316 stainless barstock with the recommended carbide-tipped blades when things started to go wrong.

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