Extend Band Saw Blade Life with New Band Saw Chip Brushes.
Black Iron Band Saw Blade Chip Brushes
Black Iron Band Saw Chip brushes are essential to the longevity and cost-effectiveness of band saw blades. The chip brush will remove chips out of the teeth on the blade. This action will greatly extend the life of your blade by getting rid of the chips before they can travel around the wheels of the band saw.
When the chips get stuck in the wheels of the bearing, or back into the carbide guides it will harm the cutting ability of the blade. Since chip brushes are located where the blade exits the housing, they’re often overlooked and cause issues with band saw blade life
Chip Brush Troubleshooting
A worn or poorly adjusted chip brush can greatly reduce the life of a band saw blade and the quality of the cut. The main issues caused by faulty chip brushes include:
- Chip stays in tooth gullet
- Teeth breaking off
- Teeth cracking
- Blade cracking from teeth up
- Loss of tooth set