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Bandsaw Blade Speed and Feed Calculator
Bandsaw Blade Speed and Feed Calculator Need to figure out what your cutting time will be? Use Sawblade.com?s handy Speed and Feed Calculator to determine the correct blade speed and blade. . . go to Bandsaw Blade Speed and Feed Wizard
Rod to Area (sq in) Calculator
Rod to Area (sq in) Calculator Our powerful software utility that helps you make easy calculation of the material to be cut into square inches. This will assist you in calculation. . . go to Rod to Area Calculator
Material Weight Calculator
Material Weight CalculatorAutomatic weight calculator for sheet, plate, tube, bar, and other engineering material shapes. This calculator will assist you in calculating your weight loads for band sawing operations. Simply. . . go to Material Weight Calculator
Breaking in Band Saw Blades
Breaking in Band Saw Blades The importance of breaking in a new blade should not be under estimated. It can mean the difference between success and failure of your bandsaw blade. Proper. . . go to Band Saw Blade Break-in
Common Causes of Stripped Teeth in Saw Blades
Common Causes of Stripped Teeth in Band Saw BladesOne of the most common problems in bandsawing is stripping the teeth from the blade. While every case is unique, here is. . . go to Band Saw Blades Common Causes of Stripped Teeth
Common Causes of Weld Breakage in Band Saw Blades
Weld Breakage in Band Saw BladesCommon Causes of Weld Breakage in Band Saw BladesIf your band saw blade is undergoing weld breakage when you use it, there may be a. . . go to Weld Breakage
Common Causes of a Bouncing Band Saw Blades
Causes of a Bouncing Band Saw BladesIs your band saw bouncing or jumping through the saw guides? This is a serious issue, but a tough one to understand, because there. . . go to Bouncing Blades Solutions
Common Causes of Gullet Cracks in Band Saw Blades
Causes of Gullet Cracks in Band Saw BladesWhen band saw blades are over-used, they may begin to experience back cracking ? a serious issue that can damage your blade permanently.. . . go to Common Causes of Band Saw Blade Gullet Cracks
Common Causes of Back Cracks in Band Saw Blades
Back Cracks in Band Saw BladesWhen band saw blades are over-used, they may begin to experience back cracking ? a serious issue that can damage your blade permanently. This issue. . . go to Common Causes of Back Cracks
Band Saw Blade Speed And Feed Chart
BAND SPEED AND RECOMMEND CUTTING RATES FOR BI-METAL SAWING APPLICATIONS Regardless of them type of steel you?re working with, the Saw Blade Speed and Feed Chart can help you determine the. . . go to Band Saw Blade Speed And Feed Chart
How do I measure my bandsaw for you to make my blades for me?
Adjust your tension mechanism so that it is about 1/3 of the way from the closed position. Then measure the diameter of your wheels where the blade rides. Take each. . . go to How to Measure Band Saw Blades
Advantages of Full Synthetic Metalworking & Sawing Fluid
Synthetic metal working fluids often provide the best cooling performance among all cutting fluids. When a full synthetic coolant is needed The C-5300 from Q Fluids the right choice.Formulated specifically. . . go to Advantages of Full Synthetic Metalworking & Sawing Fluid
Using C5200 semi synthetic coolant
The C5200 semi synthetic coolant is formulated specifically for the Band Sawing Industry, as this unique coolant lubricates and cools the Band Saw Blade extending the tool life while enhancing. . . go to C5200 semi synthetic coolant
Choosing The Proper Tooth Per Inch For Your Bandsaw Blade
Choosing The Proper Tooth Per Inch For Your Bandsaw BladeMany customers ask: What is the proper blade tooth pitch or "Teeth Per Inch"  (aka TPI) or pitch I need? To achieve. . . go to Proper Tooth Per Inch For Your Bandsaw Blade
Selecting the Proper blade tooth style for Metal
Selecting the Proper blade tooth style for Metal What is the proper blade tooth style we have a few types of tooth configurations for metalworking bandsaw blades IC, HP, VTH, Raker, A Raker tooth blade. . . go to Selecting the Proper blade tooth style for Metal
How to Fold and Unfold Bandsaw Blades
How to Fold and Unfold Bandsaw BladesCoiling and uncoiling bandsaw blades needs to be done safely and correctly. Here is a simple step-by-step video to show you "proper blade folding and. . . go to How to Fold and Unfold Bandsaw Blades
How to Measure A Band Saw Blade Length
How to Measure A Band Saw Blade LengthBand saw blades come in a variety of lengths, widths, thicknesses, and tooth configurations. In order to determine bandsaw blade length for your. . . go to How to Measure A Band Saw Blade Length
How to Flip your Band Saw Blade
How to Flip your Band Saw BladeIn this Sawblade.com Tech Tip Video video, Austin Zimmeman from sawblade.com will explain what to do when the teeth of your band saw blade. . . go to How to Flip your Band Saw Blade
How to Change a Q700 Circular Saw Blade
How to Change a Q700 Circular Saw BladeSawblade.com's Austin Zimmerman shows the correct, safe way to install a new blade on your Q700 Carbide circular saw 1 Unplug the saw's power. . . go to How to Change a Q700 Circular Saw Blade