Blog - Detroit Band Saw
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Carbide Tipped Band Saw Blade

The best carbide band saw blade for cutting induction hardened shafts, linear bearing shafts, and case hardened materials up to HRC 65.           We have done extensive testing and our blade product outperforms ALL other blades on the market two to one.  It is...

Proper blade tracking

There are many variables that can lead to crooked cuts when using band saw blades.  These common causes include worn or improper blade guides, too many teeth in the cut, feed pressure that is too high, low band tension, a fixed vise that is not square or a saw table...

Cutting Fluid

Most industrial band saws cutting metal should be using some sort of a cutting fluid/lubricoolant. When used properly, coolant should: wash chips out of the blade’s gullets, cool the “tooth” tips to reduce heat damage, and lubricate the cut to reduce...

Stripped Teeth–Problems and Solutions

Did you know that 80% of blade failure is not due to the saw blade itself? If you notice there is a section of your band saw blade with an area of very dull or missing teeth take a look at the possible causes and resolutions listed below:Too many teeth are in the cut...