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Stripping Teeth

Problem

Solution 

Too many teeth are in the cut causing the gullets to overfill Use a coarser tooth pitch
Too few teeth in the cut Use a finer tooth pitch
Over penetration of teeth, causing gullets to overfill Increase blade speed or decrease feed rate
Chips are being carried back into the cut Adjust or replace the chip brush
Parts aren’t held securely Use a bundle clamp or tack weld stock ends
Bad blade weld Replace and have blade re-welded
Erratic hydraulic system 1. Check for air in the system
2. Check for low oil
Belts slip under a load Check belt tension. Replace belts if necessary.