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COMMON CAUSES OF BACK CRACKS IN BANDSAW BLADES -pdf printable

 

Common Causes of Back Cracks in Band Saw Blades

 

 

Band saw blade back-cracks are often the cause of many blade problems; from crooked welds to band saw blade breakage.

Here  is a list of most of the problems that cause cracks in the back of a band saw blade:

Guide arms are too far apart.

Guide to wheel alignment is wrong.

Top guide is missing.

Band saw blade is rubbing wheel flange.

Notch in top guide.

Guides too tight.

Straightness of bend.

Speed to fast.

Running time too long.

Tension too high.

Feed rate too heavy.

Feed pressure too high.

Coolant flow too low.

Coolant mix improper.

 

COMMON CAUSES OF BACK CRACKS IN BANDSAW BLADES -pdf printable