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BOUNCING BANDSAW BLADE CAUSES - PDF printable chart

 

Common Causes of a Bouncing Band Saw Blades

Often a blade will "bounce" or "jump" when passing through the saws guides.

This will cause problems by overloading the blade gullet, or causing expensive damage to your head feed system.

The following is a list of the most common causes for a "bouncing blade".

Straightness of the blade.

Straightness of the blade weld.

Blade tension is set too low.

Wheels are out of round.

Blade guides are damaged.

Blade is bent.

Wheel Bearings are bad.

 

BOUNCING BANDSAW BLADE CAUSES - PDF printable chart