Carbide Tipped Cutting on Band Saws - PDF printable
Caride tipped band saw blades are both hard and fragile. Though they are fast, carbide tipped blades are more delicate than conventional bi-metal blades. The carbide tips welded to the saw blade are extremely hard which provides extreme resistance to abrasion and to heat damage.
Carbide tipped saw blade cost justification comes in one of two forms: either in significantly faster cutting rates or in long band saw blade life.....sometimes both.
CARBIDE TIPPED BAND SAW CUTTING GUIDE CHART - PDF printable