Bandsaw Blade Life Extension

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Bandsaw Blade Life Extension

Aubuchon Hardware Tip: Did you know the first step in prolonging the life of bandsaw blades is actually in the breaking-in process? For the first 50 to 100 inches of cutting you do with a new bandsaw blade, you should use only half the pressure you normally employ to push the bandsaw blade through the material. This minimizes damage to the new blade and prolongs the cutting lifespan.

   

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