Technical information

BREAK IN PROCEDURE

All new blades possess very sharp edges. This causes micro fractures at normal cutting rate due to excessive vibration. It is recommended that approximately 20 minutes of solid cutting or 300 sq.cm. of material should be cut at 40% of recommended feed at normal speed.Proper break-in rounds off sharper edges and ensures longer blade life.

SELECTING THE CORRECT BLADE

The most important aspect that should be focused upon, before the cutting process, is selecting the most appropriate cutting blade. Proper selection bringe out maximum productivity and enhances the tool life to optimum. Choosing the correct dimension and TPI in case of a bandsaw blade, is thus very essential. Special tooth design can be applied to achieve better result in sawing difficult-to-cut materials.

SELECTING THE CORRECT TPI

SOLIDS

Material Size
Tooth Pitch (tpi)
Upto 20 mm
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10/14 or 14 tpi
15 mm to 30 mm
-
8/12 or 12 tpi
25 mm to 50 mm
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6/10 or 10 tpi
40 mm to 70 mm
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5/8 or 6, 8 tpi
50 mm to 80 mm
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4,6 or 4, 6 tpi
70 mm to 140 mm
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3/4 or 3, 4 tpi
120 mm to 300 mm
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2/3 or 2, 3 tpi
250 mm to 600 mm
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1.4/2 or 1.25, 2 tpi
500 mm to 1200 mm
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0.75/1.25 or 1.25, 0.75 tpi
1000 mm plus...
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0.55/0.75 or 0.75 tpi

PIPES AND STRUCTURES

L(mm) / T(mm)
20
40
60
80
100
120
150
200
300
500
2
14
14
10/14
10/14
10/14
10/14
10/14
8/12
6/10
6/10
3
10/14
10/14
10/14
10/14
8/12
8/12
8/12
6/10
6/10
5/8
4
8/12
8/12
8/12
8/12
8/12
6/10
6/10
6/10
5/8
5/8
5
8/12
8/12
8/12
6/10
6/10
6/10
6/10
5/8
5/8
4/6
6
6/10
6/10
6/10
6/10
6/10
6/10
5/8
5/8
4/6
4/6
8
6/10
6/10
6/10
6/10
5/8
5/8
5/8
4/6
4/6
4/6
10
5/8
5/8
5/8
5/8
5/8
4/6
4/6
4/6
3/4
12
5/8
5/8
5/8
4/6
4/6
4/6
4/6
3/4
3/4
15
4/6
4/6
4/6
4/6
4/6
3/4
3/4
3/4
2/3
20
4/6
4/6
3/4
3/4
3/4
3/4
2/3
2/3
30
3/4
3/4
3/4
2/3
2/3
2/3
2/3
50
2/3
2/3
2/3
2/3
1,2/2

L = Outer Diameter T + Thickness