Woodworking means cutting and shaping woods that needs big machines for cutting. One of the biggest and most used tools by woodworkers are band saw. Woodworkers would also be doing some wood cutting and metal cutting. So if you are doing the 2 kinds of cutting you need to have the metal band saw and the wood band saw. This is not hard to choose since there are already a lot of types of band saw with good quality.
A band saw cannot work well if it does not have the best blade. If you are working with metal cutting you need to find the best type of blades for your metal band saw. As there are tooth shape that is good for the type of blade and that the right shape and the right blade are the best things that can make up a best band saw for metal. Here are some of the blade types you can choose from. These blades will work well for the type of the material that is to be cut and thus it can give the best result.
- EXOTIC & NICKEL-BASED ALLOYS– this gives a high and good performance having different toothed cutting edge. This can be used under heavy conditions and that you can really rely on this one.
- STAINLESS STEEL – this is a blade because it cannot rust or corrode with steel like others steels can.
- PRO – this is good for heavy cutting. The pitch tooth and rake gives and efficient cutting.
- ALLOY & HIGH CARBON STEEL – this is a good type of blade because the property of being a carbon steel makes a strong and hard blade which is very helpful in band saw.
- FIBERGLASS – this is a safe blade that is used for cutting only the best lengths. This can cut and chop for different type of material.
- GENERAL PURPOSE – this is very helpful and practical because this band saw has 40 teeth
- ALUMINUM – this is one of the commonly used for blade that can be used to cut wood and steel.
- CERAMICS – it is one of the safest type of blade because it reduces injuries and it is much more safer to hold than any other blades.
- DIE STRUCTURAL STEEL – this structural steel is the regulated and standard type of blades.
- GRAPHITE – this type of blade can really cut straight like no other blades can.
Now that you know these types of blades do exist then you have to decide the kind of materials these blades should be used. It is best to use the right blades to the right material for best result. As There may be a lot of different types of blade, you should choose which one to use. Choose only the tough, hard , strong kind of blade that can cut and shape the materials smoothly. Do check in hardware’s that sells this kind of tools and kind of blades and purchase only the right one.