Brush Chipper Blades

Brush Chipper Blades

The American Fascination for Wood Chippers: Unusual for a piece of general landscaping equipment, the “Wood chipper” or “Brush Chipper” has become a part of the cultural landscape in America, certainly since 1996 American neo-noir black comedy crime thriller “Fargo.” Most readers do not require a recounting of the macabre details of the film, but needless to say the lowly brush chipper has ever since carried with it a reputation for danger that is actually quite deserved. According to a 2005 report by the Journal of the American Medical Association,…

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WHAT TYPE OF BANDSAW DO YOU HAVE?

WHAT TYPE OF BANDSAW DO YOU HAVE?

METAL CUTTING BANDSAWS: Use Carbon Tool Steel or Bimetal Blades Small to large, horizontal or vertical, metal cutting bandsaws generally use either High Carbon Steel or Bimetal blades. High Carbon Steel blades are cheaper to purchase, while bimetal blades are generally more economical to operate in the long run, since they can outlast carbon blades by up to 10 times if used properly.  Carbon Steel blades will cut mild steel if used at speeds under 200 feet per minute (fpm) for best results, preferably with coolant. But if you are…

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Metal Bandsaw Blades for woodworking, metalworking or cutting materials

Metal Bandsaw Blades for woodworking, metalworking or cutting materials

Bandsaws are used for woodworking, metalworking, or for cutting a variety of other materials. They were originally designed for cutting irregular or curved shapes, though they certainly can make straight cuts. It took some time, however, for the technology to catch up to the vision. And the “hard part” has always been the blades. The idea of the bandsaw dates back to at least 1809, when William Newberry received the first known British patent for the idea. But actual bandsaws remained impractical because of the blades. Constant flexing of the…

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The importance of a Good Cutting Stick

The importance of a Good Cutting Stick

Cutting Sticks are a very important accessory and a crucial component for all makes and models of paper cutters, three knife trimmers and other cutting machinery. Cutting sticks are fitted into the slot on the cutting machine and were developed to save and protect the edge of the cutting blade that is being used to cut the material. When you make a proper selection of cutting sticks, you can significantly improve your cutting production, improve your cut quality and extend the edge life of your industrial paper knife or other…

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Industrial Knife Care Tips

Industrial Knife Care Tips

1. Knives are very dangerous. Failure to follow these basic safety procedures may result in severe lacerations or in some cases, even dismemberment. Whether the knife is small or large, light or heavy, they all have one thing in common – the cutting blades are all very SHARP. Even a used and dull cutting knife can still cut human flesh very easily. When handling a cutting knife, make sure that you always keep the sharp edge of the blade away from your body at all times. When you are handling…

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