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- What are the advantages of bimetal and carbide-tipped band-saw blades?
The cost of outsourcing manufacturing today is causing more and more manufacturers and industrial operators to seek a more cost-effective and efficient way to cut their steel products. Luckily, because sawing technology has become more widely accessible and manageable, the option for a business to cut their own metal is highly feasible. Sawing your own metal is a cost-effective way to lower your operating costs and ensure that the work is completed under tight timelines.
When operating band-sawing technology it is integral to the practice to ensure you have the proper blade for the job; however, sometimes there is more than one option for the job and deducting what is the best option for your business and wallet can seem intimidating.
That’s where we come in. Our team at Bladetec Industrial Supply has the professional knowledge to help guide you along every step of your sawing process. We are more than happy to offer advice and consultation while you are seeking out the perfect band-saw blades.
One of the questions we are asked frequently is “What are the advantages of bimetal and carbide-tipped band-saw blades?” and for the most part the answer is relatively simple:
Carbide-Tipped Bandsaw Blades:
For metal cutting, carbide-tipped blades are great for heavy-duty projects where there is limited downtime. This is because the durable teeth on the carbide-tipped blades remain sharper, longer, compared to other blades.
Carbide-tipped bandsaw blades are a great choice if you are looking for a blade with exceptional durability and reduced kerf tear out. While carbide-tipped bandsaw blades to come with a slightly bigger price tag, their remarkable quality will ensure a better-quality cutting outcome, every time.
Bi-Metal Bandsaw Blades
Another great contender in the metal band-sawing field is Bi-metal blades. Bi-metal blades have teeth with optimized hardness. This premium strength of the bi-metal teeth means that when cutting, the blade can maintain the edge, ensuring optimal flexibility without compromising resiliency or durability.
At Bladetec Industrial Inc. we are passionate about bandsaw blades and making sawing accessible for everyone. Bladetec online is here to support you with a variety of useful resources and FAQ’s 24/7 and if you can’t find what you’re looking for online, then one of our trusted experts would love to help answer any questions you may have over the phone, in person or through email. Contact us today by phone or email and we will be happy to assist you with all of your bandsaw needs!