Useful Information for Using Your Cold Saw Blades

Why Purchase from Cold Saw Shop?

Why is it better to purchase your cold saw blades from Cold Saw Shop? As a small business, we understand and know where our competitors struggle. We can all attest to poor experiences with larger companies. You call to get expert advice and you just leave unsatisfied with the whole experience. They act like they know what they are talking about but you just know there's got to be someone better to consult with.  We live and breathe cold saw blades. We treat every customer with the highest regard with friendly customer service. We understand that each customer will have...

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What Are Cold Saw Blades?

Cold saw blades are most commonly made out of M2 steel for cutting ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Cold saw blades are typically ran on low RPM cold saw machines that run between 15 and 60 RPM. The term “cold saw blade” is used because the heat generated when cutting is transferred from the blade to the chips created by the saw blade. Companies will often consider a cold saw when minimal burr and more precise cuts are required. HSS M2 Cold Saw Blades are used to cut round and square tubes/pipes, solids, angle iron, structural shapes such as extrusions and...

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Best Cold Saw Blades for Cutting Stainless Steel

We often get calls from customers who want their HSS cold saw blades to stay sharp longer when cutting stainless steel or similar materials that are hard on blades. Each time we get one of these calls we recommend our M35 Co5 cold saw blades which contain 5% cobalt. You can think of this the same way you would a drill bit. There are M2 HSS drill bits and there are HSS drill bits that contain cobalt. The bit (or blade in our case) that contains cobalt will always stay sharp longer than it would without cobalt. M35 blades are made from M35 tool steel containing...

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Prolonging Your Cold Saw Machine & Cold Saw Blade Life

It is very important to keep your machine clean. This includes the vise, table, and saw collars. A dirty vise could lead to it not opening or the head not being able to rotate. It is also possible for coolant and chips to freeze these parts into place or for saw chips to embed and rust themselves into the machine. Keep the saw collar and the areas around the bolt hole of the blade clean. We get a lot of blades in for sharpening and have seen so many come in with worn hubs. This is important because it only...

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Tips For Using Your New Cold Saw Blade

Tips For Using Your New Cold Saw Blade

High-speed steel (HSS) cold saw blades do not "cut" - they "mill" through your material. It is important to remember that - especially with a manual machine - you have to let the cold saw blade do the work. Forcing the blade through the material will only decrease the life of, damage, and/or break your cold saw blade. Below are some additional tips to getting more life and using your blade optimally. A lot of these tips might sound self-explanatory, but it never hurts to revisit them especially is you have multiple employees who might be using your cold saw machinery....

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