Useful Information for Using Your Cold Saw Blades

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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Getting The Most Out of Your Cold Saw Blades

There are a few things you should do when you get a new cold saw blade to get the most out life out of it. CoolantThe first thing is to make sure you are using good coolant. Coolant is a huge part of the cutting process when using a cold saw. The coolant is not actually what helps the blade or material stay cool when cutting. You could cut without coolant and the material would still be cool to the touch. The coolant is necessary to prolong the life of the blade. It's a lubricant which is important to help...

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General Purpose Cold Saw Blades

General Purpose Cold Saw Blades

One of the top questions we get is whether or not there is such a thing as a "general purpose" cold saw blade. The short answer is no, but the technical answer is maybe. While there isn't a general purpose cold saw blade for any and all applications, there most likely is one for your specific applications. When customers ask this question they typically are either cutting many different shapes (round tubing, solids, square tubing, angle, etc) sizes, materials (steel, stainless, non-ferrous aluminium, etc) or they just are not sure about their applications and what cold saw blade would be...

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