View Full Version : Band saw blade selection
02-13-2005, 01:05 PM
I need new band saw blades. My saw takes 93X3/4X.032. I am looking for a multi purpose blade. What do you guys recommend and what pitch? I was going to by some Bi-metal blades in the Enco sales flyer? I was thinking 10 tpi?
02-13-2005, 01:12 PM
This may help.
02-13-2005, 02:03 PM
Not that they'll have the size you need but it has some good information.
[This message has been edited by pgmrdan (edited 02-13-2005).]
02-13-2005, 03:30 PM
Bimetal blades give long life. TPI depends on thickness you mostly cut. Here's the tooth selection chart from M K Morse:
and this is the listing of blades & TPI:
I use a 4/6 variable pitch, 0 rake, since most of my cutting is 1/4" and thicker. Disadvantage is you have to really slow down feed on thinner material.
Best price on these blades, custom welded to length is Decatur Custom Tools @
If anybody knows a better source, please post. Last cost was $18/blade.