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Which Bandsaw Blade type is best for Aluminium cutting applications?

Posted on 24th March 2020

Knowing what bandsaw blade type will be able to offer you the best possible performance within your upcoming aluminium cutting application can be a challenging task, opting for the wrong choice potentially causing breakages and other similar problems later down the line. It is vital that you go for the blade best suited to the material you are to be working with, allowing for the best results from your industrial bandsaw machine. Below, we have compiled a list of the metal cutting band saw blades best suited within aluminium application, helping you to find your best option with ease.

Carbon Flexiback Bandsaw Blades

Carbon Flexiback Bandsaw Blades are an ideal choice to opt for, offering up great results when used in applications upon soft metals, such as aluminium, and other general-purpose cutting projects, like those involving plastic, wood, foam, and various non-ferrous metals. Carbon Flexiback Bandsaw Blades offer up a great economical option when compared to other blade types currently available on the market, also offering users the best variety in terms of the width, thickness, and tooth specifications of the blade in question. Carbon Flexiback Blades are seen to be ideal within both contoured and straight industrial cutting applications, making them highly versatile and therefore great for a range of numerous applications.

 M42 Bi-Metal Bandsaw Blades

Alternatively, M42 Bi-Metal Bandsaw Blades also offer up great results when used within projects involving aluminium, as well as various of other materials such as alloy steels, carbon steels, stainless steels, and structural steels, making it a very versatile option in contrast with other blade types currently on the market. This saw blade type provides a higher level of cutting accuracy, reducing cutting time by up to 50%; this makes it a highly efficient blade type to opt for. The M42 Bi-Metal saw blade can also be used within a variety of non-ferrous metal cutting applications.

Carbide Tipped Bandsaw Blades

Carbide Tipped Bandsaw Blades are also a great choice to opt for within aluminium cutting applications, being ideal for use upon a range of abrasive building materials such as cast iron, concrete, graphite, and fibreglass. This industrial bandsaw blade type also tends to hold a much longer lifespan when compared to other options due to its resistance to heat wear and abrasion.

While there is an array of different industrial bandsaw blade types currently available to users on the market, choosing the right option for you is a potentially challenging but highly vital task, helping to ensure that you gain the best performance from the saw blade best for you. For guidance on choosing the best blade option for your bandsaw machine, get in touch with our experts and let us know what Sawcraft can do for you.