How To Safely Unpack Sawmill Blades
Learn how to safely unpack sawmill blades from a flatpack box and prepare them for sawing.
Wood-Mizer Blade Spotlight: MaxFLEX Premium Bandsaw Blades
MaxFLEX is one of Wood-Mizer's brands for bandsaw blades. When Wood-Mizer designed this blade, the goal was to make a durable all-purpose sawmill blade with increased flexibility and extended blade life. Wood-Mizer specialists carefully selected specialized alloys from European steel producers to provide longer blade flex life and hardened every tooth tip with an induction process resulting in a tough blade for maximum sawing performance. Each tooth is precisely set by computer-controlled equipment and completely profile ground tip to tip using super abrasive CBN grinding technology.
Wood-Mizer Blade Spotlight: DoubleHARD
Field tested in demanding sawing applications throughout the world, Wood-Mizer DoubleHARD blades are the flagship and workhorse sawmill blade that sawyers have trusted for decades. DoubleHARD blades earned their name because Wood-Mizer starts with a high-quality alloy steel and induction hardens the tooth tip, resulting in a durable and reliable blade that delivers twice the toughness and twice the sharp life compared to standard carbon blades.
How to Replace a Sawmill Blade
Replacing the bandsaw blade is one of the key maintenance needs for every sawmill user. Following the advice below allows for a quick, safe, and correct blade installation:
Why Do Sawmill Blades Break?
To increase sawmill blade life, there are eight significant reasons for premature sawmill blade rupture to look out for when operating a sawmill. How many hours does a bandsaw blade have, or how many cubic meters can it cut before needing to sharpen or replace? The answer to the question "How long does a sawmill blade last?" depends on the blade quality and many more factors.
Get a Free E-book "How to Improve a Sawmill Blade Performance"
The Wood-Mizer team prepared an e-Book with the most popular website articles about sawmill blades. The e-Book "How to Improve a Sawmill Blade Performance" is helpful for both experienced sawmillers and beginners: a professional can refresh his knowledge, and a novice learns a lot of useful info.
Wood-Mizer Bandsaw Tooth Setters for Efficient Sawmill Blade Maintenance
In the process of sawmilling, bandsaw blades do a tremendous job of cutting a log into valuable building material. To produce the best quality cants and boards out of every single log, you need to properly maintain the bandsaw blades by sharpening and setting their teeth. Only well-maintained bandsaw blades guarantee ultimate cutting performance.
How To Choose a Sawmill Blade Profile
Using the best sawmill blade is key to increasing production, improving cut quality, and reducing your sawmilling or resawing operation costs. From green softwoods to abrasive hardwoods, Wood-Mizer manufactures an industry-leading range of sawmill blades with more than 100 combinations based on profile, width, thickness, tooth spacing, and material for any type of sawing or resawing application.
How to Increase Sawmill Blade Life
Eliminate downtime and keep sawing with these 10 helpful tips to increase your bandsaw blade life expectancy.
How To Select a Sawmill Blade Type
With hundreds of combinations based on profile and material, every Wood-Mizer sawmill blade tooth is precisely set by computer-controlled equipment and completely profile ground tip to tip using super abrasive grinding technology to ensure the highest quality blade performance.