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Sharpening and setting

This is the place to find advice and technical information about Wood-Mizer blade maintenance, sharpening and setting as well as troubleshooting.

Check that the grinding wheel profile matches the blade profile. Insert the blade into the sharpener (photo 1). Make sure the blade pusher moves the blade into the proper position. The whole profile must be covered by the grinding wheel (photo 2).
We know the life expectancy of your blades is one of the most significant issues you face as a sawmill operator. Understandably, you want to get the most out of each blade. Since there are so many contributing factors, blade performance is not
Wood-Mizer’s six-year expansion of band blades manufacturing lines at its European headquarters in Poland is complete, the company announced at Ligna. At the same time it unveiled two new blades maintenance packages, an extra blade profile and three
Now, its blade position can be altered up or down, with the motor’s position remaining fixed. Before, the motor was the adjustable element. The development improves sharpening quality, particularly the setting of teeth profiles and edges. In
Proper blade maintenance and attention to the applications which are recommended for certain profiles can ensure the longest bandsaw blade life possible. They also lead to the most accurate cuts. It is important to discuss the different selections
Let’s talk about typical mistakes in blade sharpening and setting. 1. Cracks happen as a result of incorrect blade roller adjustment. The back of the blade constantly rubs against the roller flange and case hardens the back of the blade which
At the recent International Distributor Meeting held at the European headquarters in Kolo Poland, Wood-Mizer gave a demonstration of the difference between using their 10/30 general purpose blade and the new 13/29 blade that has been designed for
Wood-Mizer manufactures not only sawmills but also blades.. Our main goal is to ensure fast accurate cutting in many types of timber. We have already had considerable success, our technology is spreading and we are now selling blades in 107
The advantages of bandsaw cutting technology in comparison with traditional circular saw benches are well-known: Cutting accuracy, Mobility, Multi-functionality and Economy. Nevertheless bandsaw cutting with all its undoubted advantages is connected
Many operators know this problem: during sawing "Wavy" cuts appear. The problem is really serious, but you can solve it. Let us examine, step by step, all the factors affecting the sawing process. There are four of them: the operator, the sawmill,
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