Band Saw Blades Resources

Get all the information you will ever need to know about band saw blades. Learning about band saw blade terms, tooth set options and more will allow you to make the best decision on a custom band saw blade. Get longer blade life or faster cutting rates if you can’t afford downtime or maybe find a more economical option for your blade cutting applications. There are many types of blades to choose from and ISCO Blades is here to help you make the right decision. We also have an easy to order custom band saw blade online application.

Blade Selection

Selecting the Right Blade Choosing the right band saw blades is as easy as answering a few questions 1.) What is the right blade length? Most often the blade length varies according to the band saw machine type specifications from the manufacturer.  Start by finding the correct blade length by checking your band saw machine [...]

Blade Terms

Band Saw Blade Terms (1) Blade Back: The body of the blade that does not contain the teeth. (2) Blade Thickness: The dimension of the blade from side to side. (3) Blade Width: The nominal dimension of the band saw blade when measuring from the tip of the tooth to the back of the band. [...]

Blade Tooth Forms

Band Saw Blade Tooth Forms Get the right cutting efficiency of your band saw blade with the right tooth form. The shape of the cutting edge of the blade tooth can make a big difference in the life of the blade, the cutting noise, the cut finish, and the chip carrying capacity. Variable Tooth Form: [...]

Blade Tooth Guide

Blade Tooth Set Guide The tooth set of the band saw blade is the number of teeth and the angle at which they are offset. The blade's tooth set affects the cutting efficiency and the chip carrying ability. There are many tooth set options with each blade type and width/thickness depending on the cutting application. [...]

Blade Types

Band Saw Blade Types We offer custom welded, to length, band saw blades of all types from high end suppliers including Lenox, Starrett and Simonds. ISCO Blades can custom build any type of band saw blade you require from carbide tipped blades, bi-metal blades, carbon blades including Woodmaster blade options. Browse our online blade categories [...]

Blade Width Guide

Band Saw Blade Width Guide What Blade Width Means The Band saw blade width is measured from the tips of the teeth to the back edge of the saw blade. Blade Width Guidelines It is best to use the widest band saw blade width possible for any particular cut according to your saw specifications. The [...]