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equipment:bandsaw [2019/05/07 21:53]
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 ===Risk assessment=== ===Risk assessment===
 +[[https://bristol.hackspace.org.uk/wiki/lib/exe/fetch.php?media=equipment:replacing_the_blade.docx|Induction Manual]]
  
 ===Usage Notes=== ===Usage Notes===
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 +===== Induction Notes =====
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 ==== Bandsaw blades ==== ==== Bandsaw blades ====
-  * The spares are located on the shelf below the actual bandsaw. +  * The spares are located on the wall besides the bandsaw. 
-  * If a bandsaw blade becomes blunt, replace with a spare from the aforementioned shelf. Do not use the spares if the blade is still sharp - if it's not cutting well, make sure you're not forcing the work piece too hard through the saw. +  * If a bandsaw blade becomes blunt, replace with a spare from the wall. Do not use the spares if the blade is still sharp - if it's not cutting well, make sure you're not forcing the work piece too hard through the saw. 
-  * If there are no more spares, comment on the mailing list to get more stock - make a note of whether the metal/plastic blade or wood blade is needed. Alternatively, buy a replacement and request reimbursement through the normal forms. +  * If there are no more spares, comment on the google group to get more stock - make a note of whether the plastic or wood blade is needed. Alternatively, buy a replacement and request reimbursement through the normal forms. 
-  * The saw that's suitable for metal or plastic has more teeth per inch (tpi) than the wood one, i.e. finer pitch. Current recommended one is 10 tpi.+  * The saw that's suitable for plastic has more teeth per inch (tpi) than the wood one, i.e. finer pitch. Current recommended one is 10 tpi.
   * The saw that's suitable for wood has less teeth per inch (tpi) than the metal/plastic one, i.e. coarser pitch. Current recommended one is 6 tpi.   * The saw that's suitable for wood has less teeth per inch (tpi) than the metal/plastic one, i.e. coarser pitch. Current recommended one is 6 tpi.
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 +  * The bandsaw takes blades 93-1/4 inch = 2368.55mm
 +  * A typical order if all the blades are knackered would be 2no. 6 TPI at 3/8 inch for general use, 1no. x 6 TPI at 1/4 inch for fine work and 1no. 3 TPI at 3/4 inch for cross cutting. http://www.Tuffsaws.co.uk can supply these.
  
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