Narrow Bandsaw Technology for Secondary Manufacturing

Posted by Rumin Mann
June 7th, 2011

Narrow bandsaw technology for portable sawmills and lumber remanufacturing has proven to be economically feasible because, compared to wide bandsaws, the machines are less expensive and the costs of blades and their maintenance are much less.  Narrow bands are used in applications with deep cuts that were once only possible using wide blades.  There is the further benefit that narrow blades have a smaller kerf.

This Technology Profile presents the factors that control saw performance, beginning with the cutting forces, so you can better understand your current sawing system and plan improvements.

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