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Replacement Portable Saw Mill Blade

Tweet Custom Replacement Portable Saw Mill Blades are now available at Carbide Processors.  We have taken into consideration your demand for superior quality as well as affordable pricing and now offer our saw blade expertise in creating your Replacement Portable … Continue…

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Brazing Steel to Steel- Wetting and Penetration Issues

Tweet A gentleman posted on Practical Machinist looking for brazing information on his failed attempts at brazing steel-to-steel and get “away from messy stick welding”.  Using 56% silver and Harris paste flux with 1100-1700 working degree temperature, he was using … Continue…

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Bandsaw Blade Brazing

Tweet Bandsaw (Band Saw) Blade Brazing Six Easy Steps Clean and bevel the blade ends  Clamp blade ends to the fixture Spread the flux Braze Anneal Remove excess alloy Size of Blade With a very small, narrow blade it may … Continue…

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Brazing Flux- New SMART Flux

Tweet SMART Flux: new, advanced, cleaner and a great price. The new SMART Flux an environmentally conscious flux that has color changing technology. SMART Flux is boric acid free which complies with the new EU Community REACH regulations on hazardous chemicals. The absence of … Continue…

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Carbide Braze Failure Due To Machining Of the Steel Holder

Tweet The Machining of the Steel Holders caused the braze joint to fail.  Below is an analysis of what happened. This project was the brazing of a rectangular blank into a steel holder for use as a scraper.  The carbide … Continue…

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Braze Analysis

Tweet Here is a braze analysis on some carbide tips that we received from Southland Tool. The tips were not staying on the saw blades, and were not pretinning.   We treated the tips and they now pretin nicely. In … Continue…

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Testing Steel Saw Plate

Tweet Testing Steel Condition You can get an excellent idea the condition of the steel after brazing by the color of the steel. There are two other ways of easily and simply telling the condition of the steel.     … Continue…

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Ripped and Torn Shoulders on a Saw Blade- Part 3

Tweet In our last blog, Ripped and Torn Shoulders  on a saw blade- Part 2, we introduced the problem and gave some insight from some very knowledgeable saw filers on why the problem with ripped and torn shoulders may have … Continue…

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Ripped and Torn Shoulders on Saw Blades- Part 2

Tweet In our last blog about Ripped and Torn Shoulders on a saw blade, we introduced the problem and gave some insight from some very knowledgeable saw filers on why the problem with ripped and torn shoulders may have been … Continue…

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Ripped and Torn Shoulders on Saw Blades- part 1

Tweet Solving problems with Ripped and Torn Shoulders on saw blades. Note: the information presented here is all presented in good faith by people with a great deal of experience in their area. However sawmills and sawing situations vary widely. … Continue…

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