Learning objectives

  • List the major components of a vertical band saw
  • Describe different types of available band saw cutting blades
  • Describe the procedures used to make straight, angle, external contour, and internal contour cuts

Course overview

Many industrial machine shops use a band saw, or band mill. This machine cuts a variety of shaped contours. Appropriate procedures for set up and operation ensure safe and efficient use of a band saw.

The Band Saw training course describes a band saw's design and operation. It also explains how to use a band saw to produce various cuts. This online training course reviews band saw:

  • Components
  • Blades
  • Operation
  • Safety precautions

This course is part of the Band Saw training series.

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