A question of welding and bandsaw blades.

by MephitMark

My present employer has a cut-off saw, with a couple of broken blades, but no proper band welder. They do have a acetylene torch, a stick AC and MIG welder. Now I am a competent Machinist, but my welding skills are pathetic. What I am wondering is it possible to use the MIG or acetylene to repair the blades? Or would it be better to go to a welding shop (there is one about a block away) instead?

Posted on Jul 24, 2012, 4:23 PM

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  1. Silver Solder brazing. . .. isuckatmoney, Jul 24, 2012
  2. I've heard of silver-brazing bandsaw blades.... Bruce Bergman, Jul 24, 2012
  3. Another vote for brazing. Stu Friedberg, Jul 24, 2012
  4. If the blades reguarly breaks before being worn out I think you should. Shargo, Jul 25, 2012
    1. Blade breakage. Urban Werebear, Jul 25, 2012
  5. made dozens of them. Ratpaker, Jul 25, 2012


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