Product News: Machinery & Machining Tools
QUAD 7™ Carbide Tipped Blades feature positive rake angle four-tooth pattern.
Press Release Summary:
April 10, 2017 -
Available in ¾ in. x .050, 1-1/2 in. x .050, 2 in. x .062, 2-5/8 in. x .062 and 3-1/8 in. x .062 widths, QUAD 7™ Carbide Tipped Blades are ideal for high chrome alloy, inconel and nickel-based alloys, titanium block and stainless steels. Designed with tooth pitch of 2.5 – 3.5, 2-3, 1.9-2.1, 1.4-1.8, 1.1-1.4, and .9-1.1 teeth per inch, units come with plastic capping. Blades are used in steel service centers, foundries and aerospace sawing applications.
Original Press Release
Simonds Saw Introduces Quad™ 7 Carbide Tipped Band Saw Blades
Press release date: April 3, 2017
Unique tooth pattern generates distinct chips for faster, high-penetration sawing.
Simonds Saw (www.simondssaw.com) – a leading manufacturer of premium quality band saw blades and files, and inventor of carbide tipped band saw blade technology – introduces QUAD 7™ Carbide Tipped Band Saw Blades for demanding production cutting operations such as steel service centers, foundries and aerospace sawing applications. QUAD 7 blades are ideal for alloy; high chrome alloy; Inconel and other nickel-based alloys; titanium block and plate; stainless steels; and mold, tool and bearing steels.
QUAD 7 Blades feature a positive rake angle four-tooth pattern that produces seven distinct chips. This provides exceptionally high material penetration for faster cutting in production sawing alloy applications.
“With today’s increased use of exotic alloys in production sawing, the need for more aggressive cutting solutions is pronounced. Our innovative QUAD 7 tooth pattern was developed to address this and customers have responded very positively to initial testing,” said Dale Petts, Simonds Saw’s Global Product Manager.
Simonds QUAD 7™ Carbide Tipped Blades are available in five widths: 3/4” x .050, 1-1/2”x .050, 2” x .062, 2-5/8”x .062 and 3-1/8”x .062 and are shipped in 150’ coils. Variable tooth pitch (TPI) options include 2.5 – 3.5, 2-3, 1.9-2.1, 1.4-1.8, 1.1-1.4, and .9-1.1 teeth per inch. Blades are furnished with plastic capping to protect teeth against damage in transit and handling.
About Simonds Saw
Established in 1832, Simonds Saw is a leading manufacturer of high-quality metal cutting saw and file products and has been in business longer than any other cutting tool company in North America. Simonds offers one of the broadest and most trusted lines of metal cutting band saw blades found anywhere in the world, engineered to suit almost any application. Simonds blades are made to the most stringent quality standards and are manufactured both in the U.S. in the company’s Fitchburg, MA Headquarters and in Europe by WESPA®, Simonds’ band saw blade technology division located in Melsungen, Germany. Both factories operate under a single quality system that is ISO 9001:2008 Certified. Simonds is the only band saw blade manufacturer with multi-facility ISO certification in the U.S. and Germany. For more information visit Simonds website at, (www.simondssaw.com).