Bandsaw Blades cut through tough materials.

Press Release Summary:

Heat-treated BlockBuster® M42 Blades feature fatigue-resistant backer. Variable-pitch tooth configurations include 1.1-1.4, 1.5-1.9, 2-3, 3-4, 4-6, and 5-8 teeth per inch. Widths range from 1 ½ to 3 1/8 in. and thickness range from .050-.062 in. Blades can cut through variety of steel including carbon, chrome, tool, die, and stainless, as well as titanium and other alloys and are suited for high-production cutting applications.

Original Press Release:

Big BlockBuster® Blades Bash the Toughest Materials

Fitchburg, MA (March 3, 2003) - Simonds Industries Inc., has introduced a new line of bandsaw blades designed for high-production cutting applications where cut accuracy and blade life are the most critical factors. New BlockBuster® M42 Bandsaw Blades last longer with improved blade design technologies.

Constructed with a new, fatigue resistant backer, BlockBuster® M42 Bandsaw Blades are well-suited as all-purpose high quality blades that can cut through a wide variety of steel including carbon, chrome, tool, die and stainless as well as titanium and
other alloys. Finished with Simonds' proprietary heat-treating process combined with innovative new gullet geometries to provide extra beam strength for high performance, these blades require fewer changeovers in comparison to weaker blades.

BlockBuster® M42 Bandsaw Blades offer new set patterns to prolong blade life and come in a wide variety of variable pitch tooth configurations covering 1.1-1.4, 1.5-1.9, 2-3, 3-4, 4-6 and 5-8 teeth per inch (TPI). The blades are available in widths ranging from 1 1/2" to 3 1/8" and thicknesses from .050" and .062".

Simonds Industries Inc., maintains a network of factories, warehouses and distribution centers throughout the United States, Canada, Germany and the United Kingdom to facilitate product distribution and order processing. Its products are sold
through a comprehensive distributor base.

For more information on the new BlockBuster® M42 Bandsaw Blades, contact Simonds Industries Inc., 135 Intervale Road, P.O. Box 500, Fitchburg, MA 01420 or by calling toll-free (800)343-1616 or by visiting your local Simonds distributor. Visit Simonds website at

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