How to Use ridgid portable band saw

What kind of blade does Ridgid band saw have?

RIDGID introduces the new 18V Compact Band Saw. This tool features a lightweight, ergonomic design, variable speed dial up to 680 SPFM, an integrated rafter hook and 2-1/2 in. cut capacity with a 32-7/8 in. blade. With registration, this tool is backed by the Industry’s Only Lifetime Service Agreement: FREE Parts.

What can you cut with a portable band saw?

A band saw is typically used for cutting metal or wood and you change the blade to suit the material. You’ll typically find that using a portable band saw will result in a cleaner and squarer cut than would a reciprocating saw.

Why do you need a guide on a band saw?

You need to position the upper guide vertically at the correct position relative to the material that you’re cutting. The idea is to get the guide assembly as close to the wood as you can without interfering with the cut. This helps the cut because it restricts the band saw blade from deflecting to the left or to the right too much.

Why do I need ball bearing for Ridgid band saw?

This ball bearing fits variety of lawn and gardening power tools. The ball bearing connects two parts and allows for them to rotate smoothly. With use and time, the constant pressure, heat and friction takes a toll on the bearings and can lead to its damage.


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