Special Equipment for Testing of Circular and Band Saws

Saw Vibration Frequency Analyzer

Developed by the Wood Machining Institute in cooperation with SawTech Associates, the Saw Vibration Frequency Analyzer is currently being used by 20 companies in the United States, Canada, Austria, Germany and South Africa for evaluation of saw tensioning. The Saw Vibration Frequency Analyzer was especially designed to measure natural frequencies of saw vibration in order to evaluate and control circular saw tensioning.

Saw Vibration Frequency Analyzer
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This easy-to-use electronic apparatus for measuring natural frequencies has proved useful in even the roughest of mill environments as a replacement for the common methods of measuring dishing or light gap under a straight edge placed along the saw diameter, and is by far the most suitable for use with thin saw blades.

EasyStrain-Digital Blade Stress Meter

Developed by DK Consulting in Sweden, it is used to determine band saw blade stress distribution between the cutting edge and the back edge of the blade. During sawing, it is extremely important to keep the strain at the right level, and the tension should be correctly distributed over the width of the saw blade.

Digital Blade Stress Meter
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Faulty stress distribution between the cutting edge and the back edge of the blade may indicate incorrectly tensioned blades or a malfunctioning sawing machine. The regular use of the EasyStrain can help in the prevention of disturbances and improve the overall sawing economy.

For more information, contact Ryszard Szymani.