Simonds Bandsaw for Steel Grating


Simonds Saw has introduced a bandsaw blade designed to provide low vibration and high efficiency cutting of steel grating applications.


The new BITEC PLUS blade, manufactured by Simonds’ partner WESPA in Germany, features a wide band in a variety of widths from 1.25” to 2.0”, which provides maximum beam strength for higher blade tension and cutting rates, making it less susceptible to damage. Unlike conventional wide band blades, the new Simonds blade offers a fine tooth pitch of 5-8 teeth per inch (tpi) which is ideal for grating applications, delivering increased productivity, much quieter cutting and longer blade life. The WESPA Product Development Team in Germany is also working to introduce a coated version of this blade for even higher performance.

“One of our territory managers worked closely with a steel grating manufacturer and Simonds to develop a highly effective solution for sawing grating,” commented Dale Petts, Global Product Manager at Simonds. “Simonds designed a wide band blade with a fine tooth pitch specifically for grating applications to provide a highly efficient cutting solution.”

About Simonds Saw
Simonds offers an extensive array of professional grade products including a comprehensive line of industrial band saw blades, hand files and solutions for metal cutting applications and the support/maintenance equipment for many of their products and hand files. Products are sold through a comprehensive worldwide distributor base.

As the oldest cutting tool manufacturer in North America, Simonds International offers one of the broadest and most trusted lines of cutting tools and related equipment found anywhere in the world. Craftsmen and Tradesmen from many industries have grown to depend on the quality and innovation of Simonds International products and services. That’s The Professionals’ Edge.

We have a continuing tradition of quality, design, and innovation at a fair price. We understand that when you start out with high standards, your customers grow to expect it. We’ve worked long and hard to gain your respect and we won’t let you down.

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