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Houston, TX 77092


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Carbon Steel Construction Grating

In the video, Austin Zimmerman from Houston Metal Sawing introduces the complexities of cutting construction grating, a task made easier with Sawblade.com’s Q501 IC bandsaw blade. This blade, specifically designed for such complex materials, reduces stripping and ensures precision in every cut. The video also showcases the benefits of C-5200 industrial sawing fluid, used to keep the parts and machine cool and chip-free throughout the process.

Sawblade.com’s industrial carbide guides, changed once or twice a year, are highlighted for their role in ensuring precise and efficient cutting. Moreover, Zimmerman walks viewers through the use of Sawbladedata.com, a tool to help determine the most efficient cutting parameters, promoting blade longevity and efficient cutting.

About Carbon Steel

Carbon Steel Construction Grating is primarily made from carbon steel, the most widely used commercial steel. This steel, a combination of iron and carbon, includes other elements such as manganese, phosphorus, sulfur, and silicon. The carbon content determines the steel’s properties, with higher carbon leading to stronger materials. Therefore, the grating made from this steel offers excellent strength and durability.

Carbon Steel

Cutting Specifications

 1/2 inches / minute
 70 feet / minute
 20 minutes

  • Prevents over-feeding and teeth stripping
  • Eliminates the need for break-in cutting
  • Capable of cutting all shapes of steel
  • Semi Synthetic Coolant
  • Formulated specifically for sawing industry
  • Lubricates and cools the Band Saw Blade

Bandsaw Blade Feed and Speed Calculator

Use the handy Speed and Feed Calculator on Sawblade.com to determine the correct blade speed and blade tooth pitch based on the material you are cutting.

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Monday through Friday
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time

6938 Barney Rd
Houston, Texas 77093

Precision Cutting Specialist

Our sawing capabilities include a large range of metals, castings, plastics or molded parts. You can count on Houston Metal Sawing to deliver your parts on time and within budget.

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