What if my blade has heavy wear and/or swagging on its back edge?
LENOX Observation #12
Heavy back edge wear will have a polished appearance or abnormal grooves worn into surface.
Swaging of corners can also occur.
A. Excessive feed rate.
B. Excessive back-up guide "preload".
C. Improper band tracking – back edge rubbing
heavy on wheel flange.
D. Worn or defective back-up guides.