Stellite-tipped band saw blades for cutting logs are those specific blades which are tipped on the top of their teeth using a very special cobalt-based alloy called stellite*. This alloy has a considerably higher wear resistance.
These blades are recommended in the following cases:
Stellite-tipped band saw blades for cutting logs are manufactured by METAMOB on demand.info
A stellite-tipped blade can be sharpened around 8 - 20 times, after which a new stellite-tipping is required. The number of sharpenings depends very much on the cutting conditions: whether the logs are cleaned prior to cutting or not, the number of operating hours between two sharpenings, etc.
Re-applying the stellite-tipping on used band saw blades is recommended when:
*stelit – Deloro Stellit - registered mark.
See also stellite-tipping services