St Helens Bandsaw Safety

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Bandsaw Quizzes & Trivia

For those of you who have worked or work in a factory and have dealt with saws, this is the quiz for you. If you are prepared to test your knowledge on the subject, try it out. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Because of it's ability to make curved cuts, a vertical band saw is also called
    • A. 

      Jig saw

    • B. 

      Contouring machine

    • C. 

      Universal saw

    • D. 

      Profile saw

  • 2. 
    Making parts completely on a band saw is known as
    • A. 

      Band machining

    • B. 

      Band manufactoring

    • C. 

      Band fabrication

    • D. 

      Band construction

  • 3. 
    Two operations other than sawing commonly done on vertial band saws are
    • A. 

      Filing and nibbling

    • B. 

      Polishing and notching

    • C. 

      Filing and polishing

    • D. 

      Notching and nibbling

  • 4. 
    Which type of band-saw drive system require that speed changes be made only when the machine is running?
    • A. 

      Cone-pulley drive

    • B. 

      All-gear drive

    • C. 

      Cog-belt drive

    • D. 

      Variable-speed drive

  • 5. 
    What is the recommended band-saw cutting speed for dry-cutting of aluminum between 1/2" [13mm] and 1"[25mm] thick?
    • A. 

      125 fpm [38mm]

    • B. 

      250 fpm [76mm]

    • C. 

      500 fpm [152mm]

    • D. 

      800 fpm [244mm]

  • 6. 
    What type of band-saw blade tooth set is recommended for most cutting on vertical band saws?
    • A. 

      Raker

    • B. 

      Wavy

    • C. 

      Alternate

    • D. 

      Any of above

  • 7. 
    What is the cutting speed for dry-cutting or low carbon steel between 1/2" [13mm] and 1" [25mm] thick?
    • A. 

      125 fpm

    • B. 

      250 fpm

    • C. 

      500 fpm

    • D. 

      800 fpm

  • 8. 
    What type of band-saw tooth set is recommented for most cutting on vertical band saws?
    • A. 

      Skip tooth

    • B. 

      Regular

    • C. 

      Hook

    • D. 

      Tungsten carbide

  • 9. 
    What is the minimun radius of a curved cut that can be made with a 3/8" wide blade?
    • A. 

      3-3/4"

    • B. 

      2-1/2"

    • C. 

      1-1/4"

    • D. 

      5/8"

  • 10. 
    What pitch band-saw is recommended for cutting metal 1/2" to 2" thick?
    • A. 

      18 teeth per inch

    • B. 

      14 teeth per inch

    • C. 

      10 teeth per inch

    • D. 

      8 teeth per inch

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