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Goldline Premium Portable Sawmill Band Blades

To get the most out of your portable sawmill, make sure you choose your blades wisely, and look after them right.

Goldline Premium Portable Sawmill Band Blades

INTRODUCTION
TECH DATA

Exceptional Quality – Norwood Goldline-Premium band sawmill blades are a premium-quality silicon-steel flex-back blade with induction-hardened teeth.  Stronger and more hard-wearing than average carbon-alloy blades, silicon-steel is the crucial ingredient to high-performance sawmill blades.  Silicon-steel gives cleaner, truer cuts and longer blade life which means lower operating costs. GP blades, 0.042” thick, are shipped with an overall factory-set at 90 (23 thousands each side) and a hook angle of 10 degrees. 
 
Premium-quality Norwood band sawmill bladesYou may find ordinary lower-cost carbon-steel blades elsewhere, but you’ll probably find you get what you pay for.  If it’s not silicon-steel, it’s not high-performance.  If you’re serious about milling, then you have to be serious about your saw blades – Professionals count on Norwood GP silicon-steel blades. 
  


Band Blade Width – 1 ¼” or 1 ½” – Blade width is measured from the tip of the teeth to the blade back.  Industry-standard 1¼” wide blades are usually perfect to mill most any soft or hard woods. Versatile and cost-effective, they can deliver straight, smooth lumber under almost any conditions.

Some sawyers, operating the larger LumberMate and milling mostly very large hardwoods, prefer to use a wider 1½” – more saw blade material in the cut can mean a more rigid blade under those tough conditions.   

Because of the size of 1½” blades, they need a sawmill with more power plus additional blade support.*   
 
 
Band Blade Pitch – 7/8” or 3/4” – Tooth pitch is the distance from one tooth to the next.  As a general rule, the closer the teeth are together, the better for hard or frozen woods, and the farther apart, the faster for softwoods.

7/8th of an inch from one tooth to the next (7/8”-pitch) is the industry-standard all-purpose tooth-spacing ideal for milling most mixed hard woods and softwoods.  
 
The ¾”-pitch blades, with their closer teeth configuration can, in some conditions, be better suited for milling fully frozen or some hardwoods.

 

1 ¼” Goldline Premium Sawmill Band Blades

Blade Length

     144"

    167"

Sawmills
  • LumberMate LM29
  • LumberLite ML26
  • LumberMate Mark 1 to 4
  • LumberMate 2000
  • LumberLite LL24
  • LumberPro HD36
  • LumberMate Pro MX34
7/8"-pitch
1¼” x 144” x 7/8” (Box of 10 or Box of 5)
(Item No. 41200)

1¼” x 167” x 7/8” (Box of 10 or Box of 5)
(Item No. BLDS-GP11478)

3/4"-pitch
1¼” x 144” x 3/4" (Box of 10)
(Item No. BLDS-11434)
1¼” x 167” x 3/4" (Box of 10)
(Item No. BLDS-GP11434)

 

 

1 ½” Goldline Premium Sawmill Band Blades

Blade Length

     144"

    167"

Sawmills
  • LumberMate2000*
  • LumberPro HD36
  • LumberMate Pro MX34*
7/8"-pitch
1½” x 144” x 7/8” (Box of 10) (Item No. 41210)
1½” x 167” x 7/8” (Box of 10) (Item No. BLDS-GP11278)

* The LumberMate Pro MX34’s ceramic-guides come factory-ready to run both 1¼” and 1½” blades.  LumberMate 2000 mills must be equipped with the 1½” blade guide system and the V-Twin engine to run the wider blades.

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