Diamond Saw Works Saw Blades

 

Mason Mechanical Labs, is a proud dealer of Diamond Saw Works saw blades (also known under the Sterling name). We carry a full line of Diamond Saw Works factory welded bandsaw blades, with most commom styles in stock, ready to pick-up or ship. For whatever metal or wood cutting needs you may have, Diamond Saw Works has been making high quality saw blades for over 100 years. Listed below are the most common blade styles along with information regarding their uses and sizes.

Call Mason Mechanical Labs at:

1-800-925-1838

We Offer The Following Bandsaw Blades

Bandsaw Blades
Super-Weld MX
MX Plus
Blue Diamond
Excel Plus
Tri-Temp
Contour-Band
Contour-Band Plus
New Wave
Carbon
NXT-ct
Mach 12

Bandsaw Blade Information
Understanding Blade Definitions
Quick Troubleshooting Guide
Quick Tooth and Speed Selection Guide
Frequently Asked Questions

 

Super-Weld MX
Our Most Popular General Purpose Blade

Standard Features

  • Bi-Metal Matrix II
  • Zero Rake
  • High Speed Edge
  • 8% Cobalt Edge
  • Rc 65-67 Tooth Hardness
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

General purpose sawing on vertical and horizontal machines. Interrupted cuts in pipe, structurals and solid material. Narrow widths for vertical bandsaw machines also available.

 

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
6R1
8R1
10R1
14R1
18R1
24W1
4/32
6/42
8/52
10/62
12/82
14/102
18/142
1/2" / 0.020
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5/8" / 0.032
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3/4" / 0.035
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1" / 0.035
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1-1/4" / 0.042
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1-1/2" / 0.050
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R = Raker Set, W = Wavy Set

1 = Constant Pitch Tooth, 2 = Broached Tooth

Factory Welded Blade Sizes
1/2" / 0.020
5' 0" to 35' 0"
5/8" / 0.032
7' 6" to 35' 0"
3/4" / 0.035
7' 6" to 35' 0"
1" / 0.035
7' 6" to 35' 0"
1-1/4" / 0.042
10' 0" to 35' 0"
1-1/2" / 0.050
15' 0" to 35' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

MX Plus
General Purpose Blade

Standard Features

  • Bi-Metal Matrix II
  • Positive Rake
  • High Speed Edge
  • 8% Cobalt Edge
  • Rc 65-67 Tooth Hardness
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

Most general purpose sawing where high hardness or abrasive resistant M42 is not required. Recommended for solids and larger cross sections of material.

 

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
3R3
3/24
4/34
6/44
8/54
3/4" / 0.035
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1" / 0.035
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1-1/4" / 0.042
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1-1/2" / 0.050
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R = Raker Set

3 = Hook Tooth, 4 = Posi-Tooth

Factory Welded Blade Sizes
3/4" / 0.035
7' 6" to 35' 0"
1" / 0.035
7' 6" to 35' 0"
1-1/4" / 0.042
10' 0" to 35' 0"
1-1/2" / 0.050
15' 0" to 35' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

Blue Diamond
M-42 Zero Rake Blade

Standard Features

  • Bi-Metal M-42
  • Zero Rake
  • High Speed Edge
  • 8% Cobalt Edge
  • Rc 68-69 Tooth Hardness
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

Cutting jobs that do not require the benefit of a positive rake.

 

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
6R1
4/32
6/42
8/52
10/62
3/4" / 0.035
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1" / 0.035
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1-1/4" / 0.042
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2" / 0.050
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R = Raker Set

1 = Constant Pitch Tooth, 2 = Broached Tooth

Factory Welded Blade Sizes
3/4" / 0.035
10' 0" to 35' 0"
1" / 0.035
10' 0" to 35' 0"
1-1/4" / 0.042
11' 0" to 35' 0"
1-1/2" / 0.050
15' 0" to 35' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

Excel Plus
For Cutting Solids

Standard Features

  • Bi-Metal M-42
  • Positive Rake
  • High Speed Edge
  • 8% Cobalt Edge
  • Rc 68-69 Tooth Hardness
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

Cutting solids and other materials when tooth strippage is not a common occurance.

 

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
1.3R3
2R3
3R3
1.5/14
3/24
4/34
6/44
8/54
1" / 0.035
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1-1/4" / 0.042
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1-1/2" / 0.050
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2" / 0.050
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2" / 0.063
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2-5/8" / 0.063
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R = Raker Set

3 = Hook Tooth, 4 = Posi-Tooth

Factory Welded Blade Sizes
1" / 0.035
10' 0" to 35' 0"
1-1/4" / 0.042
11' 0" to 35' 0"
1-1/2" / 0.050
15' 0" to 35' 0"
2" / 0.050
15' 0" to 35' 0"
2" / 0.063
15' 0" to 35' 0"
2-5/8" / 0.063
17' 0" to 35' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

Tri-Temp
Hard Edged & Hard Backed

Standard Features

  • Spring Hardened Back
  • Rc 44-47 Back
  • Hardened Back Resists Swaging
  • Rc 64-65 Tooth Hardness
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

Cutting structurals, pipe and tubing. Not recommended for speeds over 4,000 feet per minute.

 

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
3R5
4R5
6R5
6R1
8R1
10R1
12R1
14R1
18R1
10/62
12/82
14/102
18/142
1/4" / 0.025
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3/8" / 0.025
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1/2" / 0.025
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5/8" / 0.032
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3/4" / 0.032
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1" / 0.035
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1-1/4" / 0.042
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Width/ Thickness
2R3
3R3
4R3
6R3
10W1
14W1
18W1
24W1
32W1
6/44
1/4" / 0.025
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3/8" / 0.025
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1/2" / 0.025
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3/4" / 0.032
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1" / 0.035
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R = Raker Set, W = Wavy Set

1 = Constant Pitch Tooth, 2 = Broached Tooth, 3 = Hook Tooth, 4 = Posi-Tooth, 5 = Skip Tooth

Factory Welded Blade Sizes
1/4" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/8" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/2" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
5/8" / 0.032
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/4" / 0.032
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1" / 0.035
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1-1/4" / 0.042
5' 0" to 25' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

Contour-Band
Contour or Straight Cutting

Standard Features

  • Bi-Metal M-42
  • Zero Rake
  • High Speed Edge
  • 8% Cobalt Edge
  • Rc 68-69 Tooth Hardness
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

Contour or straight cutting applications when a narrow bandsaw blade is required, such as internal cutting and die work.

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
10R1
14R1
10/62
12/82
14/102
18/142
1/4" / 0.025
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1/4" / 0.035
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3/8" / 0.025
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3/8" / 0.035
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1/2" / 0.025
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1/2" / 0.035
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R = Raker Set

1 = Constant Pitch Tooth, 2 = Broached Tooth

Factory Welded Blade Sizes
1/4" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/4" / 0.035
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/8" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/8" / 0.035
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/2" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/2" / 0.035
5' 0" to 25' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

Contour-Band Plus
Cutting Solids of All Metals

Standard Features

  • Bi-Metal M-42
  • Positive Rake
  • High Speed Edge
  • 8% Cobalt Edge
  • Rc 68-69 Tooth Hardness
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

Cutting of solids in all metals.

 

 

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
3R3
4R3
6R3
1/4" / 0.025
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3/8" / 0.025
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3/8" / 0.035
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1/2" / 0.025
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1/2" / 0.035
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R = Raker Set

3 = Hook Tooth

Factory Welded Blade Sizes
1/4" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/8" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/8" / 0.035
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/2" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/2" / 0.035
5' 0" to 25' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

New Wave
Good Maintenance Shop Blade

Standard Features

  • Bi-Metal Matrix II
  • Unique Group Tooth Set
  • Rc 65-67 Tooth Hardness
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

Structurals, tubing and troublesome interrupted cuts. Excellent for maintenance departments.

 

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
8/56
10/66
12/86
14/106
18/146
1/4" / 0.025
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3/8" / 0.025
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1/2" / 0.020
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1/2" / 0.025
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3/4" / 0.035
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1" / 0.035
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6 = New Wave Tooth
Factory Welded Blade Sizes
1/4" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/8" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/2" / 0.020
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/2" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/4" / 0.035
7' 6" to 25' 0"
1" / 0.035
7' 6" to 25' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

Carbon
Light Duty Blade

Standard Features

  • Flex Back
  • Rc 30-35 Back
  • Rc 64-65 Full Tooth Hardness
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

Light duty production blade for easy to machine materials

 

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
3R5
4R5
6R5
6R1
8R1
10R1
12R1
14R1
18R1
24W1
1/8" / 0.025
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3/16" / 0.025
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1/4" / 0.025
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3/8" / 0.025
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1/2" / 0.020
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1/2" / 0.025
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5/8" / 0.032
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3/4" / 0.032
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1" / 0.035
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Width/ Thickness
2R3
3R3
4R3
6R3
18W1
24W1
1/4" / 0.025
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3/8" / 0.025
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1/2" / 0.025
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5/8" / 0.032
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3/4" / 0.032
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1" / 0.035
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1-1/4" / 0.042
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R = Raker Set, W = Wavy Set

1 = Constant Pitch Tooth, 3 = Hook Tooth, 5 = Skip Tooth

Factory Welded Blade Sizes
1/8" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/16" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/4" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/8" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/2" / 0.020
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1/2" / 0.025
5' 0" to 25' 0"
5/8" / 0.032
5' 0" to 25' 0"
3/4" / 0.032
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1" / 0.035
5' 0" to 25' 0"
1-1/4" / 0.042
5' 0" to 25' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

NXT-ct Carbide Tipped
For Difficult and Hard Materials

Standard Features

  • Newest Grade of Carbide
  • Ground Tooth Form
  • Improved Tempered Steel Backer

Application

Contour or straight cutting applications when a narrow bandsaw blade is required, such as internal cutting and die work.

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
37
38
47
1.7/17
3/27
4/37
1/2" / 0.025
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3/4" / 0.035
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1" / 0.035
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1-1/4" / 0.042
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1-1/2" / 0.050
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2" / 0.062
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2-5/8" 0.062
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7 = Triple Chip Tooth, 8 = Set Tooth
Factory Welded Blade Sizes
1/2" / 0.025
10' 0" to 40' 0"
3/4" / 0.035
10' 0" to 40' 0"
1"/ 0.035
10' 0" to 40' 0"
1-1/4"/ 0.042
10' 0" to 40' 0"
1-1/2" / 0.050
10' 0" to 40' 0"
2" / 0.062
10' 0" to 40' 0"
2-5/8" / 0.062
10' 0" to 40' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

Mach 12
For Exotic Metals, Super Alloys, etc

Standard Features

  • Bi-Metal M-51
  • 12° Rake
  • High Speed Edge
  • 10% Cobalt Edge
  • Rc 69-70 Tooth Hardness
  • 3% Chrome Backer
  • Available in Welded Bands or in Rolls

Application

Cutting solid or thick walled materials which have work hardening or abrasive characteristics, exotic metals, super alloys and space age materials.

 

Sizes (TPI)
Width/ Thickness
3/24
4/34
6/44
1-1/4" / 0.042
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1-1/2" / 0.050
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2" / 0.063
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4 = Posi-Tooth
Factory Welded Blade Sizes
1-1/4" / 0.042
12' 0" to 35' 0"
1-1/2" / 0.050
15' 0" to 35' 0"
2" / 0.063
15' 0" to 35' 0"

Custom Lengths Also Available

For Blade Descriptions and Definitions Click Here

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