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Saw Blade Kerf

Every woodworker knows that no two saw blades are alike, and you need to be sure you select the right one for your project. One of the features to look for in a particular saw blade is the blade’s kerf — or the width of the material that is removed when cutting. This is determined […]

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What is a Dado Blade?

A dado blade is a circular saw blade that cuts grooves into the wood that are much wider than traditional saw blade cuts. They are used for interlocking applications. Interlocking joints are common in making bookshelves, drawers, door panels and cabinets. You can use other methods to achieve the wide groove cut without a dado […]

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Ripping Hardwood

There are many popular hardwood species used for woodworking projects, including oak, maple, poplar, cherry, birch and walnut. When working with these wood varieties for projects like flooring, you may need to rip the wood. Ripping refers to cutting the wood along its grain for a lengthwise cut. This type of cut is easy to […]

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Food Contact Safe Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is an ideal and popular material for food-grade industrial blades because it: Has great durability against dents, nicks and breaks Is easy to clean Requires no protective coating Is chemically neutral, preventing odor and flavor transfer Resists acid erosion Chromium gives stainless steel its high corrosion resistance by acting as a chromium oxide […]

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Types of Food Packaging

Food packaging is necessary for protecting contents from contamination, tampering and damage, and it also serves to determine portion sizes and display product information. Because the packaging needs for various types of food differ, many kinds of food packaging materials are available, including: Aseptic processing Bags Boxes Cans Cartons Flexible packaging Pallets Trays Wrappers Aseptic […]

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