Figure 4-13.--File band guide.
type. Note in both types the antifriction bearing
surface for the band's relatively thin back edge. This
feature allows the necessary work pressure to be
placed on the saw without causing serious rubbing
and wear. Be sure to lubricate the bearings of the
guide rollers according to the manufacturer's
Figure 4-11.--Installing a backup support strip for polishing
FILE BAND AND POLISHING BAND
with the sawing operation, place the upper guide so
GUIDES. --For band filing operations, replace the
that it will clear the top of the workpiece by 1/8 to 3/8
regular saw band guide with a flat, smooth-surface
of saw band guides: the insert type and the roller
Figure 4-12.--Saw band guides.