Introduction Starrett has been involved in precision tool manufacturing since 1880, sold products worldwide since the 1890s and introduced its first saw blade around 1890. 06 Choosing the Right Blade Terminology, Tooth shapes, Band Saw Blade characteristics, as well as PowerCalc, a mobile application that assists in the correct choice of the band saw blade. 10 BI-MET AL SAW BLADES The best solution for cutting a variety of ferrous and non-ferrous materials. These saws suit all cutting, economic or high production needs for any model of machine. 17 Carbide Tipped Ideal for cutting extremely hard, abrasive materials. Withstands extreme cutting pressures and offers a high resistance to wear and fatigue. 27 3 BAND SAW BLADES