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NEW – High Speed Steel Metal Cutting M51 Bimetal Bandsaw Blade

At Dakin-Flathers, our core business is perfecting high performance, industry leading bandsaw and bandknife blades – and we’ve dedicated ourselves to this for over 125 years. We are proud to announce a new addition to our metal cutting range – … Continue reading

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How to Select Bandsaw Blade Width

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How to Select Blade Width   Blade width can determine how straight you can make a cut or how tight a curve (radius) you can achieve with your bandsaw. The blade width is measured from the tooth tip to the … Continue reading

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Selecting the Correct Bandsaw TPI

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TPI (Teeth Per Inch) selection is arguably the most important decision when selecting a bandsaw blade. You must select the correct TPI for the thickness of material being cut as the wrong TPI can dramatically reduce blade life. TIP: If you are cutting … Continue reading

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We’ve been touching your life for years…

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You’ve come into close contact with Dakin-Flathers’ products for years without even knowing it. Basically, our bandsaw and bandknife blades have touched people’s lives all over the world. We’ve produced a video that not only showcases our products, it shows … Continue reading

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We made a complete exhibition of ourselves worldwide…

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In a good way. In Germany. At interzum 2017. It was an exhilarating experience too. Joking apart, interzum in Cologne in May was a rip-roaring success. Over four days, 69,000 visitors from 152 countries saw 1,732 exhibitors from 60 countries. … Continue reading

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A phone is a phone, right? Well, no actually…

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Not if it’s one like the new VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) system at Dakin-Flathers HQ. Okay, it’s actually been in operation for just under 12 months but, after a couple of initial teething problems, it’s now purring like a … Continue reading

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Fresh is best…. so use Freshcut37

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The food industry is obsessed with one thing…freshness. In fact, they’re utterly bonkers about it and rightly so. The quicker they can get their foods to their customers, the fresher they’ll be. That’s why the more efficient they can be … Continue reading

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Free ticket to interzum 2017 anyone?

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Erm, not the airline ticket to Cologne in Germany, but free entry to the world’s leading trade fair for the furniture production and interior design industry. We’re exhibiting there, on Stand C002 in Hall 9, for the first time and … Continue reading

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Interesting? Handy? Cutting Edge? Our monkey needs to know…

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We love our newsletters. They’re the chance for us to tell you all about our great products and the wonderful world of Dakin-Flathers. Now that’s all very nice, but what’s really important is what do you think of them? We’re … Continue reading

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It’s an early Christmas present…

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Even greater service and better products! Well, technically, we’ll both actually have to wait until the New Year for it, but we thought we’d tear a little hole in the wrapping paper and let you take a peek at our … Continue reading

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