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Troubleshooting Tips: Saw Gumming Wheels

Problem Cause Correction
Hardening of saw teeth Too heavy a cut Reduce cut rate on final pass
Wheel too hard Use softer/coarser wheel
Wheel face loaded Reduce wheel face
Wheel speed too high Reduce wheel speed
Loaded wheel Wheel too hard Use softer wheel or decrease wheel speed
Dirty saw before grinding Clean saw of wood resin before grinding
Uneven wheel wear Worn spindle bearings Check and replace bad bearings
Unequal stock removal Reset machine
Wheel too soft Use harder wheel or increase wheel speed of wheel RPMs allow