Body Breakage Or Cracks From Back Edge

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Body Breakage Or Cracks From Back Edge

The fracture originates from the back edge of band. The origin of the fracture is indicated by a flat area on the fracture surface.

Probable Cause :

  1. Excessive back-up guide “preload” will cause back edge to work harden which results in cracking.
  2. ​Excessive feed rate.
  3. Improper band tracking – back edge rubbing heavy on wheel flange.
  4. Worn or defective back-up guides. (Learn More)
  5. Improper band tension.
  6. Notches in back edge from handling damage.
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