it's kinds counterintuitive I know but, "rule of thumb" is 3 teeth in the material at all times so, 24tpi for really thin sheet and a jagged ole' 10/14 for a 2" bar of 1095. Let her rip!
There in the front of store by the saws and saw blades
Yes, it should cut the stock material.
These band saws are for metal
14/18 TPI refers to the teeth per inch TPI. In this case 14/18 means that the TPI varies between 14 and 18 TPI. This gives you a better cut by providing the best of both 14 and 18 TPI
Yes They will deliver long tooth life and exceptional durability in metal-cutting applications, including strut, conduit, angle iron, copper tube, threaded rod, and pipe.
Junk! Harbor freight sells a better blade.